Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 30, 2019




Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Maryland   001-37949   81-2963381

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File No.)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


11440 West Bernardo Court, Suite 220

San Diego, California 92127

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (858) 997-3332




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Securities Registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   IIPR   New York Stock Exchange
Series A Preferred Stock, par value $0.001 per share   IIPR-PA   New York Stock Exchange








On November 5, 2019, Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (the “Company”), filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) a Current Report on Form 8-K (the “Original Form 8-K”) reporting under Items 1.01 and 2.01 of the Original Form 8-K the acquisition by IIP-IL 3 LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company’s operating partnership subsidiary, IIP Operating Partnership, LP, of the property located at 1200 East Mazon in Dwight, Illinois, and the entering into a lease and development agreement with PharmaCann LLC (“PharmaCann”). In the Original Form 8-K, the Company indicated that the financial information required by Item 9.01(a) of Form 8-K (“Item 9.01 Financial Information”), which was not included in the Original Form 8-K, would be filed by amendment to the Original Form 8-K not later than 71 calendar days after the date that the Original Form 8-K was required to have been filed.


On November 12, 2019, pursuant to its authority under Rule 3-13 of Regulation S-X, the SEC granted the Company a waiver (the “Waiver”) from the requirements to file the Item 9.01 Financial Information referenced in the Original Form 8-K regarding PharmaCann that otherwise would have been required by Section 2340 of the Division of Corporation Finance – Financial Reporting Manual.


This Amendment No. 1 on Form 8-K/A is being filed solely for the purpose of revising Item 9.01 of the Original Form 8-K to reflect that, as a result of the receipt of the Waiver, the Item 9.01 Financial Information will not be filed. Set forth below is revised Item 9.01, which supersedes and replaces Item 9.01 of the Original Form 8-K. Except as set forth below, the information set forth in the Original Form 8-K remains unchanged.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(a)       Financial Statements of Businesses Acquired.


The Company received a waiver from the SEC from the requirement to provide the financial statements of PharmaCann otherwise required by Item 9.01(a). Accordingly, those financial statements will not be filed.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



/s/ Catherine Hastings

  Name: Catherine Hastings  

Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting

Officer and Treasurer