Norm's Koestner Electric, Inc. - Complete Electrical Contractor Retirement Auction

Farm Auction in 625 Valley Street Burlington, IA 52601, Burlington Iowa, United States

01 Thursday
March 01st, 2018 10:00 AM
Steffes Group Inc.
Phone: (701) 237-9173

Norm's Koestner Electric, Inc. - Complete Electrical Contractor Retirement Auction

Farm Auction in 625 Valley Street Burlington, IA 52601, Burlington Iowa, United States

Thursday at - 01st March , 2018


TERMS & CONDITIONS All items sold AS IS WHERE IS. Payment (Cash or Check) must be made sale day before removal of items. Announcements made sale day take precedence over all previous advertising. Titles (if any) will be mailed to buyers within two weeks of auction date. A document fee of $35 applies to all titled vehicles.  

International buyers please check your importing regulations prior to bidding. Real Estate terms and conditions will vary per auction.    



Steffes Auctioneers Inc.

2000 Main Avenue East

West Fargo ND 58078-2210

Phone: (701) 237-9173(701) 237-9173

Toll Free: (800) 726-8609(800) 726-8609

Fax: (701) 237-0976



Scott Steffes ND81 & MN14-51

Bob Steffes ND82 & MN14-09

Brad Olstad ND319 & MN14-70

Clark Sather ND463 & MN54-05      


Scott Steffes, Broker

Rodney Steffes, Licensed Sales Associate

Geri Paul, Licensed Sales Associate

Ashley Huhn, Licensed Sales Associate    


Steffes Auctioneers Inc

24400 MN Highway 22 South

Litchfield, MN 55355

Phone: (320) 693-9371(320) 693-9371  

Fax: (320) 693-9373



Eric Gabrielson, MN47-006, ND890

Ashley Huhn, MN47-002, ND843

Randy Kath, MN47-001, ND894


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Auction Items For Sale

Looking for a place with space to grow your business? This is a complete electrical contractor retirement auction including a Large Office/Storage Building along with Bucket Truck, Pickup, Cargo Vans, Cutaway Van, Trailers, Lifts, Trencher, Benders, Threaders, Tools & More! This will be a LARGE auction with two rings! For information contact Nate Larson of Steffes Group, 319.385.2000 or 319.931.3944 (cell)





Real Estate Sells First!

Open House on Thursday, February 15th from 10-11AM 

Updated Photo Gallery Over 12 hayracks of tools, equipment & supplies!

AUCTIONEER'S NOTE:  Norm Pilgram has been in business for 50 years and is a well respected businessman in the Greater Burlington area.  Norm has decided to retire and liquidate all of Norm’s Koestner Electric, Inc. at public auction.  Steffes Group is pleased to have been selected to conduct this auction.  Please bring a friend, as this will be a two ring auction with a LARGE offering of equipment & supplies!  Online bidding will be offered on the major equipment.


Large Office-Storage Building

Looking for a place with space to grow your business?  This Quonset style building has 4,200 sq.ft. of space and a 900 sq.ft. addition, for a grand total of 5,100 sq.ft. of space.  The building features a front retail display area with counter, 3 offices, large conference room, restroom, workshop area and shop storage area with loading dock.  Other highlights include a new roof on the conference room side, high efficient gas forced air furnace with central air, electrical breaker box, 0.70 Acre lot and Zoned C3.

Included:(2) Refrigerators, Freezer
Not included: Shelving, All equipment of the business


Terms:20% down payment on March 1, 2018. Balance at closing with a projected date of April 16, 2018, upon delivery of merchantable abstract and deed and all objections have been met.
Possession: Projected date of April 16, 2018.
Real Estate Taxes: To be prorated to date of possession on the basis of the last available tax statement.  Seller shall pay any unpaid real estate taxes payable in prior years.

Real Estate Taxes
Gross                           $1,857.04
Business Credit:       ($682.17)
Net                               $1174.00 (rounded)

Special Provisions:

  • This real estate is selling subject to any and all covenants, restrictions, encroachments and easements, as well as all applicable zoning laws.
  • This auction sale is not contingent upon Buyer’s financing or any other Buyer contingencies.
  • Purchasers who are unable to close due to insufficient funds or otherwise, will be in default and the deposit money will be forfeited.
  • The buyer acknowledges that he/she has carefully and thoroughly inspected the real estate and is familiar with the premises. The buyer is buying this real estate in its "as is" condition and there are no expressed or implied warranties pertaining to the same.
  • Steffes Group, Inc. is representing the Seller.
  • Any announcements made the day of sale take precedence over advertising.


2 Ring Auction!

Online bidding on major equipment starts at 12:30pm


1994 Ford F700, 128,872 miles, V8, auto, with Holan 83G-42 bucket/boom lift, outriggers, Astoria contractors box, 11R22.5 dual rears, VIN 1FDPF70J5RVA40990

2000 Dodge Dakota Sport, 259,037 miles, 4x4, ext. cab., V8, auto, cloth, power windows, power locks, AM/FM/CD, receiver hitch, P235/75R15 on alum wheels, VIN 1B7GG22N6YS545621



2009 Chevy Express G2500 van, 167,224 miles, V8, auto, contractors shelving, ladder rack, LT245/75R16 tires, VIN 1GCGG25C591170354

2008 Chevy Express G1500 van, 213,164 miles, V6, auto, contractors shelving, ladder rack, receiver hitch, LT245/75R16 tires, VIN 1GCFG15XX81189585

2006 Chevy Express G1500 van, 174,574 miles, V6, auto, contractors shelving, ladder rack, LT245/75R16 tires, VIN 1GCFG15X461137723

1997 Ford Econoline 250 van, 106,153 miles, V6, auto, shelving, ladder rack, receiver hitch, LT245/75R16 tires, VIN 1FTHE2428VHB84883

1997 Chevy 3500 cutaway van, 178,392 miles, V8, auto, 14’ box, rollup door, LT225/75R16 dual rears, VIN 1GBHG31R7V1040823



18’ jobsite trailer, single axle

4’x10’ single axle trailer

Portable Scaffolding on John Deere running gear



Genie Z-45/22 boom lift, DC power

Genie Z-30/20 boom lift, elec.

Skyjack SJIII 3226 elec. scissors lift

Skyjack SJII 3220 elec. scissors lift

Mec 2034HT elec. scissors lift

Genie AWP-30s elec. man lift

DitchWitch 1820 walk behind trencher, Honda 18hp, 311 hrs.



Greenlee881 hyd. conduit bender; Greenlee conduit bender & stand; Greenlee 960 hyd. power pump; Several electric & manual conduit benders; Rigid 300 threaders; Rigid A frame stands; Several Rigid threaders & dies; Large quantity of Milwaukee cordless power tools to include: porta band saws, jigsaws, drills, hammer drills & circular saws; Bosch & Hilti hammer drills; Hole saws; Hand tools; Safety harnesses; 3M PC200 labeler; Several ladders & ext. ladders; Scaffolding; 8 & 10hp portable generators; Miller Bluestar 2E gas power welder; Kawasaki gas power pressure washer; Shelving;  Several job boxes; Contractor shelving for van; Large inventory of electrical supplies to include conduit, connectors, electrical boxes, meter boxes, panels, fuses, breakers, etc.  This just a highlight of the tools & equipment!  Several racks of tools, inventory & support equipment, normally associated with a large electrical contractor.



Norm’s Koestner Electric, Inc. - Norm Pilgram, President

Alyssa R. Stewart – Attorney for Seller


For more information contact Nate Larson of Steffes Group 

at 319.385.2000 or 319.931.3944(cell)