Construction RFPs

PHDC engages contractors to make improvements at recreation centers, libraries, parks and other public facilities. PHDC has one Construction RFP.

RFP for East Poplar Playground Renovations

NOTE: proposal due date has been extended to no later than 3:00 PM on May 28, 2020
On behalf of the City of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA) is pleased to issue this RFP for qualified prime contractors for the East Poplar Playground Renovation project located at 820 N. 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123. The Work covers the demolition and renovation of the East Poplar Playground including the removal of existing paving, sub-base, play equipment, safety surfacing, fencing, and landscaping, and the construction of a new play area and seating area, including play equipment, safety surface, paving, spray ground, plumbing, furnishings, landscaping, and fencing. For completed scope of work please refer to the Project Drawings and the Specifications. This project is part of the City’s Rebuilding Community Infrastructure Program (Rebuild).

Pre-Bid Meeting
There is no Pre-Bid Meeting for this project

Questions/Requests for Additional Information
PRA will accept questions and requests for additional information directed in writing to up to 3:00 PM on May 4, 2020. Questions, responses, and additional information will be posted on this website within three business days of this date.

Submission Deadline
Applicants must submit a response/proposal no later than 3:00 PM on May 28, 2020; absolutely no Response will be accepted after that time.

Submission Process
Responses will only be accepted in either of the following:



2. Hard Copy Submission – Submit three original copies of the Response and one electronic copy on a USB Flash Drive to the PRA via hand delivery or registered mail. Files on the USB Flash Drive may only be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF. Applicants may hand deliver or send their Response via registered mail to:

Robert LaBrum
Director, Design & Construction
Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority
1234 Market Street, 16th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Please download all of the following documents:

Addendum No. 1

Addendum No. 2

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