RFP-FY22-05 500 Avenue A (former DPW) Redevelopment Opportunity

RFP - 05 - 500 Avenue A (former DPW) Redevelopment Opportunity

  • Category: Montague Open Projects
  • Department: Planning
  • Fiscal Year: 2022
  • Current Status: Awarded

Contact Info:

  • Walter Ramsey- Town Planner

Important dates:

  • RFP Published: Wed, November 3, 2021 at 12:00 AM
  • Bidders Meeting: Thu, November 18, 2021 at 9:00 AM
  • Q&A Closed: Mon, December 6, 2021 at 10:00 AM
  • Bids Due: Thu, December 9, 2021 at 10:00 AM
  • Bids Opened: Not Set
  • Bid Awarded: Yes

Awarded to:

  • Nova Real Estate
    147 2nd Street, Turners Falls, MA 01376
  • Contract Price: $75,000.00

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 served as the Montague DPW maintenance facility between 1963 and 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 at $75,000. 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 December 9, 2021. The Town will conduct an informal session and tour of the site at 9:00 AM. Thursday, November 18, 2021.

All inquiries regarding to this RFP shall be directed in writing to: Walter Ramsey, Town Planner planner@montague-ma.gov.

Last updated: 2022-03-21

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