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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) FOR LANDSCAPING AND GROUND SERVICES
DUE MARCH 17, 2015, 2:00PM
The Leon County Research and Development Authority (Authority) is requesting proposals for the provision of landscaping and grounds services at Innovation Park. Talcor Commercial Real Estate Services, Inc. is providing support support to the Authority relative to this solicitation. The award shall be made to the responsible Proposer taking into consideration the evaluation factors set forth in the Request For Proposals (RFP), and, if necessary, obtaining best and final offers.
The Authority will receive all proposals. The Board of Governors (Board) Executive Executive Committee will evaluate all proposals which may conduct negotiations and make a final recommendation to the Board for award of the contract.
Addenda to the specifications and future notices regarding the RFP, if any, will be posted on this website. The Authority reserves the right to reject any or all responses in the best interest of the Authority.
Optional Pre-submittal meeting: March 3, 2015, 10:00am
Questions due: March 5, 2015, 2:00pm
Submission deadline: March 17, 2015, 2:00pm
The mission of the Leon County Research and Development Authority is to work in affiliation with Florida State University, Florida A&M University, and Tallahassee Community College to:
- Promote scientific research and development activities.
- Foster economic development and broaden the economic base of Leon County.
The Leon County Research and Development Authority owns and manages Innovation Park by an appointed Board of Governors, comprised of prominent business and community leaders, working together to guide the growth and development of Innovation Park.
Board of Governors
Chair: Kristin Dozier, Leon County Commissioner
Vice-Chair: David Ramsay, (Retired, SunTrust Bank)
Treasurer: Holly Newell, Florida State University
Tom Allen, Capital City Bank Group
Keith Bowers, Alternate Designee, Florida A&M University
Dr. Susanne Cappendijk van Engelen, Md2G
Timothy Edmond, The Edmond Group
Dr. Shawnta Friday-Stroud, Florida A&M University
Dr. Eric Holmes, Alternate Designee, Florida State University
Anne Longman, Lewis Longman and Walker, PA
Kimberly Moore, Alternate Designee, Tallahassee Community College
Dr. Jim Murdaugh, President, Tallahassee Community College
Dr. Jason Robotham, BioFront Technologies
[Vacant], City of Tallahassee Commissioner
Innovation Park is a research and development park located in Florida’s Capital City. It is located on 208 acres of scenic woods and rolling terrain with building sites available for immediate development.
For the past 25 years, Innovation Park has been the heart of Tallahassee’s technology future. The university-related research park was established as a unique location for technology industry and government scientists to work hand-in-hand with Florida A&M University and Florida State University
Innovation Park is home to a wealth of high-tech and research-based organizations that are creating the technology of tomorrow. Community members represent the university, governmental and industrial sectors. To learn more about the community please click here.
With the technological infrastructure already in place and a positive business climate supported by state and local government, Innovation Park is a prime location for companies seeking an edge over the competition.
This exciting competition helps to support the development of innovative technology into commercial products and/or services, fostering economic development right here in Leon County.
February 3, 2015 @ 4:00 pm = Grant Application Orientation, Knight Administrative Centre, located at 1736 West Paul Dirac Drive (not mandatory)
March 10, 2015 = Complete Applications Due
April 7, 2015 = Five Finalists Announced
May 14, 2015 = Elevator Pitch Night Event
Previous Winning Applications