Request For Proposals

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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 lease of the approximately 2,600 sf of retail space in the building facing the Great Lawn in Curtis Hixon Park on Ashley Drive in Tampa. 

The City’s intent in the lease of the space is to provide additional dining options to the visitors of Curtis Hixon Park and the Tampa Riverwalk. The space is being leased as-is on a triple net basis with no tenant improvement allowance. The City of Tampa will consider offering rent abatement to offset the investment in the space. Responsive proposals will demonstrate, (1) successful experience in the restaurant industry (2) a use for the space that is complementary to the activities in the park and (3) satisfactory financial references. Proposals shall address planning, design, financing, construction and project implementation.  

Interested parties are invited to submit proposals in response to the request consistent with applicable plans, laws, ordinances and regulations governing the Area.  Proposals are due no later than 4:00 P.M. on June 12, 2017, to the City of Tampa Purchasing Department, 306 E. Jackson Street, 2E, Tampa, Florida 33602.

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 lease and redevelopment of all or a portion of the approximately 10,000 sf of retail space located at 221-225 S Franklin St. in the Tampa Convention Center. 

The City’s intent in the lease of the space is to provide additional dining / retail options to the approximately 600,000 annual visitors to the convention center as well as users of The Riverwalk, local residents and hotel guests. The space is being leased as-is on a triple net basis with no tenant improvement allowance. The City of Tampa will consider offering rent abatement to offset the investment in the space. Responsive proposals will demonstrate, (1) successful experience in the restaurant / retail industry, (2) a use for the space that is complementary to the activities in the
convention center and (3) satisfactory financial references. Proposals shall address planning, design, financing, construction and project implementation.  

Interested parties are invited to submit proposals in response to the request consistent with applicable plans, laws, ordinances and regulations governing the Area.  Proposals are due no later than 4:00 P.M. on June 9, 2017, to the City of Tampa Purchasing Department, 306 E. Jackson Street, 2E, Tampa, Florida 33602.

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Additional opportunities will have separate Request for Proposals released at a later date.  For more information about the City of Tampa's RFP process please contact the City of Tampa Purchasing Department at (813) 274-8351.