REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL – PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Gateway Master Plan Program Management – The Downtown Community Improvement District
Proposals are due by Noon on August 8, 2017.
The Downtown Community Improvement District (CID) in the city of Columbia, Missouri, is seeking proposals for a professional architectural firm to provide program management for the Gateways Master Plan for The District. The Downtown CID is an independent organization dedicated to keeping Columbia’s downtown – The District – vital.
The District is a live/work/play neighborhood that fosters the creative, the eclectic, and the local. It is a constantly adapting community of people, with tradition blending harmoniously with high tech and the latest trends in fashion, food and the arts.
The District encompasses 50 square blocks, more than 300 individual properties, 1200 residences and over 600 businesses, non-profits and government entities. (See Exhibit A) Bounded by 3 Universities and Colleges and City Government buildings, the area offers both a strong day and night economy.
It is the policy of The District to negotiate contracts for professional services on the basis of demonstrated competence and qualifications for the professional services required and such services shall be at fair and reasonable prices.