Details for CITY OF HAMMOND REDEVELOPMENT / LEGALS - Ad from 2021-01-08

REDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION HAMMOND, INDIANA REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Jacobs Square Infill Residential Home Development Hammond, Indiana January 8, 2021 Send or Hand Deliver Proposals to: Africa K. Tarver Executive Director of Planning & Development 5925 Calumet Avenue, 3rd Floor, Room 315 Hammond, IN 46320 I. INTRODUCTION The Hammond Redevelopment Commission (hereinafter the “HRC”) is seeking a request for proposals from capable builders to build infill residential units on vacant land located on the following parcels of land (Exhibit “A”): a. Group #1: 5538, 5542, and 5544 Claude Avenue – there is approximately 80 feet of frontage which could be used to develop two (2) single family houses on 40-foot lots. b. Group #2: 5543, 5545, 5549, 5551, 5553, and 5557 Walter Avenue – there is approximately 200 feet of frontage which could be used to develop four (4) single family houses on 50-foot lots. c. Group #3: 5517 Walter Avenue – there is approximately 75 feet of frontage which could be used to develop two (2) single family lots with 37.5 feet of frontage (a variance will be necessary for lot width). Additionally, HRC will consider duplex (or potentially a tri-plex) for the above residential lots. HRC considers economic development and particularly residential development a priority for the City of Hammond. This commitment to economic and residential development includes working with qualified builders to ensure a successful development project. Infusion of new residents and amenities should add substantial new life to Jacobs Square and jump start the revitalization of Jacobs Square and downtown Hammond. This Request for Proposals includes the following sections: I. Introduction II. Selection Criteria III. Proposal Contents IV. Submission Process/Instructions to Proposers V. Terms and Conditions VI. Offer Sheet and Minimum Bid for Land VII. Additional Information For additional information please contact Africa K. Tarver, Executive Director of Planning & Development, at (219) 853-6508 Ex. 8. The above parcels are vacant and available for inspection. The residential development should expand yet compliment upon the residential character of the neighborhood in and around Jacobs Square. The proposed design for the residential units should be compatible with the surrounding neighborhood. The proposed residential units should be similar in quality/design to other new construction developments in and around the City. Each of the residential units will include, at a minimum, a one car garage, two bedrooms, two baths, a finished kitchen, laundry room, and other amenities. II. SELECTION CRITERIA HRC is interested in the builder’s past experience with similar projects and its ability to coordinate and manage a project of this size. In that regard, HRC will consider the following criteria in determining the successful proposal: A. Responsiveness to this Request for Proposals (See, Section III). B. Ability and history of successfully completing projects of this type, meeting project deadlines, experience in similar work (residential construction), sensitivity to the needs of the public sector, and an ability to attract and market to prospective buyers. C. Ability to provide excellence in finished product consistent with site and architectural design. D. References and qualifications of project manager and key personnel that would be assigned to the project. E. Evidence of the builder’s financial capacity to successfully undertake a project of this scope and magnitude. F. Evidence of adequate and appropriate insurance. G. If submitting alternative configurations or modifications, these will be reviewed for compatibility by HRC with building codes, architectural design, building materials, colors, and overall architectural/landscaping aesthetics. H. Preliminary estimate of time table for completion of the project specifically the ability to complete with the timeframe listed in Section III, E. 4. I. Experience and success in the Hammond, Indiana market. III. PROPOSAL CONTENTS. Your Statement of Proposal should include the following sections: A. Statement of Interest. Describe your interest in developing this project in Hammond, Indiana. B. Vision. Describe your vision for these sites. What modifications, if any, would you make to the proposed configuration? Submit a complete rendering of the proposed or alternative preliminary site plan, along with a conceptual design and floor plan for the proposed residential units. What would the price point of the residential units be? C. Experience. List similar types of projects you have completed in the residential construction industry. D. Financial. State, in full, the name and address of your organization and demonstrate your financial capacity to successfully undertake a project of this scope. E. Deliverables. 