Requests for Proposals Archive

Following is a listing of expired Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) and program nominations recently solicited by the CPED Department. Proposals are not currently being solicited for these projects. These RFPS remain on the web site for reference purposes only. Please visit active RFP page for information on current, non-expired RFPs.

Arts and Cultural Affairs

  • Call for Public Artists - Nicollet Avenue Reconstruction
    The City of Minneapolis Art in Public Places Program and Department of Public Works was pleased to invite public artists or artist teams to apply to design public art works to be integrated into Nicollet Avenue Reconstruction between West 31st and West 40th Streets. Applications were due by Friday, September 9, 2011, 4:00 p.m. Public Artists RFQ, PDF

Business Assistance

  • Business Technical Assistance Program - The City is seeking proposals from local non-profit organizations that provide direct technical assistance services to small businesses and microenterprises located in Minneapolis. The total funding available for the Business Technical Assistance Program (B-TAP) in 2013 is $500,000.00 and we expect to receive multiple proposals. Proposals were due by 4:00 p.m., Friday, October 18, 2013.
    B-TAP RFP (pdf) 
    Scope of Services template (pdf) 
    Form of Consent for Release of Response Data (pdf) 
    Budget template (xls) 
    Reports templates (informational only):
    Invoice template (all categories) (pdf) 
    Business profile template (categories 1 and 2) (pdf) 
    Technical Assistance report (category 3 only) (pdf) 
    CDBG reporting requirement (categories 1 and 3) (pdf)
  • The City of Minneapolis through its Department of Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) is seeking proposals for the Great Streets Business District Support Grant Program (BDS). The BDS program is flexible and supports a variety of business district revitalization strategies. Eligible activities are those that will strengthen Great Streets neighborhood commercial districts and address the City’s economic development objectives to create jobs, grow the tax base, and support business vitality. The 2013 BDS RFP was issued on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. Proposals were due on Thursday, February 28, 2013. 
  • CPED is seeking applications for a photographic media artist to produce compelling materials to tell the story of the visual transformation of West Broadway and the impact of the City’s Great Streets Façade Improvement Program on the avenue.
  • CPED has issued a Request for Proposals for organizations to administer the Façade Improvement Matching Grant Program in commercial corridors, neighborhood commercial nodes, activity centers, and Hiawatha and Central Corridor Light Rail Transit (LRT) station areas. The City provides Façade Improvement Matching Grant administration contracts to organizations as an incentive to encourage private investment in and improve the appearance of our neighborhood business districts. Proposals were due by 4:00 p.m., Thursday, October 25, 2012.  RFP Materials 
  • The City of Minneapolis is seeking proposals from non-profit business consulting organizations to administer technical asssitance services to Minneapolis busineses and entrepreneurs through outcome-based contracts. A pre-proposal meeting will be held on March 26, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. at the CPED offices, Crown Roller Mill, located at 105 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 200, Minneapolis. Proposals were due by 4:00 p.m. on April 13, 2012. Questions regarding the RFP should be sent by email to Jessica Green.
    RFP
    Exhibit A
    Exhibit B
    Exhibit C
    Pre-proposal Meeting Discussion

