Dollar General Hessmer, LA

Jul 5, 2017

This Dollar General was a corporately guaranteed absolute NNN lease with approximately 13 years remaining.  The buyer was represented by Jason Simon.  Hessmer is located in central Louisiana approximately thirty miles south of Alexandria and eighty miles northwest of Baton Rouge. This Dollar General property is a relocation of a previously  operating and successful store. The Dollar General’s construction was completed 2015. Dollar General is an investment grade rated company with a Standard & Poor’s rating of BBB.  For more information contact Jason Simon at 314-563-2206 or [email protected].


More on Dollar General:

Dollar General Corporation is the largest “small box” discount retailer in the U.S. by sales and number of locations. The Goodlettsville (Nashville), TN based chain operates 14,000 stores in 44 U.S. states. For fiscal 2017, Dollar General plans to open approximately 1,000 new stores. Dollar General offers over 10,000 items of name brand and generic merchandise. Their goal is to provide quality brands at low prices. The majority of products are below $10 with approximately 25% of them below$1. They offer a range of everyday convenience, food, gift, household, clothing and other items that offer consumers an easier and more accessible shopping solution in towns, large and small with the average customer in-store trip of less than 10 minutes!

Dollar General often serves communities that are too small for larger discount retailers. Approximately 70% of their stores serve communities of 20,000 or less population. They compete in the discount dollar store arena with national chains such as Family Dollar, Dollar Tree, regional chains such as Fred’s in the southeast and numerous independent owned stores. They are generally part of the retail fabric of the communities they are in.


As of Jan 14, 2017, the consensus forecast amongst 31 polled investment analysts covering Dollar General Corp. advises that the company will outperform the market. Year over year Dollar General Corp. grew revenues 7.72% from $18.91B to $20.37B while net income improved 9.36% from $1.07B to $1.17B. Over the last three months and the previous one year, Dollar General’s shares have advanced 7.29% and 4.11%, respectively.

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