Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 19, 2013
In an online auction that started on February 14th and ends on February 28th, the City of Philadelphia, PA is selling two lots of new, assorted building doors and windows for additional non-tax revenue. The doors and windows were originally purchased for the Philadelphia International Airport Expansion Project and are now considered government surplus. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, the city is conducting a 2-week auction of these surplus items, which include interior wood doors, exterior aluminum storm doors, exterior wood prime doors, vinyl windows, double hung windows, and casement windows. It is looking to garnish thousands of dollars to be put back into its budget.
The City of Philadelphia is using online auction site, Municibid.com to sell the assorted doors and windows. Municibid was established in 2006 and has grown steadily since, with over 800 government agencies auctioning surplus through the efficient online system. Having had success through Municibid in the past, Philadelphia auctions surplus items online because the website has an established nationwide reach growing every day. Auctions on Municibid result in competitive bidding and fair prices for government surplus items.
Municibid Founder and CEO, Greg Berry said, “Taxpayer demand and tightened budgets require government agencies to look for new ways of increasing non-tax revenue. Municibid is an easy way to achieve this and at no cost to the agency.” Berry added “Auction items will reach a much broader, national audience of competing bidders, leading to better net results. Philadelphia has experienced success with Municibid many times in the past, and has learned to use the online auction site quite efficiently.”
Philadelphia’s current online auction of government surplus items ends February 28th. There is one grouping of over 50 vinyl windows for sale, as well as one grouping of 4 various type new building doors. The products were originally purchased for the Philadelphia International Airport Expansion Project. Interested bidders can contact Johnny Wright at 215-937-7909 or Dave Acy at 215-937-7900 to make an appointment to inspect the items.
The City of Philadelphia’s current online auction items can be found on the Municibid website here: http://www.municibid.com/storecatalog.asp?userid=2407
Municibid.com is an online government auctions platform serving over 800 state and local government agencies across the US from cities like Philadelphia, Boston and Baton Rouge, to small towns, authorities, school districts and universities. Municibid is designed for government agencies to more effectively sell surplus, forfeitures and other no longer needed items to the public via a convenient and easy-to-use website. Municibid proactively markets items nationwide via social media and traditional avenues at no cost to the selling agency.