Requests for Proposals

City issues Requests for Proposals (RFP) for Purchase and Redevelopment of 427 Bay Street & 74 Irvington Street

Request for Proposals for:          

RFPs will be received until 2:00P.M (EST) on: January 18, 2019 by Chief Procurement Officer, Lauren Stabilo at the Office of Procurement in City Hall, 36 Court Street, Room 307 Springfield, MA 01103.

Bid documents and specifications will be available at no charge beginning Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 9:00am at the Office of Procurement or requesting a copy on the City’s website www.springfieldcityhall.com.

427 Bay Street – The City is requesting proposals for the purchase and redevelopment of 427 Bay Street (01085-0375) IN THE Bay neighborhood of Springfield, MA.  This is a City owned property that consists of a 6,671 square foot lot that includes a 2 ½ story, vacant, residential property that is zoned Residence C.  The property is on a corner lot where Cambridge and Bay Street meet, directly across from Oak Grove Cemetery.  Assessed Value - $98,400

The property will be open on the following dates and times for interested proposers to view:

  • November 28, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.
  • December 12, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
  • December 21, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
  • January 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

74 Irvington Street – The City is requesting proposals for the purchase and redevelopment of 74 Irvington Street (06975-0015) in the Forest Park neighborhood of Springfield, MA.  This is a City owned property that consists of 6,242 square foot lot that includes a 2 ½ story, vacant, residential  property that is zoned Residence A.  The property is on a corner lot where Irvington Street, Trinity Terrace and Morningside Park meet.  Assessed Value  - $149,500

The property will be open on the following dates and times for interested proposers to view:

  • November 28, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
  • December 12, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.
  • December 21, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
  • January 8, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.

Additional access to the properties may be requested and will grated at the sole discretion of the City of Springfield by contacting Tina Quagliato Sullivan , Director of DRC at 413-750-2114 or emailing tquagliato@springfieldcityhall.com

Questions regarding the RFP should be submitted in writing to the Procurement Department.  In order to provide prompt answers to questions, the City requests that all proposers submit written questions to the City of Springfield’s Procurement Department by January 11, 2019.  Questions should be faxed, mailed or emailed to the following :

Mailing Address: Office of Procurement
Attn: Lauren Stabilo, Chief Procurement Officer
36 Court Street, Room 307
Springfield, MA 01103
Fax Number: (413) 787-6295
Email: lstabilo@springfieldcityhall.com


Technical Assistance Workshop

City of Springfield staff will be offering a pre-proposal technical assistance workshop on December 20th at 2:00 p.m. at 70 Tapley Street, Springfield.  The workshop will provide technical assistance on how to submit a successful RFP response to the city.  It will include a review of Frequently Asked Questions and will provide troubleshooting advice for potential respondents.  It will include examples of successful responses and what RFP Review committee respondents look for when evaluating proposals.  City staff will also do a brief overview of CDBG funding requirements and how funding is disbursed.  All potential respondents are encouraged to attend.

The Chief Procurement Officer may, in its sole and absolute discretion, reject any and all, or parts of any and all proposals; may rea-advertise this RFP if so inclined; postpone or cancel at any time this RFP process; change, adjust, or modify the anticipated schedule of events.

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