City Surplus Properties for Sale

The City of Cumberland is making City-owned real estate available for purchase through a Bid Sale Process.  The application process for this program evaluates the vision and plan for a property in combination with an offer price.  The goal of the program is to return properties to the private sector for their highest and best use.

Bid Packages

Interested bidders must obtain a bid packet in one of the following ways: 

1.  Download a copy of the bid packet here.

2.  Request one by emailing

3.  Request a copy be mailed to you by calling Debbie Helmstetter at 301-759-6442.

Submission/Review of Bids

Completed bid packets may be mailed to the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 57 N. Liberty Street, Cumberland, MD 21502.  Proposals will be accepted on an ongoing basis.  Proposals will be opened and read bi-weekly, or on an as-needed schedule determined by the Mayor and City Council.  The review committee will make a recommendation for award to the Mayor and City Council based on the merits of the intended use of property, highest bid amount and the responsibility of the bidder.


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