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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- 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, 2015. Proposals 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. Proposals are due in CPED offices by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 12, 2015.
- The City of Minneapolis has issued a request for redevelopment proposals for the City-owned property located at 1704 33rd Ave North. The 0.38 acre site consists of the former Minneapolis Fire Station #14 building. The fire station was built in 1940 and was in operation from 1940 until 2006 when a new station was constructed at 2002 Lowry Ave North. The City’s development goals for the site include repurposing the fire station to create an amenity for the neighborhood while also preserving the historic nature of the building. The City is seeking proposals that include small-scale retail/commercial or small-scale office redevelopments. Mixed-use retail/office redevelopments will also be considered. Proposals were due to City offices no later than 4:00 p.m. (local time) Thursday, February 26, 2015. Proposals received after the deadline were not accepted.
- Former Fire Station #14 RFP (pdf)
- Appraisal - 1704 33rd Ave N (pdf)
- Property Conditions Assessment (pdf)
- Former Fire Station #14 Building Plans (pdf)
- Former Fire Station #14 Additional RFP Questions and Answers (pdf)
- Former Fire Station #14 Asbestos Analysis Report, Aug 2000 (pdf)
- Responses to the Fire Station RFP
- 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 assisting the Hollywood Theater redevelopment project to solicit responses to a request for proposals (RFP) for construction services. The project is receiving financial assistance in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society. The project seeks proposals from qualified contractors to provide construction services for rehabilitating the exterior and interior of the historic building. More information and the RFP are available at the project consultant’s webpage.
- 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)
Question and Answers (pdf)
- Notice (April 17, 2015): Additional information on the River Front Parking Ramp has been made available by the City of Minneapolis department of Public Works. To access this information, contact Bob Lind directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Employment and Training Assistance
- The Minneapolis Youth Council and the City of Minneapolis Employment and Training announces a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) for an employment service agency to provide year round education and employment and training case management services to economically disadvantaged 14-24 year old Minneapolis youth. The goal of Minneapolis Youth Works is to help youth and young adults learn academic, life and work skills, identify career paths, and achieve meaningful employment. For further information, contact Teresa Harrold. Proposals are due by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Agencies who respond to this RFP:
1. must be on the Minneapolis Employment and Training’s Eligible Providers List for 2011-2015;
2. must not currently be under contract with Minneapolis Employment and Training to provide Minneapolis Youth Works services; and
3. must provide outreach, recruitment and targeted services to youth who reside in the 55454 zip code area.
- The City of Minneapolis and Hennepin County are seeking proposals for the development of single family homes and townhomes on 98 vacant lots as part of the Humboldt Greenway development. Proposals are due at 12:00 p.m. on Friday June 26, 2015.
- The City of Minneapolis is seeking development funding proposals for its Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Capital program. ESG capital funds may be used to renovate, rehabilitate and convert buildings for use as emergency shelters for individuals and families that are homeless.Proposals are due in CPED offices by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 12, 2015.
- 2015 ESG Capital RFP (pdf)
- 2015 ESG RFP Bidding Procedures (pdf)
- 2015 ESG RFP Cover Letter (pdf)
- 2015 ESG RFP Standard Conditions (pdf)
- The City of Minneapolis is seeking proposals for the redevelopment of the area commonly known as The West Broadway Curve. The site is located in the Jordan neighborhood in north Minneapolis. Proposals are due by 4:00 p.m., Friday, March 20, 2015.
- 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.
- 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 now due at noon on Friday May 29, 2015.
RFP Materials (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.
Last updated May 13, 2015