All proposals shall incorporate the following:a.
Elements preserving the history of the Overtown area, while incorporating the theme of “Live,Work and Play,” including entertainment venues and restaurants with outdoor dining to the fullestextent practicable.b.
Information regarding job opportunities for local area residents and businesses to allow them toparticipate in the construction of the development, including at least two (2) local job fairs priorto the commencement of each development phase.c.
Information as to job opportunities for local residents and local businesses post-construction,including newly generated trade and service related jobs, including at least one (1) local job fairupon the completion of each development phase.d.
Phasing of construction, with a preference on the completion of the Retail Component, prior tothe Residential Component.e.
The requirement that twenty percent (20%) of the subcontractors for the project are companiesthat have their principal place of business within the County, giving first priority tosubcontractors whose principal place of business is in the CRA Redevelopment Area, secondpriority to subcontractors whose principal place of business is in Overtown, third priority tosubcontractors whose principal place of business is within District 5 of the City, fourth priority tosubcontractors whose principal place of business is in the City and last priority to subcontractorswhose principal place of business is in Miami-Dade County.f.
The requirement that the general contractor and all subcontractors hire forty percent (40%) of theunskilled labor for the construction of the project from workers residing in the County giving firstpriority to workers residing in the CRA Redevelopment Area, second priority to workers residingin Overtown, third priority to workers residing in District 5 of the City, fourth priority to workersresiding in the City with last priority to workers residing in the County.g.
To the extent required by the City of Miami Zoning Code, the Developer shall plat eachdevelopment site.h.
Evidence of available financial resources acceptable to the CRA.Respondents should be aware that the CRA will also be requesting proposals for Block 45 and 56 to theeast of Block 55. Proposers may bid on one or both properties.All available information on the referenced Property may be obtained from the CRA at 1490 NW 3
Avenue, Suite 105, Miami, Florida 33136. For further information, please contact Brian Zeltsman at(305) 679-6827. All interested parties are encouraged to inspect the property. A pre-submissionconference will be held on July 10th, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the CRA offices. The "cone of silence" doesnot apply to this RFP, and thus, communication with the staff of the CRA and the City of Miami ispermissible.Respondents must submit ten (10) copies of their proposal to the City Clerk of the City of Miami, atMiami City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, Florida 33133, by 3:00pm on Tuesday, July 23rd,2013. Late proposals and/or proposals submitted at any other location will not be accepted.