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The 381± acres of forest located on the South Side of Webster Street (Route 16), with internal woods roads was assembled over a 25 year period from a number of smaller ownerships. The Property includes land owned by 4 additional owners & is being offered as a whole. The Property has been the #1 focus of the Douglas Economic Development Commission and was previously targeted as a large warehouse site for a major retailer & as a site for wind power generation. Owner financing is available and a long term lease would be considered.
  • 381± of forest available for development
  • Property is surrounded by the 5,500 acre Douglas State Forest, all but 100 acres of which is designated as Reserve lands with no timber harvesting
  • There are two stretches of frontage along Webster Street (Route 16) as well as Old Douglas Road, which is a non-maintained road
  • The property is identified on the Douglas Town web site as the highest priority for development
  • The town of Douglas is willing to consider incentives to encourage compatible development uses
  • Property has also been designated for expedited permitting through Mass Chapter 43D which caps permitting time at 180 days

Property Details

MA1734
Worcester

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