Development of Aviation Properties at the New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport Request for Proposals

Fri, Mar 18, 2022 at 1:40PM

Development of Aviation Properties at the New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport Request for Proposals

The City of New Smyrna Beach (herein after, “City”) has issued this Request for Proposals (hereinafter, “RFP”) for 07-22-CRA, Development of Aviation Properties at New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport ("EVB"), (see Appendix A . This solicitation shall be in accordance with Florida Statutes and must comply with Florida Statute 163.380(3)(a) as the subject properties are located within a community redevelopment area.

The purpose of the RFP is to solicit competitive sealed proposals from individual aviation, aerospace, or other commercial aviation ventures that require airfield access during its business functions. A long term ground lease agreement with the City of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, includes the development of approximately seven (7) acres of undeveloped airside and landside property located adjacent to Taxiway E and in the near proximity of the intersection of E and Runway 11/29 within the Southeast quadrant of the airport as shown on the attached location maps. Including access to nearly 1,500 feet of Taxiway E Flightline Frontage.

The City’s objective is to attract a high quality, financially stable, long term tenant whose successful proposal creates an aesthetically attractive and pleasing enterprise. The successful proposer will contribute to the economic development and area employment as well as being fully compatible with overall development and operational activity of the City of New Smyrna Beach Airport (“Airport”, “EVB”).

The ideal candidate must demonstrate aeronautical use by way of contributing to the annual runway operations count, and annual sale of aviation fuels. Their experience in aviation development shall compliment the Airport. In addition, they will demonstrate an understanding and a history of creating and executing plans that yield sustainable financial and economic benefit.

The long term ground lease proposals being requested by this RFP shall provide for the successful proposer to design, permit, construct, operate, and maintain a high quality aviation or aerospace commercial enterprise within the Airport’s current Industrial zoning classification.

As is more fully explained in this RFP, an award, if made, shall be made to the best overall proposer(s) whose proposal is most advantageous to the City, taking into consideration the evaluation factors set forth in this RFP. The City shall not use any other factors or criteria in the evaluation of the proposals received.

Janet Vivian, City Purchasing Coordinator, is the point of the contact for any RFP inquiries. Her contact information is or Phone: (386) 410-2600 ext. 2654.

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