Request for Proposals

East River Brownfield Opportunity Area

South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (SoBRO)

Bronx, NY

Posted: 08/16/2013
Submittal Deadline: 09/23/2013


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The South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (SoBRO) seeks proposals from qualified firms/teams to provide community planning, urban design, and economic development strategy services for the Port Morris East River Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) Step 2 Nomination Study. The selected consultant team will work in collaboration with SoBRO staff to produce a detailed analysis of existing conditions, engage local stakeholders in a visioning process, identify and profile sites that can catalyze revitalization in the community, and develop a set of recommendations that address key challenges and opportunities with regard to economic development and brownfields in the study area.

Consultant teams should demonstrate expertise in the following areas:
• Area-wide planning;
• Design: urban design, architecture, and landscape architecture;
• Market analysis;
• Mapping and graphics; and
• Organization and compilation of data-heavy reports per agency programmatic requirements.

The submission deadline is September 23, 2013. For further information, please contact Sarit Platkin, SoBRO's Program Manager of Land Use and Environmental Planning, at (718) 732-7561 or