RDA Issues Request for Proposals for Convention Center Feasibility Study

The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority (NWIRDA) is seeking sealed proposals from qualified consulting firms to prepare a Market Validation and Financial Feasibility Study regarding the establishment of a convention center in Northwestern Indiana as more fully described and defined in the proposal packet, as prepared by the NWIRDA. All proposals must meet NWIRDA’s specifications as further described in the proposal packet.

The proposal form packet, including specifications, may be downloaded from the above link. It is also available between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., local time, at the following location:

NWIRDA
9800 Connecticut Drive
Crown Point, IN 46307
Ph (219) 644-3500
Email: sziller@rda.in.gov
Attn: Sherri Ziller, Chief Operating Officer

The proposal packet may also be requested by email. Your request should include the company name, address, phone/fax numbers, email address, and the individual’s name to respond to. More information regarding the competitive proposal can be found at www.in.gov/rda.

Firms will be provided a copy of the competitive proposal packet in electronic format. The proposer will be responsible for the printing of all documents.

Proposals shall be submitted in a sealed opaque envelope clearly marked “Convention Center Market Validation and Financial Feasibility Study”, which shall be contained within an outer shipping envelope and received at:

NWIRDA
9800 Connecticut Drive
Crown Point, IN 46307
Attn: Sherri Ziller, Chief Operating Officer

Proposals will be received not later than 2:30 p.m., local time, Friday, March 3, 2017. The proposal opening is not open to the public. Proposals received after the above stated time and date will be returned to the sender unopened.

NWIRDA reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and/or waive minor discrepancies, omissions, variances or irregularities in any proposal, provided it is in the NWIRDA’s best interest to do so. No proposal can be withdrawn for a period of ninety (90) days after the proposals are opened. NWIRDA reserves the right to enter into negotiations with the most responsive and responsible proposer without conducting interviews with any proper if, in its sole opinion, the best possible proposal has been received and interviews would not be productive.