City of Detroit releases RFPs

The City of Detroit released the Productive Landscape Development RFP and Housing Development RFP on July 5, 2016 as part of the Livernois/McNichols Corridor Revitalization Initiative. The Livernois/McNichols Corridor Revitalization Plan is a comprehensive planning strategy focused on implementing a coordinated range of transformative initiatives to address physical, social, and economic challenges in this area of Northwest Detroit.

As part of the Productive Landscape RFP, The City of Detroit in partnership with the Detroit Land Bank Authority (DLBA) is seeking proposals to redevelop vacant land in the Fitzgerald neighborhood in northwest Detroit into economically self-sustaining, productive landscapes that support community revitalization. The development of new, productive landscapes on vacant parcels has the power to be transformative and contribute to neighborhood revitalization in Fitzgerald.

The intent of the Housing Rehabilitation RFP is to identify a Developer to participate in piloting a holistic redevelopment response to neighborhood vacancy issues, demolition, vacant land activation, and affordable housing needs in the project area.

To be considered, all Request for Proposals must be received by 4:00pm EST on Thursday, August 26, 2016. The responsibility of submitting the Request for Proposals rests entirely with the person or persons submitting the request. More information and RFPs for download are available on this website.