The Providence Redevelopment Agency (“Agency”) in an effort to redevelop those certain lots more fully described in Exhibit A attached hereto (the “Property”), seeks proposals for the rehabilitation of said Property. All proposals shall include the required information enumerated in this information package, however, no proposals will be accepted unless they are developed in accordance with the Agency’s By-Laws, the City of Providence Home Rule Charter, and the Providence Code of Ordinances, as amended.
- This Property has a pending State of Rhode Island Historic Tax Credit Application reserving approximately $8.8M in state tax credits. The successful bidder may have access to these credits. Additional credits may be available for an associated cost.
- Bidders should observe that the Property is located in the Industrial and Commercial Buildings Historic District (ICBD). As such, any proposed modifications to the exterior of the building shall be consistent with the Providence Historic District Commission’s Standards and Guidelines for the ICBD. Notwithstanding anything contained in this document, the City recognizes that the Property may be redeveloped for a reuse that is not granted as a matter of right. Bidders may provide a detailed reuse concept which requires a zoning change or zoning variance, but all proposals must comport with the City of Providence Comprehensive Plan. Proposals for demolition of the building or any portion thereof will be rejected and disqualified any potential award.
Proposals shall be submitted in writing to the Providence Redevelopment Agency, 444 Westminster Street, Suite 3A, Providence, Rhode Island, 02903, Attention: Bonnie Nickerson, Executive Director, by 3:00pm on Friday, August 24, 2018. No consideration will be given to proposals submitted after this date and time. The Agency takes no responsibility for packages sent by mail or other means that cannot
meet the deadline. Hand delivery is acceptable. The Agency may request additional documentation to assist in making its selection.
Click here for the RFP package. Please note the time of the walk-through on Thursday, July 19th has been changed to 3:00 PM.
Responses to the submitted questions regarding the RFP will be posted on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, instead of Friday, July 27, 2018.