The agenda of the February DVATF Community meeting was to:
- Provide a progress report and initial findings of the ongoing District-wide Parking Analysis.
- Provide a progress report and look-ahead for the Dudley Sq. Municipal Ctr.’s Ferdinand Retail Recruitment Initiative.
Senior BRA Transportation Planner, Jim Fitzgerald, introduced the parking consultants from VHB working on the project, Sean Manning and Sarah Wetmore.
Sean and Sarah summarized the parking study’s purpose:
- Quantify parking supply by regulation type
- Assess typical weekday parking demand
- Analyze parking supply/demand conditions
- Coordinate with area traffic improvemnts to better meet future district needs
- Coordinate future land use changes
Some highlights of the presentation included: Continue reading
Information Sessions are still going on for the Building Pathways Pre-apprenticeship Program, for women and men interested in a construction trades career with a trade union.
Please see the brochure here. There are still Information Session dates coming up in March:
On Tuesday, February 11, 2014, Mayor Walsh and new Economic Development Director John Barros toured the construction site of the Dudley Square Municipal Center. At the site, they met with the project team, construction workers, the design architect, Francine Houben of Mecanoo, who was in town to meet with artists selected to provide public art at the project. The tour included a visit to the top floor with views of the City, the lower floors with open-office layout; and the first floor with 18,000 square feet of retail space under construction.
Per the recently released Addendum 1 to the Ferdinand Retail Tenant RFP, The City will hold an additional Proposers’ Conference on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at the Central Boston Elder Services Building, 2315 Washington Street, Roxbury, Mass. The conference will allow for an exchange of information through a question and answer period, and the retail space will be available for a walk-through. Proposers are strongly encouraged to attend.
Retail Tenant RFP Addendum #1 Released: The Retail Tenant RFP for the Dudley Square Municipal Office Facility (The Ferdinand) PCMD Proj. 6986
The City of Boston will send the Addendum #1 to registered RFP Holders. Another way to view and obtain the Addendum #1 is as follows:
Contact the Bid Counter directly either in person, via telephone, postal mail, or email.
The Bid Counter
26 Court Street, 10th Floor
City of Boston
Boston, MA 02108
Bid Counter visitor and telephone access:
Mon-Fri. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m, and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed Sat. and Sun.
Emails to the Bid Counter are responded to during above-referenced hours of operation.
Visit the website below (anytime) and follow the prompts to share your contact information and download the files of the Addendum #1.
Internet Link: http://www.cityofboston.gov/procurement/events/
Please see the link to an announcement by the Boston Public Art Commission regarding upcoming Artist Presentations for the Dudley Square Municipal Center public art:
Artist have completed their conceptual designs and will be presenting them next week on January 20th and 21st. Please check out their designs below, join us for their presentations, or email your thoughts to firstname.lastname@example.org, if you can’t make it! Continue reading
Ferdinand Retail RFP — 2nd Proposer Conference & Walk-through, Jan. 14, 2014 2-4 p.m.
The first walk-through on December 17, 2013, was helpful for participants. Another session has been scheduled, for 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2014.
Location: The Community Room at Central Boston Elder Services, 2315 Washington Street, Roxbury.
Submitting Retail Proposals is:
February 10, 2014
The_Ferdinand_retail_brochure, updated, is here.