Auctions & Leases

The Maricopa County Real Estate Department  is responsible for auctioning excess land owned by the Flood Control District of Maricopa County (District) and the Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT). "Excess land" is land which was acquired as part of a project and is no longer needed by that Department.

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Requirements 

Prior to being made available for auction, the following department requirements must be met.

  • The parcel must be classified as excess by the District or MCDOT and subsequently declared excess by the District's or MCDOT's Board.
  • An appraisal (see below) of the excess land by an independent third party appraiser will establish the value. The appraised value is the required minimum bid at auction.
  • A public legal notice will be posted for at least thirty (30) days prior to auction.
  • Excess land will be sold via public auction, or to another governmental entity without auction.

Have a question for us? Contact Property Management via our online form.

Excess Land Auction Process


  1. Step 1: Auction Request Form
  2. Step 2: Appraisal
  3. Step 3: Bid Package
  4. Step 4: Auction Day
  5. Step 5: Finalize Purchase

Auction Request Form

Prospective buyers need to fill out and submit the Request for Public Auction form and submit the form to Property Management.

Scheduled Land Auctions (Real Property)

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APN: 201-21-042A

General Location:
115th Ave. North of Happy Valley Rd.

The subject property is zoned by Maricopa County as C-3 (According to adjacent parcel).

LAND:
141, 677 Sq Ft +/- or 3.2525 Acres +/-

“AS IS, WHERE IS"

Minimum Bid: $215,000.00
Auction Deposit: $21,500 (10% of Min. Bid) as well as $2,150 in Fee Reimbursements.

A cashiers check in the amount of $23,650 made out to Security Title Inc is required to be an eligible bidder.

The above parcel will be sold at Public Auction on Thursday, December 13, 2021, at 11:00 am at the Flood Control District of Maricopa County’s parking lot at 2801 W. Durango St., Phoenix, Arizona, 85009 

The successful bid (Buyer) must be formally accepted and approved by the Board of Supervisors of Maricopa County at a regularly scheduled published meeting. The Board of Supervisors of Maricopa County reserves the right to cancel this auction in whole or in part at any time prior to the Board’s acceptance of a final bid.

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APN: 108-11-057H

General Location:
2656 North 37th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85009

The subject property is zoned by the City of Phoenix as IND.PK., Industrial Park.

Property Tour will be held Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 8:30 am – 10:30 am.  State issued ID and a mask will be required to tour property along with executing a Access Agreement for Use of Real Property onsite.

LAND:
24,421 Sq Ft +/- or 0.56 Acres +/-

IMPROVEMENTS:  Single story 6,782 square foot (SF) +/- office building 

“AS IS, WHERE IS"

Minimum Bid: $640,000
Auction Deposit: $64,000 (10% of Min. Bid)

A cashiers check in the amount of $64,000 made out to Security Title Inc is required to be an eligible bidder.

The above parcel will be sold at Public Auction on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at 11:00 am at the Flood Control District of Maricopa County’s parking lot at 2801 W. Durango St., Phoenix, Arizona, 85009 

The successful bid (Buyer) must be formally accepted and approved by the Board of Supervisors of Maricopa County at a regularly scheduled published meeting. The Board of Supervisors of Maricopa County reserves the right to cancel this auction in whole or in part at any time prior to the Board’s acceptance of a final bid.

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Appraisal Report

Adjacent to Assessor’s Parcel #:
 300-12-018C

General Location:
Northeast of S. 47th Ave. and W. Dobbins Rd.

The subject property is zoned by Maricopa County as C-3 (According to adjacent parcel)
LAND: 2,010 Sq Ft+/- or 0.0461 Acres +/-

“AS IS, WHERE IS”

Minimum Bid: $7,879.20
Auction Deposit: $787.92 (10% of Min. Bid ) as well as $1,250 in Fee Reimbursements

A cashier’s check in the amount of $2,037.92 made out to Maricopa County is required to be an eligible bidder.

