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    Deadline for bids: 10 a.m., Monday, April 1, 2024

    The City of Rockland, Maine, will be accepting sealed bids for the purchase of real property owned by the City. The properties are located and identified as the following parcels:

    • 270 Pleasant Street, Rockland (Tax Map 57-A-2): a 13.55-acre parcel of land on which is situated an 11,136 sq. ft. office building and 1,120 sq. ft. garage, assessed at $1,472,600
    • 9 Burrows Street, Rockland (Tax Map 57-A-5): a 4.44-acre parcel of land on which is situated a 14,400 sq. ft. utility building with offices, assessed at $438,400
    • 1 Park Drive, Unit 2 (Tax Map #5-B-2-2): Unit #2 is a 7,768 sq. ft. office building assessed at $580,500. It is part of a condominium with 3 units situated on 3.11 acres.

    Interested parties may inspect the properties by appointment by calling 207.593.0636. Sealed bids will be accepted at the Office of the City Manager, Rockland City Hall, 270 Pleasant Street, Rockland, ME 04841, until 10 a.m., Monday, April 1, 2024, in an envelope clearly marked Sealed Bid for 270 Pleasant Street, 9 Burrows Street, or 1 Park Drive Unit #2– Not To Be Opened Until 10 a.m. on April 1, 2024.

    Bids must include

    • proposed consideration, in dollars, for an option to purchase the aforesaid City properties, assuming a closing within one year of the execution of an option agreement therefor;
    • Bidder’s proposed purchase price, in dollars, for each property; and
    • Bidder’s proposed redevelopment plan of such property.

    The purchase and sale agreement will be awarded to the highest bidder, considering such factors as the use to which the property will be put after the sale; provided, however, that the City Council shall have the right to reject any and all bids. Bidders shall identify their proposed use of the properties with their bids.

    If awarded, the successful bidder will be required to sign a purchase and sale agreement that states the purchase price for the City property, and the terms and conditions under which the sale will close, including the requirement that the sale is subject to approval by the City Council prior to closing. The successful bidder will be responsible for pro-rated payment-in-lieu of tax for the properties for the then-current fiscal year at closing on the sale of the properties.

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