Request For Qualifications - Consultant Services

Request For Qualifications - Consultant Services

Downtown BID of Missoula

Downtown BID of Missoula seeks a consulting firm/team with downtown planning and economic development experience. Respondents should have experience in citizen involvement, visioning, downtown planning, landscape architecture, urban design, historic preservation, transportation, market analysis, and implementation. The purpose of this RFQ is to identify consulting teams with the capability of creating a master plan for the central city, historic downtown and its adjoining neighborhoods. The strategy for this project should include, but not be limited to:
• a strong emphasis on citizen participation bringing together representatives from a broad range of stakeholders and maintain an inclusive process through community dialogue, consensus building and action
• analysis of existing land use and ownership patterns with an emphasis on redevelopment opportunities
• analysis of existing development patterns and the development of recommended modifications, where appropriate;
• analysis of the current market and the development of marketing strategies for the central city.
A scope of work and a specific request for proposals will be provided to consultants with qualifications that best meet the objectives of the Downtown Master Plan Steering Committee.
The following qualification information must be submitted:
•Name, address, and phone number of the consulting firm, including any team members.
• Whether the lead firm is a partnership, corporation, or sole proprietorship, where it is organized, and the names of principals, officers, and directors of the firm.
•Names of key personnel, their respective titles, experience, and periods of service with the firm and any team members.
•A narrative or other statement of qualifications for the proposed project.
•A brief statement of the availability of key personnel of the firm/team to undertake the proposed project.
•List of projects completed by the firm/team.
•Names and telephone numbers of persons whom the Board can call for references regarding the firm's past performance, specifically on similar projects.

Qualification information may be provided in any manner you may deem appropriate and must clearly delineate your ability to successfully complete a project of this type. The deadline for submission of qualifications is 5pm MDT on August 3, 2007. Qualifications must be submitted to the address below. Late submittals will NOT be accepted.
Downtown BID of Missoula
Linda McCarthy
PO Box 8283
Missoula, MT 59807

Consultants needing additional information or having questions may contact Ellen Buchanan, Director of the Missoula Redevelopment Agency at 406-552-6156 or [email protected].

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For more information contact:

Ellen Buchanan
Downtown BID of Missoula
PO Box 8283
MT 59807

Phone: 406-552-6156
Email: [email protected]

Posted June 22, 2007

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