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Hanover Commons Project


The Real Estate Collaborative (REC), LLC, a subsidiary of the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation, acquired the former Tyco site in Carlisle for the purpose of redeveloping the site into Hanover Commons. Plans include space for office, retail and a restaurant/brewery. View details on the property below.

Request For Bid Proposals

Hanover Commons will be a part of the larger redevelopment efforts in this section of Carlisle, including major redevelopment projects at the former IAC/Masland and Carlisle Tire & Wheel sites. Read more about the Carlisle Urban Redevelopment Plan.Real Estate Collaborative LLC

Project Status: Land Development

Projected Vertical Construction: Spring 2019

Funding: REC was approved for a $1.1 million grant and a loan totaling more than $1.7 million for the project from the Commonwealth Financing Authority through its Business in Our Sites program. The state funding assists with acquisition, site work, demolition and stormwater management improvements.



This new, mixed-use office and retail project is located at the gateway into Carlisle at 759 Hamilton Street. Two 30,000 SF office buildings and a 7,500 SF free standing retail/restaurant building are available with a potential for retail on the first floors of the office buildings.

Space Available Includes:

  • 40,000 sq. ft. of Class A Office Space
  • 20,000 sq. ft. of 1st Floor Retail Space
  • 7,500 sq. ft. of Restaurant, Brewery or Distillery Space

Property Highlights:

  • Former Brownfield Site
  • Completed Area-wide EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Study & Assessment Grants

If you’re interested in locating your business to Hanover Commons, contact Dan Alderman at 717-761-5070. View the info sheet.



Prospective Bidders (only entities who are able to bid the entire project as a general contractor) are invited to submit their sealed Bid for the Former Tyco Electronics Facility Pre-Demolition Environmental Clearance and Site Demolition Project located at 759 Hamilton Street, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013 (Property).  The scope of work is as generally described below and is delineated within the Bid Documents.


A mandatory pre-bid meeting is scheduled for October 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Project Site.  A site walkover will follow the meeting.  Seal Bids will be received at Hull & Associates, Inc. (Hull) Pittsburgh office located at 300 Merchant Lane, Suite 307 Pittsburgh, PA 15205, until October 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm local time, at which time the bids will be opened privately.

General Project Description:

Real Estate Collaborative, LLC (Owner) will be conducting Pre-Demolition Environmental Clearance and Site Demolition activities at 759 Hamilton Street, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in support of future Site Redevelopment Plans under the general guidelines of the developed Site Remediation Action Plan and in coordination with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) per the Property’s Environmental Covenant.  The Owner has received a Business in Our Sites (BIOS) grant and loan funding by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Community and Economic Development for demolition and site development activities and an Industrial Site Reuse Program (ISRP) grant to perform environmental site assessment and remediation work at Property.  The Property consist of a three (3) acres Site, with an approximately 59,300 square foot building and is currently owned by Real Estate Collaborative, LLC.  Previous environmental assessments activities conducted at the Property have identified the presence of regulated asbestos containing material (RACM) and Category 2 Non-Friable materials that have since been abated by others on the Property. In addition, residual liquids and universal waste and building residuals items were also identified on the Property. The successful Bidder will be required to carry out all the necessary means and methods to conduct the appropriate Pre-Demolition Environmental Clearance activities to meet applicable standards prior to releasing the Property for demolition. The successful Bidder will then be required to implement Site Demolition activities necessary to meet applicable Federal, State, and Local standards for the proposed future Site redevelopment plans.

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