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Gage Growth: In perfect position to profit as state becomes a top 5 market

30 Jun 2021 | by: Patricia Miller

This state could soon become a new green leader

GAGE GROWTH CORP. CSE:GAGE | OTC:GAEGF

New revenue numbers were just released, and it shows incredible growth in a state that most wouldn’t expect.

The announcement showed that this Michigan market has moved into the top 3 in the industry based on recent April data, and the pace is still picking up.

Soon, it could become the 2nd biggest market in the United States, as the legal MJ industry is expected to add a massive $160 billion to the economy by 2025.

At this point, only California and Colorado are leading them in this race to the top, both of which had a head start as they wecre among the first states to legalize recreational use.

And in case of California, it has a significantly larger population. But Michigan is closing the gap quickly with its meteoric rise.

The state already had strong support for the push toward legalization with so many seeing the benefits medically.

Michigan has over 250,000 medical patients who are “going green” to help manage their health conditions.

And after they legalized adult use for the recreational side, the first dispensaries opened in December 2019.

Since then, adult use sales have skyrocketed.

In the first full year of sales in 2020, Michigan pulled in an incredible $985 million in sales during the “green wave.”

That is a staggering 3.5x jump from 2019.

But with recent numbers being announced, the state is now on track to rake in $1.85 billion – nearly a 2x increase over 2020 again.

And with revenue numbers in Michigan going parabolic, Gage Growth Corp. (CSE: GAGE) (OTC: GAEGF) is quickly emerging as a leader in this space.

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Leveraging Michigan’s Massive and Fast-Growing Market

Gage Growth is moving towards becoming the #1 market share leader for the state by covering every step of the growth process, from cultivation and curation to sales at the dispensary.

They just announced numbers for the first quarter of 2021, and the results were incredible.

Gage Growth set record revenue numbers with $17.6 million for the first quarter of the year.

That’s a huge increase of 219% over their Q1 numbers for last year.

The results also showed a significant margin improvement of 880 basis points compared to Q4 2020.

What’s more impressive? The company anticipates further margin expansion in Q2 2021 as cultivation yields increase from both Gage-operated assets and more contract grow partners coming online.

And it confirms what everyone already knows: delivering a premium product with a premium price can be a winning strategy for massive growth.

Their emphasis on bringing high-quality products to market helped them end the quarter with an average basket size of $158 in the first quarter of this year.

Compare that to Michigan’s statewide average basket size of $85, and you’ll see why the potential for Gage Growth looks so promising.

This is an exciting time for the company that’s nearly doubling that value, especially in a state that’s quickly rising the ranks in this space.

And they’re doing that in part thanks to partnerships with proven brands that customers already know and love.

Cookies is one of the most prolific and well-respected lifestyle brands in the MJ industry, partnering with hip-hop superstars like Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, and Rick Ross.

Now, they’re partnering with Gage Growth on a exclusive basis in Michigan, who has opened the first Cookies branded dispensary outside of California.

This partnership helps lend instant credibility and more social reach through their relationship with Cookies.

And Gage Growth is now able to expose their brand and products to a much larger audience as a result.

This has already paid dividends as they’ve followed a similar path with other big-name partners in the industry like Lemonnade, Grandiflora Genetics, Runtz, and many more.

But while these partnerships have helped launch their growth over the last year, it’s their own cultivation and production facilities that have the company so excited for the next few months.

Blazing the path to become the market share leader

GAGE GROWTH CORP. CSE:GAGE | OTC:GAEGF

Gage Growth’s vertical integration model is allowing them to deliver a high quality, premium product at a premium price.

That’s because they’re able to control every step of the process, from the growth of the plant to curating it to delivering it to customers in the dispensaries.

Combined with contract growers, their total footprint of over 250,000 square feet is helping them produce up to 3,000 pounds per month by July/August of premium flower.

And they’re expecting to increase that number to 7,000 pounds per month by the end of the year.

Gage Growth is well on track to become the largest operator in Michigan by year end.

Imagine becoming the largest operator in the top 5 MJ market in the United States.

Read our exclusive report on how investors could profit from Gage Growth Corp.’s expansion throughout Michigan in 2021

Not only do contract grow agreements help expand the cultivation capacity, the contract growers are a huge help for their bottom line.

That’s because it helps them save on capital with overhead for the facilities while still steadily ramping up their production.

Simply put, the company doesn’t need spend a single dollar of operating expenses or capital expenditures to run the these facilities.

And with 90% of the state’s population living within one hour of a Gage Growth dispensary portfolio, it makes nearly all the adults of Michigan’s 10 million residents a potential customer.

That’s why they’ve been able to attract big-name investors like Jason Wild to help back them along the way.

Wild is the executive chairman of the industry leader, TerrAscend, with a proven track record for spotting gems within the space.

As an early backer of Canopy Growth Corp, the $10 billion giant, he’s shown he knows when a rising company shows promise.

So it speaks volumes about Gage Growth’s potential that he’s become their major shareholder.

And after being recently included in a leading ETF for the MJ industry, that’s opening them up to exposure from a whole new slew of investors.

Now, with Gage Growth expected to open and operate 20 or more stores by the end of the year, they’re continuing their plans to expand across the state.

They plan to have another processing lab up and running in the third quarter of this year, which could help add even more to their profits with better margins.

And they’re also on the verge of closing several other Michigan-based acquisition opportunities.

After opening their 9th dispensary in the state, with plans to introduce new products to market later this year, this story is just starting to heat up.

And as Michigan’s adult use revenue is expected to reach over $1 billion this year, Gage Growth could be sitting on a goldmine as they continue to move towards becoming the state’s #1 market share leader.

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