GSA announces public auction for former FAA tower site in Lower Salem, Ohio

October 12, 2021

CHICAGO – The U.S. General Services Administration is auctioning a former Federal Aviation Administration tower site in Lower Salem, Ohio, as part of its mission to deliver value and savings in real estate, acquisition, technology, and other mission support services across the government.

The 45-acre property is located along the east side of Ohio State Route 530, approximately 1,000 feet north of T114 in Lower Salem, Ohio.

Property Details

The property is covered with trees and thick brush, except for a remaining gravel drive.

Neighboring properties include a mix of wooded land and residential use types.

Procurement of utility service shall be the responsibility of the purchaser as of the date of conveyance. Bidders are urged to contact the appropriate utility providers for information on the availability of utilities. The property is offered “AS IS” and “WHERE IS.”


For additional information, prospective bidders are encouraged to read the Invitation for bids at

Auction Details

The auction opened on October 8, 2021, at 2 p.m. CT. Those interested in bidding are required to register in advance and submit a $10,000 registration deposit. The starting bid will be $50,000, and bid increments will be $2,500.

Additional information on the property can be found at

For additional details and inquiries/questions regarding a property inspection, contact:

Luke Barrett
Phone: 312-353-1038
Fax: 617-565-5720

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 for the federal government, managing a nationwide real estate portfolio of nearly 370 million rentable square feet and overseeing approximately $75 billion in annual contracts. GSA’s mission is to deliver the best value in real estate, acquisition, and technology services across government in support of the Biden-Harris administration’s priorities. For more information, visit and follow us at @USGSA.

Last Reviewed: 2021-10-12