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Request for Qualifications Virgil Powers School Broker Services

By November 12, 2019 711 Comments

A project of the Urban Development Authority

RFQ Issued November 12th, 2019
Responses Due: December 2, 2019
200 Cherry St, STE 100 Macon, GA 31201
ATTN: Alex Morrison, Executive Director


MBE/WBE/DBE Participation: Minority, Women Owned, and other Disadvantaged Business Enterprises are encouraged to participate in the solicitation process. Additionally, respondents are encouraged to use M/W/DBE sub-consultants where possible. Small and other disadvantaged businesses requiring assistance with the competitive process can contact Sam Henderson, Director of Small Business Affairs at (478) 951-7170

Located at 2nd St and Hawthorne St, the former Virgil Powers School Building is a historic structure that is ripe for redevelopment. The property, along with the former Fulton Baptist Church property, were acquired to facilitate a community revitalization project centered on workforce housing.
Notice is hereby given that the Macon-Bibb County Urban Development Authority will receive responses to the Request for qualifications real estate brokerage services in the ECDD offices, 200 Cherry Street, first Floor, Macon, Georgia 31201, until 12:00 o’clock NOON at the time legally prevailing in Macon, Georgia on December 2nd, 2019, for the marketing of the Virgil Powers School Property.

Submittal Format and Instructions:
Submissions must be limited to a total of 10 pages and must be organized in a manner to display the required information in easily accessible tabs labeled:

Firm’s History / Background

  • Letter of Interest
  • History of the Firm (including years in business)
  • Contact information (including address(es), telephone/Fax numbers, email, etc.
  • Structure of the firm (include principal(s), project team, if applicable)


  • Resume(s) of key personnel
  • Reference list
  • List of projects with similar scope and size
  • Detailed plan for accomplishing the task

Please submit 3 copies of the statement of qualifications by the date and time above to 200 Cherry St, Ste 100 Macon, GA 31201.

Scope of Work:
This project will involve marketing the property for sale to potential housing developers. The goal is to solicit and agree to proposals within the first half of 2020.

Macon-Bibb County UDA will not provide compensation to Respondents for any expenses incurred by the Respondent(s) for submittal preparation or for any demonstrations that may be made, unless otherwise expressly stated or required by law.
Each submission should be prepared simply and economically, providing a straightforward, concise description of your firm’s ability to meet the requirements of this RFP. Emphasis should be on completeness, clarity of content, responsiveness to the requirements, and an understanding of the Owner’s needs.

Macon-Bibb County UDA makes no guarantee that an award will be made as a result of this RFP and reserves the right to accept or reject any or all submittals, with or without cause, waive any formalities or minor technical inconsistencies, or delete any item/requirement from this RFQ or contract when deemed to be in the Owner’s best interest.

Macon-Bibb County UDA will consider only representations made within the submission in response to this RFQ. Owner will not be bound to act by any previous knowledge, communication or submission by the firms other than this RFQ.
Failure to comply with the requirements contained herein may result in the submission being deemed “non-responsive” or “non-responsible”. None responsive submissions will not be reviewed for potential award.