Liquor stores up for online bid
March 16, 2012 · 9:44 AM
The Washington State Liquor Control Board has launched an online auction open to the public that will allow interested parties to exclusive rights to apply for a liquor license at their current locations, within the current footprint.
Successful bidders will have the exclusive right to sell spirits at 167 locations less than the 10,000 square-feet threshold established by Initiative 1183.
The minimum bid is $1,000 per store.
The online auction closes April 20. Announcement of winning bidder(s) is tentatively scheduled for April 30.
Details of the online auction including: a fact sheet, frequently asked questions (FAQ), auction terms and conditions and a link to the bidding site are available on the liquor board website, http://liq.wa.gov.