Request for Proposal (RFP) Sales


The Large property Request for Proposals are larger parcels of commercial or industrial land, suitable for a variety of development opportunities. These parcels, or combination of parcels have been identified as Development Ready sites. The following links will have a variety of information about the sites, as well as proper contact information, proposal forms and requirements, due dates, and various other information sources about the proposed sites.   

  • 25, 45, 60 Excel Dr

    The City of Rochester (“City”), through this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) solicitation, seeks a qualified developer/team of developers (“Developer”) to purchase and improve any one, two or three of the properties at 25 Excel Drive, 45 Excel Drive and 60 Excel Drive (collectively and individually referred to as the “Site”) in Rochester, NY. It is the City’s intention to receive development proposals that will lead to the sale of the Site to a Developer who presents the best use and plan/layout of such use, and demonstrates the best financial capacity to undertake the proposed project within a reasonable time. The Developer will creatively improve the Site with the necessary land use/mix of uses and all necessary infrastructure to service those uses. Although you can submit for any one, two or three parcels, The City would look favorably on a proposal that effectively utilizes and develops all 3 parcels.

  • An appraisal dated February 3, 2021 established the following values for the sites that are the subject of this Request for Proposal (RFP): 
    • 25 Excel Drive: $60,000 as the market value of the Site 
    • 45 Excel Drive: $55,000 as the market value of the Site 
    • 60 Excel Drive: $70,000 as the market value of the Site 
    • 25 and 45 Excel Drive (purchased together): $115,000 as the combined market value of the two adjoining Sites  
    • ZOOM Informational Session :  

  • The city will hold an open zoom information session and Q&A period on Tuesday April 20th at 1PM ET.  See meeting information below
  • Meeting URL:  
  • Dial In:  US: +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 9128 or +1 253 215 8782 or 833 548 0276 (Toll Free) or 833 548 0282 (Toll Free) or 877 853 5247 (Toll Free) or 888 788 0099 (Toll Free)  
  • Meeting ID: 955 7986 5632  ;   Passcode: 754742    



Small Property Request for Proposal (RFP) sale, the City of Rochester offers commercial or mixed-use buildings, residential structures that may have specific development requirements, and parcels of vacant land that are suitable for development. Interested buyers are required to submit a Proposal Outline detailing their plans for renovation or construction, estimated costs, financing plan and timetable for completion.  (Please see submission deadline on each individual listing.)

17 Oscar St

Proposals due May 19, 2021 at 4PM in Suite 125B in City Hall at 30 Church St. Please use the Development Proposal Outline for Vacant Land below. ONLY a 15' wide segment of this lot is being offered. 


If the property is currently
improved with a building please download the  RFP Dev Proposal  
If the property is currently vacant land please download and fill out the Development Proposal Outline for Vacant Land   
Interested purchasers should also download and read the RFP Terms & Conditions 

*Notes:  Make sure to complete the Purchaser information form for all buyers (included in proposal outline). Ensure that you show proof of funds in your name sufficient for both the purchase price and the rehabilitation or built-out costs as proposed (this can be money in the bank, or a commitment letter from a lender).  

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