RFP - Sale of Genesee Crossroads Garage

Agency: City of Rochester
State: New York
Type of Government: State & Local
Posted Date: Mar 8, 2024
Due Date: Apr 22, 2024
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RFP - Sale of Genesee Crossroads Garage

Introduction/Overview

The City of Rochester, NY is seeking proposals from qualified parties interested in entering into a deed by easement or permanent easement for the enclosed Genesee Crossroads Parking Garage located at 69 Andrews Street in Rochester, New York. The Genesee Crossroads Parking Garage consists of four tiered levels for a combined total of 604 parking spaces. The Garage is situated on an approximately 3.34-acre parcel which is located in its entirety underneath the Charles Carroll Plaza park. The City will retain ownership of the park. The RFP and its attachments can be downloaded from the links below.

The objectives of the potential sale are to:

  • Provide satisfactory revenue to the City from the sale of the property;
  • Continue provision of public parking for employees and customers of businesses, as well as residents and visitors; and,
  • Add the property to the City’s tax base.

Respondents are reminded to review the RFP and all its attachments thoroughly. Note that all deadlines are firm and final.

RFP Downloads:

Click here to download>>> RFP document

Attachments:

A. Submission Cover Sheet and Proposal Checklist - Required for RFP Submission
B. State and City Requirements for Operating Permits and Condition Assessments of Parking Garages
C. Garage Inspection & Rating Program Report, October 1, 2022
D. Five-year Estimate for Capital Improvements, September 2022
E. List of Completed Repair Projects, September 2022
F. List of Project Warranties, 2021 [Transfer of warranties is subject to manufacturer’s terms and conditions]
G. Record Drawings, 1966
H. Asbestos Management Plan, April 2002
I. Permanent Easement Between City and Rochester Gas & Electric Corporation, April 1968
J. Assignment of Easement Btw City and Rochester District Heating, December 1993
K. Easement Btw City and Rochester District Heating, November 2003
L. Rochester District Heating Membership and Use Agreement, December 2015
M. Maintenance Jurisdiction Tables and Drawings

Pre-Proposal Conference

On March 15, 2024 at 11:00am, City staff will conduct a virtual pre-proposal conference to explain/clarify requirements and respond to questions. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. You are encouraged to send questions ahead of time to help staff tailor the presentation. See below for details of where to send questions.

Pre-registration is required and can be completed here: https://cityofrochester.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DuiVhFXBRGSGRviNEwNAGw

Submission Information and Deadline

Three (3) printed copies of the proposal and a USB thumb drive with an electronic copy of the proposal and all its attachments must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2024, at the following address:

City of Rochester - Department of Neighborhood and Business Development
30 Church Street - Room 005-A
Rochester, NY 14614
Attn: A. DaSilva Tella

Questions

Questions regarding this opportunity should be emailed directly to RFP-Development@CityofRochester.Gov

