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RFP-Redevelopment of 401-403 Central Avenue

The Dunkirk Local Development Corporation (hereinafter called “DLDC”) is pleased to invite proposals for the acquisition and redevelopment of the former Marine Midland bank branch in Downtown Dunkirk at 401-403 Central Ave, (79.14-7-9) Dunkirk, New York. The DLDC is seeking proposals and evidence of capacity from qualified developers with the vision, resources and expertise to develop the Site.  Plans for this development envision a mixed-use commercial with the potential for one residential unit in the second-floor rear of the building.   All approved uses in the Central Business District (CBD) {§ 79-8020} and may include food and beverage outlet(s), and/or retail and or professional office space..

This Request for Proposals (hereinafter called “RFP”) is the first step in a three-phased process, described as follows:

  1. All proposals will be reviewed and a shortlist of no more than three (3) prospective developers will be selected.
  2. The shortlisted developers will each have an in-person interview and Q&A session.
  3. DLDC will select and begin exclusive negotiations with the developer who best matches the desired vision and qualifications for the project.

Responses to the RFP must be received by December 12, 2022

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