Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

Through the Department of Planning and Development (DPD), the City of Chicago offers to qualified development teams and nonprofit organizations the opportunity to submit proposals for opportunity sites in the INVEST South/West neighborhoods listed below.

449-51 E. 47th St.
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Bronzeville RFP

The approximately 26,300-square foot development site consists of two vacant lots owned by the City of Chicago on the southwest corner of 47th Street and Vincennes Avenue.

Due 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Appendix | Appraisal | Forms | Q&A

Pre-Bid Conference
Jan. 19, 2021 | Video

1515 W. 47th St.
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New City — Back of the Yards RFP

The approximately 14,870-square-foot development location consists of a single, City lot on the southeast corner of 47th and Justine streets.

Due 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 30, 2021
AppendixAppraisal | Forms | Q&A

Pre-Bid Conference
2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 2`1, 2021 | Register

3400-18 W. Ogden Ave.
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North Lawndale RFP

The approximately 42,900-square-foot development site consists of seven contiguous vacant lots between Homan and Trumbull avenues, all but one of which is owned by the City.

Due 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 30, 2021
AppendixAppraisal | ESA Phase IForms | Q&A

Pre-Bid Conference
Jan. 20, 2021 | Video

8840-54 S. Commercial Ave.
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South Chicago RFP

A 25,000-square-foot development site at the northwester corner of Commercial Avenue and 89th Street with an opportunity for the rehabilitation of vintage, mixed-use buildings alongside new construction. The project has the potential for 50 residential units, as well as commercial and community space.

Due 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 30, 2021
AppendixAppraisal | Forms | Q&A

Pre-Bid Conference
2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 | Register

Archived RFPs

838-58 W. 79th St.
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Auburn Gresham RFP

The nearly 23,000-square-foot-site consists of six parcels of vacant land owned by the City. The RFP seeks their redevelopment with a high-quality, mixed-use project that includes ground-floor commercial spaces and residential uses above.

Due Nov. 24, 2020 | Addenda | Forms

Auburn Gresham RFP Community Presentation
Response Summary 
Jan. 21, 2021  | Video | Presentation | Developer Pitch

Pre-Bid Conference

Sept. 14, 2020 | Video | PresentationQ&A | Attendees

5200-24 W. Chicago Ave.
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Austin RFP

The approximately 34,200 square-foot site on the northwest corner of Chicago and Laramie avenues includes five vacant lots and the vacant, 14,340-square-foot Laramie State Bank building, a designated Chicago Landmark. The RFP seeks the mixed-use rehabilitation of the former bank and new construction on the adjacent land.

 Due Nov. 24, 2020 | Addenda | Forms

Austin RFP Community Presentations
 Response Summaries 
Part I: Jan. 19, 2021 | Video | Presentation
Part II: Jan. 20, 2021 | Video | Presentation

Austin Developer Pitch Videos
Part I: Holsten | 548 | Evergreen
Part II: Austin United Alliance | Soul City Centre | Surmac Jupiter | Rankins Group 

Pre-Bid Conference
Sept. 15, 2020 | Video | Presentation | Q&A | Attendees

6200 block South Green Street, 914 W. 63rd St.
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Englewood RFP

The 4.28-acre site consists of two packages: Site B1/B2 and Site C. The sites are being offered as the second phase of the adjacent Englewood Square I project, which is a Whole Foods-anchored shopping center at Halsted and 63rd streets. The goal of the RFP is to establish a vibrant, walkable, mixed-use town center that includes residential and commercial uses.

 Due Nov. 24, 2020 | Addenda | Forms

Englewood RFP Community Presentations
RegisterResponse Summaries 
Part I: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 
Part II: 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021

Pre-Bid Conference
Sept. 16, 2020 | Video | Presentation | Q&A | Attendees

4300 W. Roosevelt Road
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Roosevelt & Kostner RFP

The 20.8-acre site in North Lawndale includes 25 publicly-owned parcels and represents the largest piece of vacant land on the West Side of Chicago.

Due Dec. 24, 2020
Addenda | Forms

Pre-Bid Conference
Oct. 20, 2020 | PresentationVideo | Q&A | Attendees

LISC Chicago
Chicago Architecture Center
DCASE
DCASE

Halsted Gateway Project RFQ

Due: July 12, 2020