Fort Tilden Request for Proposals Leasing Opportunity for Overnight Camping

The Superintendent of Gateway National Recreation Area announces a Request For Proposals in connection with a Lease for use and occupancy of historic land at Gateway National Recreation Area. The use authorized under the Lease will be limited to camping as described below. The lease term will be approximately seven (7) months and is expected to run from Memorial Day Weekend of 2018 through Veterans Day 2018. NPS may consider additional time for setup and breakdown.

RFB Release Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Site Tour: upon request
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Proposals are due Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 1:00 PM

The Request for Proposals can be found here.

Below are the necessary attachments

Attachment A Proposed Lease Fort Tilden Camping
Attachment B Form 10355 ID & Credit Information - Individuals
Attachment B Form 10355 ID & Credit Information Business- Individual or Sole Proprietor
Attachment B Form 10355 ID & Credit Information Business - Corporation, LLC, Partnership or Joint Venture
Attachment B Financial Information for Revenue Producing Uses
Attachment C Sample Offerors Transmittal Letter

Criterion 3 of the Response Criteria to the RFP states that Applicants must propose, at minimum, an amount of rent equal to Fair Market Value Rent.

Gateway has completed a market study of the leasing opportunity and has determined the minimum Fair Market Value Rent is 9% of gross receipts earned. Please consider this new information when formulating your response to Criterion 3.

Proposals must include the Applicant’s name, address, phone number, and email address on the face of the envelope.
RFP - Fort Tilden Lease
Gateway National Recreation Area
Attn: Business Management Division
210 New York Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10305

Proposals may also be submitted via electronic mail to: Electronic submissions will not be considered to have been received until the Applicant receives an electronic response from the Park stating that the proposal was received. Telephonic proposals, faxes, and other means of transmittal will not be considered. Proposals and supporting documents will not be returned.

Questions about this opportunity are due by April 30, 2018 by 1 PM EST. Questions may be submitted via electronic mail to All applicants will receive the courtesy of a reply.


Last updated: May 17, 2018

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