Facilities Planning and Real Estate
- Surplus Property
The Real Estate Team is responsible for maintaining Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' (CMS) surplus properties list.  The Real Estate Team provides informational updates to the Superintendent regarding additional properties that may be considered potential candidates for surplus property declarations by the Board of Education.  Generally, surplus properties are ones in which the Board of Education has deemed:
  • No longer suitable for use as an active CMS school
  • Will not serve as an administrative facility
  • Does not have use for an immediate active CMS facility need
Per applicable statutes, the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners is entitle to right-of-first refusal for the sale of surplus property. 
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is currently receiving Expressions of Interest for surplus property until December 13, 2021. Parties with an interest in acquiring any of these properties are encouraged to submit a completed Expression of Interest by 5:00pm on December 13, 2021 (via hard copy and email) to Dennis K LaCaria, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, 3301 Stafford Drive, Charlotte NC 28208 and surplusrealestate@cms.k12.nc.us. Submissions received after that date will not be considered. A completed Expression of Interest must, at a minimum, include the following information:
  • Entity/entities which will ultimately take title/possession (to include history/overview of organization)
  • Stated proposed use(s)
  • Financial terms to include "Best and Final" offer. If a lease is sought, please state amount of proposed capital investment and duration of lease sought.
  • Current financial statements to include Profit & Loss (or similar)
  • Historic financial statements to include three years of tax returns and/or audited financial statements
  • Active Articles of Incorporation/Filings to include list of board members/executive leadership/corporate officials
Expressions of Interest are non-binding statements of intent, and are not legal binding commitments or offers. Additional information that an entity wishes to furnish may be submitted for consideration. Nothing in this advertisement or process obligates the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education (CMBE) to contract with any party, on any property. No representations or warranties are made herein, and all parties replying to this process are wholly responsible for ensuring that their intended use(s) are compatible with the property for which an Expression of Interest is being made. Misrepresentations or incomplete submissions will result in the rejection of the Expression of Interest. If CMBE decides to accept an offer, then CMS staff and legal counsel will work with the offeror to enter into a definitive lease or sales contract in compliance with applicable requirements prior to any decision by CMBE. If there are any questions related to this process, please communicate electronically to surplusrealestate@cms.k12.nc.us.

Surplus Properties Listing

A. Property Available For Sale

PID #07703101 – A portion of JT Williams Secondary Montessori at Tipton Drive

PID #12522502Former Morgan School at 510 S. Torrence Street

PID #08111423 – A portion of Piedmont Middle School at 1425 E. 10th Street

PID #08111426 – A portion of Piedmont Middle School at 815 Louise Avenue

PID #11907801Wilmore School at 428 West Boulevard

PID #17115201 – A portion of Smith Middle School at 1600 Tyvola Road

B.  Property Available For Lease

PID #09109801Plaza Road Property at 1000 Anderson Street

PID #06509119Lakeview Property at 3127 Kalynne Street

C.  Property Available For Sale or Lease

PID #05904114 – A portion of the Old Freedom Driving Range at Freedom Drive

PID #14909432Former Collinswood Site at 414 Scaleybark Road






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