GSA to Hold Oct. 25 Meeting on West Heating Plant, Auction in November
Property hunters can now learn more about taking part in the upcoming auction of the Georgetown Heating Plant at a meeting on Oct. 25. Jones, Lang, LaSalle is marketing the federal property, owned by the General Services Administration.
The meeting will be at the main auditorium of the GSA National Headquarters Building, located at 1800 F Street, N.W. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The building will be open for site tours from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Speakers at the meeting include Bill Dowd, the Acting Regional Commissioner for GSA. Tim Sheckler, the Director of GSA Real Property Utilization and Disposal Division for the National Capital Region, will also be speaking, as well as a representative of the District of Columbia Office of Planning.
Topics to be discussed at the meeting are the acquisition, the GSA online auction and the terms of the sale. Neighbors, local groups and Ward 2 councilman Jack Evans have called for use of the included open space that part of the sale to be set aside as parkland for public use.
The West Heating Plant is at 1051 29th Street, next to the C&O Canal and north of K Street NW. It was built in 1948 and was used as a steam generating plant for federal building until 2000.
According to the GSA website, the West Heating Plant "presents a rare opportunity to acquire an asset with unparalleled redevelopment potential."
The opening and closing dates, minimum bid and bid increments for the sale have yet to be set. The site is scheduled to go to auction in November.
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