Former Bishop McDevitt Campus for Auction Sale

8.10+/- Acre Redevelopment Opportunity, Harrisburg, PA-Under Contract!

By Order of the Diocese of Harrisburg - Minimum Bid $400,000

Former Bishop McDevitt High School Campus 8.10+/- Acre Redevelopment Opportunity

  • Reposition this premier site as a commercial property, institutional use, residential development, assisted living, rehabilitation facility... 
  • Just outside center city Harrisburg on Market Street, next to Reservoir Park the Civil War Museum and the residential neighborhood of Bellevue Park. 
  • The iconic campus buildings include 115,037 +/- square feet of classrooms, labs, administrative offices, gymnasium/ auditorium, cafeterias, locker rooms, special purpose rooms... The site also includes a famous football field and 1+/- acre parking lot. 
  • Nearby colleges including Penn State Harrisburg, Temple Harrisburg, Harrisburg University of Science & Technology, Central Penn and Widener University. 
  • Quick access to Downtown Harrisburg, Amtrak Station, Harrisburg Mall, Reservoir Park, and Harrisburg Senators Baseball Stadium 

Property Previews 12 to 2 PM:
Thursday, July 26th
Tuesday, August 7th

Property Location:
2200 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103

Auction Date: August 16, 2018 at 1 PM

Auction Location:
Hilton Harrisburg 
1 North Second Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101


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I, the undersigned, agree to the following terms and conditions, should I be the high bidder.

1.  Auction Day Requirements:  I hereby agree to sign the contract of sale immediately upon the conclusion of bidding.  A 10% deposit of the contract price is required.  All bidders must be pre-registered and are required to have a bank cashier's check in the amount of $20,000 made payable to yourself and endorsed to escrow holder after completion of auction.  A second check, personal check, is required for the balance of a 10% deposit.   NO EXCEPTIONS PLEASE!.

2.  I recognize that this is an Auction Sale and is not subject to an attorney review period.  I will review the contract of sale prepared by Seller’s Counsel prior to the auction.

3.  I have read the terms of this sale posted on the premises, printed on the sale brochures and said terms are incorporated herein by reference, as are any public announcements made sale day.

4.  I agree to review the Property Information Packet prior to attending Auction.

5.  A Buyer’s Premium of 10% of the Bid Price will be added to the bid price and become the Final Contract Price. The successful high bidder will be required to sign a contract of sale immediately upon the conclusion of the auction.  The property is guaranteed to sell at or above minimum bid of $400,000.

6.  If any check given in payment is not honored for any reason, I agree, whether said check be signed by me as maker or endorser, that if such check is placed in the hands of any attorney for collection, to pay all reasonable attorney’s fees, together with all costs of suit in the event is instituted.

7. Bidder represents warrants and acknowledges that the property is being auctioned by Max Spann Real Estate & Auction Co.  (“Spann”) in an "AS IS" and "WHERE IS" condition subject to all faults, and specifically and expressly without any warranties, representations or guarantees, either express or implied, of any kind, nature, or type whatsoever from Spann in its own capacity or as the agent, servant or employee of the seller of the property.  Bidder further acknowledges that Spann has not made any independent investigation of the condition of the property or examined, verified or confirmed the validity of any information, documents,  literature, maps or sketches, pro-forms, or any other written documents provided in the Property Information Packet.

                Bidder and Bidder’s heirs, transferees, administrators, personal representatives, trustees, successors and assigns, forever waive, release, discharge and hold Spann harmless, from any claim it has, might have had, or may have against Spann with respect to:

                                a.             The condition of the Premises, either patent or latent, of any nature whatsoever, including environmental contamination;

                                b.             Buyer's ability or inability to obtain or maintain building permits, temporary or final certificates of occupancy or other licenses for the use or operation of the Premises, and/or certificates of compliance for the Premises;

                                c.             The actual or potential income or profits to be derived from the Premises;

                                d.             Any other state of facts which exist with respect to the Premises which at the time of closing were not the subject of actual knowledge on the part of Seller.