Business Development

Commercial - Industrial Property and Development

  • CPED sought  fee proposals from qualified companies for master site planning and preliminary engineering services for the Upper Harbor Terminal.  In general, this includes performing a spatial analysis, configuring several prototype models for economic sector clusters, cost estimating, incorporating active park space amenities, continuing riverfront parkway and trails and evaluating site constraints including utility easements, infrastructure, etc. The Upper Harbor Terminal (UHT) consists of 9 parcels that total approximately 48 acres.  This site is a premier business park redevelopment opportunity for the City of Minneapolis adjacent to the Mississippi River and with exceptional freeway network access.  The primary goals for redeveloping this site consist of maximizing the jobs-intensive development potential, establishing strong physical and employment connections to the nearby residential community, extending the national award winning riverfront parkway and trail system through the site, as well as incorporating interactive park amenities.  The City would like to explore several industry cluster prototypes and begin to define an identity for this area for future market positioning. Please feel free to forward this link to any contacts you have that may be interested in responding to this RFP with a personal note.  Proposals were due Friday September 13, 2013 by 4:00 p.m.
  • The City of Minneapolis has issued a Request for Proposal for Parking Lot/Operation services. These services are needed for three surface parking lots located in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis. Please consider submitting a proposal for providing these services if your firm meets the qualifications and is available. Proposals were due before 3:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time, September 20, 2012. An optional pre-proposal conference will be held at 11:00 a.m. on September 5, 2012, at 1811 Riverside Avenue (Lot C).
  • The City of Minneapolis sought redevelopment proposals for properties owned by the City and located at 1256 Penn Ave N and 1235-1243 Oliver Ave N (the “SE Site”) and 2201-2215 Plymouth Ave N and 1245 Penn Ave N Minneapolis (the “SW Site”). The City offered both Sites “as-is.” The sites were vacant. The RFP solicited a wide range of commercial or mixed commercial/residential use developments of either Site. The City would consider proposals that involve the direct sale of either Site for immediate development, as well as proposals that involve a ground lease for an interim (short-term) use. Proposals were due at City offices no later than 4:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, January 11, 2011. RFP Questions and Answers
    Exhibits:
    ♦  ESRI market data for Penn and Plymouth, PDF 
    ♦  Site survey for SE site, PDF 
    ♦  Site survey for SW site, PDF 
    ♦  RAP summary letter for SW site, PDF 
    ♦  Excerpts from Exec Summary of Phase 1 for SE site, PDF 
    ♦  2002 MPCA letter for SW site, PDF 
    ♦  2006 MPCA letter for SW site, PDF 
    ♦  Consent for Release of Response Data form 
  • CPED sought proposals for the purchase and development of a vacant 9,730 square foot parcel at 1100 2nd Street South in the Mill District. Proposals were due October 22, 2010 at 4:00 pm. 
  • The City of Minneapolis sought redevelopment proposals for the Hennepin Stages Theater, a property owned by the City, located at 824 Hennepin Avenue. The property is currently configured with two stages for small venue live theater. Proposals were due August 19, 2010 at 4:00 p.m.
    824 Hennepin Ave RFP addendum 7-14-10  
    RFP Tour Questions and Answers     
    824 Hennepin Avenue Monthly Expenses 
    July 29, 2010 RFP Update and Question and Answers 
    824 Hennepin Ave Appraisal Update 8-4-10 
    824 Hennepin Ave Appraisal Update 8-9-10 
    Market Value Appraisal 7-20-10 
  • On behalf of the City of Minneapolis, CPED sought development proposals for a vacant parcel of land (the ‘liner parcel’) that the City owns across from the Guthrie Theater. This parcel benefits from significant public and private investments being made in the immediate vicinity (e.g., the Mill City Museum, Mill Ruins Park, Open Book, Guthrie Theater complex and various housing/commercial projects). The parcel is also centrally located near the downtown core, two blocks from an LRT station, and lines the Riverfront Municipal Parking Ramp. Proposals were due on Friday, April 23, 2010 by 4:00 p.m. An information meeting will be held March 16, 2010 from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. at: City of Minneapolis – CPED Offices, Crown Roller Mill Conference Room #3, 105 Fifth Avenue South, Minneapolis. Questions regarding the RFP should be directed to Carrie Flack, CPED Business Development, at (612) 673-5010
    RFP Information 
    Final Interim Response Action Implementation Report – Soil Removal Parcel E Liner Project Washington Avenue South Minneapolis, Minnesota 
    Parcel E Liner Pre-Proposal Meeting Questions and Answers – March 16, 2010 
    Parcel E Liner Pre-Proposal Meeting Sign-In – March 16, 2010 
  • The City of Minneapolis sought redevelopment proposals for property owned by the City at 427 Cedar Avenue. The City’s development goal for the vacant site is new construction to accommodate neighborhood-oriented commercial or mixed uses. The parcel is 8,383 square feet, approximately 81 x 103 feet. The property has a market value of $240,000.
    Proposals were due on Friday, April 30, 2010, by 3:00 p.m. For further information regarding submission requirements, call Judy Cedar at (612) 673-5095.
    RFP Information
    Exhibit 1 – 427 Cedar Appendix  
    Exhibit 2 – Utility Survey  
    Exhibit 3 – Plat  
    Exhibit 4 – Release Consent of Response Form (doc)  
  • City of Minneapolis issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for 1215 Marshall Street NE on June 9, 2009. The City re-opened this RFP process for an additional 60 days, through Tuesday, December 8, 2009. The RFP Summary Page (link provided below) provides new information related to proposal content and the extended deadline for submitting a proposal. This RFP is for renovation of the existing historic structure to accommodate neighborhood-oriented, pedestrian-scale commercial uses. RFP Information 
