Stan Johnson Company Brokers Sale of California Retail Property for $11.0 Million


Stan Johnson Company, one of commercial real estate’s leading investment sales brokerage firms, has completed the sale of The Bakerie, a cannabis dispensary located at 1836 Harbor Avenue in Long Beach, California. The 8,288-square-foot retail property sold for $11.0 million. Christian Tremblay and Isaiah Harf of Stan Johnson Company represented the seller, a Michigan-based private investor. Edwin Mariscal of CRE Advisory Group represented the buyer, a foreign investor who resides part time in California. 

“This is the largest recorded retail dispensary sale in the state of California, and we are honored to have assisted our client in getting this property sold,” said Tremblay, Associate Director in Stan Johnson Company’s Chicago, Illinois office. “We have seen an increase in demand for cannabis assets due to their attractive yields in the current net lease environment and their high sales on a per square foot basis. Additionally, with the potential of safe banking and lending options continuing to evolve, we anticipate this demand to continue.” 

Situated on 0.74 acres, the property is located at the signalized intersection of Harbor Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway near the on/off ramp of Interstate 710, which provides the site with incredible visibility. The Bakerie is a premium California-based cannabis brand that launched in 2020 by a group of industry veterans, and the tenant operates on a long-term net lease with rare annual rent increases. The property is co-branded with Lemonnade, the sister company of Cookies, which is one of the top cannabis brands in the world. The well-located site is just 22 miles south of downtown Los Angeles, 19 miles from LAX and six miles from the Port of Los Angeles. 

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About Stan Johnson Company:

Stan Johnson Company is one of the nation’s leading commercial real estate brokerage and advisory firms that focuses on investment sales transactions involving retail, office, industrial, healthcare, and specialty properties. The firm and its affiliates provide acquisition, disposition, sale leaseback, capital markets, and advisory services for institutions, developers, investment funds, corporate occupiers, and private investors across the United States. With a historic focus in the single-tenant net lease sector, Stan Johnson Company is now in its fourth decade of operation and has expanded its service platform in order to better serve its valued clients. The firm has completed more than $45 billion in transactions nationwide and continues to be regarded as the Net Lease Authority® as it focuses on continued growth and expansion into other industry sectors and services.