Request for Proposals

For the Development of Miami Baywalk-Riverwalk’s
Unifying Element & Brand Development 

RFP No. 16-17-02 

The Miami DDA is currently seeking proposals from interested and qualified consultant teams, to develop a brand identity for the Miami Baywalk-Riverwalk, identify and develop a unifying design element or palette of elements to be incorporated into the existing landscape/hardscape, and an implementation & maintenance strategy.  

No other project on the waterfront has the potential of transforming our Downtown, celebrate Miami’s unique heritage, create access from our diverse neighborhoods to the waterfront, and generate a legacy for generations to come.

Click here to download the Request for Proposals.

Click here for notes from the Pre-Bid Conference Call and to see questions asked to date.

RFP Timetable

RFP Available to Public 06.08.2017 
PreBid Conference Call 06.23.2017
Deadline for Receipt of Questions 07.07.2017 
Submittal Deadline 07.28.2017 
Evaluation of Proposals 08.07.2017 to 08.21.2017 
Oral Presentations (Optional) 08.30.2017
Firm Selection Announced 08.31.2017

Questions? Contact:
Prisca Tomasi

Baywalk FTP

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For both the Miami Baywalk and Riverwalk, there have been numerous analyses and reports completed over the last twenty years. For pertinent information regarding waterfront development in Downtown Miami, proposers are encouraged to review the following documents:
• Miami River Greenway Action Plan, 2001
• Miami River Corridor Urban Infill Plan, 2002
• Project for Public Spaces, Miami Baywalk, Place Evaluation Workshop Report, 2004
• Miami River Greenway Regulatory Design Standards, 2008
• Miami DDA 2025 Downtown Miami Master Plan, 2009
• Miami-Dade County Waterfront Masterplan, 2013
• University of Miami “On the Waterfront”, 2012
• University of Florida, Capstone Project: “Baywalk”, 2012
• City of Miami Baywalk Mobility Plan, 2013
• Miami DDA Baywalk-Riverwalk Unifying Element PowerPoint, 2017

These documents can be accessed here:

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