  • The City of Minneapolis sought redevelopment proposals for property owned by the City located at 927 and 1001 West Broadway Avenue (existing 3-story commercial buildings) and 1838 Dupont and 1839 Bryant Avenues North (existing parking lots). The City’s development goals for the property are renovations of the existing structures to accommodate neighborhood-oriented mixed-use commercial/retail/office uses. Proposals were due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18, 2009.
    2009 Structural Review of 1001 West Broadway (pdf)
    Asbestos and Regulated Materials Report 1001 West Broadway (pdf) 
    ESRI Market Date 6-18-09 (pdf) 
    Q&A from our Pre-Proposal Meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 (pdf) 
    927 W Broadway Appraisal - December 2008 (pdf) 
    1001 West Broadway Appraisal - January 2008 (pdf) 
    1001 West Broadway Appraisal – September 2008 (pdf)
    There was a pre-proposal building walk through was on Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at 11:00 a.m., at the project site and a pre-proposal meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 2009, at 11:00 a.m., at the City of Minneapolis Department of Community Planning and Economic Development Office located at 105 5th Avenue South, Suite 200. 
  • The City of Minneapolis sought redevelopment proposals for property owned by the City at 2815-2819 Johnson Street NE, also known as the Hollywood Theater building. Proposals were due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 31, 2009. RFP Information 
  • The City of Minneapolis sought redevelopment proposals for 1215 Marshall Street NE for renovation of the existing structure to accommodate neighborhood-oriented, pedestrian-scale mixed-use commercial/retail/office uses. Proposals were due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, July 13, 2009. RFP Information   
  • CPED sought development proposals for a 33,105 square foot property located at 129 Plymouth Avenue N. The property is currently owned by MnDOT. Proposals were due no later than 4 p.m., Friday, September 5, 2008. 
  • The City of Minneapolis sought a firm experienced in managing sports and entertainment facilities to manage the Target Center Arena located in downtown Minneapolis. Proposals were due on or before Thursday, March 1, 2007 by 4:00 p.m.  RFP Materials 
  • CPED sought proposals for the purchase and potential redevelopment of Parcel A in the rapidly developing Mill District in downtown Minneapolis. Proposals were due on or before Friday, February 22, 2008 by 4:00 p.m. 
  • The City of Minneapolis sought development proposals for certain property owned by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT) located at 4100 Hiawatha Avenue South (PID: 07-028-23-23-0081). The City wants to acquire the property from MNDOT for redevelopment. Proposals were are due on or before Friday, August 31, 2007. RFP Materials 
  • The City of Minneapolis sought an experienced developer to lead a long-term effort to redevelop the Bassett Creek Valley. Public property totaling approximately 56 acres is currently used for the city’s Impound Lot and Linden Yards (public works operations). The selected developer will have exclusive rights to negotiate a purchase of this property for up to five years conditioned on annual demonstrated progress, with a renewal option. Proposals were due on or before Monday, July 30, 2007. RFP Materials 
  • CPED sought redevelopment proposals for property owned by the City at 2119 West Broadway Avenue and 2310 and 2312 Penn Avenue N., at the southeast corner of Penn and West Broadway. The property is comprised of the former Delisi bar and grill building, its parking lot, and an adjacent vacant lot. Goals for the properties are neighborhood-oriented, pedestrian-scale mixed-use commercial/retail/office uses. Proposals were due on or before Tuesday, April 17, 2007 by 4:00 p.m.  RFP Materials 
  • The City of Minneapolis sought redevelopment proposals for 1215 Marshall Street NE for renovation of the existing structure to accommodate neighborhood-oriented, pedestrian-scale mixed-use commercial/retail/office uses. Proposals were due on before November 30, 2006. RFP Materials 
  • The City of Minneapolis Department of Community Planning and Economic Development sought development proposals for the redevelopment of the property located at 1501 Nicollet Avenue South. Proposals were due on or before Wednesday, August 23, 2006 by 4:00 p.m. RFP Materials 
  • The City of Minneapolis sought proposals to purchase one or more of nine Municipal Parking Ramps. The City will consider proposals for purchase of ramps either to continue as parking and/or as part of a development proposal. The RFP materials and related information can be accessed through the link below. A pre-proposal conference will be held on August 21; details are available on the RFP website. Proposals were due on or before October 19, 2006 by 4:00 p.m.  RFP Materials 
  • The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) Division of Planning is the preparation of an Industrial Land Use and Employment Policy Plan. In addition to land use, the study should provide a comprehensive examination of current and future industrial sector employment within the City of Minneapolis in relation to national and regional trends. Proposals were due on or before March 15, 2005 by 4:00 p.m. RFP Materials 
  • The City of Minneapolis sought proposals for the purchase, lease or management and operation of Hennepin Stages (formerly Hey City Theater) at 824 Hennepin Avenue in the Hennepin Theatre District. Development Proposals were due on or before October 29, 2004. RFP Materials 
  • The City of Minneapolis sought proposals for the management, programming, and booking of the Historic Orpheum Theatre, the Historic State Theatre, and the Pantages Theatre in the Hennepin Theatre District. Proposals were due on or before October 15, 2004. RFP Materials 
  • CPED sought RFPs for a light-industrial development of a 1.5 acre site at 26th Street East and Minnehaha Avenue to provide living wage employment opportunities. The development should complement the developments that have occurred in Seward Place Industrial Business Center. Proposals must adhere to the Seward Place Industrial Business Center Design Guidelines. Proposals were due on or before June 1, 2004 by 4:00 p.m. RFP Materials, Seward Place Industrial Business Center Design Guidelines (PDF,39 pages,2.92 MB) 

