Deadline: January 19, 2018Offered by: Town of Petersham , MALocation: Petersham, MAOrganization website: http://www.townofpetersham.org/The Town of Petersham (the "Town") requests proposals to purchase or acquire the Nichewaug Inn and Academy Property located at 25 Common Street on the historic Common in Petersham, Massachusetts. Proposals shall be received no later than 11:00 a.m. on Friday, the 19th of January, 2018 in the Office of the Town Selectboard, 3 South Main Street, Petersham, Massachusetts 01366.In 2016 the Town hired a team led by Ted Carman from Concord Square Planning & Development based in Boston to “investigate fiscally sound options for the future use, development, redevelopment, disposition, and/or sale” of this town-owned property. Thefinal report and associated materials are posted on the Nichewaug page on the Town’s website, http://www.townofpetersham.org/. In the spring of 2017 the Town contracted for the abatement and removal of asbestos and other hazardous materials in the building. This project is currently scheduled to be completed in December, 2017.Through this “All-Options” Request For Proposals, the Town of Petersham is seeking a new owner and use for this property. Specifically, the Town is “soliciting specific proposals for the future use, development, redevelopment, disposition, and/or sale” of this property. The “All-Options” refers to a range of use and development options, from proposals that may involve total demolition to proposals seeking to redevelop all or parts of the existing structure. The Town reserves the right to reject all proposals received and/or to extend the proposal submission deadline.This solicitation is being conducted in accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 30B, and all contracts for sale or disposition must be awarded in accordance with the requirements of this Request for Proposals.
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