Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse

40 Thorndike Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts
the former Middlesex County Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse 

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, acting by and through its Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) is issuing this Revised Request for Proposal pdf format of ejs-revised-rfp-final
(RFP) for the purchase and redevelopment of state-owned land, building, and any other improvements located at 40 Thorndike Street in the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts (the “Property”).  The Property, the former site of the Middlesex County Edward J. Sullivan (EJS) Courthouse, consists of a 22-story high rise building with a mezzanine and three (3) basement levels on approximately 1.37 acres of land.  The gross square footage of the building is approximately 595,000 square feet.  The Property offers an exciting and rare opportunity for private investment in East Cambridge.  The Property which is bounded by Thorndike Street to the north, Second Street to the east, Spring Street to the south, and Third Street to the west is a short walk to Kendall Square, a premier Bio-Technology / Life Science research community, and the Cambridge Galleria Mall.

 

The following firms will be invited back for 2nd round interviews:

DIVCO West
HYM Investment Group
Leggat McCall Properties

EJS Proposals Received on May 14, 2012

For potential financing options contact MassDevelopment 

MassDevelopment provides real estate and equipment financing with higher advance rates and low interest rates to help for-profit and nonprofit organizations grow their businesses.

EJS Site Tour and Pre-Bid Meeting, April 25, 2012

DCAMM conducted a site tour and pre-bid meeting at the facility on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 10:00 am.  Individuals interested in participating in the tour and/or pre-bid meeting were required to obtain clearance. Please see the Site Tour and Pre-Bid Meeting page on this website for additional information.

EJS Building Plans  

In response to multiple inquiries, DCAMM will provide potential respondents the opportunity to review a full set of building plans.  Please see the EJS Building Plans page on this website for further information.

 

Additional Documents Available:

Edward J. Sullivan Middlesex County - Questions and Answers pdf format of 12-4-12-ejs-q-a

Plan of Land pdf format of Plan of Land Cambridge

 Environmental  Assessment
 

Building Condition Assessment Report pdf format of EJS Building Plan Assessment
file size 27MB
Asbestos Containing Building Materials Survey pdf format of EJS Asbestos Containing Building Matrials Survey
file size 25MB  
Asbestos Containing Building Materials Survey Appendix A-D pdf format of atc-app-a-d.pdf
file size 43MB - Including: Bulk Sample Analysis Results, Building Material Location Drawings, Asbestos-Containing Material Location Drawings and Sample Location Drawings
Asbestos Containing Building Materials Survey Appendix E-H pdf format of EJS Asbestos Survey - App E-H
file size 35MB  - Including Representative Digital Photos and Inventory Sheets
Asbestos Containing Building Materials Survey Appendix H pdf format of EJS Asbestos Survey - App H
file size 23MB  - Including Inventory Sheets- Including Inventory Sheets
Asbestos Containing Building Materials Survey Appendix H-J pdf format of EJS Asbestos Survey - App H-J
file size 16MB  - Including Inventory Sheets, Building Sample Collection Protocol and Personal Air Sample Results

Questions/Comments regarding this property - please contact our Office of Real Estate Management at ejsrfp2012.dcam@state.ma.us


Major Real Estate Projects

Completed major sales of state owned property. These sales have 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.

Completed major sales of state owned property. These sales have 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.

 

Real Estate Transactions in Progress and Sold Auction Properties