2222 Oakton Street Request for Qualifications/Proposals

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Request for Qualifications/Proposals

The City is seeking qualified individual/operator or team to utilize the property at 2222 Oakton to bring an exciting and destination-oriented use to Evanston’s Oakton corridor. Evanston has a wide range of dining, fitness and entertainment options, and is home to many unique destinations. The City’s goal for this property is to be utilized for its highest and best uses that will offer amenity options for visitors and residents of Evanston that include families, baby boomers, and college-aged students alike.

Site Visit

One site visit will be offered on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Representatives from interested operators and development teams are encouraged to attend. Participation in a site visit is not a requirement to respond to this solicitation.

Timeline

Event/Activity

Date

Release of Solicitation Documents

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Deadline to Submit Questions to the City

Friday, July 27, 2018

City’s Response to Questions

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Responses to Solicitation Due

Monday, August 13, 2018

Evaluation by City Staff

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Economic Development Committee Review of RFQ/P Responses/Public Presentation of Proposals by Short-Listed Developers

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

City Council Review of RFP Responses

Monday, November 5, 2018

Selection of Development Team

December 2018/January 2019

Questions/Comments & Answers
All questions regarding the property and this solicitation must be submitted to Jim Hurley, Community Development Management Analyst, at jhurley@cityofevanston.org no later than Friday, July 27, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. All questions received and answers will be published on the website. Responses to questions will be published on this website no later than Wednesday, August 1, 2018. All updates regarding this project will be communicated through this website as well. The page should be regularly checked to ensure that information is not missed.

Submission Procedure
Submissions (both hard copy and electronic) must be received no later than Monday, August 13, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. in the following manner:
* Submit two copies of the response to the Request for Qualifications/Proposals for 2222 Oakton Street to the City of Evanston’s Community Development Department at the following address:

Community Development Department
ATTN: 2222 Oakton Street Responses
2100 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

In-person submission, mail, courier, and all other delivery services are acceptable.
* Email one PDF copy to Jim Hurley, Community Development Management Analyst, at jhurley@cityofevanston.org.