San Francisco, CA Real Estate & Cannabis Regulations

Cannabis Status: Open

San Francisco was one of the first cities in California to open up to cannabis uses and offers one of the most diverse arrays of license types of any major cities. With a high standard of living and a massive tourism industry, San Francisco is an excellent location to open your cannabis business.

Name: San Francisco, California
Population: 874,961
Median Income: $112,449
Uses: Retail, Indoor Cultivation, Delivery, Distribution, Manufacturing, Consumption Lounges, Testing, Microbusiness

City Cannabis Overview: The city of San Francisco is open for applications for all license types but is currently only accepting applications from social equity applicants, equity incubators, or preexisting cannabis businesses. Contact our compliance team to find out how to qualify as an equity applicant or equity incubator.

San Francisco, CA Cannabis & Commercial Real Estate Research

Uses: Retail, Indoor Cultivation, Delivery, Distribution, Manufacturing, Consumption Lounges, Testing, Microbusiness
Distance Requirement: Cannabis businesses must be at least 600 feet from schools k-12. In addition, retail businesses must be 600 feet from other cannabis retailers.

Cap of Business: Only Equity Applicants, Equity Incubators, or preexisting cannabis businesses can apply for a permit now.

Tax Rate:

Retail: The first $1,000,000 of gross receipts are exempt from tax. Gross receipts after the exempted amount are taxed at 2.5% up to $1,500,000 and by 5% for gross receipts over $1,500,000.

All Non-Retail Uses: 1% for gross receipts in excess of $1,000,000 up to $1,500,000 and by 1.5% for gross receipts over $1,500,000.

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How Will Cannabis Real Estate Consultants (CREC) Support Your Business?

We guide businesses through their journey to buy, sell, apply, or operate legal cannabis licenses.

The cannabis industry is very complex and you will need a range of support teams to help you operate successfully. We have found the right formula for finding eligible properties and work with our clients to build compliance processes or applications that will help operate smoothly in San Francisco.

We’ve developed a simplified process that will get the deal done. With our advanced mapping technology, detailed regulations research, vast industry network, and knowledgeable cannabis real estate agents we are ready to support your business or real estate transaction at any stage of your operations.

From beginning to end of your operations, we will help you succeed with a cannabis license or transaction in San Francisco.

Find Business and Real Estate Opportunities

Our cannabis real estate agents in San Francisco use our large database and mapping technology to find legitimate opportunities that fit the scope of your preferred operations. How can we help?Find Properties or Buyers »

Cannabis Compliance Support

Our team supports license applications, business formation, compliance audits, general Q/A, and more. We will get your business off the ground with a plan compliant to regulations.Ask Compliance Question »

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Available San Francisco Cannabis Business & Property Listings

Review our San Francisco cannabis real estate for sale or lease below. We also have businesses in San Francisco for sale with a cannabis license if listed on this list below. Contact us for more information and sign up to be a buyer or a seller on our website to get started with your property in the state of California.

We can help you find a property in our network, even if not listed in our online inventory. Ask us how!

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