Request for Proposals
for the Redevelopment of the
City of Manhattan’s Community House
120 N. 4th Street
The City of Manhattan (“City”) is seeking proposals from qualified individuals, entities, developers, and organizations (hereinafter sometimes referred to as “Proposer”) that desire to purchase or lease, and then redevelop the City-owned historic Community House. For the purposes of this RFP, the term “Community House” means the building located at 120 N. 4th Street in Manhattan, Kansas, and the land associated with that building, not including the adjacent public parking. The legal description of the land associated with the building will be developed between the City and the successful Proposer. The proposals should highlight the proposed renovations and future use of the Community House.
Proposers shall submit five (5) originals and one (1) electronic copy of their Proposal in a sealed envelope clearly marked, “COMMUNITY HOUSE REDEVELOPMENT PROPSAL” no later than 3:00 PM, March 8, 2019, to the following address: Jason Hilgers, Deputy City Manager, 1101 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
A pre-proposal meeting will be held on January 30, 2019, at 3:00 pm in the Community House gymnasium at 120 N. 4th Street, Manhattan, Kansas with a facility tour to follow. Members of City Staff from Code Services and Parks and Recreation will be present to answer any questions about the facility. The meeting is not mandatory, but interested parties are encouraged to attend.
Copies of the detailed RFP and all associated documents can be downloaded from the City’s website at www.cityofmhk.com/communityhouse . Copies of the RFP are on file and are available for public inspection at the City Manager’s Office, 1101 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502.
Contact Jason Hilgers, Deputy City Manager, by email at or by telephone at (785) 587-2404 regarding questions concerning the project.
All persons awarded and/or entering into Contracts with the City of Manhattan shall be subject to and required to comply with all applicable city, state, and federal provisions pertaining to non-discrimination, equal employment opportunity, and affirmative action.