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Notice of Request for Qualifications - National Western Center Triangle Project

Design, Build, Finance, Operate, and Maintain

National Western Center Triangle Project – eBid Document No. 6182243

General Statement of Work

The scope of work includes the construction of an approximately 10,000 seat arena, expo hall, and rehabilitation of the historic 1909 stadium arena building, as well as supporting parking, public street construction, and associated infrastructure, pedestrian connections, and public spaces (together, the “Public Elements”). The Public Elements are anticipated to occupy approximately 18 acres of the Triangle site. The City will grant the Developer development rights, in exchange for take-down payments, to the remaining portions of the Triangle site, consisting of approximately 42 acres, for development of other private real estate uses (the “Private Development”). The Public Elements and the Private Development portions, together with all associated work that will be undertaken by the Developer under a single Project Agreement, comprise the Triangle Project (the “Project”). The RFQ also requests proposers to provide a plan for operations and maintenance of the Public Elements, including the marketing, programming, booking, ticketing, and merchandising of events for of the new arena and expo hall, for a term of 30 years post-construction.

Optional Pre-SOQ One-on-One Meeting will be held the week of April 1, 2019. Pre-SOQ one-on-one meetings will only be provided, in the City’s sole discretion, to constituted teams and not to individual entities. Interested firms are encouraged to request a pre-SOQ one-on-one meeting by submitting information as outlined in the RFQ. The one-on-one meetings are intended to provide the proposer an opportunity to obtain a better understanding of the project, ask questions, and/or provide feedback on the RFQ, as well as provide the City with an opportunity to obtain a better understanding of the proposer’s concerns. The pre-SOQ one-on-one meetings are not an opportunity for the proposer to discuss its qualifications and experience.

RFQ responses due May 23, 2019 at 5:00pm

Documents Available March 1, 2019

Procurement Contact:
Elizabeth Zollo

Minority and Women Business Enterprise Participation:

The City is committed to diversity and inclusiveness, sustainability, partnership, and community goals for the National Western Center Campus and will require the selected Developer to fulfill all of these goals as part of its approach to the Project.

Prequalification Requirements:
Each Lead Contractor must be prequalified in Category 2A (General Building) at the Twenty-Five Million dollar ($25,000,000.00) monetary level in accordance with the Rules and Regulations Governing Prequalification of Contractors. Due to the specialized nature and estimated value of this project, each Lead Contractor must also obtain project-specific permission.

Applications must be submitted a minimum of 10 calendar days prior to the submittal due date and shall be submitted to:

Department of Public Works, Prequalification Section
201 West Colfax Avenue, Department 614,
Denver, Colorado 80202

Or, via email to

To view the Rules and Regulations and to obtain a prequalification application, please visit our website at

For complete description see Ad in The Daily Journal on March 1st, 4th, & 5th, 2019.