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Warehouse
Feasibility Study

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

Warehouse projects.

 

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 Warehouse project.  Owner-User or Market Rent, Warehouse projects, our Warehouse Feasibility Studies help you move forward!

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

Warehouse
Feasibility Study

At Wert-Berater, Inc., we are experts in Warehouse feasibility studies, providing essential information to those seeking SBA 504 or SBA 7(a), USDA B&I Loan Guarantee Program or other commercial loans for either owner-user or market rental warehouse projects.

 

Our team of professionals is dedicated to delivering accurate and comprehensive evaluations of Warehouse 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 Warehouse, we have the experience to provide a comprehensive Warehouse feasibility study that assist your decision making process and potential loan underwriting in compliance with the Small Business Administration (SBA) or other commercial loan requirements, depending on if your warehouse project is owner-user or market rent.

See our Experience Page for recent Warehouse Feasibility Studies completed around the nation.

FAQs

How do we do it?

Warehouse Feasibility Studies are carried out by a careful evaluation as presented in the following Warehouse Feasibility Statement of Work which complies with USDA B&I and SBA 504 and SBA 7(a) loan underwriting requirements.

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

Will my Warehouse feasibility study be accepted by my lender?

We are approved by a vast network of SBA 504, SBA 7(a) and USDA B&I lenders, CDC's and Commercial Banks. 

 

Prior to ordering your Warehouse 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 Warehouse Feasibility Studies, references, and our resumes.

How much does a Warehouse Feasibility Study cost?

Depending on the complexity of the project and the time needed to have a completed Warehouse feasibility study ready, the cost varies from about $5,000 to $15,500.

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

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

RUSH orders cost extra, but can be completed in as little as 5-business days, providing you have the necessary items provided to us at engagement.

Generally, Warehouse feasibility studies are completed in about 10 to 15 business days.  

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

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

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

  • Parcel number(s)

  • Land cost

  • Site plan

  • Building renderings and dimensions

  • Unit mixture and types 

  • Project cost breakdown

  • Land cost and when purchased or is it under contract

  • Letters of Intent or leases, if market rent

  • Resumes for all owners with 20% or more interest

  • Loan terms applied for including Loan Type such as SBA 504 or 7(a), USDA, loan amount(s), 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

  • Loan term sheet if available

  • Other items you deem important

  • Lender contact details

Warehouse Feasibility Studies

Warehouse Feasibility Study Statement of Work

Executive Summary

Warehouse Feasibility Studies are designed to comply with SBA, USDA and other commercial loan application requirements. 

 

The Executive Summary includes the following items:

  • Project summary concerning the planned improvements details and location

  • Loan request details

  • Project cost summary

  • Conclusions and Recomendations

Depending if your warehouse project is owner-user or market rent, the statement of work varies slightly.

Types of Warehouse Feasibility Studies:

  • Market Rent Warehouse Feasibility Studies

  • Owner-User Warehouse Feasibility Studies

  • Hazmat Warehouse Feasibility Studies

  • Fulfillment Center Warehouse Feasibility Studies

  • Consolidation Center Warehouse Feasibility Studies

  • Dynamic Storage Warehouse Feasibility Studies

  • Contract Warehouse Feasibility Studies

  • Reverse Logistics Ware House Feasibility Studies

2

Economic Feasibility

Warehouse 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

  • Neighborhood analysis

  • Radius Demographics 

  • Demand Drivers 

  • Labor scheme which summarizes the number of employees, shifts worked, wages and benefits

  • Site analysis summary 

  • Conclusions

3

Market Feasibility

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

  • National industry overview

  • Local demand trends

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

  • Road way influences

  • Traffic capture rates

  • Usage rates

  • Unit rates by size and SF market rates

  • Market rents

  • Market vacancies

  • Absoprtion and Lease Up Analysis

  • Gross revenue estimates

  • Conclusions

4

Technical Feasibility

The technical feasibility study section for a Warehouse 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

  • Commercial Replication risks

  • Regulation and Governmental Action

  • Conclusions

5

 Feasibility Feasibility

Financial Feasibility

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

  • Pro Forma Assumptions

  • Pro forma (10 years) 

  • 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

  • Conclusions

6

Management Feasibility

The Warehouse feasibility 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

Why choose Wert-Berater, Inc. for your Warehouse Feasibility Study and what sets Wert-Berater, Inc. from their competitors?

We are a small and focused firm that specializes in feasibility studies since 1998 having over 25-years of experience.  

We are lender underwriting report focused, thereby your lender will be provided with the appropriate third party assessment of your project. 

 

We understand the loan underwriting process. 

 

Over the decades, feedback from lenders has helped shape our Warehouse feasibility studies to comply with underwriting demands.

Moreover, we have experience in a wide array of markets.

Our in-house files include Warehouse feasibility studies that we have provided whereas many owners have provided us with financial statements for their other owned and operated Warehouse Facilities, thus we have developed well-supported pro forma statements based on actual financial statement ratios in just about all 5o states and territories.

We also subscribe to platforms such as RMA (Risk Management Association), ArcGIS Business Analyst, and Dun & Bradstreet which provides us with localized competitor financial data.  

Our Warehouse feasibility studies are bankable Warehouse feasibility studies mostly used for to support loan applications. 

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