IIPR Shareholder Update: Robbins LLP Reminds Investors of Class Action Against Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (IIPR)

IIPR Shareholder Update: Robbins LLP Reminds Investors of Class Action Against Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (IIPR)
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SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$IIPR #REIT—The Class: Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP reminds investors of a class action on behalf of all persons and entities that purchased or otherwise acquired Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (NYSE: IIPR) securities between May 7, 2020 and April 13, 2022, for violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Innovative Industrial Properties purports to be an internally-managed real estate investment trust (“REIT”) focused on the acquisition, ownership, and management of specialized industrial properties leased to experienced, state-licensed operators of their regulated state-licensed cannabis facilities. If you would like more information about Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc.’s misconduct, click here. What is this Case About: Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (IIPR) Misrepresented its Business and Financial Prospects According to the complaint, during the class period, defendants touted its rigorous underwriting standards and extensive experience in the cannabis industry. They also stated that the Company’s organization and operations qualify it to be taxed as a REIT for U.S federal income tax purposes. Notwithstanding, defendants failed to disclose that the value of the Company’s properties are significantly lower than represented and that the Company’s focus is to be a cannabis company lender rather than a REIT. Further, Innovative Industrial Properties’ top customers may not be able to continue making payments and the Company would face significant issues replacing those customers. On April 14, 2022, market researcher Blue Orca Capital released a report describing the Company as “a marijuana bank masquerading as a REIT. IIPR’s model is to conduct sale-leaseback transactions with cannabis producers who are otherwise prohibited from borrowing money because of federal regulations.” The report further noted that “[u]nlike with other REITs, IIPR cannot expect to recover the lost income from defaulting tenants because it appears that the actual value of its properties are substantially below their carrying value on…

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