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Colorado Springs Airport Seeks Master Developer
Wednesday, August 06, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. —The Colorado Springs Airport releases a Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit responses from interested, qualified business / industrial park master developers. The Site, which is located at the south end of the Airport, encompasses 900 acres (+/-) and is slated for commercial development. Responses are due no later than 4:00 P.M.MDT on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014.

The RFP is available through a convenient bid notification system, Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System, The RFP is also posted on the Airport’s website at, click on the quick link for “Master Development Opportunities” and select “RFP for Master Developer.” 

An optional pre-proposal meeting will be held at 2:00 PM MDT on August 20th, 2014, in Conference Room B, which is located on the 3rd floor of the Airport terminal building.  Respondents who are unable to attend the pre-proposal meeting are encouraged to provide contact information (including name, mailing address, e-mail address, and fax number) so that any addendums resulting from the pre-proposal meeting may be provided.

Respondents are encouraged to submit information for best and highest use development of the Site. The City prefers a development plan that incorporates the synergy of aviation and business development for the scope of land.  Additionally, responses shall incorporate the existing development into the plan to allow for consistent and complimentary development of adjacent parcels.  The City will review all responses and may select one or more to enter into possible negotiations for a Master Development Agreement. The City, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to accept any response and / or any part or parts thereof and / or to reject any or all responses.  Respondents are encouraged to be creative in providing a conceptual development plan, while complying with the planned commercial uses of the land and market opportunities.