The City of Austin, through its Economic Development Department (EDD), seeks a master development partner to create a new vibrant, sustainable, and mixed-use neighborhood on 208 acres of publically-owned land located in northeast Austin. The site is roughly eight miles from Downtown, the State Capitol Complex, and the University of Texas at Austin campus and has been the subject of extensive planning through community engagement. This Request for Qualifications (RFQS) provides an opportunity for qualified respondents to demonstrate their experience in developing large scale, master planned communities through public-private partnerships to reach social, economic, and environmental goals.
ISSUANCE DATE: October 23, 2017
PRE-OFFER CONFERENCE & SITE VISIT: November 16, 2017
SUBMITTAL DEADLINE: December 21, 2017
PROJECT LOCATION: Seven miles northeast of Downtown Austin on Loyola Lane between Johnn Morris Road and Decker Lane.
Two-Step Solicitation Process:
In Step One, the City will evaluate Request for Qualifications (RFQS) submissions and identify a short list of qualified Master Developers for further consideration. In Step Two, the City will issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) to qualified Master Developers identified in Step one; along with the RFP submittal requirements, evaluations factors, and deadlines. Respondents will have an opportunity to submit a proposal including a development concept and business plan.
CLICK HERE to visit the City of Austin Purchasing Department for access the the RFQS Offer Package. Interested Offerers are required to register with the City of Austin Vendor Connection web page. Vendor Connection provides a public clearinghouse to view detailed information about current business opportunities with the City of Austin. This site allows vendors to subscribe to solicitations and download solicitation documents.
The following vendor codes were notified for this RFQS/RFP solicitation: