Looking for a great deal? Alabama’s online surplus auction starts March 4th

ADECA surplus auction begins March 4, 2023. (ADECA Facebook page)

The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is hosting an online auction via GovDeals.com, beginning March 4th. 

Here are the details.

How the Online Program Works

Online bidding for state surplus property starts Saturday, March 4th at 7:30AM and runs through March 12th, ending at 6:00PM. 

To become an authorized bidder— visit www.adeca.alabama.gov/online-auctions. The auction items will be listed here starting Saturday: www.GovDeals.com/AlabamaSurplus

What’s available?

  • Laptops
  • Office furniture
  • Vehicles and more

In addition to property no longer needed by state and federal agencies, ADECA acquires items abandoned voluntarily at several airports in the Southeast.

See In-Person

These items will be held at the Surplus Property Division’s Montgomery warehouse.(ADECA Facebook page)

If you want to inspect the auction items in person, visit:

Surplus Property Division’s Montgomery warehouse at 4590 Mobile Highway, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 and Friday, March 10. 

Items Available Year-Round

ADECA conducts online public auctions periodically each year, but surplus items are available at any time to municipal and county governments, state agencies and qualified nonprofit organizations. 

Most items are used and may contain hidden defects. All known information per item lot is included in the asset description. Items are sold as is with no warranty and all sales are final. 

For more information about the online auction, visit www.adeca.alabama.gov/surplus or call (334) 284-0577.

Want to Learn More

Want to learn more about buying an auto on a government auction site? Last summer, The Bama Buzz videographer Ben Johnson bought a police car. Check out how he did it on our sister site,  Bham Now.

Pat Byington
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