Responsible for all acquisition and disposition of real property for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as well as pursuing creative approaches to utilization of state-owned real estate assets. Learn more about Appraisal Evaluation Services, Environmental Acquisitions, Land Use Planning/Community Planning Process, Legislative Land Bills, Licensing, Redevelopment Planning and more...
- The Commonwealth, the largest landowner in Massachusetts, has launched a business opportunity initiative called “Open for Business”. On October 19th, 2015 the Governor issued a challenge to state agencies across government to protect natural resources, create economic opportunity, build housing, manage these lands with professionalism and creativity, and to generate appropriate revenue from leases and other partnerships.
- OREM has generated millions of dollars of revenue for the Commonwealth as well as created affordable housing units from the redevelopment and sale of land and buildings.
- The Massachusetts Asset Management System (MAssets) in affiliation with the DCAMM Capital Asset Management Information System (CAMIS) records, maps and reports on the acquisitions, dispositions and land transactions of all Commonwealth owned and leased Real Property. As of the publication of this report the Commonwealth owns over 14,395 land parcels in nearly all of the 351 cities and towns across the Commonwealth. This totals over 716,167 acres of land and over 84 million gross square feet of building and other improvement space.
- The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, through the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance, provides an ongoing program which makes selected sites available for lease for communications infrastructure. These sites may provide excellent opportunities to improve the reliability of telecommunications networks across the state.