Model RFP: Traditional Neighborhood Development in Flagstaff, AZ
CITY OF FLAGSTAFF COMMUNITY INVESTMENT DIVISION 211 WEST ASPEN AVENUE, FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA 86001 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – PHASE TWO
John Wesley Powell Traditional Neighborhood Development Site
A. PROJECT BACKGROUND The City of Flagstaff is requesting the second phase of proposals for a mixed-use, Traditional Neighborhood Development of approximately 27 acres along John Wesley Powell Boulevard in Flagstaff, Arizona.
The City of Flagstaff currently owns approximately 27 acres along the north and eastern edge of John Wesley Powell Boulevard. The parcel is directly north of Pine Canyon Estates; and, tangent to and surrounded by the proposed Juniper Point Traditional Neighborhood Development. The City of Flagstaff acquired the parcel in January 2007 with the intent that a minimum of 125 permanent affordable workforce housing units would be developed. The City is requesting proposals in two phases from a qualified development team to purchase and/or lease, and develop the property in accordance with the criteria of the RFP. The developer will be responsible for the construction and financing of the parcel.
This phase of the Request for Proposals requires a detailed graphic and illustrative proposal, including detailed information regarding financial capabilities and expansion of the concepts proposed in Phase One. All terms and conditions of Phase One of the RFP still pertain and are incorporated in Phase Two. Proposals and supporting documents must provide clear, concise information as to how the acquisition and development of this parcel will be incorporated into the Juniper Point Specific Plan and will be developed under the Traditional Neighborhood District (TND).
The bid award shall be made to the responsible bidder whose proposal is the most responsive to the Request for Proposals and will be most advantageous to the City, taking into consideration the evaluation factors set forth in Phases One and Two of the Request for Proposals. Factors to be considered may include, but are not limited to, the bidder’s past performance on other contracts, and other matters set forth in City of Flagstaff Ordinance No. 1945.
The City of Flagstaff retains the right to reject any or all proposals received and to waive minor technicalities when it is deemed to be in the City’s best interest.
B. PROJECT OVERVIEW & TIME FRAME The selected bidders from Phase One shall attend “Pre-Phase Two Meeting” on August 13, 2007, where the bidders may ask questions regarding the RFP process and the requirements for Phase Two submission. In order to provide sufficient time for the Phase Two submission, the response time has been extended from 30 days to 60 days, commencing on August 13, 2007.