SG Blocks, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGBX) (“SG Blocks” or the “Company”), a leading developer, designer, and fabricator of modular structures, announced today that SGB Development Corp. (“SGB DevCorp”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, has entered into contract for the sale of its Lago Vista property at full asking price to an unnamed buyer.
The 58-acre waterfront property located outside of the greater Austin area on Lake Travis on the Colorado River was listed for sale in April of this year with Douglas Elliman, Inc., a premier real estate company, acting as broker for the property.
The property was acquired in May of 2021. The contracted sale will generate the Company a significant return on its investment. Closing is expected to occur in the fourth quarter of 2022.
“We are excited to announce the contract for the sale of our Lago Vista property today,” Paul Galvin, Chairman and CEO of SG Blocks explained. “We intend to use the value we attain from this sale to continue to grow SG Blocks, while preventing any dilution to shareholders from future financings. As stated in our earnings call yesterday, we do not foresee a need to access the capital markets at this time, and our sale of Lago Vista only helps to bolster our balance sheet.”
Upon the closing of this sale, the Company’s total unit count within the pipeline will only decline by approximately 174 units. The Company foresees the cash inflow affording opportunities to continue to work through its record backlog of $750 million, which is left unchanged, as Lago Vista was not included in analysis given its listing for sale.
“We strive to be efficient allocators of capital as well as stewards of shareholder value and today’s announcement, as well as the share repurchase plan that is set to commence in two days, are further examples of our commitment to our shareholders,” Paul Galvin concluded.
About SG Blocks, Inc.
SG Blocks, Inc. is a leading developer, designer, and fabricator of modular structures, meeting the growing demand for safe and green construction. The firm offers a product that exceeds many standard building code requirements, and also supports developers, architects, builders and owners in achieving faster execution, greener construction, and buildings of higher value. The Company creates purpose built, pre-fabricated modules from wood, steel, and shipping containers into supreme structures. For more information, visit www.sgblocks.com.
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