Church & School - Prospect St., Dickinson, NY

County: 
Broome
Auction Date: 
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Minimum Bid: 
$10,000
Final Bid: 
$54,000

This multi-parcel property includes an 8,408-square-foot former church building and a 19,360-square-foot former parochial school building located in a residential area in the Town of Dickinson. The church was built in 1954 on an approximately 0.612-acre lot. It has a brick and stone exterior, an interior balcony, stained glass windows, and hand-painted wall art. The school building is on an approximately 0.417-acre lot. The two-story structure has a finished basement, kitchen, cafeteria/auditorium and a finished basement. Both the church and the school have paved parking areas. The properties are in close proximity to Interstate 81, the Southern Tier Expressway, Binghamton University, and downtown Binghamton.

Property Details
Property Location:
362 Prospect Street
Binghamton , NY
Property Location:
372 Prospect Street
Binghamton , NY
Region: Southern Tier
Building/Property Description: The 8,408 sq. ft. church building is located at 362 Prospect Street, Dickinson, NY. The church building was completed in 1954, on a .612 acre lot. It has a brick and stone exterior, an interior balcony, stained glass windows and hand-painted wall art. The 19,360 sq. ft. school building is located at 372 Prospect Street, Dickinson, NY. It was originally built in 1916 and renovated in 1961. The school building has three levels, 14 classrooms, a kitchen and auditorium. Both the church and the school have paved parking areas. They are also in close proximity to Interstate 81, the Southern Tier Expressway, Binghamton University and Downtown Binghamton.
Lot Size: Church - .612 +/- acres; School - .417 +/- acres
Zoning: R-2 Residential
Utilities: Public water, sewer, gas, electric and telephone.
Easements: Access for common ingress and egress. Typical utility easements

Open Houses

  • Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Friday, June 16, 2017 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Monday, June 26, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Auction Date & Time: Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 11:00 am
Registration Begins: 10:00 am
Auction Location:
Binghamton State Office Building
44 Hawley Street 18th Floor
Binghamton , NY
Please note: The auction is NOT located at the property.
Minimum Bid: $10,000
Deposit Required at Registration: $1,000
Terms: Prospective bidders are strongly urged to contact financial institutions prior to the auction date in order to obtain pre-contract credit clearance and borrowing guidelines for the purchase of the auction property. Such contacts and advice will assist the bidder in estimating his or her range of bids and will facilitate both State contract approval and a timely closing. A deposit of $1,000 in the form of a certified check or bank draft (made payable to yourself) must be presented to register. The successful bidder will be required to endorse the deposit check to the “Commissioner of General Services.” If applicable, an additional nonrefundable amount will be required, which, together with the initial deposit, shall equal 10 percent of the successful bid. Said amount is to be paid no later than ten business days after notification of acceptance of bid. The balance of the purchase price is due 90 days after notification of acceptance of bid.
Broker Commission: A five percent broker commission will be paid by the State of New York to a qualified real estate broker who represents the successful bidder. Bidder-Purchaser and Broker Affidavits must be submitted to OGS Legal Services by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, 2017.
Special Requirements: Anyone acting as a representative of another person or corporation must, at least 48 hours in advance, verify such capacity in writing. Please complete the Authorization to Bid form provided in the Legal Documents section.
OGS Land Management Contacts
 

The following persons from the OGS Bureau of Land Management may be contacted to help answer your questions and provide you with more information on this property. 

  • Charles Sheifer
  • Daniel Quinlan
  • Laura Graham
  • Robert M. Van Deloo, Jr.
  • Michele Cwiakala
  • Fred Roberts
  • Virginia O'Brien
Phone: (518) 474-2195
 
Property Tax Assessment Information
 
State-owned real property is exempt from property and school taxes. For information regarding assessment rates, please contact:
 
Town of Dickinson
Assessor - John Cahill
531 Old Front Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
Phone: (607) 723-9401
 
Zoning Information
 

State-owned property is exempt from local zoning. The subject is within a district designated Residential (R-2). For more information please contact:

Town of Dickinson
Zoning Board of Appeals
531 Old Front Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
Phone: (607) 723-9401
 

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Q: When is the successful bidder required to submit their deposit and balance?
A: The successful bidder must endorse the deposit check (10% of the minimum bid) to the "Commissioner of General Services." If applicable, an additional nonrefundable amount will be required which, together with the initial deposit, equals ten percent of the successful bid price. That amount is to be paid no later than 10 business days after notification of bid acceptance. The balance of the purchase price is due 90 days after notification of bid acceptance.
Q: What is required to participate in an auction?
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Q: Is the property available to tour before the auction?
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Q: What are the requirements and terms if a broker is used?
A: See the Notice of Sale, in the "Legal Documents" section for each auction, as special terms and broker commissions may apply.