Commercial, Ownership or Rental Housing Development

  • CPED is soliciting commercial, 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. Proposals are due at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 5, 2014.

Additional Information:There has been a significant interest in the redevelopment of 628 E Franklin Ave. Please plan to submit a competitive proposal with an emphasis on a complete offer to purchase including the proposed budget (page 10), the minimum of conditional commitments for all project financing to redevelop the site, and the conceptual drawings of the proposed redevelopment that adequately displays the redevelopment (drawings must include site plans, elevations of the building exterior and the interior floor plans) and also meet the additional requirements of the request. CPED staff understands the investment in participating in the proposal process and may be willing to recommend exclusive development rights to the best proposal if needed to support the highest quality redevelopment.
Inspection: The building will be open for inspection from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday August 7, 2014.
Survey: 630 Franklin Ave E (628 Franklin Ave E)
Plans: A request was made for copies of earlier plans reviewed for previous permits. Minneapolis Development Review only keeps copies of plans for two years so prior plans are not available.
Zoning: City of Minneapolis Zoning Maps     C-1 (pdf)     North Phillips Overlay (pdf)
Reports: The City does not have a structural engineering report for the building as the soundness of the structure is not in question.
Parking: Parking availability on the property and in the surrounding neighborhood is an identified issue to redevelopment.
Ventura Village Neighborhood: The Ventura Village Neighborhood plans to meet to review proposals for 628 E Franklin on Thursday September 25, 2014. The time, location, and meeting agenda will be set in mid-September in advance of the meeting. The development staff contact is Thor Adam, and he may be reached at 612-599-1066.
Contact: Please email Cherie Shoquist if you would like to be added to the 628 Franklin RFP email contact list and indicate if you would like your contact information to be shared with other potential developers. 

