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City requests for proposals (RFP) and bids are posted below. Non-transportation bids are also published in the official city newspaper, the Shakopee Valley News, as required by law.

Visit the city’s Engineering Division for Shakopee’s bidding requirements, contracting requirements and specifications for contractors providing bids, quotes and contracted services to the city.

Redevelopment of the Former City Hall Site and Riverfront Parcels in Downtown Shakopee

  • Department:Planning, Economic Development
  • Start Date:11/14/2017
  • Close Date:01/05/2018 4:00 pm

The City of Shakopee (city) and the Economic Development Authority (EDA) of Shakopee are seeking firms with significant experience in redevelopment and revitalization to redevelop the former city hall site at 129 Holmes St. S. and four parcels at Scott Street North and First Avenue West. The successful respondent(s) will enter into exclusive negotiations with the city and the EDA to redevelop these sites and enter into final development agreement(s) between the entities. Respondents can propose on one or both sites. 

Requests for Proposals for the Redevelopment of the Former City Hall Site and Riverfront Parcels in Downtown Shakopee, Minnesota [PDF]

The proposals will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Qualifications – the extent that the firm demonstrates it has personnel with the prerequisite experience necessary to accomplish the proposed project. The proposal must specify the principals and the specific staff that will work on the Shakopee project including their experience, areas of expertise, and the nature and extent of their involvement in the proposed project. The proposal should include information and/or material for similar projects that the firm has completed. If firms are proposing specific architects or builders, please include work on similar projects. 25 points
  • Experience – The extent to which the developer has demonstrated competence in successfully redeveloping similar sites and can provide examples of similar projects with dates, total project costs and investment and if the projects have since been sold. Include the number of units, stories, construction type, and parking if it was apartments or a hotel. Include other uses included in the projects, if any. 50 points
  • Financial Capacity – Does the firm have the necessary financing and equity available to complete the proposal? If the firm is proposing any type of incentive, please include here, including the price of land. 45 points

Proposers are invited to respond to this RFP. One original hard copy proposal with signatures along with one electronic copy should be submitted to:

City of Shakopee
Michael Kerski
Director of Planning and Development
485 Gorman Street
Shakopee, MN 55379

Responses to the RFP must be received by the city at the above address no later than 4 p.m. CST, Jan. 5, 2018. Any response received after this time will not be opened. Facsimile or email responses are NOT acceptable when responding to the Request for Proposals.

Proposal Due Date: Jan. 5, 2018, by 4 p.m. CST

Q&A Meeting: Nov. 17, 2017, at 10 a.m. CST (You may attend at City Hall or call in: email for #)


Michael Kerski
Director of Planning and Development
City of Shakopee
485 Gorman St.
Shakopee, MN 55379

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