Ybor City Development Corporation

Ybor City Development Corporation

Ybor City LogoThe Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC) is a division of the City of Tampa's Economic & Urban Development Department. YCDC facilitates the development, redevelopment, economic revitalization and general improvement of the Ybor City's Historic District, its 2 Community Redevelopment Areas (CRAs) and surrounding community. YCDC is the City's primary vehicle for short and long range planning of the District, administers the Community Redevelopment Plans for Ybor CRA 1 and CRA 2 and their respective Tax Increment Funds (TIF), in accordance with Chapter 163, Florida Statutes. It inventories and coordinates infrastructure improvements, manages the District's clean team (YES Team), manages the District Ambassador Program, coordinates resolution of community problems/issues and serves as the community's City liaison for municipal services and special events.


Request for Proposals

Ybor City Community Redevelopment Area 1 - Mixed Use Development

 The City of Tampa and the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Tampa, (collectively the “City”) hereby give notice pursuant to Part III, Chapter 163, Florida Statutes, of their request for submission of proposals from qualified and experienced applicants for the acquisition (purchase) of real property. The property is located north of 7th Avenue, east of Nuccio Parkway, and bordered by the Volunteers of America building and the Marti-Maceo Club building.

The City’s intent in the sale of the land is to encourage mixed use development on the site and to help stimulate the redevelopment of Ybor City CRA 1. Therefore, responsive proposals will demonstrate, (1) successful experience in the development of residential/office/retail in downtown areas or historic districts, (2) architectural sensitivity to the Ybor City Historic District Guidelines, proposed site, adjacent buildings and activities, and (3) satisfactory financial references. Proposals shall address planning, design, financing, construction and project implementation. Proposals shall address planning, design, financing, construction and project implementation.  

All proposals shall be submitted by 4:00 pm, Friday, March 20, 2015 to the Ybor City Development Corporation office, located at 2015 E. 7th Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33605.  Please click here for a copy of the Request for Proposal.  For additional information contact Vince J. Pardo, Manager, Ybor City Development Corporation at vince.pardo@tampagov.net or 813-274-7937.

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