Soft Close Date Announced for U.S. General Services Administration Online Auction of Nearly 51 Acres of Land in South Weymouth, Mass.

May 11, 2022

BOSTON – The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has set Thursday, June 2, 2022, as the soft close date for the online auction of nearly 51 acres of land in South Weymouth, Mass.

More information on auction closing process can be found on the Bidding Details tab at: https://go.usa.gov/xu7gC

The online auction is part of GSA’s ongoing efforts to dispose of excess properties, saving taxpayer dollars and making more efficient use of the government’s real estate assets.

The site is listed on GSA’s real property website (real estate sales.gov) 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 utility infrastructure
  • Three storage garages
  • A 2,500 square foot maintenance office and 1,400 square foot 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 at: https://realestatesales.gov/ATTACHMENT/REGNB/BOSTN/2022.3.1.IFB.Weymouth.pdf

Prospective bidders can view a video of the property at: https://youtu.be/JXysiQo6KVQ.

Those interested in bidding are required to register in advance and submit a $150,000 registration deposit. The opening bid was $500,000 and bid increments are $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 scheduled with the GSA Project Manager Kevin Legare.

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

Contact:
Kevin Legare
Phone: 617-565-5700

Kevin.Legare@gsa.gov

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

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 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 GSA.gov and follow us at @USGSA.

Last Reviewed: 2022-05-11