Move to the park
Whether you’re an established company or an entrepreneurial startup, the team at UT Research Park is poised to help you move to the park and connect with the right people at the University of Tennessee to help ensure the success of your venture.
Dedicated areas for research and development, office and laboratory space, green common areas and mixed-use development
January 7th, 2024
Request for Proposals
HOtel RFP Pre-Proposal PROCEEDINGS
The Cherokee Farm Development Corporation (“CFDC”) has issued this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to define leasing requirements; solicit proposals; detail proposal requirements; and outline CFDC’s process for evaluating proposals and selecting a Proposer to enter into an agreement to lease the Leased Premises to design, construct, operate, and maintain the Hotel and Conference Center Development.
The RFP process includes three phases:
Phase 1 - includes an initial response from proposers providing information on qualifications, experience, financial capability, preliminary schedule, and conceptual design;
Phase 2 - includes the submittal of a more detailed program and site plan, refined schedule, and operating and financial plan including rent or other consideration to CFDC;
Phase 3 – includes the finalist negotiation with the best evaluated proposer.
Content and Attachment References below:
Section 2.1 - “RFP Schedule of Events” for complete list of Important Dates and Milestones
Attachment 6.4 – “Form of Ground Lease Agreement”
2.0 RFP Schedule of Events
3.0 Proposal Requirements
4.0 General Contracting Information and Requirements
5.0 Proposal Evaluation and Lease Award
6.1. Proposal Package Cover Sheet/Statement of Certifications & Assurances
6.2 Mandatory Requirements
6.3. Financial Interested Parties
6.4. Form of Ground Lease Agreement
* PROPOSALS INCLUDING OR REFERENCING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OTHER THAN THOSE REFERENCED BY CFDC MAY BE REJECTED.
If you’re interested in leasing space at the University of Tennessee Research Park, please contact us at 865-974-8210.
Build to Suit
UT Research Park has several shovel-ready sites available via ground lease.
The sites have electricity, fiber, water and sewer infrastructure available at the curb and are ready for construction. The leadership team can connect you with developers, architectural firms and contractors to make your facility at UT Research Park a reality.