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File #: 23-237 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Board Action Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/9/2023 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 11/16/2023 Final action:
Title: AWARD REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS CRA NO. 2023-04 WORKSPACE OPERATOR FOR 98 NW 5TH AVENUE
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - RFP for Workspace Operator for 98 NW 5th Avenue and Addendum, 3. Exhibit B - Co-Space LLC Proposal, 4. Exhibit C - Co-Space LLC Oral Presentation, 5. Exhibit D - Evaluation Committee Composite Score, 6. Exhibit E - Location Map
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Christine Tibbs, Assistant Director
THROUGH: Renée A. Jadusingh, Executive Director
DATE: November 16, 2023

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AWARD REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS CRA NO. 2023-04 WORKSPACE OPERATOR FOR 98 NW 5TH AVENUE

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Recommended Action:
1. Accept the Evaluation Committee’s scores and Award Request for Proposals (RFP) CRA No. 2023-04 for a Workspace Operator for 98 NW 5th Avenue to Co-Space, LLC; and

2. Authorize the CRA Executive Director to negotiate an Agreement for the Workspace Operator for 98 NW 5th Avenue with Co-Space, LLC;

OR

3. Reject the Evaluation Committee’s scores and cancel the RFP, and/or reject the submitted Proposal, and/or direct CRA Staff to re-issue the RFP.

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Background:
At the June 1, 2023, CRA Board Meeting, the CRA Board approved the issuance of an RFP (See Exhibit A) for the Workspace Operator for 98 NW 5th Avenue to obtain Proposals from qualified, experienced, and innovative Workspace Operators to manage the second-floor workspace.

The objective of the RFP is to enter into a Workspace Operator Agreement (“Agreement”) with an entity possessing a proven track record of delivering high-quality services and programming as well as the infrastructure and experience in launching, growing, supporting, and cultivating a community within the shared workspace environment. Services and programming under the Agreement are to be restricted to the second-floor workspace, which consists of an open floor plan of approximately 3,320 square feet - which is fully furnished with multiple open work areas, conference rooms, restrooms, office suites, private telephone booths, and access to public parking.

Within the RFP, the general responsibilities of the Workspace Operator will include, but are not limited to, the following:

To provide the staffing and resources for the day-to-day management, programming, and oversight of the second floor workspace and its users, including collecting fees from users; m...

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