SOUTHEAST OVERTOWN/PARK WEST COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO.
13-007 Overtown Shopping Center PROPERTY DESCRIPTION _________________________________________ Folio: 01-3136-064-0010 Address: 1490 NW 3rd Avenue, Miami, FL 33136 Zoning: T6-8-0 Urban Core Land Use: 8940 Municipal Total Property Size: 33,455 sq. ft. Leasable Total Square Footage: UNIT: 101 104 105 106 108 109 110 111 112A SQUARE FOOTAGE: 17,158 1,329 2,495 1,593 1,505 1,167 1,167 1,167 2,000
_________________________________________ "AS-IS": The property is offered in its "AS IS, WITH ALL FAULTS" condition. General Information: Pursuant to Section 163.380(3)(a), Florida Statutes, the Southeast Overtown/Park West Community Redevelopment Agency ("CRA") is declaring its intent to lease commercial space described above and is seeking proposals from persons interested in all or portions of the property. Selected respondents will have thirty (30) days to investigate the property and submit a proposal no later than on December 9, 2013 at 11:30 am in the manner indicated below. The CRA shall only consider Proposers who have been an active and operational commercial business for a minimum period of three (3) years. Additionally, given the physical layout of Unit 101, the CRA currently has a preference for a food grocer, and has set a minimum lease rate at $4.00 per s.f. NNN. As for the other commercial units described above, the CRA is opening negotiations concerning the lease rate by asking $15.00 per s.f. NNN. Tenant will be
responsible for its portion of Common Area Maintenance charges, Real Estate Taxes and Insurance which is estimated at $4.65 per sq. ft., however subject to change. Execution of a lease
agreement(s) with successful proposer(s) is conditioned upon credit verification to the satisfaction of the CRA. Please note the following terms: Rental Escalation: The rental rate shall increase annually by the greater of the Consumer Price Index or four percent (4%)
On mutual execution of a Lease document by and between CRA and Tenant On delivery of space to Tenant by CRA
Utilities: Conditions of Premises:
Tenant shall pay for Tenant’s own utilities For units 104, 108, 109, 110, and 111, the CRA shall deliver the Premises in a “Vanilla Box” condition. For unit 101, the CRA shall deliver the Premises in "Unfinished Shell" condition. For units 105, 106, and 112A, the CRA shall deliver the Premises in "As Is" condition. With CRA’s approval, Tenant will be permitted to make modifications to the interior of Premises based on mutually approved architectural and engineering plans. Tenant’s contractors and subcontractors must be approved by CRA. Tenant must obtain all required permits Tenant shall deposit with CRA an amount equal to two (2) months’ rent as security for the faithful performance of the lease Subject to the review of Tenant’s financial statements, CRA will require additional guarantors, including, but not limited to the principals of the Tenant & spouses, if applicable
Modifications to Premises:
Content of Proposals: Proposals must contain the following information: 1. Description of commercial business proposed to be located at the Property. 2. Identification of unit(s) sought by Proposer. Proposers may bid on one or more commercial units on the property. 3. Proof of operation in the form of a business tax receipt or other similar documentation reflecting that the Proposer has been an active commercial business for a minimum period of three (3) years in the same business or industry for which commercial space is sought at the property. 4. Terms of the proposed lease including rental rate per s.f. and primary lease term
Evaluation of Proposals and Selection:
Upon receipt of proposals, a selection committee to review the proposals and render a recommendation shall be convened by the Executive Director. The selection committee shall be 2
comprised of at least three (3) members, one of which must be an employee or agent of the CRA. Said members shall not have any interest in any of the proposals received and considered. Additionally, the identity of members of the selection committee shall remain undisclosed and confidential until such time the committee convenes to review the proposals. Such confidentiality is imposed to ensure selection committee members are not contacted by proposers in an effort to influence the member’s consideration. Contact by a proposer of a committee member for the purpose of influencing the member’s consideration shall result in the proposer being automatically disqualified from participating in the competitive process. The meeting of the selection committee shall be a public meeting, and not a public hearing. Notice of same shall be made no less than five (5) business days prior to the committee’s meeting. At the meeting, the selection committee shall designate a chairperson to lead the meeting. The Executive Director or designee may also be present to answer questions by the selection committee concerning, but not limited to: (1) the CRA generally; the Plan, including the goals, objectives, and principles set forth therein; the request for proposals, any addenda thereto issued, or any information made available in connection with the request for proposals. The Executive Director or designee may not vote, rank, or make recommendation concerning the proposals considered. The meeting shall be electronically recorded in order to allow transcription by the Clerk of the Board. The selection committee members shall rank the proposals considered. Within five (5) business days, the chairperson of the committee shall issue a written memorandum to the Executive Director reflecting the committee’s rankings along with the individual members’ scores. The CRA’s Board of Commissioners shall have the final decision-making authority concerning the selection of a successful proposal for the disposition of CRA-owned real property or interest therein. The Board’s consideration shall be made at a public meeting, as required by Secti on 286.011, Florida Statutes. In evaluating responses, the following factors shall be considered: 1. The proposed lease rate per square footage and other terms and conditions of the proposed lease 2. Nature of business proposed to be located at the Property, and consistency of proposed business with the Southeast Overtown/Park West Community Redevelopment Plan dated November 2004 by Dover Kohl & Partners, as updated by the Final Update of May 2009 by the City of Miami Planning Department (ver. 2.0) which is available at http://www.miamicra.com/seopwcra/docs/2009_SEOPW_Redevelopment_Plan.pdf. 3. Experience in operating the proposed business. Preference may be given to proposers which currently operate their business within the redevelopment area.
All available information on the referenced Property may be obtained from the CRA at 1490 NW 3rd Avenue, Suite 105, Miami, Florida 33136. For further information, please contact Brian Zeltsman, CRA Director of Architecture and Development, at (305) 679-6827 or firstname.lastname@example.org. All interested parties are encouraged to inspect the property. Submission of Proposals: Respondents must submit three (3) copies of their proposal to the Clerk of the Board, which is the City Clerk of the City of Miami, at Miami City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, Florida 33133, by 11:30 a.m. on December 9, 2013. Late proposals and/or proposals submitted at any other location will not be accepted. The CRA reserves the right to accept any proposal(s) deemed to be in the public interest and in furtherance of the purposes of Florida's Community Redevelopment Act of 1969, to waive any irregularities in any proposal(s), to cancel this Request for Proposals, to reject any or all proposals, and/or to re-advertise for proposals.
Clarence E. Woods, III Executive Director