Development Opportunities

Are you looking for commercial, industrial, retail, or land opportunities in an RDA Project Area? Or housing development opportunities anywhere in Salt Lake City?

Look below at our current development opportunities to find RDA-owned properties and parcels up for sale or bid.

For further information on RDA-owned properties, see our Property Inventory Report.

INFO

Solicitation Process

The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) periodically releases Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Qualifications (RFQs), Invitations to Bid, and other types of solicitations, for a variety of services and development opportunities. These documents will be posted to the Utah Public Procurement Place website, where you will need to be a registered used to officially respond to an open bid. If you are interested in responding, you can check the announcements at the bottom of this page, which are posted as they become available.

For more information about a specific solicitation, please submit questions in writing or email to the corresponding RDA staff as indicated in each request or invitation. You can also pick up Requests for Proposals at our offices, located at 451 South State, Room 404, Salt Lake City, UT 84111.

PRE

Pre-Submission

Addenda and/or exhibits to the requests and invitations, if issued, will be posted to the Utah Public Procurement Place website, as well as kept on file in the office of the RDA. It is the responsibility of all parties submitting responses to REGISTER on the Utah Supplier Portal website for, or make inquiry as to, the addenda, exhibits, or updates issued, and to ascertain prior to submitting a response that all addenda and exhibits have been received. All such addenda and exhibits shall become part of the official documents and all respondents shall be bound by such addenda and exhibits, whether or not received by the respondents.

SUB

Submission

All proposals and responses must be submitted to the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City by the time and date indicated. Submissions can be made in person or by special delivery to the RDA offices. Submissions can also be mailed to the RDA’s PO Box but extra time should be provided in order that submissions arrive in the RDA offices by the time and date indicated.

POST

Post-Submission

When the final ranking has been determined and the City has opened negotiations with the top-ranked offeror, this page will reflect that selection status. In compliance with City Ordinance, no further information regarding the proposals can be made public until contract negotiations have been completed and a formal contract has been awarded. Requests for bids will be opened immediately following the deadline, and the lowest bid will be announced. However, staff will have to review bid and other required information to confirm that lowest bidder has complied with all requirements before a contract will be awarded.

RFP

Current Request for Proposals

No current RFPs

HDLP

Housing Development Loan Program

Our Housing Development Loan Program (HDLP) centralizes the loan application, underwriting, and approval process across all affordable housing funding sources, providing a one-stop-shop for community partners and developers. The HDLP provides low-cost financial assistance to incentivize the development and preservation of affordable housing within Salt Lake City municipal boundaries. This program is intended to streamline the application and approval process and better target resources to needs within the community.

2022

Annual Competitive Funds NOFA

NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY (NOFA):
2022 ANNUAL AFFORDABLE HOUSING – $6MM

We have released $6 million in funds to provide low-cost financial assistance for the development and/or preservation of affordable housing in Salt Lake City. The 2022 guidelines reflect the FY 2023 housing priorities set forth by the RDA Board of Directors, most notably family-sized units and deeply affordable units.

Guidelines + Procedures
Application

On September 16, RDA staff hosted a virtual informational meeting to provide an overview of the application, requirements, and selection process. Watch below!


The deadline for submitting applications is October 24, 2022.

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Manual de Directrices y Solicitudes
Solicitud

 

 

GAP

Emergency Gap Funds NOFA

NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY (NOFA):
EMERGENCY GAP FUNDS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS

We have released $3 million in emergency gap funding to help affordable housing developers cover steadily increasing building costs.

Eligible projects will have at least 20% of total residential units rent-restricted to households earning 60% AMI or below. If awarded emergency gap financing, developers must close on the loan with the RDA within 90 days. 

There is no deadline on these funds; They are available until expended. We invite interested developers to check out the Guideline + Procedures document below for full details:

Guidelines + Procedures
Application

 

 

HIGH

High Opportunity Funds NOFA

NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY (NOFA):
AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS IN HIGH OPPORTUNITY AREAS

$2.7 million in funds designated for the development of affordable housing in high opportunity areas of Salt Lake City remain open. Please see detailed submission guidelines and application below:

Guidelines + Procedures
Application

 

 

STA

Status of Recent Requests and Invitations

The RDA will list the results of recent Requests and Invitations here as they become available.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, AND DESIGN CONSULTANT SERVICES
RFP closed on 11/24/21
Selection:

 

HOUSING DEVELOPMENT LOAN PROGRAM $8MM NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY
RFP closed on 10/29/21
Selection:

  • 144 S. 500 EAST // 110 affordable units // $775,000 loan
  • SILOS ON 5TH // 106 affordable units // $2.3MM loan
  • SCHMIDT APARTMENTS // 159 affordable units // $1.1MM loan
  • THE NEST // 220 affordable units // $1.1MM loan

 

DEVELOPMENT OF WEST MONTROSE PROPERTY
RFP closed on 06/19/20
RFP cancelled on 10/09/20: OFFICIAL CANCELLATION NOTICE

 

CONSULTANT SERVICES FOR JAPANTOWN CULTURAL DISTRICT DESIGN STRATEGY
RFP closed on 10/07/19
Selection: GSBS Architects

 

ON-CALL ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN SERVICES
RFP closed on 02/20/19
Selections: GSBS Architects, IO Design Collaborative, Loci, Sparano+Mooney Architecture, Urban Design Associates, and ZGF Architects

 

ON-CALL DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING SERVICES
RFP closed on 01/16/19
Selections: Lewis Young Robertson & Burningham, National Development Council, and Zions Public Finance Inc.

 

ON-CALL GRAPHIC DESIGN/MARKETING SERVICES
RFP closed on 10/18/18
Selections: BWP Communications, Faktory, and Niftic