Offerors are asked to submit a written proposal based on the criteria listed below, subject to any addenda that the Town may release prior to close of the offering period. Proposals will be reviewed and scored by the Town’s evaluation panel and will serve as the basis for the interview between the Offeror and the Town’s evaluation panel. The Town is seeking to understand the Offeror’s intent and development proposal based off the Town’s vision for the 6.8-acre site through a well-written narrative outlining how the Offeror intends to approach the development. In addition, Offerors shall submit a conceptual site plan showing anticipated land uses and densities. No additional design work of any kind, such as elevations, is needed at this stage of the process.
As the Town is seeking to balance the fulfillment of its vision for this property with a fair economic return, Offerors shall also submit a terms sheet that reflects their proposed terms for the acquisition of the property based on the proposal. The Town acknowledges that proposals will be speculative and based on Offeror’s best and current understanding of the site, market and the Town’s goals at the early stages of this process. That said, the Town is seeking complete proposals that demonstrate the Offeror’s experience and soundness of approach to planning, financing and developing the site.
This property, APN’s 304-66-021C, 022C, 024C, 026C and 304-93-557B, is located in the redevelopment area, adjacent to the Library and Communiversity site. The location is desirable, strategic to the development of the Town Center, has access on Ellsworth Loop Road, and will provide the Town with future development opportunities appropriate for the location.
The Town of Queen Creek is a fast-growing community of approximately 71,000 residents, with strong demographics and access to a highly educated workforce. The Town of Queen Creek’s pro-business political climate is exemplified in the community’s commitment to investing in the future and the understanding that public investment must occur to ensure that an environment for quality private investment exists. The Town is averaging 130 new single-family home permits per month for the current fiscal year, and the average household size is 3.40. Exceeding nearly every city in Maricopa County, the Town's median household income is $105,729. Queen Creek residents are highly educated, with nearly 40% of residents over 25-years old holding a Bachelor's degree or higher.
Downtown Queen Creek is symbolic and located in the heart of the community. In recent years, the Downtown area has enjoyed significant growth with the development of several new projects including the Town’s first craft brewery, Old Ellsworth Brewing Company. Downtown Queen Creek’s vision is to create a vibrant and active district that complements the culture and heritage of the community and provides a range of venues that celebrate all that is unique and special in Queen Creek. This strategy includes pedestrian-friendly developments with the creation of shaded and engaging pedestrian walkways, architecture and character unique to Queen Creek. With the recent update of the Town Center Plan, future developments should implement strategically placed parking, and uses that will support a vibrant and growing community. The Town continues to invest in the future and has a number of important projects underway in this core area.