Business Overview

Bear Paw Fur Dressing Inc., once a taxidermy school in a former top secret government facility near the Canadian border, is now home to Montana’s finest craft Mom & Pop medical cannabis company. Offered at $2.75 million, the crown jewel of this company is it’s unique 6,800 sq. ft. facility. 9.11 acres are surrounded by 8’ chain link fence, with razor wire easily reinstalled, making it the “most secure facility in the state”. The warehouse is a 1980s Type 1 retired government outpost. Type 1 means it is indestructible. The whole building is explosion proof making it an excellent choice for a cannabis processor who would like to supply the whole state with wholesale concentrates and edibles. Additionally, there is a fireproof room that could keep you safe with the building burning for up to 6 hours around you.

This is a wonderful feature because this facility is remote. You can see anyone coming for miles and be to the Canadian border in 10 minutes. The warehouse also features 7 loading docks, and an unbelievable Reverse Osmosis (RO) water system to complement well water rights. Your workers can be housed in the 3 homes. One has a full unfinished basement. This basement has been used for growing plants and is set up to heat the home from the lights and attached greenhouse. There are leftover government concrete pads with metal lines for wiring. Within this 9.11 acres, you could build enough square footage to easily supply the state. Entire business available, to state licensed buyers. This includes the oldest leased dispensary, the first you see coming from Canada, in the large town nearby. Through over 10 years of business, old strains have been preserved and hundreds tested to find the most excellent medical strains. Equipment includes all extraction, processing, growing, packaging, compliance, and retail.


  • Asking Price: $2,750,000
  • Cash Flow: N/A
  • Gross Revenue: N/A
  • FF&E: N/A
  • Inventory: N/A
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 2008

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:Own
  • Property Included:Yes
  • Building Square Footage:N/A
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:3
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

6800 SQ. FT explosion proof building, 3 houses with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms each, 1 with a studio apartment, one with an unfinished basement and greenhouse used to heat all 3 houses. Water rights 15 gallons per minute. Leased dispensary in town. Vertical grandfathered licenses.

Purpose For Selling:


Pros and Cons:

Montana began recreational sales on January 1, 2022 and is seeing 5x the sales.

Opportunities and Growth:

This business can easily grow 10,000 sq. ft. canopy now and move up in tier size. Montana grandfathered MMJ companies can continue to add dispensary locations as well. There is a moratorium on new licenses for 18 months, so the only way to get into this exciting new market is to become a person of interest on a current business. This business is ready to hand the reigns and to someone else. All grow and kitchen equipment included. Owner financing available.

Additional Info

The company was started in 2008, making the business 14 years old.

The business has 3 employees and is located in a building with disclosed square footage of N/A sq ft.

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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