RFIs / RFPs / RFQs


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Listed below are the business opportunities available through the Port of San Francisco. These opportunities are awarded to companies through a Request for Proposal (RFP) process or competitive bid process. The Port looks forward to partnering with companies to provide our community with the very best in amenities and services. 


1. Request for Interest - Embarcadero Historic Piers 
The Port of San Francisco requests creative ideas on how the Embarcadero Historic Piers can be accessible, resilient, and enjoyable. The Request for Interest is the first step in developing requests for proposals to rehabilitate and preserve these historic assests. View the RFI Responses

2. Request for Qualification (RFQ) on China Basin 337  
The Port of San Francisco initiated a developer solicitation process for Seawall Lot 337, a 16-acre site south of China Basin Channel and in Mission Bay. At the May 25, 2010 Port Commission meeting the Commission approved an Exclusive Negotiation Agreement with Seawall Lot 337 Associates, comprised of the San Francisco Giants and The Cordish Company.Other Port reports and documents published prior to the RFQ also are provided for public information.

3. Request for Interest - Pier 70 Area: 20th Street Historic Buildings RFI 
The Port is in Exclusive Negotiations with two development partners for sub-areas of Pier 70, these include Forest City for the Pier 70 Waterfront Sub-Area and Orton Development Inc. for the Historic Core Sub Area. The following provides a link to the recent Port Commission Staff Report and Exhibits that describe the coordination and work underway for each of these sub-areas. In addition, other Pier 70 staff reports can be accessed for further information. 

4. Request for Information - Electrical Vehicle Charging NEW
In consultation with the Department of Environment and San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, the Port of San Francisco (the Port) is requesting information (RFI) from qualified respondents to enhance the electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure on Port properties. 


**DIR Reminds the Public Works Community of $2,000 Penalty Effective January 1**

Note: Effective July 1, 2014, all contractors and subcontractors who bid or work on public work projects in California must register with and pay an annual fee to the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR). Registration must be renewed annually. Registration and renewal may be completed online. Please go to the DIR website at: http://www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/PublicWorks.html for information on what is required. 



1. 2018 Shipyard Request for Proposals #2 (RFP-2) NEW
The Port of San Francisco is seeking an experienced ship repair operator to reopen and revitalize its Pier 68/70 Shipyard ("Pier 70 Shipyard"). The Pier 70 Shipyard, with Dry Dock #2 remains one of only five ship repair yards on the U.S. West Coast that can compete for the maintenance and repair of extra-large sized vessels. The Shipyard is a strategically located facility that is poised to support the growing passenger cruise industry, government and defense fleets, the domestic oil refineries business, and Bay Area maritime passenger and harbor service support vessels.

1. Pier 33.5 North Bulkhead Building NEW
The Port is soliciting proposals from qualified respondents (“Respondents”) for the development and operation of a restaurant (the “Restaurant”) located at Pier 33 ½, south of Pier 39 and just north of Alcatraz Landing. 

2. Pier 40 Restaurant NEW
The Port is soliciting proposals from qualified respondents (“Respondents”) for the development and operation of a restaurant (the “Restaurant”) located at Pier 40, adjacent to South Beach Harbor, north of AT&T Park and south of the Ferry Building. 


1. Request for Qualifications – As Needed Real Estate Economics and Related Professional Services

The Port is advertising a Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) for as-needed real estate economics and related professional services. The objective of the RFQ process is to qualify a pool of up to four consultant teams with expertise in a variety of professional disciplines, including real estate economics, land use planning, urban design and architecture, historic preservation, transportation planning, and other related services. The Port anticipates awarding up to four (4) separate contracts, each with a not-to-exceed value of Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($750,000).



Additional RFPs/RFQs are also available on the Office of Contract Administration's website.