Bidding Climbs to 2.2 Million for Wenatchee Federal Building

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Wenatchee Federal Building

The bidding climbs to $2,200,000 for the Wenatchee Federal Building as the auction continues. The most recent bid was submitted Wednesday by a new potential buyer. All six potential buyers are anonymous.

The City of Wenatchee is believed to be one of the interested parties. Mayor Frank Kuntz was authorized by the City Council to participate in the auction. The City is considering relocating City Hall and other services to the building.

The 4-story Federal building is located on about 3 acres of land on Yakima Street. The General Services Administration put the property on the auction block in March due to increased maintenance costs. The building is occupied by several lease holders including Social Security. The US Postal Service vacated the building last year and relocated to a new facility on Maple Street on the North end of town.

The auction will continue as long as the bidding continues. It will end if no bids are received within a 24 hour period. The winning high bid will then be reviewed by GSA before finalizing the sale.

 

 

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Steve Hair
Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.