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Merchant & Cleary Streets Development Request for LOI

Event Date: May 24, 2024

Request for Letters of Interest – Merchant & Cleary Streets

Issue Date: April 12th, 2024

To view the full LOI request, please click here.

Overview: Like many Vermont communities, the City of Barre has a housing shortage made worse by the flood of July 2023. The City is offering a cluster of lots between Merchant and Cleary streets in a residential area. In total, this combined lot measures .54 acres in the North End neighborhood (see aerial view of the location). The City is issuing a request for letters of interest to develop this location for residential housing. The successful applicant will present a plan that develops the parcel for residential use.The City will consider a significantly reduced price for the location.  

Submissions will be received until Friday, May 24th at 4:30pm. 

Letters of Interest that are submitted will be reviewed and rated by a committee that will include representation from the City Council, City staff, and other parties as determined by the City Council. 

Submissions that reflect the goals of the City to establish mixed housing for Barre may be invited to submit a full proposal.

For questions, please contact: Tess Taylor - ttaylor@barrecity.org