Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Assets Held for Sale

Assets Held for Sale
6 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
Discontinued Operations and Disposal Groups [Abstract]  
Assets Held for Sale
Assets Held for Sale

In accordance with its strategy to dispose of non-core and under-performing assets, the following assets have been classified as assets held for sale as of March 31, 2018 and September 30, 2017:

(in thousands)
Carrying Value
March 31,
September 30,
Office Building


Nursery - Gainesville


Chancey Bay


Gal Hog


Breeding Herd




     Total Assets Held For Sale


On March 30, 2018, the Company sold property located on its Winterhaven location for approximately $251,000 and recognized a loss of approximately $20,000. This asset was classified as an asset held for sale during the first quarter of fiscal 2018.

On February 12, 2018, the Company sold its property at Chancey Bay for approximately $4,200,000 and realized a loss of approximately $44,000. As part of the transaction, the Company agreed to pay the purchaser rent of $200,000 in exchange for Alico retaining the rights of harvesting and selling of the fruit in the 2017/2018 harvest season.

On February 9, 2018, the Company sold its nursery located in Gainesville for approximately $6,500,000 and realized a gain of approximately $150,000.

On January 25, 2018, the Company sold its breeding herd to a third party for approximately $7,800,000. As part of this transaction, the purchaser is also leasing grazing and other rights on the Alico Ranch from the Company at a rate of $100,000 per month.

On January 19, 2018, the Company sold certain trailers to a third party for $500,000. The Company received $125,000 and the remaining portion is to be paid in accordance with a promissory note, which bears interest at 5%, over three years.

On October 30, 2017, the Company sold its corporate office building in Fort Myers, Florida for $5,300,000 and realized a gain of approximately $1,800,000. The sales agreement provides that the Company will lease back a portion of the office space for five years.

The Company has used a portion of the proceeds to pay down debt (see Note 5. "Long-Term Debt and Lines of Credit") and plans to use the remaining cash proceeds from the sale of these assets towards future working capital requirements.

The Company continues to negotiate with interested parties for the remaining assets held for sale. Assets held for sale consists solely of property and equipment.

The Company recorded an impairment loss of approximately $4,131,000 during fiscal year 2017 on these assets classified as assets held for sale at September 30, 2017.