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Requests for Proposals

Following is a listing of active Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) and program nominations being solicited by the Department of Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED).

General Conditions are terms and conditions that the City expects all of its Contractors to meet. By proposing, the proposer agrees to be bound by these requirements unless otherwise noted in the Proposal. The proposer may suggest alternative language to any section. Some negotiation is possible to accommodate the proposer’s suggestions.

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Business Development

  • The City of Minneapolis is seeking development proposals for a vacant parcel of land that the City owns at 2313 13th Avenue South. Development goals for this property include 1) development of a commercial, institutional or public land use that complies with zoning requirements of the high density office residence zoning district; 2) promotes equitable development outcomes; and 3) sustainable development. Proposals are due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 23, 2015Proposals received after the deadline will not be accepted. 

    Project staff from the City of Minneapolis department of Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) will hold an optional pre-proposal meeting on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at CPED offices in the Crown Roller Mill Building to discuss the RFP and answer questions (105 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 200, Minneapolis).

    Questions regarding the RFP must be submitted in writing to Mark Garner no later than Monday, April 6, 2015 by 4:00 p.m. Questions will be answered and posted on the CPED website by Friday, April 10, 2015.

Downtown

  • The City of Minneapolis is seeking development proposals for a vacant parcel of land that the City owns at 800 South Washington Avenue. The majority of the block has been improved with the Riverfront Municipal Parking Ramp and the new headquarters for the American Academy of Neurology. This parcel benefits from significant public and private investments in the immediate vicinity as well as being centrally located near the downtown core in a highly visible Washington Avenue location.  Proposals are due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. 

    800 South Washington RFP 2015 (pdf) 

    Project staff from the City of Minneapolis department of Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) will hold an optional pre-proposal meeting on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Crown Roller Mill Building office to discuss the RFP and answer questions (105 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 200, Minneapolis).

    Questions regarding the RFP must be submitted in writing to Bob Lind no later than Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by 4:00 p.m. Questions will be answered and posted on the CPED website by Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

    Proposals are due to City offices no later than 4:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Proposals received after the deadline will not be accepted.

    For further information about this RFP email Bob Lind.

Housing

Housing Development

  • CPED is a suballocator of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) for the state. Tax credits are offered through an annual RFP process pursuant to the Qualified Allocation Plan. Proposals are due annually.
  • Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program funds are used to provide gap financing (the difference between conventional financing and project costs) for affordable and mixed-income rental housing production and preservation projects. Proposals are due annually.
  • CPED seeks nominations for projects to include in its new Higher Density Corridor Housing Initiative . The program provides a new funding source for public acquisition of sites for multifamily housing development on or near community, commercial and transit corridors. Open application period.  

Housing Development/Commercial

  • CPED is soliciting commercial, home ownership, or rental housing development proposals for the city-owned property at 628 Franklin Avenue East. Priority will be given to fully funded commercial or market rate housing proposals. NOTE: City may grant a one-year exclusive development rights to the winning proposal. Proposals are due at noon on Thursday April 30, 2015.
    RFP Materials (pdf)
    Survey (pdf)
  • CPED is seeking applications within the city of Minneapolis for the 2015 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) and LCDA-TOD grant programs. CPED will evaluate proposals through an established selection method and make recommendations to the Minneapolis City Council on applications to recommend to the Metropolitan Council. Proposals are due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2015.

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Last updated Mar 31, 2015