40 Thorndike Street
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 (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:
HYM Investment Group
Leggat McCall Properties
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.
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.
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:
Building Condition Assessment Report file size 27MB
Questions/Comments regarding this property - please contact our Office of Real Estate Management at firstname.lastname@example.org