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File #: 18-0052 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/13/2018 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 7/16/2018 Final action:
Title: Discussion - Request for Qualifications/Proposals - CRA-Owned Properties in the SW 600-700-800 Blocks of West Atlantic Avenue
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. DRAFT 2018 West Atlantic Ave RFP - SW 600-800 Blocks, 3. Powerpoint Presentation - CRA Workshop Meeting 7.16.18 RFP 600-800 W Atlantic Ave
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Jeff Costello, CRA Executive Director
DATE: July 16, 2018

Discussion - Request for Qualifications/Proposals - CRA-Owned Properties in the SW 600-700-800 Blocks of West Atlantic Avenue

Recommended Action:
Board direction is requested.


At the July 12th CRA Board Meeting the CRA Board directed staff to prepare a Request for Proposals for redevelopment of the CRA-owned properties within the Southwest 600, 700, and 800 Blocks of West Atlantic Avenue, between SW 6th and 9th Avenues, for consideration at the August 15, 2018 CRA Board meeting. The Board also directed staff to include the RFP as an item on the July 16th CRA Board Workshop for discussion.

Request for Proposals:

The attached document was initially crafted as a Request for Qualification/Proposals (“RFQ/P”), which is a two-step process. In Step One - the RFQ, the CRA will review the qualifications of the proposers/development teams to verify that they have experience in designing, building, and financing projects that are similar to the scope and scale of this development. After CRA staff reviews the responses, the CRA Board will only allow development firms that meet the minimum qualifications (“Qualified Proposers”) to submit a response to the RFP. Once qualified by the CRA Board, Step Two - the RFP, involves the Qualified Proposers submitting a detailed proposal for the development of the site to include: a proposed timeline and phasing, an overview of the development program, conceptual design plans, preliminary pro-forma, and potential financing for the proposed development.

Based on the Board’s direction at the June 12th CRA Board Meeting, the RFQ/P was modified to eliminate the RFQ process and directed the CRA Staff to issue a Request for Proposals for the CRA-owned properties in the SW 600-700-800 blocks of West Atlantic Avenue (“RFP 600-800”). The RFP 600-800 will include a qualifications sectio...

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