RFP-FY21-02 500 Avenue A Redevelopment Opportunity

RFP - 02 - 500 Avenue A Redevelopment Opportunity

Garage Interior 500 Avenue A
  • Category: Montague Open Projects
  • Department: Selectboard
  • Fiscal Year: 2021
  • Current Status: Closed

Contact Info:

  • Walter Ramsey
    Town Planner

Important dates:

  • RFP Published: Wed, October 28, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • Bidders Meeting: Thu, November 12, 2020 at 2:00 PM
  • Q&A Closed: Mon, December 7, 2020 at 10:00 AM
  • Bids Due: Thu, December 10, 2020 at 10:00 AM
  • Bids Opened: Thu, December 10, 2020 at 10:05 AM
  • Bid Awarded: Not Set

Bidding deadline has passed.

Brief Description:


In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 30B, §16 the Town
of Montague seeks written proposals to purchase and redevelop the so-called Montage DPW Garage (Assessor’s Map 5, Lot 27). The Town-owned former highway department headquarters is located at 500 Avenue A in the village of Turners Falls.

The Site is 0.87 acres and is developed with one single-story, 11,250-square-foot commercial building that includes two (2) small attached garages, and one (1) large multi-bay attached garage. The property has been the Montague DPW maintenance facility since 1963. The Department is vacating the facility in December 2020.

The Town hopes to hear from a variety of individuals and organizations who will present proposals for the redevelopment of property in manner that will enhance the southern corridor of Avenue A.

Proposal Requirements. Due to the fact that the Town is seeking redevelopment of a property that requires rehabilitation and based upon a recent real estate appraisal, a minimum bid price for the Property has been established as $50,000.00. Proposals that meet the minimum requirements in Section II will be rated as “responsive”, and shall be further evaluated in accordance with the comparative evaluation criteria outlined in Section IX.

The Town reserves the right to reject in whole or in part any and all proposals. This RFP may be cancelled if the Town determines that cancellation serves the best interests of the Town. The Selectboard has final approval of all awarded contracts. Minority and women-owned business are encouraged to submit proposals.

Proposal Submission Deadline is 10:00 AM Thursday Dec. 10, 2020. The Town will conduct an informal session and tour of the site at 2:00 PM. Thursday, November 12, 2020. Physical distancing protocols will be in effect.

All inquiries regarding to this RFP shall be directed in writing to: Walter Ramsey, Town Planner planner@montague-ma.gov. Copies of this Request for Proposals (RFP) and supporting reference documents may be obtained at www.montague-ma.gov.

Last updated: 2020-12-21

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