FAI Request for Proposal - Specialty Retail Concession ADA-90878

Request for Proposal for Specialty Retail Concession at Fairbanks International Airport                 
The State of Alaska, Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, Fairbanks International Airport (State) is requesting proposals to operate and maintain two Specialty Retail Concessions in the passenger terminal building at Fairbanks International Airport (FAI). The limited nature of these rights is outlined in the Specialty Retail Sample Concession Agreement included with the Request for Proposal package.

The State encourages all interested parties, including disadvantaged business enterprises, to submit proposals for this Concession Agreement ADA-90878.  The State will not exclude any proposer on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.  Persons with a disability who need special accommodations concerning this Concession Agreement offering should contact Annette Cole, Leasing Specialist, or Christel Burgess, Chief of Leasing, in the Airport Leasing Office at the address below.  The text telephone (TDD) number is 1-800-770-TYPE.

The Airport Manager may amend details regarding the Request for Proposal, the Specialty Retail Sample Concession Agreement, or the date, time, or place of any pre-proposal conference or for proposal submission by notice to all persons who have requested a copy of the Request for Proposal and without further publication. All potentially interested persons are encouraged to request a copy of the Request for Proposal and thereby become registered to receive a copy of any addenda that the State may issue regarding this solicitation.

To obtain a copy of the Request for Proposal documents, please contact Annette Cole at 907-474-2525, e-mail, or Christel Burgess at 907-474-2549, e-mail, FAX: 907-474-2513, or send written requests to Fairbanks International Airport Leasing Office, 6450 Airport Way, Suite 1, Fairbanks, Alaska 99709.

Questions, comments, or objections regarding the RFP documents must be submitted in writing to the address above, attn: Airport Leasing, by 5:00 p.m. Alaska Time on March 25, 2020. Proposals must be submitted in writing to the address above by 5:00 p.m. Alaska Time on April 17, 2020. No late proposals will be accepted.

It is each proposer's responsibility to examine carefully all documents that relate to this offering and to determine all conditions that may affect its proposal.  A proposer's lack of understanding due to failure to thoroughly examine these documents is not grounds for modification of, or relief from, any term or condition of this offering based on a claim that the proposer misunderstood that term or condition.  Any and all comments or objections to the form of this offering, the terms, format, structure, language, criteria, or any other aspect of this Request for Proposal, consisting of the Notice Inviting Proposals, Terms of Request, Instructions to Proposers, Proposer's Affidavit, Acknowledgment of Addenda, Proposer's Questionnaire, Specific Evaluation Criteria, Supplemental Information, and the Sample Concession Agreement as modified or supplemented by an addendum (together, the Request for Proposals or “RFP”), must be submitted in writing to the Airport Leasing Office at the address stated above on or before 5:00 p.m., Alaska Time, March 25, 2020.  Any such issue relating to or arising from either the RFP as originally issued or any addenda, including any issue of ambiguity, will be deemed waived and not a proper basis for any protest or appeal unless it is presented in a written objection or comment received by the Airport Leasing Office by that deadline.  Any opportunity for comment on or objection to any subsequent addenda, or to any matter contained in, raised by, or relating in any way to a subsequent addendum, must be received by the Airport Leasing Office by the deadline specified for inclusion of such comment or objection in the respective addendum.

Each proposer must submit a complete proposal on State-furnished forms as described in this document.  The State must receive proposals at the Airport Leasing Office at the address stated above by 5:00 p.m., Alaska Time, Friday, April 17, 2020.  The State will return any proposal received after this time. 

A pre-proposal conference will be held at 2:00 p.m., Alaska Time on March 17, 2020, in the Tanana Conference Room located in the Administration Office of the Terminal building at Fairbanks International Airport.  Attendance is not mandatory.  Airport personnel will conduct the conference, provide a general overview of the Concession Agreement offering, listen to suggestions and comments, entertain questions, and conduct a tour of the existing facilities.  Persons wishing to attend telephonically must notify Annette Cole or Christel Burgess, by FAX 907-474-2513, phone 907-474-2525 or 907-474-2549, or e-mail or no later than 5:00 p.m. Alaska Time, March 16, 2020.

FAI reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to advertise for new proposals, or to award the concession privilege in any manner that it believes is in the best interest of the public and FAI. FAI will not be responsible for any cost associated with the preparation or submission of proposals.

It is the policy of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) that no person shall be excluded from participation in, or be denied benefits of, any programs or activities we provide based on race, religion, gender, age, marital status, ability, or national origin, regardless of the funding source including Federal Transit Administration, Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Highway Administration and State of Alaska Funds.

The DOT&PF complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities who may need auxiliary aids, services and/or special modifications to participate in this project should contact DOT&PF at 907-474-2500 to make necessary arrangements. Individuals with a hearing impairment can contact Relay Alaska at 711 for assistance. Requests should be made at least 5 days before the accommodation is needed to make any necessary arrangements.

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Created 2/14/2020 9:06:28 AM by acole
Modified 3/26/2020 9:39:40 AM by acole


Department: Transportation and Public Facilities
Category: Public Notices
Sub-Category: Airport Leasing
Location(s): Fairbanks
Project/Regulation #: Specialty Retail Concession ADA-90878
Publish Date: 2/14/2020
Archive Date: 4/17/2020
  • Pre-proposal conference
    3/17/2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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  • Deadline for Comments
    3/25/2020 5:00pm - 5:00pm
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  • Last Day to Submit Proposals
    4/17/2020 2:00pm - 2:00pm
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