Greensboro Issues RFP for Downtown Business Improvement

by YES! Weekly staff

Photo courtesy of ucumari photography via Flickr. The City of Greensboro has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) from qualified and experienced contractors for Downtown Business Improvement District Program Management Services. Programs span five areas: economic development, planning and development, marketing and communications, public space management, and event management. The contract shall be for a three-year term with two potential one-year renewals. These services are funded with special Municipal Service District tax funds anticipated at approximately $600,000 annually, subject to tax receipts. To view public input collected through the City’s Downtown BID Needs Assessment Survey used to inform the Request for Proposals, visit To participate in the event, contractors must register in the City’s online Greensboro Electronic Procurement System (GEPS). For detailed GEPS registration instructions, see the Supplier Registration Guide found under the Attachments listed in this GEPS screen. Information regarding rules of contact in the Request for Proposals attachment can be found on this GEPS screen. Prospective contractors registered in GEPS can submit their response to Event #8109 through the supplier portal on this GEPS screen. There will be a mandatory informational meeting conference at 2 pm Monday, March 14 in room UG12, (Purchasing Conference Room) on Level UG of Melvin Municipal Office Building, 300 W. Washington St. Prospective contractors must attend for their proposals to be considered. For technical assistance, contact Susan Crotts at 336-373-4389 or via e-mail at Susan.Crotts@Greensboro-NC-Gov.