Tenders Wanted for Taylor-Grady House in Athens – WGAU

City Hall is seeking help with the Taylor-Grady House, issuing a request for proposals for a rental and use plan for the historic property on Prince Avenue in Athens. This is a deal that will run through June 2024. Information on applications can be found on the Athens-Clarke County Government website.

On the Athens-Clarke Co government website…

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government invites requests for proposals from vendors to provide defined use and tenancy of the Taylor-Grady House located at 634 Prince Avenue in Athens, Georgia. The contract period extends from the award dates to June 30, 2024 with an option for additional one-year terms as mutually agreed.

ACCGov seeks a visionary, yet achievable, plan for the operational use of the historic Taylor-Grady House as an event facility, office space, museum, or community center that maintains, if not highlights, the architectural significance cultural heritage of the building by displaying appropriate period features. furniture, textiles and artifacts. The main building has 12,320 square feet.

The building is historic in official designation and character, and should be maintained as such. All costs associated with utilities (water, sewer, electricity, gas, telephone, storm water, solid waste, security alarm systems, computer network, babysitting services, etc.) will be the responsibility of the tenant.

Facility maintenance services and landscape maintenance services are provided by ACCGov. ACCGov will be responsible for all costs of maintenance and repairs to electrical systems, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, fire safety devices, graffiti removal and sewer lines. In addition, the ACCGov will be responsible for general landscape maintenance including mowing, trimming, maintenance of plant material, pruning, etc.

A mandatory site visit to respond to all inquiries regarding this project will be held on August 9, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at the Taylor-Grady House, located at 634 Prince Avenue, Athens, Georgia. Potential bidders are required to attend the building and land viewing.

General timeline:

  • Site visit (Mandatory) – Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Deadline for submitting questions – Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.
  • Deadline for receipt of proposals – Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

Inquiries regarding proposals should be directed to Toro Holt, ACCGov Principal Buyer, 706-340-1742 or [email protected] Technical questions can be directed to Angel Helmly, ACCGov Operations Analyst, Central Services Department, at 706-613-3530 or [email protected]

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