Request For Proposals

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS 
CITY OF TAMPA 

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/Download RFP Pre-Bid Meeting FAQ's


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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.


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.