REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
This RFP seeks to find a development partner interested in structuring a partnership with the County.
The County has acquired several parcels at this intersection, including 3 of the 4 corner parcels. In addition, the r/w width is exceptional. The County is open to a variety of public/private partnership options which could include a joint venture structure or a long-term lease and expects that any future development to incorporate mixed-use elements. The County seeks to maximize long-term revenue for both parties and generate economic benefit for the government and the potential partner. The ideal developer will have experience in
a) adaptive reuse, b) historic tax credit financed projects and c) public/private partnerships.
Macon seeks proposals from qualified developers interested in undertaking this significant project.
In seeking a potential partner, the County is seeking a developer with the referenced experience
and encourages creativity in developer responses to this procurement and the design of the project.
In addition to the referenced economic benefit, the County hopes that this development will
further catalyze Downtown’s economic resurgence while maintaining its distinct and historic feel.
The County’s chosen development partner will enter into a development agreement which will
more fully set forth the terms and conditions of the Selected Developer’s development of the
Project (the “Development Agreement”). The terms and conditions of the Development Agreement
are more particularly described in Section 4 of this RFP.
The County will select the Selected Developer based on qualifications, references, and
financial capability to execute the Project (see Sections 4 through 8 below).
Submissions in response to this Request for Proposals are due August 29, 2019 – 12:00 pm EDT. Responses received after the date and time prescribed may not be considered for contract award and shall be returned to the Offeror at the discretion of the County. For a full schedule of activities and key dates, see Section 2 below. A pre-bid conference is scheduled for 10:00 o’clock a.m., Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Procurement Department at 700 Poplar Street Suite 308, Macon, Ga 31201.
5. Copies and Submission
One (1) original (duly marked) and five (5) copies of the Technical Proposal binder, and one (1) original (duly marked) and five (5) copies of the Financial Proposal binder shall be delivered to the following
“Request for Proposals for Master Developer of Mid-City Square”
Macon Bibb-County Procurement Department
Attn: Chauncey Wilmore, Senior Procurement Officer
700 Poplar Street
3rd Floor, Suite 308
Macon, GA 31201