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Transactions with Related Parties

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Transactions with Related Parties
3 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2018
Related Party Transactions [Abstract]  
Transactions with Related Parties

Note (8) – Transactions with Related Parties: The Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Steiner-Atlantic, leases 27,000 square feet of warehouse and office space from an affiliate of Michael S. Steiner, a director and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, pursuant to a lease agreement dated November 1, 2014, as amended. The lease term runs through December 31, 2018. Monthly base rental payments under the lease are $12,000. In addition to base rent, Steiner-Atlantic is responsible under the lease for costs related to real estate taxes, utilities, maintenance, repairs and insurance. Payments under this lease totaled approximately $36,000 and $33,000 during the three months ended September 30, 2018 and 2017, respectively.

On October 10, 2016, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Western State Design, Inc. (“Western State Design”), entered into a lease agreement pursuant to which it leases 17,600 square feet of warehouse and office space from an affiliate of Dennis Mack, a director and Executive Vice President of the Company, and Tom Marks, an Executive Vice President of the Company. Monthly base rental payments are $12,000 during the initial term of the lease. In addition to base rent, Western State Design is responsible under the lease for costs related to real estate taxes, utilities, maintenance, repairs and insurance. The lease has an initial term of five years and provides for two successive three-year renewal terms at the option of the Company. Payments under this lease totaled approximately $36,000 during each of the three months ended September 30, 2018 and 2017.

On June 19, 2017, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Martin-Ray Laundry Systems, Inc. (“Martin-Ray”), entered into a lease agreement pursuant to which it leases 10,000 square feet of warehouse and office space from an affiliate of Jim Hohnstein, President of Martin-Ray. Monthly base rental payments are $6,500 during the initial term of the lease. In addition to base rent, Martin-Ray is responsible under the lease for costs related to real estate taxes, utilities, maintenance, repairs and insurance. The lease has an initial term of three years and provides for two successive three-year renewal terms at the option of the Company. Payments under this lease totaled approximately $20,000 and $18,000 during the three months ended September 30, 2018 and 2017, respectively.

On October 31, 2017, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Tri-State Technical Services, Inc. (“Tri-State”), entered into lease agreements pursuant to which it leases a total of 81,000 square feet of warehouse and office space from an affiliate of Matt Stephenson, President of Tri-State. Monthly base rental payments total $21,000 during the initial terms of the leases. In addition to base rent, Tri-State is responsible under the leases for costs related to real estate taxes, utilities, maintenance, repairs and insurance. Each lease has an initial term of five years and provides for two successive three-year renewal terms at the option of the Company. Payments under these leases totaled approximately $63,000 during the three months ended September 30, 2018.

On February 9, 2018, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, AAdvantage Laundry Systems, Inc. (“AAdvantage”), entered into a lease agreement pursuant to which it leases a total of 5,000 square feet of warehouse and office space from an affiliate of Mike Zuffinetti, Chief Executive Officer of AAdvantage. Monthly base rental payments are $3,950 during the initial term of the lease. In addition to base rent, AAdvantage is responsible under the lease for costs related to real estate taxes, utilities, maintenance, repairs and insurance. The lease has an initial term of five years and provides for two successive three-year renewal terms at the option of the Company. In addition, during February 2018, AAdvantage entered into a month-to-month lease agreement with an affiliate of Mike Zuffinetti. The lease is for a total of 17,000 square feet of warehouse and office space. Monthly base rental payments under this lease are $13,500. Payments under these leases totaled approximately $52,000 during the three months ended September 30, 2018.

On September 4, 2018, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Industrial Laundry Services, entered into lease agreements pursuant to which it leases a total of 4,800 square feet of warehouse and office space from an affiliate of Troy Piper, President of Industrial Laundry Services, and Erin Jolley-Piper, Director of Operations of Industrial Laundry Services. Monthly base rental payments total $3,000 during the initial terms of the leases. In addition to base rent, Industrial Laundry Services is responsible under the leases for costs related to real estate taxes, utilities, maintenance, repairs and insurance. Each lease has an initial term of five years and provides for two successive three-year renewal terms at the option of the Company. Payments under these leases totaled approximately $3,000 during the three months ended September 30, 2018.

On September 12, 2018, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Scott Equipment, entered into lease agreements pursuant to which it leases a total of 18,000 square feet of warehouse and office space from an affiliate of Scott Martin, President of Scott Equipment. Monthly base rental payments total $11,000 during the initial terms of the leases. In addition to base rent, Scott Equipment is responsible under the leases for costs related to real estate taxes, utilities, maintenance, repairs and insurance. Each lease has an initial term of five years and provides for two successive three-year renewal terms at the option of the Company. Payments under these leases totaled approximately $11,000 during the three months ended September 30, 2018.