Broward and Pinellas Counties, Florida, Take Tax Lien Auctions Online

May 11, 2009

This month, Broward County and Pinellas County will begin using Grant Street Group’s LienAuction™ software to conduct online tax certificate sales. Broward and Pinellas Counties join the 14 tax collectors in Arizona, Florida, and Maryland who have used LienAuction to sell more than $2.4 Billion in tax certificates. Broward County, the second largest county in… Read more »

Grant Street Group Announces a New Suite of Revenue Collection Software

March 27, 2009

Today, Grant Street Group announced the successful launch of three new online services that are fully integrated with TaxSys®, Grant Street’s state-of-the-art, web-based revenue collection and distribution system. These new services – DeedExpress™, EscrowExpress™, and FRVIS Express™ – are online tools that radically simplify certain administrative tasks involving third parties. DeedExpress™ is an online tax… Read more »

Volusia County, Florida, Selects TaxSys®

March 18, 2009

After an extensive review process lasting nearly six months, Volusia County, Florida, has selected TaxSys®, Grant Street Group’s state-of-the-art, web-based tax collection and billing application, as the new revenue collection software for the County (subject to contract approval). With a population of 500,000, Volusia County is the 10th largest county in the state of Florida…. Read more »

City of Baltimore Continues Online Auctions with Grant Street Group

March 2, 2009

Following a successful three-year pilot program, the City of Baltimore will continue to conduct online tax sales using, a website powered by Grant Street Group. Since the site’s launch in 2006, the City has sold more than 30,000 certificates, collecting $56 million in delinquent taxes. Janice Simmons, Deputy Chief, Bureau of Revenue Collections for… Read more »

Broward County, Florida, Approves Contract for TaxSys®

July 29, 2008

Marking the end of an exhaustive selection process lasting nearly two years, the Broward County Commissioners unanimously approved a contract with Grant Street Group to supply the County with TaxSys®, the nation’s newest web-based tax collection and billing system. Broward is the eighth Florida County to switch to TaxSys in the past 20 months. The… Read more »

Grant Street Group Hosts Strong $3 Billion Auction for Freddie Mac

July 14, 2008

On Monday, July 14th, Grant Street Group hosted a successful auction for Freddie Mac on its private-label website From the Wall Street Journal: “A closely watched auction of $3 billion in Freddie’s short-term debt drew more bids than usual. The company was able to sell its three- and six-month notes at lower-than-expected yields, which… Read more »

Grant Street Group Marks 10th Anniversary of Country’s First Internet Bond Auction

November 14, 2007

Grant Street Group, the Pittsburgh-based company that pioneered internet auctions of bonds, will be celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the first internet bond auction this week. At 11:30 a.m. sharp on Tuesday, November 18, 1997, the City of Pittsburgh, using Grant Street Group’s MuniAuction website and patented auction methodology, began accepting bids from investment banks… Read more »

Grant Street Group Hosts Huge Internet Auctions for Massachusetts $1.2 Billion GIC Auction and $164 Million Interest Rate Swap

August 7, 2007

In a first-of-its-kind transaction, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts conducted two internet auctions back-to-back today: a $1.2 Billion GIC auction and a $164 Million, 15-year floating-to-fixed interest rate swap. Both transactions are related to the Commonwealth’s sale of GO Bonds. Grant Street Group served as Bidding Agent for the GIC and Auction Agent in the swap… Read more »