City of Syracuse

The City of Syracuse has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the acquisition and redevelopment of a vacant property in Downtown Syracuse located at 290 East Onondaga Street and Montgomery Street, the site of the former Powelson Building. The City of Syracuse will review submissions with particular emphasis placed on:

1) those who display a proven ability to provide creative and inclusive land use and development strategies, 

2) return the site to the tax roll and increase the City’s tax base, and 

3) create permanent job opportunities for Syracuse residents. 

Guidelines and specifications on the information requested can be found in the RFP document, which is included here for reference. 

All submissions must be received prior to 2:30 P.M., Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

Please click the link here to access the full request for proposals document.

You can find more information and access the RFP online at syrgov.net/BuyProperty. Physical copies of the RFP are available through the City of Syracuse Office of Management and Budget located in City Hall, 233 East Washington Street, Syracuse, NY 13202. 

Please note that in order to access the file, you must register and provide your contact information. Proper instructions to assist you with downloading the file can be found below. If you have any questions, please contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Instructions to Download the RFP Electronically:

1)      Click the access link in this email or via www.syrgov.net/BuyProperty

2)      Fill out the access form and register your contact information. Please note all fields must be filled out and completed. Click submit to register.

3)      Click the confirm registration box for security purposes and submit.

4)       You will be brought to a webpage confirming your registration with the access link. Click DOWNLOAD.

5)      The download link will bring you to the PDF version of the RFP which is available to review and save the file.


Connecticut Brownfields

Connecticut Brownfields Initiative announces the release of a Request for Proposals

The Connecticut Brownfields Initiative (http://cbi.uconn.edu/) is pleased to announce the release of a Request for Proposals for the Spring 2019 Municipal Assistance Program (MAP). The MAP will support entities that are eligible for federal and state brownfield assistance programs (towns, municipalities, regional planning and redevelopment agencies, non-profit organizations, Indian tribes) on various aspects of brownfield redevelopment.

Additional information on potential projects and the online application can be found at http://cbi.uconn.edu/for-communities/

The deadline to respond to the RFP has been extended to December 15th, 2018.

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