Master Developer Selection 2021
October 27, 2021
Concord City Council Selects Master Developer for Base Reuse Project
October 19, 2021
Released: Exclusive Negotiating Agreement Staff Report, Resolution, ENA and Correspondence for October 26, 2021 Council/LRA Meeting
The agenda packet for the Concord First Partners, LLC ENA consideration by the City Council/Local Reuse Authority at their meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 is available in the Document Library here.
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August 23, 2021
At their special meeting on Saturday, August 21, 2021 the Concord City Council selected Concord First Partners LLC (the Discovery/Seeno Companies, Lewis Communities, and California Capital Investment Group) team as the next Master Developer for the Reuse Project at the former Concord Naval Weapons Station.
The selection of the team directs city staff to work with them on the negotiation of an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement which will need to be considered and accepted by the City Council later this year.
Progress and status reports on Reuse Project next steps will be made to the City Council and public on a regular basis.
Master Developer Selection Meeting - 9 a.m., Saturday, August 21 via ZOOM
April 16, 2021
Request for Qualifications for Master Developer Released
Additional Answer to Question about Page Count (6/11/2021):
1. Our team is working hard on putting together the best package to represent us and doing so in the page constraints of the SOQ. We read the language from the SOQ and the 3rd question (from 6/9/2021) to refer to the master developer and partner development firms. And more specifically that "Master Developer Team members" and "firm within the Master Developer Team" does not refer to third party consultants (design, engineering, outside counsel). Could you please confirm our understanding is correct? Assuming that is correct, we will include us and other real estate developer firm partners project experience into the 40 pages of the document. And, for third party consultants, we will put firm profiles, resumes and project experience into the appendix.
Master Developer Team is defined on page 4 of the RFQ and does includes “third party” consultants, etc. whose participation is considered critical for consideration by the LRA. The LRA expects respondents to provide summary information for up to 15 key team members in the page count – but the remainder of the team might be reflected in an organization chart or list within the page count.
Additional Answers to Questions about Page Count (6/9/2021):
A few questions have come up regarding the treatment of the page counts.
1. The pages that do not need to be included in the page count, can these pages be included in the appendix to make for an easier read of the document?
2. Do we have to include the financial capability in the page count? We view this as a company financial reference letter.
Provide a brief narrative response in the main document (within the page count), and supporting documentation like reference letters can be included in the Appendix.
3. Can we put case studies of Development Team members in the appendix and not counted in the page count? We will still maintain the Development Team bio and firm information in the page count.
Addendum #1 to the April 16, 2021 RFQ (5/28/2021):
Updated SOQ submittal via ShareFile Instructions - Replaces Section 5.4 of the RFQ; and
Responses to Master Developer Questions submitted by May 14, 2021 deadline.