RFQ for E. 185th St. Euclid-Cleveland sites

Oct 18, 2022Jobs

New Construction – Request for Qualifications
East 185th Street, between Pasnow and Naumann Avenues, Rosecliff and Canterbury

RFQ Information and Instructions

The City of Euclid
Attn: Callie Cripps, Department of Planning & Development
585 East 222nd Street
Euclid, Ohio 44123

Greater Collinwood Development Corporation
Attn: Jamie Baker
15614 St. Clair Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44110

Proposers please direct questions and proposals to Callie Cripps, Economic Development Manager, Planning & Development Dept at the City of Euclid via email to ccripps@cityofeuclid.com

All communications will be shared between the entities.

The City of Euclid and Greater Collinwood Development Corporation seek proposals for a market analysis and community planning process for a site of cleared, currently vacant land on the unique East 185th Street commercial corridor, spanning the full blocks on either side of E. 185th Street between Pasnow and Naumann Avenues and Canterbury and Rosecliff. The Euclid portion of the site is comprised of 5 parcels, varying in size and totaling 1.382 acres, presently within the City of Euclid’s ownership. The Cleveland portion of the site includes 4 primary parcels (1 ancillary), four of which are controlled by the City of Cleveland or by GCDC, and 1 is being held by a private owner. The Cleveland/GCDC sites total 1.473 acres.

The site is less than ½ mile from the Lake Erie shoreline, significant employment centers along Lake Shore Boulevard, and numerous local businesses, among other distinct assets. East 185th Street borders Cleveland and Euclid, and is regionally connected via access to Interstates 90 and 271, as well as multiple Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority bus routes. East 185th is also undergoing a streetscape refresh to be completed in mid-2023.

The City of Euclid and Greater Collinwood Development Corporation seek qualifications from a neighborhood planning consultant to conduct a market analysis, community engagement and vision for the site. A community-driven process will drive the outcome. Firms and teams interested in the Project should be well versed in developing market analysis and master or site plans with robust public and stakeholder input. The resulting site plan should be executable and pragmatic; with contract pricing not to exceed $25,000.

This planning process is critical to accomplish three primary goals:
1)  Conduct a market analysis for the site to include market overview, past current and future market trends, quality of life and amenities, and housing types with highest demand. This will be used to inform feasibility of new construction for the site.

2)  Engage the existing businesses and residents of the E. 185th middle market community as well as other North Shore Collinwood stakeholders to co-create a vision for the future land use of the site.

3)  Create a final report, which The City of Euclid and Greater Collinwood Development Corporation can use to attract qualified developers to propose real estate development for the sites.

Any accepted proposals are subject to approval by Greater Collinwood Development Corporation, Euclid City Council, the City’s Architecture Review Board and/or the Euclid Planning and Zoning Commission, among other related bodies.

The deadline for submissions is November 15, 2022.

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