Downtown Development

  • The City of Minneapolis is seeking redevelopment proposals for the City-owned property located at 30 Third Street South. The 1.7 acre city block is bound by Third Street South, Washington Avenue, Hennepin Avenue, and Nicollet Mall and commonly referred to as the “Nicollet Hotel Block.” The City’s development goals for the property include iconic high quality designed new construction of a structure(s) of not fewer than 20 active floors in height with a mix of commercial, retail, residential, office, and hospitality uses, active street front retail, and integrated public/green space amenities. Project staff from the City of Minneapolis department of Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) will hold an optional pre-proposal meeting on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. to discuss the RFP and answer questions. The meeting will be held at the CPED offices inside the Crown Roller Mill Building located at 105 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 200. Questions regarding the RFP must be submitted in writing to Erik Hansen (City of Minneapolis, Department of CPED, 105 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 200, Minneapolis, MN 55401) no later than Wednesday, November 19 by 4:00 p.m. Questions will be answered and posted on the CPED website by Tuesday, November 24. Proposals were due to City offices no later than 4:00 p.m. local time on Thursday, December 11, 2014. Proposals received after the deadline will not be accepted.
    RFP Materials 
    Exhibit A
    Exhibit B
    Exhibit C
    Pre-proposal conference sign-in sheet (pdf)
    Pre-proposal meeting questions (pdf)

Downtown East Development

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 14-21 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 were due by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 12, 2014. Agencies who responded 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 the American Indian community. 
    RFP Materials  Questions and Answers (pdf)
  • The City of Minneapolis Employment and Training announced a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) for employment service agencies to provide outreach, eligibility determination, case management, job placement, and employment retention services to Minneapolis Adult Placement and Retention participants. The goal of Adult Placement and Retention is to provide low-income, unemployed or underemployed, diverse Minneapolis residents with vocational counseling and other services that lead to unsubsidized employment. For further information contact Tim Beaver Proposals were due by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 4, 2014. Agencies who responded 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 Adult placement services; and
    3) must provide services either in a North Minneapolis location (service location in zip code 55405, 55411, or 55412) and/or must provide   outreach, recruitment, and services to the Hispanic/Latino community
    RFP Materials (doc) 
    Questions and Answers (pdf)
  • CPED is seeking a STEP-UP Education Services provider for the STEP-UP Summer jobs program. Please forward this link to anyone that may be interested in responding to this RFP. Proposals are due Friday, October 25, 2013 by 4:00 p.m.
    Questions & Answers
  • The Minneapolis Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Council and City of Minneapolis Employment & Training Program (METP) sought Request for Proposals (RFP) from experienced employment and training organizations to provide year round education and employment and training case management services to economically disadvantaged Minneapolis youth, ages 14-21. Agencies responding to this RFP must be on the METP Eligible Providers List for 2011-2015.  Proposals were due on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 by 4:00 p.m. RFP Materials, Question and Answers

