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Feasibility Study

Wert-Berater, Inc. specializes in providing expert and reliable feasibility studies for Distillery projects.

Distillery Feasibility Studies

 

Our team of experienced professionals evaluates all aspects of the project to ensure its success – from project inception to construction and operations planning.

 

Choose us to help you make informed decisions for your Distillery project.

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Because of client project confidentiality, unfortunately we do not email samples to customers  - Client Confidentiality is Sacred.

Distillery Feasibility Study

At Wert-Berater, Inc., we are experts in Distillery feasibility studies, providing essential information to those seeking SBA 504, SBA 7(a) commercial loans including USDA Business and Industry programs.

 

Our team of professionals is dedicated to delivering accurate and comprehensive evaluations of Distillery properties, including market analysis, financial projections, and site assessments.

 

With our expertise and attention to detail, we help clients make informed decisions about their investments and develop successful business plans.

Whether your project is an expansion or new build Distillery, we have the experience to provide a comprehensive Distillery feasibility study that assist your decision making process and potential loan underwriting in compliance with commercial loan requirements including USDA programs.

See our Experience Page for recent Distillery Feasibility Studies completed around the nation and world.

FAQs

How do we do it?

Distillery Feasibility Studies are carried out by a careful evaluation as presented in the following Distillery Feasibility Statement of Work which complies with  loan underwriting requirements.

We subscribe to reliable sources of data that are accepted by loan underwriters.

Will my Distillery feasibility study be accepted by my lender?

We are approved by a vast network of Lenders, and Commercial Banks.  Prior to ordering your Distillery feasibility study, if your lender in not on our list, we are pleased to provide our feasibility study consultant credentials including E&O Insurance, Sample Distillery Feasibility Studies, references, and our resumes.

How much does a Distillery Feasibility Study cost?

Depending on the complexity of the project and the time needed to have a completed Distillery feasibility study ready, the cost varies from about $7,500 to $15,000.

How much time is needed for us to complete and deliver your Distillery feasibility study?

This depends on our workload when you order your Distillery feasibility study.  

RUSH orders cost extra, but can be completed in as little as 10-business days, providing you have the necessary items provided to us at engagement.

Generally, Distillery feasibility studies are completed in about 10 to 20 business days.  

What items do I need to provide to have a Distillery Feasibility Study completed? 

Our Distillery feasibility studies are comprehensive and intended for loan underwriting purposes.  

We normally request the following items when you engage us for a Distillery feasibility study:

  • Parcel number(s)

  • Land cost

  • Site plan

  • Raw material supplier details, LOI's or contracts

  • End user details, LOI's or contracts

  • Building renderings and dimensions  (SF areas and allocations) for all uses

  • Project cost breakdown

  • Land cost and when purchased or is it under contract

  • Leases or Letters of Intent, if applicable

  • Resumes for all owners with 20% or more interest

  • Loan terms applied for including, interest rate and amortization

  • Copy of your business plan including your projections

  • Any appraisals

  • Any environmental reports (if a purchase, continuance or reposition project, all Phase I or Phase II Environmental assessments

  • If your lender has provided a Term Sheet, we would like to have a copy

  • Other items you deem important

  • Lender contact details

Distillery Feasibility Study Statement of Work

Executive Summary

Distillery Feasibility Studies are designed to comply with commercial loan application requirements. 

 

The Executive Summary includes the following items:

  • Project summary concerning, planned improvements details and location

  • Loan request details

  • Project cost summary

  • Conclusions and Recomendations

2

Economic Feasibility

Distillery Feasibility Study site analysis is a critical component of the project whether its of new construction, expansion or a repositioning project, a compete site analysis is completed summarized as follows:

Information regarding project site including:

  • Land area

  • Site locator maps

  • Zoning

  • Flood zone

  • Access and Road Service to the Site

  • Utilities availability

  • Availability of infrastructure

  • Visibility

  • Traffic counts, if a retail brewery

  • Neighborhood analysis

  • Radius Demographics

  • Intended hours of operation

  • National, State and Local Economic Conditions

  • Economic Impact Analysis

  • Job Creation Analysis

  • Labor scheme which summarizes the number of employees, shifts worked, wages and benefits for applicable uses, if any

  • Site analysis summary 

  • Conclusions

3

Market Feasibility

The market feasibility section for a Distillery feasibility study includes the following items:

  • National industry overview specific to the products to be produced

  • Local, Regional and National competitive analysis including existing, in-planning and under construction competitors 

  • Per square foot revenues

  • Production capacities

  • Road way influences

  • Traffic capture rates

  • Beverage sales volumes

  • Gross revenue estimates

  • Conclusions

4

Technical Feasibility

The technical feasibility study section for a Distillery feasibility study includes the following items:

  • Suitability of the selected site for the intended use including an environmental impact analysis

  • Development and construction cost estimates

  • Production possibilities analysis

  • Commercial Replication risks

  • Regulation and Governmental Action

  • Conclusions

5

Financial Feasibility

  • Financial Feasibility

  • The financial feasibility study section for a Distillery feasibility study includes the following items:

  • Pro Forma Assumptions

    • Production Capacities

    • Rates per Volume

    • Cost of Goods Sold

  • Pro forma (10 years) (ARGUS Run)

  • Discounted Cash Flow Analysis (DCF)

  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR) Analysis 3-, 5-, 7-, and 10-year hold

  • Debt Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR)

  • Sensitivity Analysis

  • Breakeven Analysis

  • Structure of the Assets and Liabilities   

  • Net Assets (Net Worth)   

  • Financial Sustainability Analysis      

  • Key ratios of the company's financial sustainability      

  • Working capital analysis   

  • Liquidity Analysis Financial Performance   

  • Overview of the Financial Results   

  • Profitability Ratios   

  • Analysis of the Business

  • Activity (Turnover Ratios)   

  • Labor productivity

  • Key Ratios Summary   

  • Rating of the Financial Position and Financial Performance  

  • Bankruptcy Test  

  • Calculation of the Final Rating of the Financial Condition

  • Conclusions

6

Management Feasibility

The Distillery feasibility study management feasibility includes:

  • Summary of your experience and education, training for all owners with a 20% interest or more

  • Ownership interest summary

  • Availability of short-term credit

  • Tax issues

  • Company organizational chart

  • Type of legal entity and information concerning its formation

  • Conclusions

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