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Surplus Properties for Sale

The properties listed below are offered for sale. These properties may be sold by competitive bid or any other means authorized by Rule 18-2.020, Florida Administrative Code. If interested in receiving more information, contact the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of State Lands/Bureau of Public Land Administration at (850) 245-2555 or the agent listed by the property.

Please note that the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund (Governor and Cabinet) of the State of Florida or other parties acting on behalf of the Trustees have the right to deny any application to purchase surplus land and also reserves the right to make a determination that a parcel shall be competitively bid. If more than one party is interested in a particular surplus parcel, that parcel will be sold by competitive sealed bid. In addition, all surplus parcels with a market value over $500,000 must be sold by competitive bid.

SPECIAL NOTE TO ALL APPLICANTS: Submittal of a complete application shall not operate to create any rights or constitute any grounds for the Department to recommend approval of any sale. The Board of Trustees has the authority and reserves the right to deny any application to purchase surplus lands. Applicants shall be responsible for all costs associated with the purchase of surplus lands. These costs include, but are not limited to, appraisals, surveys, title searches, state documentary stamp taxes, recording fees and all other closing costs.

SALES OF SURPLUS LANDS

Sale of surplus lands shall be by quitclaim deed (including improvements) on an "as is,” "where is" basis subject to all outstanding taxes, any special liens or assessments, comprehensive land use plans, zoning, restrictions, prohibitions and other requirements imposed by governmental authority; qualifications and matters appearing on the plat, or otherwise common to the subdivision, restrictive covenants, public utility easements and all outstanding easements, reservations and other interests. Pursuant to Section 270.11, Florida Statutes, the sale shall be subject to a reservation in favor of the TRUSTEES of an undivided three-fourths interest in, and title in and to an undivided three-fourths interest in, all the phosphate, minerals, and metals that are or may be in, on or under the subject lands and an undivided one-half interest in all the petroleum with the privilege to mine and develop the same in compliance with Section 270.11, Florida Statutes.

Please refer to the surplus application [PDF - 47 KB] and sample contract [PDF - 296 KB] for additional details and requirements.

NOTE – All acreages are approximate

DISCLAIMER: All information contained on this website has been compiled from a variety of sources and, as such, is for general informational purposes only and subject to change without notice. Neither the Department nor the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund makes any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, with respect to the content, quality, completeness, accuracy, or reliability of any information contained on this website or through links to other websites. Neither the Department nor the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund assumes any legal liability for the content, quality, accuracy or completeness of the information. Any reliance you place on this information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In no event will the Department or Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund be liable for any loss or damages, whether direct, indirect, general, consequential, incidental, exemplary or special, arising from your use of the information provided on this website or links to any other websites. Interested parties are advised to seek professional assistance or advice prior to entering into a sales contract or lease.

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