  • The City of Minneapolis Employment & Training Program (METP), in partnership with Hennepin/Carver Workforce Investment  Board, is applying for a DOL Young Adult (ages 18-21) Ex-Offender Grant. METP sought proposals to select one experienced employment and training provider partner who will be named in the grant application. Agencies responding to this RFP must be on the METP Eligible Providers List for 2011-2015. Proposals were due on Friday, March 16, 2012 by 4:00 p.m. RFP  There were no requests for clarification for this RFP. Deadline: March 9, 4:00 p.m.
  • The Minneapolis Employment and Training Program sought proposals from qualified employment service agencies to provide RENEW Minneapolis employment services to residents of Minneapolis who meet program eligibility guidelines. Employment service agencies must be on the METP Eligible Providers List for 2011-2015; services will include (but are not limited to): outreach and intake, eligibility determination, participant assessment, career counseling, placement into approved training programs, case management, job placement, retention, and career advancement services. Questions regarding the RFP must be submitted in writing, via email, to Marie Larson, RENEW Project Manager. Responses will be posted on the website (see below). No pre-proposal conference will be held. Proposals were due Friday, February 17, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.
    RENEW Minneapolis RFP (pdf)
    RENEW Minneapolis RFP Questions and Answers
  • The City of Minneapolis sought a qualified community-based employment service agency from the Minneapolis Employment and Training Program Eligible Provider List for 2011 - 2015 to provide North Minneapolis FastTRAC Project wraparound education and career counseling, including, but not limited to; assessment, referral to ABE services and MnSCU FastTRAC training, mentoring services to enrolled participants during training, and placement and retention services post-training.  Agencies responding to this RFQ must be on the METP Eligible Providers List for 2011-2015.
    North Minneapolis FastTRAC

    North Minneapolis FastTRAC RFQ Questions and Answers 
  • The City of Minneapolis Employment & Training Program (METP) applyed for a DOL Civic Justice Corps Grant to serve juvenile offenders. METP sought proposals through a Request For Qualifications (RFQ) process for the purposes of establishing the Civic Justice Corps Provider Partners list from who METP may contract for these services. Agencies responding to this RFQ must be on the METP Eligible Providers List for 2011-2015. Request For Qualifications: Department of Labor (DOL) Civic Justice Corps Grant to serve juvenile offenders
  • The City of Minneapolis Employment and Training Program and Ramsey County Workforce Solutions announce a competitive request for green job skills training proposals, for RENEW Pathways Out of Poverty participants. Under this Green Jobs Skills Training Request for Proposals (RFP), entities interested in providing job skills training to RENEW Pathways Out of Poverty participants will demonstrate their capacity to deliver such training to enrolled RENEW program participants. Proposals are being solicited in order to expand the number of RENEW training providers to include pre-apprenticeship training, apprentice training programs, and professional skill-building services in the RENEW training collaborative. These training services will provide key linkages between trained participants and jobs in the green economy. Proposals were due by 4:00 p.m. CST on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. RFP Materials, Questions and Answers
  • The City of Minneapolis Employment and Training Program (METP) sought proposals from experienced employment and training service providers to implement a project involving client recruitment, eligibility determination, assessment, employment plan development, case management and job placement/retention services for clients enrolled in skills training programs. Proposals were due by 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 29, 2011. Agencies responding to this RFP must be on the METP Eligible Providers List for 2011-2015. RFP Materials, Questions and Answers 
  • The Minneapolis Employment and Training Program sought experienced training providers to develop and implement work readiness training for youth participating in the 2011 STEP-UP Program. A pre-proposers conference will be held on Tuesday, December 14 at 1:00 at the Crown Roller Mill, 105 5th Avenue South, Minneapolis, 55401. Proposals were due on Friday, January 7, 2011 by 4:00 p.m. STEP-UP Work Readiness Training RFP (pdf) 
  • The Minneapolis Employment and Training Program sought experienced training providers to develop and implement work readiness training for youth participating in the 2011 STEP-UP Program. A pre-proposers conference will be held on Tuesday, December 14 at 1:00 at the Crown Roller Mill, 105 5th Avenue South, Minneapolis, 55401. Proposals were due on Friday, January 7, 2011 by 4:00 p.m. STEP-UP Work Readiness Training RFP

