Rolling Request for Proposals for Officers Row Buildings at Fort Hancock

Fort Hancock's Officers Row lines the bay side of Sandy Hook, with porches that have front seat views of spectacular sunsets.
Fort Hancock's Officers Row lines the bay side of Sandy Hook, with porches that have front seat views of spectacular sunsets.

Photo by Volunteer-in-Parks Stan Kosinski

Lease a building at Fort Hancock

The National Park Service (NPS) is requesting proposals to lease multiple historic buildings for any compatible use of historic buildings, (such as residential, lodging, or business use related to residential or lodging use),commercial use, or nonprofit within Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground National Historic Landmark, in the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area (Gateway).

This is a rolling solicitations. The NPS will continue to accept responses to the Request for Proposal (RFP) until all buildings available under these RFP are leased or the NPS discontinues this solicitation.

The NPS is prepared to ofer a lease term of up to 60 years.

The Request for Proposals can be found here

You can learn more about the individual buildings for lease and the Fort Hancock 21st Century Federal Advisory at forthancock21.org.

Below are the necessary attachments.

Attachment A: Fort Hancock Terms, Restrictions, Conditions and Specific Requirements for Rehabilitation
Attachment B: Sample Letter of Intent
Attachment C: Fort Hancock Standard Lease Sample
Attachment D: Sample Offeror's Transmittal Letter
Attachment E Instructions for Financial Forms
Fort Hancock Optional Application

Proposals are due monthly, on the last Friday of the month by 1:00 p.m., until all buildings available under this RFP are leased or the NPS discontinues this solicitation.

The face of the sealed envelope must include the Applicant's name and address, along with the following information:

PROPOSAL ENCLOSED –MAILROOM DO NOT OPEN
Superintendent
Gateway National Recreation Area
210 New York Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305

FORT HANCOCK RFP -

The NPS will continue to accept responses to this Request for Proposals (RFP), in accordance with the schedule identified above, until all buildings available under this RFP are leased or the NPS discontinues this solicitation.


Electronic submission of proposals by email to gateway_bmd@nps.gov is permitted though such submissions will not have been deemed received until NPS issues a written response acknowledging receipt.

Telephonic proposals, faxes, and other means of transmittal will not be considered. Proposals or other materials submitted in response to the RFP will not be returned.

Questions related to this Solicitation may be submitted electronically to gateway_bmd@nps.gov or in writing to the below address:

Business Management Division
Gateway National Recreation Area
210 New York Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10305

Please identify the subject as: FORT HANCOCK RFP.

Questions should be submitted no later than Friday, January 15, 2016. Additional questions arising after the initial submission must be received by the first business day of any month in which the rolling solicitation is open.

Answers to those questions will be posted under "Frequently Asked Questions" (FAQs) at www.nps.gov/gate and will be viewable by the public.


A limited number of site visits are available by appointment only. Please make your request for a site visit by email to gateway_bmd@nps.gov.


Applicants are advised that the U.S. Government will not pay any costs incurred by applicants or other interested parties which may be related to this Solicitation.

RFP Release Date: December 1, 2015
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Opportunity: Lease of Government Facilities for any compatible use of Officers Row buildings, such as residential, lodging, or business use related to residential or lodging use within Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground National Historic Landmark, in the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area (Gateway).

The selection of available buildings for compatible use is subject to the completion of ongoing
negotiations now underway with the applicants selected during the Pilot Phase.


Location: Historic Buildings 2 - 6, 8 17, 21, 27, 52, and 114 at Fort Hancock in Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area.
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Opportunity: Lease of Government Facilities for any commercial use of historic buildings within Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground National Historic Landmark, in the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area (Gateway).

Location: Historic Buildings 33, 36, 79, and 80 at Fort Hancock in the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area.
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Opportunity: Lease of Government Facilities for any nonprofit use of historic buildings within Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground National Historic Landmark, in the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area (Gateway).

Location: Historic Buildings 23-25, 40, 53, 55-57, 60, 70 at Fort Hancock in the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area.
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Term: Flexible up to 60 years.
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Site Tours: By request only. Please email request to gateway_bmd@nps.gov.
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Question Submission Deadline: Friday, January 15, 2016.
Additional Questions arising after the initial submission must be received by the first business day of any month in which the rolling solicitation is open.
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Proposal Submittal Deadline: Monday, February 1 , 2016 by 1:00 PM EST.

Thereafter, proposals will be due monthly, on the last Friday of the month*, until all
buildings available under this RFP are leased or the NPS discontinues this solicitation.

* Last Fridays of the month in 2016 by which proposals are due: February 26, 2016;
March 25, 2016; April 29, 2016; etc.

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Anticipated Date for Selection: Five Weeks After Submittal Deadline.
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Anticipated Lease Commencement: Subject to negotiation.

Contracting Office Address:
1279 West Alameda Parkway
Post Office Box 25287
Denver, Colorado 80225-0287

Place of Performance:
Sandy Hook Unit, Monmouth County, New Jersey
United States

Primary Point of Contact:
Business Management Division
Gateway National Recreation Area
210 New York Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10305
gateway_bmd@nps.gov

Last updated: October 24, 2017

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