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Michigan DNR Auction Sells Off Caseville Garage

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is about to undergo the process of auctioning off 97 surplus properties. These properties in the DNR auction are located in Alcona, Allegan, Benzie, Berrien, Chippewa, Clare, Genesee, Huron, Kalkaska, Kent, Lake, Mackinac, Mason, Mecosta, Menominee, Midland, Newaygo, Roscommon, and Saginaw Counties.

Former DNR Garage Will Be Available in Caseville

Caseville DNR Garage – Courtesy Michigan DNR

The DNR Administration Building and Garage has sat unused for several years.

Caseville DNR Garage – Courtesy Michigan DNR

The listing indicated that the 4 bay garage sits on .91 acres and has 200 feet frontage along M-25. It’s zoned R1 residential.

Caseville DNR Garage – Courtesy Michigan DNR

The description indicates it’s in rough shape. There are holes in the roof, and it’s in general disrepair.

Caseville DNR Garage – Courtesy Michigan DNR

From the description:”Not bad structurally (minus the roof). Built on a slab and 4 overhead doors, this could be rehabbed into a useful building.” There are also indications of frozen pipes, mold, and a notion of ” Title reverter issues – buyer beware (DNR will supply a copy of the deed upon request). Limited Lead & Asbestos Survey from 2021 also available upon request.”

Caseville DNR Garage – Courtesy Michigan DNR

The auction will take place on August 31, 2021 – from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. The auction will be online only. The minimum bid is $49,000.

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Caseville DNR Garage – Courtesy Michigan DNR

You can view the property on Google Maps.

The other properties for auction are listed as being waterfront lots under an acre to 120 acres. The other historical structure listed is the Big Rapids Railroad Depot in Mecosta County.

Of the 97 parcels, only one is located in Huron County. The entire list of available properties for auction can be viewed here. DNR PARCELS CURRENTLY PROPOSED FOR ONLINE AUCTION

If you’re interested in bidding in the DNR auction, your can register in advance and get more information about the online auction schedule at Absentee bids can be made online up to 30 days before the auction.

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