Empowerment Zone

  • On Monday, August 11, 2008, the Minneapolis Department of Health and Family Support (MDHFS) issued a Request for Proposals for the provision of Youth Violence Prevention services for Minneapolis Empowerment Zone neighborhoods. Up to $200,000 in federal HUD EZ funds will be available in grants not to exceed $50,000 per year for the almost two year period of October 1, 2008 through August 31, 2010 (funding for the second year from 9/1/09-8/31/10 is contingent upon the availability of funds and contractor performance). The completed application was due no later than 4:00 p.m., Friday, September 5, 2008. 
  • The Minneapolis EZ sought proposals for the funding of projects, programs, services and business enterprises that will benefit residents of the EZ area. For complete eligibility information, requirements and application materials, please review the EZ request for proposals web page. Proposals were due on or before Friday, May 30, 2008 at 4:00 p.m. 
  • The Minneapolis Empowerment Zone accepted applications for its small grant program. Grants are available to non-profit community based organizations to use for program and general operating expense. Programs or initiatives must either have a direct or indirect relationship to economic development and impact at least one other Empowerment Zone goal areas: housing, safety, education or community based service. Proposals were due on or before Tuesday, October 31, 2006 by 4:30pm. Application Materials (pdf) 
  • The Minneapolis Empowerment Zone (EZ) released a $1 million Request For Proposals (RFP) to spur private investment in several areas of North Minneapolis. Proposals should focus on commercial development/site preparation and large business expansion and recruitment for employment opportunities. Proposals were due on or before Friday, Wednesday, November 9, 2005 by 4:00 p.m.  RFP Materials 
  • The Minneapolis Empowerment Zone Governance Board has made a commitment of $1 million to increase the percentage of homeowners in the Minneapolis Empowerment Zone. Funding for programs focused on outreach and education, financing of housing, and/or post-purchase support will be available through an RFP. Proposals were due on or before Friday, October 12, 2004 by 4:00 p.m.
  • Empowerment Zone seeks proposals to spur private development in North Minneapolis (10/6/05)
  • EZ seeks proposals for education and safety programs (10/18/04) 

Heritage Preservation

Housing Development/Commercial

  • CPED sought applications within the city of Minneapolis for the 2014 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 were due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12, 2014.
  • CPED sought applications within the city of Minneapolis for the 2013 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 were due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2013.
  • CPED sought applications within the city of Minneapolis for the 2012 Round 2 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) TOD and Tax Base Revitalization Account (TBRA) 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 were due no later than 4:00pm on Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
  • CPED sought applications within the City of Minneapolis for the 2012 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) grant program. 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 were due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, 2012RFP Materials   

Housing Development

Housing Services

Mixed Use

Other

  • The City of Minneapolis in cooperation with the Minnesota Orchestral Association issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Landscape Architecture design services related to the revitalization of Peavey Plaza, on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis. Qualifications were due on or before Friday, October 15, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. Question and Answers – October 28, 2010. Based on the qualifications submitted in August, the following four Minneapolis design firms have been invited to respond: Close Landscape Architecture,Coen and Partners,Damon Farber, and Oslund and Associates.
  • The City of Minneapolis in cooperation with the Minnesota Orchestral Association issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Landscape Architecture design services related to the revitalization of Peavey Plaza, on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis. Qualifications were due on or before Friday August 27, 2010 at 2:30 pm. Peavey Plaza RFQ Questions & Answers 
  • CPED sought applications within the City of Minneapolis for the 2009 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) grant program. 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 were due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8, 2009. RFP Materials 
  • CPED requested ideas for interim uses on a City-owned parcel across from the Guthrie Theater. This request for ideas is not a solicitation for development proposals for the site. There are no City funds available for idea implementation, site preparation, or ongoing operations. Submittals were due by Friday, March 6, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. Submittals must include a completed RFP Consent Form. Questions related to this request for ideas should be directed to Amy Geisler at (612) 673-5266. 
  • The City of Minneapolis Department of Public Works sought the services of a multi-disciplinary consultant team to assist in the development of a Citywide Pedestrian Master Plan to provide the City with clear priorities, tools and programs to increase and improve walking in Minneapolis. Proposals were due on or before Friday, August 24, 2007 by 4:00 p.m.  RFP Materials 
  • CPED sought applications within the City of Minneapolis for the 2007 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) grant program. 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 were due on or before Monday, April 30, 2007 by 4:00 p.m. View Met Council LCDA RFP Materials 
  • CPED sought proposals for the 2005 Metropolitan Council Livable Communities Demonstration Account (LCDA) grant program. 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 were due on or before Friday, May 20, 2005. RFP Materials 
  • Hennepin County and the City of Minneapolis sought proposals from qualified persons with professional experience in policy development and facilitation to provide support to the Work Group of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Task Force—an intergovernmental task force created by a joint resolution of the Minneapolis City Council and the Hennepin County Board in 2002. The Work Group enhances communication and coordination between the City of Minneapolis and Hennepin County while pursuing the goal of ending childhood lead poisoning by 2010. Proposals were due on or before September 10, 2004. 

