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GSA announces public auction of 62 acres of land in Arden Hills, Minnesota


CHICAGO – The U.S. General Services Administration is auctioning approximately 62 acres in Arden Hills, Minnesota, as part of its mission to deliver value and savings in federal real estate for taxpayers.  

“Hillview" is located off County Road I in Arden Hills, Minnesota, and is offered “as is” and “where is.” It can be reviewed on GSA’s real property website,

Property Details 

The 62-acre property contains buildings and infrastructure that formerly supported ammunition manufacturing for the U.S. Army. Structures include a primer manufacturing facility and earthen berm storage magazines. The improvements, constructed in the 1940s and 1950s, are in various stages of disrepair.  

The property is bounded by the Arden Hills Army Training Site and the Rice Creek Corridor recreational area. It is accessible from County Road I through a shared easement across AHATS property. 

Auction Details 

The auction is scheduled to open on May 22, 2023, at noon CT. 

Bidders are required to register in advance and submit a $50,000 registration deposit. The starting bid will be $100,000 and bid increments will be $10,000. 

Potential bidders are invited, urged and cautioned to inspect the property before registering and submitting a bid. The website will post inspection dates coordinated by GSA Project Manager Kevin Legare.

For additional information, prospective bidders are encouraged to visit the auction web page to read the “Invitation for Bids.” 

Prospective bidders can also view a video of the property on GSA's YouTube channel.

For additional details and inquiries/questions regarding an inspection of the property, please contact: 

Kevin Legare
Phone: 617-565-5700
Fax: 617-565-5720

For inquiries/questions regarding payment, contact the following sales office:

New England Region
10 Causeway Street
11th Floor
Boston, MA 02222
Phone: 617-565-5700


The marketing and sales effort is being handled by GSA’s New England Region Real Property Utilization and Disposal Division. The division provides realty services to federal agencies throughout the region, as well as in New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


About GSA:  

GSA provides centralized procurement and shared services for the federal government, managing a nationwide real estate portfolio of nearly 370 million rentable square feet, overseeing approximately $75 billion in annual contracts, and delivering technology services that serve millions of people across dozens of federal agencies. GSA’s mission is to deliver the best customer experience and value in real estate, acquisition, and technology services to the government and the American people. For more information, visit and follow us at @USGSA.