To be qualified to bid on this auction, please register on this website and then contact DES Surplus Operations at (360) 753-3508 ext. 1 with the following:
You may call with the above information Tuesday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Alternatively you may mail your information and payment to:
DES Surplus Operations
P.O. Box 41030
Olympia, WA 98504
Once we verify your information and collect your Bid Deposit, we will release you to bid.Bidders Options and Related Bid Valuation
To ensure maximum reasonable value for this auction process, the potential expenses to the state of removing store fixtures and disposing of inventory will be considered. The bidder is responsible for paying their bid amount, plus 6% buyer's premium, and any fixture or inventory removal costs that may apply. To see the anticipated expense to the state for removing store fixtures and disposing of inventory at this store, please refer to the Cost Avoidance Workbook.
What Does the Winner Receive?
The winning bidder shall be granted;
What Are the Winners Options?
The winning bidder shall have the following options;
PLEASE NOTE: A 6% BUYERS PREMIUM WILL BE CHARGED TO THE WINNING BIDDER ON THIS AUCTION
What Additional Information is Available?
There are additional data sheets and resources available to bidders
What if I have More Questions?
To assist the bidder with specific questions, and/or issues, we provided a FAQs attachment. If you have additional questions or concerns, please utilize the question feature within Public Surplus.
IMPORTANT BACKGROUND INFORMATION
In accordance with I-1183, Section 102 (4)(c), the Washington State Liquor Control Board is selling "by auction open to the public the right at each state-owned store location of a spirits retail licensee to operate a liquor store upon the premises. Such right must be freely alienable and subject to all state and local zoning and land use requirements applicable to the property. Acquisition of the operating rights must be a precondition to, but does not establish eligibility for, a spirits retail license at the location of a state store and does not confer any privilege conferred by a spirits retail license. Holding the rights does not require the holder of the right to operate a liquor-licensed business or apply for a liquor license."
Interested parties who would like to read more about the provisions of I-1183 may access the Full Text of I-1183.
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