City of Montgomery Seeks Proposals for Sale and Development of Cottage Hill Property


MONTGOMERY – The City of Montgomery is seeking proposals for the sale and development of excess property located at 414 Caroline Street, a .9 +/- acre site just north of Downtown Montgomery in the Cottage Hill/Five Points area.  Proposals must include design concepts that provide of an active ground floor; utilize rear parking; use quality, sustainable and energy efficient materials; and rebuild the sidewalk and streetscape to enhance the pedestrian environment.  It is the intent of the city that the property be developed and active within 24 months of closing and the city will not consider proposals that indicate an intention to hold the property indefinitely.  Interested developers should evaluate the site, make an offer, and propose a development program, design concept, financing strategy, and development schedule that meets their investment objectives and achieves community goals.

The City will host a pre-proposal conference on Thursday February 2, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at 25 Washington Avenue in the 3rd Floor Conference Room to review the RFP requirements and illustrative design concepts.  Staff will be on-site at 414 Caroline Street, weather permitting immediately after to answer any additional questions.  Copies of the RFP can be downloaded from the city’s website

Proposals will be accepted February 16, 2017 through March 31, 2017.  All questions or requests for information must be submitted in writing to Melanie Golson, Program Manager/Planner, City of Montgomery Department of Development via email at

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