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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RFQ: Upper Harbor Terminal Site
The City of Minneapolis (City) and Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (MPRB) invite qualified and creative real estate developers to submit statements of qualifications and initial development programs for at least the northern Phase 1 half of the 48-acre City-owned Upper Harbor Terminal (UHT) site in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The site includes almost a mile of riverfront located just a couple miles upriver from downtown Minneapolis and has excellent freeway access. The goal of the request for qualifications is to select a development team with whom the City and MPRB can collaboratively create and then eventually implement a coordinated plan for private and park development. The deadline for submission is Wednesday, October 14, at 4:00 p.m. (Central Daylight Time). The request for qualifications as well as extensive information about the UHT site may be found at the newly-launched Upper Harbor Terminal web site: http://www.upperharbormpls.com or may be downloaded here.
The City of Minneapolis is seeking development proposals for the redevelopment of 3601 E 44th St, an assembled 3.29 acre site currently owned by the City known as the Snelling Yards Development Site. The site is located one block east of the 46th St LRT Station and Hiawatha Avenue, between 44th St E and 45th St E. The site is bounded by 45th St E, the Canadian Pacific Railroad Tracks, 44th St E, and Snelling Ave. Proposals are due no later than 4:00 p.m. CST on Friday, July 1.
- Snelling Yards (3601 44th St) RFP
- Snelling Yards Site Map (Exhibit A)
- Offer to Purchase (Exhibit B)
- Release of Response Data (Exhibit C)
- Affirmative Action Plan Guidebook (Exhibit D)
- Snelling Yards Ranking Criteria (Exhibit E)
- Request for SUBP Goals Scopes of Services (Exhibit F1)
- Request for SUBP Goals (Exhibit F2)
- Snelling Yards Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (PDF, 353 pages, 4.3MB)
- Snelling Yards Phase II Subsurface Site Assessment (PDF, 142 pages, 2.2MB)
Questions regarding this RFP must be submitted in writing to Jimmy Loyd no later than Friday, May 20th by 4:00 p.m.
Snelling Yard Questions and Answers (pdf)
Snelling Yard Question Supportive Documentation Powerline study
Snelling Yard Question Supportive Documentation Xcel Cost Estimate
- The City of Minneapolis Department of Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) is soliciting applications for the 2016 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) program and Livable Communities Demonstration Account TOD (LCDA TOD) program. CPED issued the 2016 LCDA and LCDA TOD RFP on Thursday February 11, 2016. Pre-applications are due on March 14, 2016 by by 4:00 p.m. For more information contact Shalaunda Holmes, 612-673-5266.
2016 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account and TOD Grants Request for Applications
- CPED is seeking applications for gap financing assistance for commercial development projects in neighborhood business districts (map of eligible areas) through the Great Streets program . Open application period
- The City of Minneapolis is seeking development funding proposals for the 2016 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program. ESG program funds may be use to renovate, rehabilitate and convert buildings for use as emergency shelters for people who are homeless. There is approximately $414,579 available and proposals are due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2016.
- 2016 ESG Capital RFP (pdf)
- 2016 ESG RFP Cover Letter (pdf)
- 2016 ESG RFP Bidding Procedures (pdf)
- 2016 ESG RFP Special Conditions (pdf)
- 2016 ESG CDBG and HOME Special Conditions (pdf)
- 2016 ESG RFP Standard Conditions (pdf)
- Exhibit A MN Multifamily Rental Housing Common Application (xls)
- Exhibit B MN Multifamily Rental Housing Narrative Questions (doc)
- Exhibit C CPED Supplemental Application Form (doc)
- Exhibit D Form of Consent for Release of Response Data (pdf)
- Exhibit E SUBP Goals Form (xls)
- 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.
Last updated Aug 14, 2016