urban-gro, Inc. Secures Design-Build Contract Valued at Approximately $20 Million

LAFAYETTE, Colo., Jan. 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- urban-gro, Inc. (Nasdaq: UGRO) (“urban-gro” or the “Company”), an integrated professional services consulting firm, today announced that it has secured a design-build contract with an existing vertically integrated U.S.-based multi-state Cannabis cultivation and retail dispensary operator. The contract is for the design and construction of both a new cultivation facility and the interior retrofit of an existing facility. The contract is valued at approximately $20 million and it is anticipated that revenue will be recognized over the next six quarters.

Bradley Nattrass, Chairman and CEO, commented, “Our turnkey approach coupled with our unique industry expertise allows us to streamline complex projects like this one by seamlessly integrating the design and construction phases. Not only does this simplify the client experience, but it significantly improves speed to market. Building on our business development efforts over the past year, it is rewarding for the team to kick off 2024 with a strong contract win. I remain optimistic that the Cannabis industry will experience increased momentum this year, and our team of nearly 140 professional service providers and horticulturalists will be ready to guide our clients through the next phases of their projects."

About urban-gro, Inc.

urban-gro, Inc.® (Nasdaq: UGRO) is an integrated professional services consulting firm delivering professional services and solutions across architecture, design, engineering, equipment integration, and construction management. Our multi-sector expertise encompasses a diverse set of projects across a host of industries such as CEA, light industrial, healthcare, hospitality, laboratories and more. Our dedicated and innovative team is fueled by a commitment to empower our clients by providing exceptional customer experiences throughout the project lifecycle and beyond, including post-operational support. With offices across North America and in Europe, we deliver Your Vision – Built. Learn more by visiting www.urban-gro.com.

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Investor Contacts:

Dan Droller – urban-gro, Inc.
Jeff Sonnek – ICR, Inc.
(720) 730-8160

Media Contact:

Barbara Graham – urban-gro, Inc.
(720) 903-1139