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06 13 2019 15:01 Age: 99 days
Category: Community Development Bids

Request for Proposals for the Sale and/or Lease of 630 N. Last Chance Gulch

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The City of Helena is issuing a Request for Proposal to invite interested parties to submit a plan to lease/or buy and develop City-owned property located at 630 Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT.  The City's goals for this site include:

a)    Downtown impact. The process will evaluate how the proponent maximizes the site's development potential in such a manner that it contributes to the vibrancy of the Downtown district with a well-designed development that brings people into the area 

b)   Housing. If the proposal includes housing, the proponent will be asked to include mixed-income housing with at least 25 % of the proposed units affordable to houses at or below 120 % of Area Median Income

c)    Mixed-use. The process will also examine how the proponent maximizes retail/commercial space on the ground floor attracting unique retail or innovative purpose

d)    Community benefit. The process will also evaluate creative offers of community benefits package and activities

e)    Capacity. The process will seek evidence of capacity or proven record for implementing similar projects in other like cities/settings


This building is located in the Downtown Urban Renewal District and in a designated Opportunity Zone. 


Click here for a full copy of the RFP


For any questions and more information, please contact the following:

    Sharon Haugen, Director
    Community Development Department
    316 North Park
    Helena, MT 59623
    shaugen(at)helenamt.gov (406) 447-8445