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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) FOR REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT

ROME YARD MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT

Pursuant to Section 163.380(3)(a), Florida Statutes, the City of Tampa is providing public notice of (1) the City’s request for proposals (“RFP”) from qualified persons or entities for the development of approximately 18-acres of City-owned real property located immediately west of the Hillsborough River, east of Rome Avenue, south of Columbus Drive and north of Spruce Street in the West Tampa Community Redevelopment Area of Tampa, Florida; and (2) the potential disposition of this City-owned site to the successful proposer.

The City’s primary objective in connection with this RFP is to encourage the development of a range of beneficial uses to serve this evolving community, including housing at varying levels of affordability to suit a diverse spectrum of income levels. The site should also be developed in a way to complement the development nearby and the surrounding community. The development of this property should also drive opportunities to foster place-making and community investment and presents a unique opportunity to create attainable housing consistent with the City’s strategic goals.

The RFP package, instructions, and additional information about this community redevelopment opportunity may be obtained from the City’ website, or by contacting Mr. Rob Rosner. Director, City of Tampa, Department of Economic Opportunity, 306 East Jackson Street, 2nd Floor North, Tampa, Florida 33602, email address: Rob.Rosner@tampagov.net.


TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT

As identified in the RFP under INSTRUCTIONS TO DEVELOPERS, a Technical Assistance Workshop will be held virtually. Please make note of the following information below to log into the virtual workshop using GoToMeeting.

Rome Yard Technical Assistance Workshop

Thu, Oct 29, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)

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PROPOSALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CITY NO LATER THAN 12:00 PM (EST), December 15, 2020, which is a minimum of thirty (30) days after the date of publication of this notice as required by Section 163.380(3)(a), Florida Statutes. Incomplete proposals or proposals submitted after this published deadline will not be considered. Submission of proposals by mail, hand delivery or express mail must be in a sealed envelope/box with the RFP number identified and the proposer’s name and return address indicated and addressed as follows:

Purchasing Department

Tampa Municipal Office Building

2nd Floor

306 E. Jackson Street

Tampa, Florida 33602

NOTICE: The reference to “Equal Business Opportunity Ordinance 2008-89” on page 22 of the above-referenced RFP shall be corrected to read as follows: “Equal Business Opportunity Ordinance, which is contained in Chapter 26.5, City of Tampa Code”.

Download Documents Below:

City of Tampa RFP Rome Yard Mixed Used Development

Additional Information about West Tampa:

Brownfield Staff Report

Tampa West River Plan

Brownfield Designation Resolution

West Tampa CRA Strategic Action Plan 2018


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Mixed-Use Development East Tampa Community Redevelopment Area

The City of Tampa and the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) 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 vacant CRA funded lots located north of Columbus Drive, south of E. Hillsborough Ave, east of N. 15th Street, and west of N. 50th St.

The City’s intent in the sale of the land is to encourage residential and/or office and/or hospitality, and retail development on these lots and to help stimulate the redevelopment of East Tampa CRA. 

Interested parties are invited to submit proposals in response to the request consistent with applicable plans, laws, ordinances and regulations governing the area. Respondents should refer specifically to this site and address all aspects of their proposed development.

A City of Tampa Proposal Form and Exhibit "A" East Tampa CRA Vacant Properties for Development List may be obtained below:

East Tampa CRA Request for Proposal

East Tampa CRA Vacant Properties Exhibit A

East Tampa CRA Proposal Form

If you have questions or would like a Proposal package to be sent via U.S. mail, you may send an e-mail request to Eva.Hughes@Tampagov.net or by calling (813) 242-3807.  All Proposal Forms are due no later than 4:00 p.m. on July 22, 2019 to the City of Tampa Purchasing Department office, located at 306 E. Jackson Street-2E, Tampa, FL 33602. Mark the outside of the sealed envelope "RFP Mixed Use Development Proposal – East Tampa Community Redevelopment Area".


Mixed Use Development West Tampa Community Redevelopment Area

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 approximately eighteen (18) acres of land located immediately west of the Hillsborough River, south of Columbus Drive and north of Spruce Street in Tampa, Florida. The site is located in Census Tract 12057004300 which is designated a Qualified Opportunity Zone. The property is potentially eligible for Brownfield Tax Credits. The land is located in the West Tampa CRA and is immediately adjacent to a 44 acre redevelopment area known as West River. West River is a joint venture partnership of the Tampa Housing Authority and the Related Group of Florida. Collectively, that partnership is currently developing 676 mixed income residential units in 5 projects with a total investment exceeding $121 million. At buildout, West River is planned to contain 1600 housing units containing a mixture of approximately 50 % workforce and affordable housing and 50% market rate. The project plans includes hotels, retail and office space.

The City’s intent in the sale of the land is to encourage mixed use or residential or office and or hospitality and retail development on the site and to continue the redevelopment of the West Tampa CRA. Therefore, responsive proposals will demonstrate, (1) successful experience in the development of residential/office/retail/hospitality in urban areas, (2) architectural sensitivity to the proposed site, adjacent residential neighborhoods, buildings and activities, and (3) satisfactory financial references. Proposals shall address planning, design, financing, construction, timing, and project implementation. A workforce housing component is strongly encouraged.

West Tampa Strategic Action Plan

West Tampa Overlay District Design Standards

City of Tampa Comprehensive Plan

Minority Business Development Ordinance 2017-28

Proposals are due no later than 4:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 to the City of Tampa Purchasing Department office, located at 306 E. Jackson St., Tampa, Florida 33605.

View / Download Proposal Form

View / Download West River RFP Exhibit A

View/Download West River Property Utility Map

View/Download Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Report

View/Download RFP Pre-Bid Sign-In Sheet

View Submitted Proposals