RFQ: Island Ave Redesign

The Downtown San Diego Partnership has issued a Request for Quotes (RFQ). The RFQ seeks costs for conceptual designs for a redesign of Island Avenue between 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue.

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In order to encourage additional submissions, the DSDP and GQA are extending the deadline for this RFQ. The new deadline is October 20, 2017 at 5pm. Any firm that submitted a proposal by the September 29 deadline is free to submit an updated proposal should they desire to do so.

OVERVIEW The Downtown San Diego Partnership (DSDP) is requesting quotes for conceptual designs for the renovation and redesign of Island Avenue between 4th and 5th Street in the Gaslamp neighborhood. The Pocket Park on the northeast corner of Island and 4th adjacent to the DavisHorton House museum should be included in the design.

BACKGROUND The Downtown San Diego Partnership is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt organization pursuant to section 501(c) (6) of the Internal Revenue Code. The DSDP was founded in 1952 with a defined mission to advance San Diego as the leading economic, cultural and governmental center of the region through leadership, advocacy and education. The annual budget for the DSDP is $1.5 million per year and the main programs are membership and events.

The Downtown San Diego Clean & Safe Program (C&S) is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt organization pursuant to section 501(c) (4) of the Internal Revenue Code. C&S provides enhanced Maintenance and Safety Services within a portion of downtown San Diego, with a budget of over $8 million per year funded through property tax assessments.

For more information, please visit our website at www.downtownsandiego.org