Governor Pritzker Announces an Invitation for Bid Issued for Historic Chicago Damen Silos Location

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Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) announced the issuance of an Invitation for Bid (IFB) for the sale of the Damen Silos located at 2900 South Damen Avenue. Information on the IFB can be viewed at CMS is responsible for the management of over 800 leased and owned facilities and is continuously analyzing this portfolio to meet operational needs while maximizing efficiencies. As part of its due diligence, CMS determined the sale of the Damen Silos was in the State’s best interest as the property was deemed to have no future use for its operations. In accordance with the State Property Control Act, 30 ILCS 605, the State is establishing a minimum bid of $3.25 million to purchase the property in “AS-IS” condition. The 23.4-acre property is bifurcated by Damen Avenue and is comprised of two parcels of land having extensive frontage along the South Branch of the Chicago River. Responses to the IFB for the sale of the Damen Silos are due at 3p.m. on October 19, 2022. A copy of the IFB is available on the General Services Illinois Procurement Bulletin (i.e. BidBuy) at Vendors must register in BidBuy to provide a bid or offer to solicitations. The Pre-proposal conference meeting will be held on August 25, 2022. Interested parties must register for the event at:

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