Planning

  • Hennepin County, in cooperation with the Cities of Eden Prairie, Hopkins, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, and St. Louis Park, issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the development of Transitional Station Area Action Plans for the 17 proposed stations along the Southwest Light Rail Transit line. This work is considered to be part of the project development process not the environmental process for the Southwest LRT line. The RFP can be downloaded from the Southwest LRT website: www.southwesttransitway.org, or is also available by email or mail by contacting: Katie Walker, Hennepin County Housing, Community Works & Transit, 701 Fourth Avenue South Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55415. Proposals were due no later than 12:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT), Monday, March 26, 2012. Hennepin County reserves the right to reject late responses. Complete details regarding submission requirements are included within the Request for Proposal.  

Redevelopment

  • The City of Minneapolis sought land acquisition proposals for the Metropolitan Council’s Hiawatha Light Rail Transit (LRT) Land Assembly Fund. The Metropolitan Council has received a federal grant to assist compact, mixed-use, pedestrian and transit-oriented development (TOD) projects located within 1,500 feet of Hiawatha LRT transit stations. Hiawatha Land Assembly funds must be spent on the purchase of one or more properties for the purpose of developing TOD projects. There is approximately $3.5 million available to support approved projects. Proposals were due on or before Thursday, November 10, 2005 by 4:00 p.m.  RFP Materials 
  • The City of Minneapolis issued an amended RFP for the Nicollet Hotel Block. Development objectives call for a mixed-use transit oriented project that will include a publicly funded underground transit terminal, up to 300 units of rental or ownership housing, structured residential parking, and convenience retail. Development Proposals were due on or before September 15, 2005 by 4:00 p.m.  RFP
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  • CPED sought development proposals for a 74,000-square-foot property located at 1300 North Second Street within the City’s North Washington Jobs Park. A broad range of proposals will be accepted. Proposals were due on or before Thursday, June 30, 2005 by 4:00 p.m.  RFP Materials 
  • The Minneapolis Library Board and the City of Minneapolis are considering the redevelopment of the Walker Library, 2880 Hennepin Ave. S., into a mixed-use transit-oriented facility, including a greatly enhanced Walker Library and possibly commercial and/or residential elements. Proposals were due on or before February 1, 2005 4:00 p.m.  Click on the link to see the four proposals in response to the RFP. RFP Materials 
  • CPED sought expressions of interest and qualifications (RFQ) for development of a University Related Research Park in a portion of Minneapolis adjacent to the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota. Following receipt of responses, CPED and University staff as well as the affected neighborhoods will select developers from whom they will request proposals. Proposals were due on or before April 15, 2004 by 4:00 p.m.  RFP Materials

Transit - Oriented Development

  • The City of Minneapolis Department of Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) sought proposals for the preparation of a Transit-Oriented Development Strategy for the 46th & Hiawatha LRT Station Area in an amount not to exceed $130,000. Proposals were due on or before Monday, November 13, 2006 by 4:00 p.m.

  • The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development of the City of Minneapolis issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for housing development on the 27th & Penn Avenue North site in the Jordan neighborhood of Minneapolis. The site has a total area of 26,426 square feet and consists of five properties: 2712 Penn, 2718 Penn, 2720 Penn, 2724 Penn, and 2730 Penn. (about 0.6 acres). It is vacant and has been cleared of all structures. The RFP provides a 30-day period for developers to prepare and submit proposals. The deadline for proposals was 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, 2013.

 

 
 

 

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