Request for Proposals
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)
City of Duluth, Georgia
(Stage One of Two-Stage RFQ/RFP Qualifications-Based Competitive Process)
The City of Duluth (City) and the Duluth Downtown Development Authority (DDA) soliciting highly qualified developers with experience in 1) developing village scale urban retail and restaurant districts and/or 2) developing high quality urban residential neighborhoods that may include a mixture of high-density condominiums, apartments, townhomes and single-family units, to respond to this Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”). The City and DDA’s objective is to negotiate agreements with qualified developers who are interested in constructing a restaurant/retail/entertainment district and urban residential neighborhood in two locations within Downtown Duluth. There are two areas of opportunity for the purposes of this RFQ, Parcel A (“The Block”) and Parcels B, C, D and E (“Urban Residential Neighborhood Component”) Combined, these parcels total nearly 15.6 acres of prime developable property, including nearly 9 acres and 38,000 SF of potential adaptive reuse buildings which are owned by the City of Duluth. Both the City-owned property and adjacent privately owned parcels identified in this RFQ are being offered for redevelopment.