Public Info RFI No. 21-01-43101: Land Lease Opportunity at JAX Airport
REQUEST FOR INTEREST
Proposal Number: 21-01-43101
LAND LEASE OPPORTUNITY AT JAX AIRPORT
for the
JACKSONVILLE AVIATION AUTHORITY

In response to recent directives regarding COVID-19 – also known as Coronavirus – and its unforeseen impact upon the Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) and its traveling public, JAA has instituted an electronic solicitation process which, as described herein, will be used for this solicitation.

Statements of Interest will be received by the Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA or the Authority) until the Official Solicitation Due Date and Time of October 26, 2020, at 2:00 PM (local time) for a Land Lease Opportunity at JAX Airport.  The leasing opportunity consists of an aeronautical or non-aeronautical real estate parcel comprising up to approximately 700 acres.  

This RFI is for discovery and information gathering of potential business clients and/or current airport tenants having interest in leasing a certain portion of real estate at Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) as further identified in Attachment A (“Property”).  As indicated in the paragraph below, this RFI is a planning document that may or may not be used by the Authority to make an award and enter into a lease agreement.  The Authority will utilize the results of this RFI in identifying lease candidates and, if applicable, to make a selection.

Subject to the response received from this RFI, JAA may elect to: 1) negotiate directly if only one response is received or only one Respondent is deemed qualified; 2) issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) from all qualified and interested parties, which may or may not be exclusive to those responding hereto; 3) forego issuing an RFP and make an award hereunder by utilizing the evaluation criteria and points outlined on page 7 below; or 4) not proceed with the project at this time.

JAA will receive Proposals electronically via DemandStar.com until 2:00 PM (local time) on October 26, 2020.

HAND DELIVERED, MAILED, FAXED OR EMAILED PROPOSALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

To register with DemandStar.com, visit: https://www.demandstar.com/registration

For information on how to navigate DemandStar.com, please see Exhibit “C”: 

•Proposals shall be submitted on the forms provided and may be manually, electronically or digitally signed by the individual authorized to legally bind the company. 
•Subject to JAA's discretion to waive minor irregularities, Proposals received after the opening date and time will be rejected.

All Statements of Interest shall be submitted in strict accordance with RFI No. 21-01-43101, which may be obtained on September 25, 2020 from www.flyjacksonville.com (click on “Bid Opportunities”) or DemandStar.com.

JAA, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. ?? 2000d to 2000d-4) and related regulations, hereby notifies all those who may potentially respond to this solicitation that any contract resulting from this advertisement will be awarded fairly.  Disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded a full and fair opportunity to submit a response to this solicitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.