MJ Biz reports

NewLake Capital Partners and real estate investment trust (REIT) GreenAcreage closed a merger that creates a massive marijuana real estate company.

The combined company boasts more than $325 million in assets and $110 million-plus in cash as it pursues further investments and diversification of its real estate portfolio, according to a news release.

Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

NewLake, based in Chicago, partnered with Columbia Care in 2019 in the marijuana multistate operator’s first sale-leaseback transaction.

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Marijuana real estate merger creates firm worth $435 million in assets, cash