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URA Requesting Proposals for 1602-1606 Broadway Avenue in Beechview

Press Release
July 31, 2020

PITTSBURGH, PA (August 3, 2020)  The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for redevelopers and/or redevelopment teams to purchase and redevelop 1602-1606 Broadway Avenue in the Beechview neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh. This is the second time this RFP has been issued.

The goal of this RFP is to select a redeveloper who can complete a high-quality, mixed-use development as permitted by Local Neighborhood Commercial (LNC) zoning guidelines while preserving the architectural character of the building.

The Equitable Empowerment Program, a tool created to assist respondents with their submissions, is available for this RFP. The program, a partnership of the URA and Neighborhood Allies, provides free technical assistance and professional support services for the preparation of RFP and RFQ responses.

Interested redevelopers responding to this RFP should contact the URA to schedule a site tour. Please note that attendance to at least one site tour is mandatory. Redevelopers are encouraged to bring their architect, engineer, or any other applicable team members.

A Beechview/Broadway Avenue neighborhood business district profile can be found here.

The full RFP can be found here. Responses are due October 20, 2020. 

The URA uses Public Purchase, a web-based e-Procurement service for the automatic notification and transmittal of RFPs, RFQs, and bid opportunities at no charge to vendors. All parties interested in responding to this RFP or receiving notifications when the URA releases an opportunity must register with Public Purchase and then register with the URA. Instructions for the two-step registration process can be found here. All questions regarding this RFP should be submitted through Public Purchase.

The URA is the City of Pittsburgh's economic development agency, supporting the City’s economic development goals, which are designed to create a city of inclusive opportunity for residents, stakeholders, and communities. The URA is committed to creating more housing that is affordable to the average Pittsburgher; encouraging more entrepreneurship and small business development; promoting inclusive growth and quality job creation; expanding neighborhood and main streets revitalization efforts; and developing a talented workforce that is equipped with the skills of the future.

 

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