The marketplace for the transfer of cannabis licenses or operating businesses is not yet developed, even in a relatively mature market like Colorado. Commercial real estate broker Christopher Stefan has seized the opportunity, helping buyers and sellers connect through his Cannabis Capital Advisors. The BusinessDen article discusses his business model, which includes a fee of 6% of the transaction value. Stefan believes that there are about a dozen other companies similar to his in the state. He expects license prices to surge in late 2016 due to a regulatory change.
Read George Demopoulos’ “Broker dives into business side of pot”: http://www.businessden.com/2015/12/24/broker-dives-into-business-side-of-pot/