Oregon Inlet Marina Request for Proposals

The National Park Service (NPS) is requesting proposals to lease Oregon Inlet Marina at Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore), located at 98 NC-12 Nags Head, NC 27959. The Seashore’s objective is to lease the marina Premises including: a 60-slip marina; seven buildings totaling 7,369 square feet; approx. 7.4 acres of land area (approx. 4.5 acres upland and 2.9 acres of submerged area); a parking lot with approx. 220 spaces; and fuel system including six vessel fuel pumps, one vehicle fuel pump, and storage (as identified in Attachment A – Sample Lease).

Links for the Request for Proposals (RFP) document and attachments are below:

Proposals are due at 4 PM EST on September 5, 2018.

Proposals may be submitted electronically to caha_commercial_services@nps.gov or in person or by mail to:


Cape Hatteras National Seashore

1401 National Park Dr.

Manteo, NC 27954

Attention: Oregon Inlet Marina Lease Proposals (MAILROOM DO NOT OPEN)


Proposal Package Content:

All proposals must include the following:

  • Completed and signed Transmittal Letter - See Attachment B
  • Applicant identification including the following:
    • Name of individual, title, address, phone number, and email address of primary contact person. If applicant is an entity, provide names, and contact information of each partner, proprietor, or controlling principal.
  • A description of the nature of the Applicant’s corporate entity or partnership details, existing or proposed.
  • Relevant and related professional licenses or special skills and designations.
  • Responses to Criteria 1 through 5 (see section 3.C. of this RFP)
  • Completed Attachment C - Identification and Credit Information Forms
  • Completed Attachment D - Financial Information for Revenue Producing Uses

All proposals must be formatted to an 8-1/2” by 11” inch paper size. Applicants who have prepared financial documents in Excel may include electronic copies of the Excel files as part of the proposal package.

Proposals submitted in person or via mail to the address listed above, must be provided in a sealed envelope including:

  • All documents and Excel files in electronic format (via flash drive or CD); and
  • Two paper copies of the entire proposal.

NPS will not accept proposals submitted by telephone, fax, or methods other than the accepted methods described above (electronic, in-person, or via mail). Proposals will not be returned. Proposals must be received electronically or at the designated address by the specified deadline. Proposals postmarked and/or mailed prior to the deadline, but received after the deadline will not be considered.

Please note, electronic submission of proposals will not have been deemed received until NPS issues a written response acknowledging receipt.


Site Tours:

The NPS will hold site visits on June 25 and July 11, 2018, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm to allow all interested parties to tour the Premises.

Interested parties may attend either site visit and are asked to RSVP no later than 12:00 pm (EST) on the day before the site visit. To RSVP, email caha_commercial_services@nps.gov or call 252-475-9033 and provide the names of attendees.



Questions not addressed in this RFP will be collected and responded to through issuance of Question & Answers (Q&A) to all registered, interested parties and posted here as Attachment D – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). Questions must be submitted in writing by 4:00 pm (ET) on July 16, 2018, and may be submitted via email to caha_commercial_services@nps.gov or by mail to:

Management Analyst

Cape Hatteras National Seashore

1401 National Park Dr.

Manteo, NC 27954

Attention: Oregon Inlet Marina Q&A

RFP Release Date: June 7, 2018

Last updated: July 27, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Cape Hatteras National Seashore
1401 National Park Drive

Manteo, NC 27954


(252) 473-2111

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