Last-minute bid extends federal building auction

Thursday, August 11, 2011

With less than a minute to go, the auction of the former federal building in Cape Girardeau was extended by a new bid on Wednesday.

The high bid Wednesday afternoon stood at $565,000.

Two of the four bidders have been battling for the top spot and extending the auction with last-minute offers since Friday.

The GSA will not comment on the identities of the bidders.

The GSA's suggested sale price of the 44-year-old building on Broadway stands at $900,000.

The public auction page is available at http://gsaauctions.gov/gsaauctions/aucit....

Pertinent address:

339 Broadway, Cape Girardeau, MO

Map of pertinent addresses

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