The above parcel will be sold at Public Auction on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 11:00 am at the Flood Control District of Maricopa County, 2801 W. Durango St., Phoenix, Arizona, 85009

The successful bid (Buyer) must be formally accepted and approved by the Board of Supervisors at a regularly scheduled published meeting. The Board of Supervisors of Maricopa County reserves the right to cancel this auction in whole or in part at any time prior to the Board’s acceptance of a final bid.

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Scheduled Personal Property Auctions

Upcoming Auctions
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Notice of Proposed Lease

For further information or to request the proposed action be submitted for public auction please contact Maricopa County Real Estate Department located at the offices of the Flood Control District of Maricopa County, 2801 W. Durango Street, Phoenix, AZ 85009.

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FCD Parcel: N-2617
A Portion of APN 132-08-001W

Ground Lease Agreement granted to PS Mountain West, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company, doing business as Public Storage Properties.
Located south of E. McKellips Rd. and west of N. McClintock Dr. in Tempe, Maricopa County, AZN-2617 Aerial photo image Opens in new window

Project: MCDOT Southeast Yard
APN: Portion of 303-28-017D

Ground Lease Agreement granted to Western Refining Wholesale, LLC a Delaware Limited Liability Company
Located at 11320 E. Germann Road, Chandler, Arizona 85286303-28-017D Aerial photo image

Proposed Easements

For further information or to request the proposed action be submitted for public auction please contact Maricopa County Real Estate Department located at the offices of the Flood Control District of Maricopa County, 2801 W. Durango Street, Phoenix, AZ 85009.

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FCD Parcel: FA030-01A, FA030-02A, FA030-01B, FA030-01C, FA030-02B, FA030-01D, and FA030-02C
Portion of APN: 502-28-581 and 502-28-582

Non-Exclusive Non-Motorized Recreational Easement granted to Maricopa County, a political subdivision of the State of Arizona, and/or its successors and assigns.

Located east of 195th Avenue and north of Camelback Road, in Buckeye, Maricopa County, Arizona
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FCD Parcel: FA032-09
Portion of APN:502-28-001J

Non-Exclusive Non-Motorized Recreational Easement granted to Maricopa County, a political subdivision of the State of Arizona, and/or its successors and assigns

Located east of 195th Avenue and north of Camelback Road, in Buckeye, Maricopa County, Arizona
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FCD Parcel: F00308
A Portion of APN 500-69-005P

Roadway and Drainage Easement granted to Maricopa County, a political subdivision of the state of Arizona.
Located south of W. Southern Ave. & east of S. 121st Ave. in Maricopa County, AZF0308 Aerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: M-2153-1
A Portion of APNs 304-70-007A, -013D, -013E, -015A and -008

Roadway and Slope Easement granted to the Town of Gilbert, a political subdivision of the state of Arizona.

Located south of E. Queen Creek Rd. and west of S. Higley Rd. in Gilbert, Maricopa County, AZ


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FCD Parcel: N-2285
Portion of APN 140-17-00D

Non-Exclusive Utility Easement granted to COX Communications Arizona, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, and/or its successors and assigns.
Located north of Main Street and west Higley Road in Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona.N-2285 Aerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: F00282
Portion of APN: 502-49-011A

NON-EXCLUSIVE DRAINAGE EASEMENT granted to W/C LAKIN 1B VII, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company, and/or its successors and assigns.
Located South of State Route 85 and West of S. Cotton Ln in Goodyear, Maricopa County, AZ.Aerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: N-2269-01
Portion of APNs: 304-17-014F and 014G

Non-Exclusive Utility Easement granted to City of Mesa, an Arizona Municipal Corporation, and/or its successors and assigns.
Located south of East Elliot Road and east of S. Power Road, in Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona.Aerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcel: N-2614
Portion of APN: 132-09-001B

Utility Easement granted COX COMMUNICATIONS ARIZONA, LLC a Delaware limited liability company, and/or its successors and assigns.
Located North of E Curry Road and West of N McClintock Drive in Tempe, Maricopa County, AZ.Aerial photo image Opens in new window

The Departments determine the timing of sales at their sole discretion.