Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Assets Held For Sale

Assets Held For Sale
12 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2018
Discontinued Operations and Disposal Groups [Abstract]  
Assets Held For Sale
Assets Held For Sale

The following assets have been classified as assets held for sale as of September 30, 2018 and September 30, 2017:

(in thousands)
Carrying Value
Twelve Months Ended September 30,
Office Building


Nursery - Gainesville


Chancey Bay


Gal Hog


Breeding Herd




Frostproof Parcels


East Ranch Parcels


     Total Assets Held For Sale


On May 2, 2018, the Company sold its Gal Hog property for approximately $7,300,000 and recognized a gain of approximately $6,709,000.

On February 12, 2018, the Company sold its property at Chancey Bay for approximately $4,200,000 and realized a loss of approximately $51,000. As part of the transaction, the Company paid 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 $111,000.

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 leasing grazing and other rights on the Alico Ranch from the Company at a rate of $100,000 per month. Upon the sale of a parcel within the East Ranch, the lease rate was adjusted to $98,750 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 the terms of a promissory note, which bears interest at 5% and is payable in equal monthly amortization payments over a period of three years. During the fourth quarter 2018, the Company sold additional trailers for $31,000.

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 $1,751,000. The sales agreement provides that the Company lease back a portion of the office space for five years. Such lease is classified as an operating lease.

The Company recorded an impairment loss of approximately $150,000 and $4,131,000 for the fiscal years ended September 30,
2018 and 2017, respectively, on those assets classified as assets held for sale as of September 30, 2018 and 2017, respectively. These impairments are included in operating expenses on the Consolidated Statements of Operations.

The Company has used a portion of the proceeds to pay down debt (see Note 6. "Long-Term Debt and Lines of Credit") and repurchase common shares, and plans to use the remaining cash proceeds from the sale of these assets towards future working capital requirements and other corporate purposes.