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700 West Houston Street
Former Junior High School

RealINSIGHT Marketplace and EDGE Capital Markets are pleased to offer the opportunity to acquire 700 West Houston Street, a 130,000-sf former junior high school located in Marshall, Harrison County, Texas (the “Property”).

INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS

Absolute Auction: Opening bid hits reserve.

Opportunity Zone Investment*:  The Property sits within an Opportunity Zone, a tract nominated by governors into which investors can now put capital to work by financing new projects in exchange for certain federal capital gains tax
advantages.

  • A temporary tax deferral for capital gains reinvested in an Opportunity Fund.
  • A step-up in basis for capital gain reinvested in an Opportunity Fund.
  • A permanent exclusion from taxable income of capital gains from the sale or exchange of an investment in a qualified opportunity zone fund, if the investment is held for at least 10 years.

 

Unique Redevelopment Opportunity: The Property offers a redevelopment opportunity at below replacement cost and is zoned R-2. The Property also includes 6.6 acres of park-like land, which provides a value-add investor the ability to quickly increase the Property’s overall value via an immediate sale, ground lease or development of the residual land. 

 

Heart of Established Trade Area:  Centrally located within the city of Marshall, the Property is immediately surrounded by 7,900 homes within a 3-mile radius and a population of 20,000 residents.  Marshall, TX is home to four institutes of higher education and pulls from a skilled workforce of over 250,000 people within a 30-mile radius.

 

*For more information about Opportunity Zones contact a tax consultant. Additional information can be found at:https://www.cdfifund.gov/Pages/Opportunity-Zones.aspx

 

THE OFFERING

Constructed in 1924, the Property features one (1) three-story building totaling approximately 130,000 square feet (SF), three parking lots and three tennis courts on a total of 9.72 acres.  The Property was originally constructed as Marshall High School, and served the community through 1980, when it then became Marshall Junior High School through 2017. The former school building features two commercial cafeterias, two auditoriums and two gyms.  The Property features multiple points of ingress/egress and is highly visible from West Houston St, South College St and Whetstone St.  Additionally, the Property offers ample accessibility as it is situated 1.5 miles from US Hwy 59 and 3.5 miles from I-20. 

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Disclaimer: The information being provided herein is for informational purposes only. No representation or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of any information contained herein, including, without limitation, any information regarding the condition of the Property, the condition of title or Property descriptions.

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You are encouraged to conduct your own due diligence and investigate all matters relating to the Property. It is recommended that you seek independent advice, including legal advice, to perform your due diligence and that you use good faith efforts in determining that the content of all information provided to or obtained by you is accurate.

Former Marshall Junior High School

700 West Houston Street, Marshall, TX 75670

Asset Snapshot

  • Asset Type
  • Real Estate
  • Land Area
  • 9.72 Acres
  • Year Built
  • 1924
  • Year Renovated
  • 1980
  • Number of Floors
  • 3
  • Number of Buildings
  • 1
  • Occupancy
  • 0%
  • Mixed Uses
  • Mixed Use
  • Total Property Size
  • 0 Sq Ft
  • Platform Fee

    Platform fee for this transaction is 5.00% or a minimum of $25,000.

  • Auctioneer

    1. Lamar P. Fisher

      Fisher Auction Company Inc.

      License: #10344