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NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

Melrose Commons North Request for Proposals

 Melrose Commons North Request for Proposals 
The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is inviting developers to submit development Proposals for a mix of rental and homeownership housing, retail, and community space on three development parcels within the Melrose Commons Urban Renewal Area. 

This RFP is in accordance with the Mayor’s New Housing Marketplace Plan, which responds to the changing housing needs of New York’s communities by committing to the new construction or rehabilitation of 165,000 housing units by 2013.  The proposed Projects serve the Plan’s critical goals of creating needed housing opportunities, maximizing affordability, making City-owned land available for private residential development, and, in turn, enhancing the City’s community revitalization efforts.

Interested parties that choose to download the RFP using the link below must register.  Only those registered will receive any updates or additional communications regarding the RFP.  A hard copy of the RFP can be obtained at 100 Gold Street, Room 9I-2, New York, NY during business hours beginning Monday, September 8, 2008 for a $75 non-refundable fee in the form of a certified check or money order payable to the New York City Department of Finance.  The RFP contains a detailed description of the development program, requirements, guidelines, eligibility requirements, selection process, and submission requirements.

People with disabilities requiring special accommodations either to pick up the RFP or to deliver a complete application should contact the agency contact below so that the necessary arrangements can be made.

A pre-submission conference will be held at HPD, 100 Gold Street, Room 1R, New York, NY on Wednesday, September 24 at 10:00 AM.  Interested parties are strongly encouraged to attend the conference.  All proposals are due by hand no later than 4:00 PM on December 12, 2008.

Click here to download the Melrose Commons North RFP (pdf)

In addition to being included in the RFP, the Proposal Forms which make up Appendix F can be downloaded below. Submission note: Forms D1, D2, and F must be submitted as Excel files on CD, in addition to being submitted in hard copy.

A.  Completeness checklist and applicant’s letter (Word)
B.   Proposal summary (Excel)
C.   Development team information and Applicant questionnaire (Word)
D.       1. Development experience and current workload (Excel)
          2. Management experience and current workload (Excel)
          3. Management Questionnaire ( Word)
E.   Assets statement (Word) 
F.    Financing Proposal
         1. Rental Pro Forma (Excel)
         2.Coop and Condo Pro Forma (Excel)

Communications should be directed to:

Peter Madden
HPD New Construction Finance
100 Gold Street, Room 9-I2
New York, NY, 10038

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