1. Statement of Qualifications, Resume, and or Information about yourself/ Company. 2. List of previous projects in Hammond/Lake County. 3. Proposed project budget/price point for the residential units. 4. Proposed project schedule. Please note that you must affirmatively state in your Statement of Proposal a minimum schedule for construction and occupancy that is acceptable and that you will abide by it. 5. Alternative site plans and floor plans, if any. 6. Offer Sheet offering an amount for the property at or over the minimum reserve. IV. SUBMISSION PROCESS/INSTRUCTIONS TO PROPOSERS A. Place AN ORIGINAL AND TEN (10) COPIES of your response to this RFP in a sealed envelope clearly labeled “Response to Request for Proposals for Jacobs Square Project.” All responses shall be sent, or hand delivered to: Hammond Redevelopment Commission c/o Africa K. Tarver Executive Director of Planning & Development 5925 Calumet Avenue, 3rd Floor, Room 315 Hammond IN 46320 B. For your proposal to be considered, the builder must submit your Response to Request for Proposals no later than 4:00 p.m. (CST) on the 19th day January, 2021. C. Any questions concerning the Request for Proposal process should be directed to David W. Westland, Attorney for HRC, (219) 440-7550. V. TERMS AND CONDITIONS A. HRC reserves the right to reject any and all responses and to waive minor irregularities in any Response to this Request for Proposals. B. HRC reserves the right to request clarification of information submitted and to request additional information from any firm submitting a Response to this Request for Proposals. C. HRC shall not be responsible for any costs incurred by any firm in preparing, submitted, or presenting its response to this Request for Proposals. D. Upon receipt and review of all Responses to this Request for Proposals, HRC may enter into negotiations with any party submitting a proposal. The successful entity submitting their proposal and HRC shall enter into an Agreement within thirty (30) days after the successful proposal is determined. E. The redevelopment of the subject parcels, including, without limitation, the construction of any improvements shall be completed based on a mutually agreeable schedule. VI. OFFER SHEET AND MINIMUM BID FOR LAND A. The above-referenced residential lots will be sold to the successful proposer. B. The minimum bid for each group of parcels, which must be included on the Offer Sheet, is listed in Exhibit “B”. VII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A. Downtown Hammond Master Plan, § 7.1, pp. 60-62 www.gohammond.com/downtown B. Zimmerman/Volk Associates, Inc. – Residential Market Analysis for Downtown Hammond, July 2019 (Jacobs Square) www.gohammond.com/downtown C. City of Hammond Zoning Ordinances www.gohammond.com/departments/city-clerk/city-ordinances _________________________________ Tony Hauprich, President Hammond Redevelopment Commission Exhibit “A” Property Address 5538 Claude Avenue 5542 Claude Avenue 5544 Claude Avenue 5543 Walter Avenue 5545 Walter Avenue 5549 Walter Avenue 5551 Walter Avenue 5553 Walter Avenue 5557 Walter Avenue 5517 Walter Avenue Parcel Number 45-02-36-478-027.000-023 45-02-36-478-028.000-023 45-02-36-478-029.000-023 45-02-36-478-010.000-023 45-02-36-478-011.000-023 45-02-36-478-012.000-023 45-02-36-478-013.000-023 45-02-36-478-014.000-023 45-02-36-478-015.000-023 45-02-36-478-016.000-023 45-02-36-432-005.000-023 Exhibit “B” Offering Sheet Group #1 Property Address 5538 Claude Avenue 5542 Claude Avenue 5544 Claude Avenue Parcel Number 45-02-36-478-027.000-023 45-02-36-478-028.000-023 45-02-36-478-029.000-023 Minimum Purchase Price Offer $4,100.00 $4,100.00 $4,100.00 Total Purchase Price Offer: $12,300.00 Group #2 Property Address 5543 Walter Avenue 5545 Walter Avenue Parcel Number 45-02-36-478-010.000-023 45-02-36-478-011.000-023 45-02-36-478-012.000-023 45-02-36-478-013.000-023 45-02-36-478-014.000-023 45-02-36-478-015.000-023 45-02-36-478-016.000-023 5549 Walter Avenue 5551 Walter Avenue 5553 Walter Avenue 5557 Walter Avenue Minimum Purchase Price Offer $4,500.00 $4,500.00 $4,500.00 $4,500.00 $4,500.00 $4,500.00 Total Purchase Price Offer: $27,000.00 Group #3 Property Address 5517 Walter Avenue Parcel Number 45-02-36-432-005.000-023 Minimum Purchase Price Offer $3,900.00 1/8-59942-hspaxlp