The recent auction of assets from AeroFarms’ Newark vertical farming facility, managed by SecondBloom Auctions, has garnered significant interest and engagement from buyers in the controlled environment agriculture space. With over 20,000 online auction views and over 1,500 engaged users, the results showcase the ongoing opportunity in this evolving market.
The auction, which is running from August 28 to September 18, is offering specialized agriculture equipment from AeroFarms’ original farm location in Newark as part of the company’s strategic restructuring as AeroFarms focuses on its core commercial vertical farming operations in Danville Virginia. The online format has allowed for broad exposure and engagement beyond the U.S., evidenced by engaged users from Canada, the Netherlands, the U.K., Germany, Australia, Mexico, New Zealand, Brazil and China.
Chris Lange, CEO of SecondBloom Auctions, said: “The exceptional global turnout and bidding activity confirm that controlled environment agriculture has tremendous upside still ahead as technology transforms production methods.”
AeroFarms representatives will host on-site preview days on September 7-8 to showcase assets and assist potential bidders. Interested parties are able to sign up for preview slots on the SecondBloom Auctions website.
SecondBloom Auctions extends its appreciation to the entire AeroFarms team for their coordination efforts in ensuring a seamless asset transition. As pioneers in the controlled agriculture auction space, SecondBloom Auctions looks forward to further enabling growth and innovation for indoor farm operators through its data-driven sales and marketing solutions.
For more information on SecondBloom’s auction management and other services tailored to the indoor farming sector, please visit www.secondbloomauctions.com.
For more information about AeroFarms, visit: https://aerofarms.com