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March 2, 2020
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OGS To Hold Public Auction for Two-Story Structure on Staten Island on April 22

OGS To Hold Public Auction for Two-Story Structure on Staten Island on April 22
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New York State Office of General Services (OGS) Commissioner RoAnn M. Destito today announced a public auction for state-owned property located at 599 Port Richmond Avenue on Staten Island will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 22. Complete details, including photos, legal and reference documents, and auction requirements, can be found online at ogs.ny.gov/nysstore on the real estate auctions page.

The auction will take place at the Port Richmond Library, 75 Bennett Street, on Staten Island, with registration beginning at 10 a.m.

Description of 599 Port Richmond Avenue

This 2,200-square-foot, two-story structure is a former group home with residential and office space, including an open meeting space, kitchenette, two offices, and a half-bath on the first floor and four offices and a full bathroom on the second floor. There is an exterior accessibility lift in the front of the building. The yard is fenced, and there is a driveway on the side of the property along Orange Avenue. The structure is connected to municipal water and sewer, natural gas, electric, and telephone. It is situated on a 4,132-square-foot parcel on the corner of Port Richmond Avenue and Orange Avenue and is located within a zoning district designated R3A.

Open Houses at 599 Port Richmond Avenue:

  • Tuesday, March 17, 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 18, 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Wednesday, April 1, 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 2, 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Tuesday, April 14, 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 15, 9 to 11 a.m.

Minimum bid:

$500,000 ($50,000 deposit required to bid)

Terms of Sale:

The property is being sold “as-is.” Prospective bidders are encouraged to obtain professional advice, prior to a public sale to ensure compliance with building codes and any planned use of the property. They are also encouraged to contact a financial institution before the auction to obtain pre-contract credit clearance and borrowing guidelines.

Interested bidders will be required to present an initial deposit in the form of a certified check or bank draft. Checks should be made payable to the Commissioner of General Services. An additional deposit to bring the total deposit to 10 percent of the bid price will be due within 10 business days after acceptance of the bid.

The State of New York will pay a 2.5 percent broker’s commission to a qualified real estate broker who represents the successful bidder at the time of the closing. Bidder and broker affidavits must be submitted to OGS Legal Services by 4 p.m. on Monday, April 20.

OGS provides a broad range of support services that facilitate the operation of state government and assist local governments, public authorities, and public and private agencies. OGS offers numerous services to clients throughout the Empire State, including property management, design and construction, procurement, and various support services.