Bonita Springs Requests for Proposals for Imperial Crossing
Bonita Springs Requests for Proposals for Imperial Crossing
Posted on 01/16/2020
Imperial River RenderingOn October 2, 2019, Council approved a contract with CBRE for the purpose of assisting the City in procuring development proposals for the Bamboo parcel and possibly other City-owned parcels in the downtown area. At the January 15th city council meeting, the Request For Proposal documents were approved.

The RFP is live (file is below) and bids will be due April 14, 2020. As a form of public notice, effective upon the issuance of this RFP, Respondents are prohibited from contacting, engaging, or speaking directly to employees, officials, agents, or representatives of the City regarding this RFP and the project. This communication restriction is effective until the City announces its decision.

The City seeks to unlock the development potential of the site, known as Imperial Crossing, by creating a mixed-use district which promotes an active downtown, enhances the quality of life, and provides riverfront activation while developing the properties into their highest and best use.

CBRE is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to local, regional, and global investors and developers on January 16, 2020 with responses due on April 14, 2020.

The ±5.94 acre site includes river frontage in downtown Bonita Springs off historic Old 41 Road. The primary parcel is located at 10580 Goodwin Street and is divided by the Imperial River, offering frontage on both the North and South sides of the river. Two other parcels are being offered as part of the overall development potential or can be bid on individually or collectively.

“I encourage people to come check out downtown Bonita Springs for themselves, it has a unique coastal vibe with ever building momentum. We are on the cusp of the next exciting phase for Bonita Springs while still showcasing that special small town charm that the city is known for.” Mayor Peter Simmons added, “The coastal town that has been a best kept secret and beloved by many for so long, is now gaining a lot of attention. The secret is out. We are excited to offer this unique opportunity. Imperial Crossing is important to our city and its residents who are eagerly anticipating a walkable, livable, thriving downtown.”

Imperial Crossing is located close to Bonita Springs beaches, arts and culture, and Riverside Park with excellent access to nearby highways and SW Florida International Airport (RSW). It is the gateway to downtown Bonita Springs and a key piece of real estate related to the continued progress and history of the downtown area.