NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The City and County of Denver, through its Department of Aviation (City) seeks competitive proposals for the following concessions concepts to be operated at the Denver International Airport:
- PACKAGE #1 – SPECIALTY COFFEE KIOSK PACKAGE – EAST
- PACKAGE #2 – SPECIALTY BRANDED COFFEE KIOSK PACKAGE – WEST
- PACKAGE #3 – TRAVEL/CONVENIENCE RETAIL DEVELOPMENT – CONCOURSES B & C
- PACKAGE #4 – MULTI-UNIT REGIONALLY INSPIRED FAST CASUAL DINING HALL – CONCOURSE A
- PACKAGE #5 – COLORADO-FOCUSED SPORTS BAR – CONCOURSE B
Specific details of each opportunity can be found in the each packages corresponding RFP. Interested parties are may propose on any and/or all of the above listed opportunities, however, proposers may not be awarded both package #1 and package #2. Through this opportunity City seeks to provide a first class convenience service at value pricing to all airport patrons, innovative facility designs complimenting DEN’s brand identity, and optimization of DEN’s non-airline revenues.
All proposals must be received by 2:00 PM MST Thursday, January 19, 2017 and delivered to the project managers, April Hannon & Cecilia Lawson at:
Denver International Airport
8500 Peña Boulevard
Airport Office Building, Suite 8810
Denver, Colorado 80249-6340
Proposals received after this time are non-responsive.
This RFP and other related information are only available on-line at http://business.flydenver.com/bizops/concessions.asp beginning Thursday, October 27, 2016. Additionally, City will post all questions and answers at this site. It is the responsibility of the proposers to frequent the site to obtain up-to-date information.
MANDATORY PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE AND SELF-GUIDED TOUR
A MANDATORY pre-proposal conference explaining the referenced concession opportunity will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 2:00 PM MST, in the City Conference Room, Denver International Airport, 8500 Peña Blvd., Denver, Colorado 80249. At this conference, City representatives will explain the opportunity and set out the City’s expectations. To ensure transparency, all questions asked to City representatives must be submitted in writing and will be posted at the site listed above. City representatives will not answer any telephone inquiries about the RFP.
A SELF-GUIDED TOUR will be conducted from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Thursday, November 17, 2016. This will be your only opportunity to visit the space(s). All parties attending the self-guided tour, if not already badged at DEN, must pre-register with security clearance information in accordance with the instructions as detailed on page 8 of the RFP document. Badges can be picked up at the Airport Office Building starting at 7:30 AM, in order to gain access to locations beyond security. Event staff will be located at each in-line location to assist proposers in gaining access to the back of the house operations. Kiosk locations will be clearly marked. Event staff is not there to answer questions, please take this time to formulate and write down your questions to be presented at the Pre-Proposal Conference. Please note any answers to questions not in writing and posted to the website are considered unofficial and have no merit.
City will only evaluate submitted proposals meeting the minimum requirements and qualifications set forth in this RFP. Qualified Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (ACDBEs) and/or qualified Small Business Enterprises (SBEs) are encouraged to apply for this concession opportunity. Please see each opportunity for the assigned ACDBE & MWBE goals for this concession opportunity.
City’s bases responsiveness determinations on information provided by the proposer in its proposal and other sources deemed valid by City. This opportunity will not be awarded until all investigations of the proposing entity, entities comprising the proposing entity, owners (of any tier), and officers (“Proposing Entity”) City deems necessary are completed. By submitting a proposal, the Proposing Entity agrees to permit and cooperate with such investigations.
The Chief Executive Officer, of the Department of Aviation (“CEO”) reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to waive irregularities and technicalities, to re-advertise, to provide the services, or to otherwise proceed in the best interest of the City. The CEO may, at their sole discretion, modify or amend all provisions herein.
Senior Vice President for Concessions