PRESS RELEASE – The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, in partnership with the City of Pawtucket, issued a request for proposals related to the reuse of McCoy Stadium & Pawtucket Downtown Redevelopment.
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation is seeking proposals from individuals, firms, and/or organizations who are interested in using, redeveloping and operating McCoy Stadium, potentially securing a professional sports team for that facility, and redeveloping sites in the City of Pawtucket’s Downtown Redevelopment Area for ancillary or sports-related uses. Deadline for RFP submissions is Thursday, April 25 at 2PM.
The RFP details the project objectives and scope for potential respondents. These include:
• Secure continued uses of McCoy Stadium with a strong preference for a professional sports tenant
• Provide for the upgrade and repair of the Stadium
• Establish an operational management program for the Stadium
• Identify community and economic development opportunities near McCoy and in the Pawtucket Downtown Redevelopment Area
All proposals will be reviewed and evaluated by the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation and the City of Pawtucket. Proposals will be reviewed and evaluated based upon information contained in the respective submission packages and their responsiveness to the submission criteria. The RFP can be downloaded here.
About Rhode Island Commerce Corporation
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation works with public, private and nonprofit partners to create the conditions for businesses in all sectors to thrive and to improve the quality of life for our citizens by promoting the state’s long-term economic health and prosperity. We offer business assistance, access to funding and red tape reduction for companies of all sizes. As a quasi-public agency, we are the official full-service, economic development organization for the state of Rhode Island. We serve as a government and community resource to help businesses expand in, and relocate to, Rhode Island. For more information, please visit: http://www.commerceri.com.