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)

LocationProperty DetailsAerial Photo

ASSESSOR’S Parcel # 105-89-010P 

VACANT LAND +/- 6.59 ACRES, (+/- 287,049 SQ FT)

The subject property is zoned S-1, MARICOPA COUNTY, ARIZONA

Located Northeast of the Northeast corner of 43rd Avenue & Baseline Road, Phoenix, Arizona

“AS IS, WHERE IS"

MINIMUM BID: is $725,000.00
AUCTION DEPOSIT: $72,500.00 (10% of MIN. BID)

A cashiers check in the amount of $75,238.00 made out to Maricopa County is required to be an eligible bidder.

General Location: Northeast of the Northeast corner of 43rd Avenue & Baseline Road, Phoenix, Arizona

The above parcel will be sold at Public Auction on Thursday, June 03, 2021 at 12:00pm
Flood Control District of Maricopa County
Auction will be held within the Flood Control District Operations and Maintenance building.
Please follow signs to auction location.

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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Auction Bid Package

All formal public records requests can be made with the link: https://www.maricopa.gov/4214/Public-Records

ASSESSOR’S Parcel # 301-61-032U 

LAND 131,333 SQUARE FEET +/- or 3.01 ACRES +/-

The subject property is zoned by the  Town of Queen Creek as R1-43

Located Northeast of the Northeast corner of 43rd Avenue & Baseline Road, Phoenix, Arizona

“AS IS, WHERE IS"

MINIMUM BID: is $220,000.00
AUCTION DEPOSIT: $22,000.00 (10% of MIN. BID) as well as $3,500 in Fee Reimbursements 

A cashiers check in the amount of $25,500.00 made out to Maricopa County is required to be an eligible bidder.


General Location: South of the Southwest Corner of Germann Rd. and 196th St., Queen Creek, AZ 85142

The above parcel will be sold at Public Auction on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 9:00 am
Flood Control District of Maricopa County
Auction will be held within the Flood Control District Operations and Maintenance building.
Please follow signs to auction location.

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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Auction Bid Package

All formal public records requests can be made with the link: https://www.maricopa.gov/4214/Public-Records

ASSESSOR’S Parcel #s
213-28-001A and 212-19-001F 

LAND 2,240,085 SQUARE FEET +/- or 51.4253 ACRES +/-

The subject property is zoned by the City of Phoenix as A-1

Located Northeast of the Northeast corner of 43rd Avenue & Baseline Road, Phoenix, Arizona

“AS IS, WHERE IS"

MINIMUM BID: is $1,030,000
AUCTION DEPOSIT: $103,000.00 (10% of MIN. BID) as well as $3,500 in Fee Reimbursements 

A cashiers check in the amount of $106,500.00 made out to Maricopa County is required to be an eligible bidder.


General Location: Southeast of Alameda Rd. and 7th St., Phoenix, AZ

The above parcel will be sold at Public Auction on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 10:00 am
Flood Control District of Maricopa County
Auction will be held within the Flood Control District Operations and Maintenance building.
Please follow signs to auction location.

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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Auction Bid Package

All formal public records requests can be made with the link: https://www.maricopa.gov/4214/Public-Records

Scheduled Personal Property Auctions

Upcoming Auctions
Nothing scheduled yet

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.

Easement For:DetailsAerial Photo
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 #: RR-03 and 9907-023
Portions of APNs 304-60-001J and
304-60-975
Non-Exclusive Utility Easement granted to The Town of Gilbert, an Arizona Municipal Corporation.

Located north of Rittenhouse Rd. and west of Power Rd. in Gilbert, Maricopa County, AZ
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FCD Parcel #: N-2604
A Portion of APN 132-17-005E
Non-Exclusive Utility Easement granted to The City of Scottsdale, and Arizona Municipal Corporation
Located south of E. Curry Rd. and east of N. Miller Rd. in Tempe, Maricopa County, AZN-2604 Aerial photo image Opens in new window
FCD Parcel #: N-2266
A Portion of APN 304-30-026E
Located north of E. Ray Rd. and east of S. Power Rd. in Mesa, Maricopa County, AZN-2266 Aerial photo image Opens in new window

FCD Parcel # M-2167-1
A Portion of APN 304-49-008V

Located south of E. Williams Field Rd. and west of S. Power Rd. in Mesa, Maricopa County, AZ

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