Invitation for Sealed Bids
Sale of Government Real Property

7.12 ac on US Hwy 72

Parcel: 13-02-10-3-003-014.000


3.21 ac on US Hwy 72

Parcel: 13-02-09-4-004-005.007

The Colbert County Commission will accept sealed bids containing offers to purchase two parcels of real property owned by Colbert County, Alabama (the “County”) and located along US Highway 72 in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Bids will be accepted until 10:00 AM on December 17, 2021. Sealed bids will be publicly opened on December 17, 2021, at 2:00 PM and will be awarded at the sole discretion of the Colbert County Commission. The successful bidder will be required to make an earnest money deposit equal to 5% of the successful bid within 48 hours of bid acceptance. The earnest money deposit must be in the form of a cashier’s check or wire transfer. The County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. Bidding instructions and information about the properties to be sold is contained within this packet.

A Bidder may place a bid solely for Parcel 1, solely for Parcel 2, or may place a bid for each Parcel.

Parcel 1 can be generally described as a 7.15 acre parcel along the vibrant Highway 72 corridor inside the city limits of Tuscumbia, Alabama. The site contains two buildings. The larger building (the former Colbert County School Board building) is one story cinderblock construction and has approximately 44,000 sq. ft. under roof. The smaller building, which formerly housed the Colbert County Juvenile Probation Office, is of the metal construction and is approximately 1800 sq. ft. under roof. The site also contains a large asphalt parking lot of approximately 145,000 sq. ft. in size.

Parcel 2 can be generally described as a 3.21 acre unimproved parcel along the vibrant Highway 72 corridor inside the city limits of Tuscumbia, Alabama. This site contains approximately 446.26′ of frontage along Highway 72 and has a depth of approximately 306.59′. Parcel 2 is relatively flat and believed to be suitable for development.

Bid packages are available by clicking here or at the Colbert County Commission Office, 201 N. Main Street, Tuscumbia, AL 35674. (256) 386-8501 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

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Mission Statement

Provide quality services as provided by law or mandated by the public, to enhance the health, safety and general well-being of the citizens and promote industrial and economic development of Colbert County.

Guiding Principles:

  • Conduct County operations in a legal, ethical and fair manner.
  • Conduct the public's business in a manner that is responsive, accessible and open to all.
  • Provide professional leadership and operational excellence.
  • Recognize that County employees and volunteer citizens are the foundation upon which these services are provided.
  • Promote Industrial Development

Contact Us

201 N. Main Street
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(256) 386-8501
(256) 386-8510
Colbert County is an equal opportunity employer.