Request For Proposals for the Development of Property within the Journal Square 2060 Redevelopment Area
The Jersey City Redevelopment Agency (“JCRA” or “Agency”) has issued this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) in accordance with the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1, et seq. (the “Redevelopment Law”), for the redevelopment project (“Project”) described herein.
All proposals are prepared at the cost and expense of he prospective purchaser/developer (“Respondent(s)”). The JCRA is not responsible for paying for any of the costs or expenses associated with the preparation or submission of proposals.
Any successful Respondent is required to comply with requirements of the Law Against Discrimination, P.L. 1975, Ch. 127, N.J.A.C. 10:5-31, et seq., the Affirmative Action Rules, N.J.A.C. 17:27-1.1, et seq, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 USC §2101, et seq.
Respondents and their contractors and subcontractors must at all t comply with all applicable obligations pursuant to The New Jersey Campaign Contributions and Expenditure Reporting Act, N.J.S.A. 19:44A-1, et seq., and any local or municipal restrictions adopted in accordance with said Act, including but not necessarily limited to Ordinance No. 08-128 of the City of Jersey City, “Contractor Pay-To-Play Reform Ordinance,” adopted September 3, 2008 and Ordinance No. 09-096 of the City of Jersey City, “Redevelopment Pay-To-Play Reform Ordinance,” adopted September 9, 2009.
This RFP constitutes an invitation to submit proposals to the JCRA, and does not represent an offer, obligation or agreement on the part of the JCRA. The Agency reserves the right to protect the best interests of the Agency and the City of Jersey City “City”), to waive any technical errors, to reject any proposal (or any part thereof) for any reason whatsoever, or to reject all proposals for any reason whatsoever. The JCRA reserves the right at any time to withdraw this RFP. In addition, the JCRA retains the right to make modifications or additions to the RFP.
There will be one site visit conducted on Thursday, February 22, 2018. The visit will be held at 693-701 Newark Avenue. Attendance at the site visit is not mandatory but is encouraged.
No oral interpretation of any requirements of this RFP will be given to any prospective Respondent. Only written requests submitted by regular mail / fax / email for interpretation will be considered. Such requests will only be accepted until Friday, March 2 nd , 2018. Questions should be directed to: David Donnelly c/o Jesamil Suazo via email firstname.lastname@example.org , Jersey City Redevelopment Agency 66 York Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302. A written response received through mail and/or fax and/or email will be made in about three business days and both the inquiry and response will be posted on the Agency’s website at http://www.thejcra.org within this time. Respondents should check the website periodically for updates to the RFP as well as any questions/responses posted.
All proposals must include a submission fee of $1,500 which must be paid at the time of submission. Any proposals received after the deadline or without the submission fee will be rejected. Proposals that include payment of the submission fee b check, which check is dishonored for insufficient funds, shall be considered to have not included the submission fee and will be rejected.
Respondents must supply three (3) paper copies and one (1) electronic copy (on CD, PDF or USB drive format preferred) of their proposal.
All proposals must be delivered no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 16 th , 2018 Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, 66 York Street, 3 rd floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302. Proposals may be submitted in person, or may be sent by U.S. certified mail return receipt requested, or by private courier service. Post marked proposals dated on the reception date but after the reception date will be deemed late and rejected. The JCRA shall not be responsible for the loss, non-delivery, or physical condition of proposals sent by mail or courier service. Emailed submissions will not be accepted.
All proposals will become the property of the JCRA and will not be returned to the Respondent.
For further information, contact Jesamil Suazo at (201) 761-0819.