CITY CENTER DESIGN CONCEPT
CITY OF MESA PROJECT NO. CP0013
The City of Mesa seeks three qualified design firms with extensive experience
and knowledge of urban design and the design of signature public spaces.
All qualified firms that are interested in providing these services to
the City of Mesa are invited to submit their Statement of Qualifications (SOQ).
All SOQ’s must comply with the requirements specified in this Request for
The Mesa City Center Design Concept will be the
first step in the design and development of a distinctive place that will
capture and enhance the urbanizing momentum of Mesa’s downtown core. When
developed, the Mesa City Center will be anchored by a signature public space
that offers programmed and passive space that will encourage informal
gatherings, as well as being able to serve as event space. The signature public
space will be a key element in the activation of the downtown core and will be a
catalyst for high intensity redevelopment surrounding Mesa City Center with a
variety of uses that activate the public space.
The project schedule
requires all illustrative design concepts and 15 percent design concept reports
to be completed by March 6, 2014.
A pre-submittal conference will be
held on September 16, 2013 @ 2:30 PM at the City of Mesa, Mesa City Plaza
Building, Room 170, 20 E. Main Street Mesa, Arizona. At this meeting, City
staff will discuss the scope of work, general contract issues and respond to
questions from the attendees. Attendance at the pre-submittal conference is not
mandatory, and all interested firms may submit a Statement of Qualifications
whether or not they attend the conference. For firms unable to attend the
pre-submittal conference, questions and/or requests for clarification may be
submitted in writing no later than close of business September 19, 2013. Firms
will receive response to written questions no later than September 26, 2013. All
written questions and/or requests for clarification should be sent to:
CITY OF MESA
– Suite 500
City Plaza Building
20 East Main Street
The RFQ is available on the City’s web site at www.mesaaz.gov/engineering/AEDesignOpportunities.aspx.
of Qualifications shall include a one-page cover letter, plus a maximum of 10
[ten] pages of written narrative and a maximum of 15 [fifteen] pages of
reference project illustrations to address the SOQ evaluation criteria
(excluding resumes but including an organization chart with key personnel and
their affiliation). Resumes for each team member shall be limited to a maximum
length of two pages and should be attached as an appendix to the SOQ. Firms
interested in submitting an SOQ shall provide 12 [twelve] copies of the
Statement of Qualifications by October 3, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. The City reserves the
right to accept or reject any and all Statements of Qualification. The City is
an equal opportunity employer.
Questions pertaining to the
Design Services selection process or contract issues should be directed to
Michele Davila of the Engineering Department at 480-644-5463; fax 480-644-3392; email email@example.com.