CROP brings capital to invest in land and equipment to increase income-producing producers (and processors) ability to achieve sector growth; by delivering funding accessibility, and by driving efficiency, scalability, and sustainability through affordable leasing programs and reasonable management fees.
CROP Infrastructure is structured similarly to a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT): a company that owns, operates or finances income-producing real estate.
The company invests in income-producing property and agricultural equipment to service the growth of the specialty crop industry. CROP leases it’s real estate and provides equipment/expertise in exchange for a management fee.
Infrastructure investment includes land preparation (i.e.: roadways, structural foundations); canopy structures and related service buildings (i.e.: industrial scale greenhouses, fertilizer storage, hydroponics management, product storage and transhipment facilities); plus access to irrigation equipment, specialized lighting and electrical services.
Owner/operators enter into a fixed period leasehold and management fee structure. Agreements include use of CROP branding and use of CROP “Safety Approval” rating system through access to preferred network of suppliers. GROW SAFE – CROP SAFE.