RFP - High Falls Garage


The City of Rochester is seeking proposals from qualified parties interested in purchasing the High Falls Parking Garage. The City has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) document and potential respondents are encouraged to respond for the opportunity to purchase and own this parking garage asset. The RFP and its attachments can be downloaded from the links below. 

The objectives of the potential sale are to:

  • Provide satisfactory revenue to the City from the sale of the property;
  • Continue provision of public parking for employees and customers of businesses, as well as residents and visitors; and,
  • Add the property to the City’s tax base.

Respondents are reminded to review the RFP and all its attachments thoroughly.  Note that all deadlines are firm and final.

RFP Downloads 

Click here to download>>> RFP document   


A. Submission Cover Sheet and Proposal Checklist - Required for RFP Submission  
B.  State and City Requirements for Condition Assessment of Parking Garages 
C.  Garage Inspection Report, October 2021  
D.  Five-year Estimate for Capital Improvements, October 2021  
E.  List of completed repair projects, October 2021; (project plans are available upon request)  
F.  List of Project Warranties, 2021 [Transfer of warranties is subject to manufacturer’s terms and conditions]  
G.  Record Drawings, 1992 
H.  Commitment of 100 Spaces to Owners of 298 & 300 State Street  
I.  Parking Agreement with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. May 15, 2009 
J.  Parking Permit Agreement with WXXI Public Broadcasting Council, April 2, 1996 

 Pre-Proposal Conference 

On March 1, 2024 at 12:00pm, City staff will conduct a virtual pre-proposal conference to explain/clarify requirements and respond to questions. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. You are encouraged to send questions ahead of time to help staff tailor the presentation.  See below for details of where to send questions.

Pre-registration is required and can be completed here: https://cityofrochester.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__wJ9Y6utQliPcD-WEjQwYg

Submission Information and Deadline 

Three (3) printed copies of the proposal and a USB thumb drive with an electronic copy of the proposal and all its attachments must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 15, 2024, at the following address: 

City of Rochester - Department of Neighborhood and Business Development
30 Church Street - Room 005-A 
Rochester, NY 14614
Attn: A. DaSilva Tella 


Answers to questions received by the question deadline of 3/7/2024 can be found here.