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Bidders Must Pre-register to Participate in Auction

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Washington – RealEstateRama – New York State Office of General Services (OGS) Commissioner RoAnn M. Destito today announced a public auction for the state-owned Senator Walter J. Mahoney State Office Building located at 65 Court Street in Buffalo will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 7. The auction will take place on the first floor of the Mahoney Building with pre-registered bidder verification beginning at 9 a.m.

New York State is working with professional real estate consultants CBRE on the marketing and auction of this property. Complete details, including photos, legal and reference documents, and auction requirements, including required bidder pre-registration forms, can be found online at MahoneyBuffalo.com.

Description of 65 Court Street:

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This five-story, 68,924-square-foot building sits on a 0.61-acre parcel on Buffalo’s Niagara Square in the city’s central business district and Joseph Ellicott Historic District. The Mahoney Building is adjacent to the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

Architectural highlights of the property include an impressive lobby, high ceilings, and intricate facade work. Portions of the movie “Marshall” were filmed inside the building.

The lobby and first floor contain unique architectural features, including original ceiling molding and stonework, murals and paintings of Western New York and the Buffalo area, and art deco metalwork and light figures.

The third through fifth floors were used as general office space. Each floor is approximately 11,695 square feet.

The building is connected to municipal water, sewer, natural gas, and electricity.

Property Inspections: 

Property inspections will be conducted by appointment only, with appointments available:

  • Wednesday, September 8, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 15, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Those interested in scheduling an inspection of the property should contact:

  • Shana Stegner, email: , phone: (716) 855 3700 x8702
  • Sarah Cashimere-Warren, email: , phone: (716) 855 3700 x8714

Minimum bid:

$750,000 ($75,000 deposit required to bid)

OGS provides a broad range of support services that facilitate the operation of state government and assist local governments, public authorities, and public and private agencies. OGS offers numerous services to clients throughout the Empire State, including property management, design and construction, procurement, and various support services.


Joseph Brill
518-474-5987 |

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