CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SweetFlower, a cannabis lifestyle brand committed to modernizing the cannabis customer experience, will locate its holding company's corporate headquarters in Culver City at 10000 Culver Boulevard. The hallmarks of the SweetFlower experience are unparalleled customer service and the highest quality, locally-sourced products, presented in retail environments distinguished by their design and inviting ambience. SweetFlower has also previously filed with The City of Culver for a Cannabis Business Permit, expressing its intent to open a retail store at 10000 Culver Blvd, as SweetFlower Culver.
"The decision to base our corporate offices in Culver City was an easy one," said SweetFlower CEO Tim Dodd. "Our management team has extensive prior business experience in Culver City, our brand has a strong Southern California focus, and we look forward to further integrating into the fabric of the community, to providing good jobs to Culver City residents, and to giving back to the neighborhood and to the broader Culver City community in a sustainable and long-term manner that will benefit this vibrant city. We support the work of Culver City in carefully and deliberatively exploring opportunities for local businesses in the cannabis industry."
In addition to Dodd, SweetFlower's founders have decades of experience in managing and investing in business operations at Fortune 500 companies, operating award-winning restaurants, and managing industry leading cannabis retail stores. The team includes COO Chris Bonbright, currently Principal, Capital Markets Group, Avison Young and Managing Partner of Love Serve Remember, the Southern California restaurant group behind popular restaurants Café Gratitude, Gracias Madre and Gratitude Kitchen + Bar.
"We're focused on re-imagining the retail cannabis experience," said Bonbright. "And we're eager to bring SweetFlower's premium lifestyle brand to Culver City in a responsible and considerate manner, catering to the needs of one of the most historic and most dynamic communities in Southern California."
SweetFlower's corporate headquarters at the location will be utilized for its finance, operations, branding and marketing, compliance, and human resources teams, each serving SweetFlower's current and expanding chain of stores in Los Angeles and Southern California. Until such time as SweetFlower's application for a retail storefront at the location is approved, no cannabis products will be sold, made available or be present on the premises.
Brian T. Regan