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GSA Announces Public Auction for Nearly 51 Acres of Land in South Weymouth, MA

March 7, 2022

BOSTON – The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is hosting an online auction of approximately 51 acres in South Weymouth, MA, as part of its mission to deliver value and savings in real estate, acquisition, technology, and other mission support services across the government.

The site is listed on GSA's real property website (real estate as Weymouth Woods and was a former housing site for the US Coast Guard.

  • Located at Shea Memorial Drive, South Weymouth, MA 02190
  • Consists of two non-contiguous parcels
    • The larger parcel is 50.31 acres, with frontage on Shea Memorial Drive
    • The smaller parcel is 0.77 acres, with access from Memorial Grove Avenue
  • Offered “AS IS” and “WHERE IS”

Property Details

The Property was transferred from the U.S. Navy to the U.S. Coast Guard in 1998 and included a mix of four-plex, three-plex and single-family units totaling 165 residential units. Demolition of the housing units began in 2003 and was completed in 2015, leaving a few ancillary structures (e.g., garages, administrative building).

The property is improved with:

  • Nearly 6,000 linear feet of roadway
  • Underground infrastructure
  • Three storage garages
  • A 2,500 square foot maintenance office and 1,400 square foot supporting workshop
  • Surface parking and perimeter fencing.

The property is located one mile from the MBTA South Weymouth Commuter Rail Station.

For additional information, prospective bidders are encouraged to read the Invitation for Bids [PDF].

Prospective bidders can view a video of the property.

Auction Details

The auction opened March 1, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. CT.

Those interested in bidding are required to register in advance and submit a $150,000 registration deposit. The starting bid will be $500,000 and bid increments will be $50,000.

Potential bidders are invited, urged and cautioned to inspect the Property prior to registering and submitting a bid. Inspection dates will be posted to the website and coordinated with the GSA Project Manager Kevin Legare.

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

Kevin Legare
Phone: 617-565-5700
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.

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
Fax: 617-565-5720

GSA's New England Region provides centralized procurement for the federal government by managing its real estate portfolio, products and services throughout Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.


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 value and savings in real estate, acquisition, technology, and other mission-support services across government, in support of the Biden-Harris Administration's priorities. For more information, visit and follow us at @USGSA.

Last Reviewed: 2022-11-02