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Economic Development Corporation (EDC)
One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, 14th Floor Mailroom, New York, NY 10006
Maryann Catalano
phone: (212) 312-3536
fax: (212) 312-3918
Goods and Services
Request for Proposals

PIN#75460001 - Due: 9/5/2019 4:00 PM

New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC), is requesting proposals from experienced, professional event operators to coordinate, organize, operate, and manage events at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark.

One or more selected Respondent(s) will enter into an operating agreement with NYCEDC a to allow access to certain portions of the Richmond County Bank Ballpark to coordinate, organize, operate, and manage events during the year with an emphasis on events outside of the baseball season, which runs from June to September 15 including, but not limited to, cultural, community, charitable, commercial, entertainment, and sporting events. The operator will allow for the operation of events for a term of five years to be exercised at the sole discretion of NYCEDC. The agreement is expected to commence by January 2020.

NYCEDC plans to select an operator on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include but are not limited to: alignment with NYCEDC policy goals; management team’s qualifications and preparedness; and financial offer and proposed terms.

It is the policy of NYCEDC to comply with all federal, state and City laws and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status and other protected category and to take affirmative action in working with contracting parties to ensure certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) share in the economic opportunities generated by NYCEDC’s projects and initiatives. Please refer to the Equal Employment and Affirmative Compliance for Non-Construction Contracts Addendum in the RFP.

Companies who have been certified with the New York City Department of Small Business Services as Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (“M/WBE”) are strongly encouraged to apply. To learn more about M/WBE certification and NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, please visit
An optional info session and site visit will be held on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 1:30PM at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark, located at 75 Richmond Terrace. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to on or before Friday, August 9, 2019.

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 16, 2019. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to For all questions that do not pertain to the subject matter of this RFP please contact NYCEDC’s Contracts Hotline at (212) 312-3969. Answers to all questions will be posted by August 30, 2019, to

The RFP is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from NYCEDC, 1 Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, 14th Floor-Mailroom, New York, NY, 10006. To download a copy of the solicitation documents please visit RESPONSES ARE DUE NO LATER THAN 4:00 p.m. on September 5, 2019. Please submit three (3) sets of your proposal and (1) electronic copy of the proposal in USB drive format to: NYCEDC, 1 Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10006, Attention: Maryann Catalano, Chief Contracting Officer.

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