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Malik D. Evans
Mayor
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Genesee Crossroads Parking Garage
69 Andrews Street
Deed by Easement or Permanent Easement
Issued March 8, 2024
Crossroads Garage at Andrews Street Entrance
City of Rochester
Department of Neighborhood & Business Development
City Hall, 30 Church Street, Rm. 005-A
Rochester, New York 14614
CITY OF ROCHESTER
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Genesee Crossroads Parking Garage
69 Andrews Street, Rochester, NY
ISSUED: March 8, 2024
ISSUED FOR: Genesee Crossroads Parking Garage
69 Andrews Street, Rochester, NY
ISSUED BY:
City of Rochester
Department of Neighborhood & Business Development
City Hall, Rm. 005-A
30 Church Street
Rochester, NY 14614
SUBMISSION
DEADLINE: 4:00PM, Monday, April 22, 2024
Pre-Proposal
Meeting:
11:00 AM, Friday, March 15, 2024 (via Zoom)
Registration is required; please use this link:
https://cityofrochester.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DuiVhFXBRGSGRviNEwNAGw
CONTACT:
A. DaSilva Tella
Email: RFP-Development@CityofRochester.Gov
RFP - Genesee Crossroads Parking Garage
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City of Rochester, NY
March 2024
City of Rochester, NY
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Deed by Easement or Permanent Easement
Genesee Crossroads Parking Garage
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part 1: Purpose -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4
Part 2: Schedule ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4
Part 3: Genesee Crossroads Garage Description----------------------------------------------- 5
Part 4: Property Overview ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7
Part 5: Proposal Submission Requirements/Operation Information --------------------------- 8
Part 6: Evaluation Criteria ------------------------------------------------------------------------------10
Part 7: Purchaser Selection ----------------------------------------------------------------------------10
Part 8: Offer to Negotiate and Request Refined Proposals-------------------------------------11
Part 9: General Information ----------------------------------------------------------------------------11
Part 10: Tax Parcel Map, Views, and Photographs ------------------------------------------------13
ATTACHMENTS
(posted separately on RFP website)
A. Submission Cover Sheet and Proposal Checklist - Required for RFP Submission
B. State and City Requirements for Operating Permits and Condition Assessments of Parking Garages
Parking Garage Evaluation & Repair Program Documents:
C. Garage Inspection & Rating Program Report, October 1, 2022
D. Five-year Estimate for Capital Improvements, September 2022
E. List of Completed Repair Projects, September 2022
F. List of Project Warranties, 2021 [Transfer of warranties is subject to manufacturer’s terms and conditions]
G. Record Drawings, 1966
H. Asbestos Management Plan, April 2002
Agreements/Leases/Easements:
I. Permanent Easement Between City and Rochester Gas & Electric Corporation, April 1968
J. Assignment of Easement Btw City and Rochester District Heating, December 1993
K. Easement Btw City and Rochester District Heating, November 2003
L. Rochester District Heating Membership and Use Agreement, December 2015
M. Maintenance Jurisdiction Tables and Drawings
RFP - Genesee Crossroads Parking Garage
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City of Rochester, NY
March 2024
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Deed by Easement or Permanent Easement
Genesee Crossroads Parking Garage
Rochester, New York
PART 1: PURPOSE:
The City of Rochester (the City) is seeking proposals from qualified parties interested in
entering into a deed by easement or permanent easement for the enclosed Genesee
Crossroads Parking Garage located at 69 Andrews Street in Rochester, New York.
The Genesee Crossroads Parking Garage (hereinafter referred to as the “Propertyor the
“Garage”) consists of four tiered levels for a combined total of 604 parking spaces. The
Garage is situated on an approximately 3.34- a c r e parcel which is located in its entirety
underneath the Charles Carroll Plaza park.
The objectives of this Request for Proposals (RFP) are to:
Provide satisfactory revenue to the City from the deed by easement or permanent
easement of real estate;
Continue provision of public parking for employees and customers of businesses as well
as visitors; and
Add the property to the City’s tax base.
PART 2: SCHEDULE
A. Request For Proposals Informational Meeting:
City staff will be available to clarify requirements and respond to questions on:
DATE: March 15, 2024
TIME: 11 AM (EST)
Place:
Virtual; Zoom meeting registration required. Use this link to register:
https://cityofrochester.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DuiVhFXBRGSGRviNEwNAGw
B. Proposal Submission Deadline:
Three (3) copies and a thumb drive with a digital copy of the proposal must be received by
4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2024, at the address below. Please include a completed
Submission Cover Sheet and Proposal Checklist (Attachment A) with your proposal to:
City of Rochester
NBD Bureau of Business & Housing Development
30 Church Street, Room 005-A,
Rochester, NY 14614
ATTN: A DaSilva Tella
RFP - Genesee Crossroads Parking Garage
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City of Rochester, NY
March 2024
C. Project Timeline for Selection:
The following is the planned schedule for the selection process. This schedule may change at
any time as determined by the City:
a. Release of RFP -------------------------------------------------------- 3/8/2024
b. Pre-proposal meeting via Zoom, 11 AM--------------------------3/15/2024
c. Questions deadline by 5 PM ---------------------------------------3/21/2024
d. Answers posted to RFP Website ----------------------------------3/26/2024
e. Submission deadline by 4 PM EST -------------------------------4/22/2024
f. City review of proposals ------------------------------------------ Four weeks
g. Prioritization of selected proposal ---------------------------------May 2024
h. Period of exclusive negotiation ----------------------------- up to 6 months
i. City Council authorization approving sale.
Questions regarding this opportunity should be emailed directly to the City at this email
address: RFP-Development@CityofRochester.Gov.
PART 3: GENESEE CROSSROADS PARKING GARAGE DESCRIPTION
The Property is owned by the City of Rochester and is an enclosed garage underneath the Charles
Carroll Plaza (the “Plaza”), which is a 3.34-acre public urban space located on the west side of the
Genesee River between Main Street and Andrews Street in the City of Rochester’s Center City
Riverfront District. The City will grant a deed of easement or a permanent easement to the
successful respondent to this RFP (“Purchaser) but will retain ownership and maintenance
responsibility for the Plaza, the Plaza foundation and its waterproofing and expansion joints system,
portions of the stair towers, and certain electrical and plumbing systems. Please see the Maintenance
Jurisdiction Table 1 below for more details and Part 10 of this RFP for plan, section and elevation
drawings showing the delineation between Garage and Plaza.
The Purchaser shall be responsible for the maintenance of the Garage including, but not limited
to, the concrete foundations, exterior panels systems, exterior and interior doors and windows,
cathodic protection system garage walls, the stair towers, and mechanical, electrical, plumbing and
fire protection systems. Please see the Maintenance Jurisdiction Table 2 below for more details and
Part 10 of this RFP for plan, section and elevation drawings showing the delineation between Garage
and Plaza. Attachment M to this RFP contains both the Maintenance Jurisdiction tables and
related drawings.
The Charles Carroll Plaza was built in 1969 and is currently undergoing a major $26 million
reconstruction consisting of the removal of the existing Plaza to perform structural repairs to the
underlying garage roof slab, replacement of the roof slab membrane waterproofing system,
reconstruction, and revitalization of the riverfront Plaza with upgrades to the riverfront promenade,
public open space, park amenities, and accessibility improvements.
The Garage roof slab and supporting beams of the roof slab act as the structural foundation of the
Plaza and will be referred to as the Plaza foundation. The maintenance jurisdiction for structural,
electrical, mechanical, and plumbing components of the Plaza and Garage are summarized on the
tables below. An attached plan, section and elevation is included to help illustrate the maintenance
limits; see Attachment M.
RFP - Genesee Crossroads Parking Garage
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City of Rochester, NY
March 2024

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