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request for proposal (RFP)

Ideally, a tightly written list of requirements and specifications upon which contractors, vendors, or service providers are invited to place bids. The goal is to write the specifications in such a manner that bids can be compared equally, without making adjustments among them. For example, an RFP for floor covering might specify the exact maker and pattern name for a carpet,or it might specify a generic carpet of a certain weight,with or without a pattern, and with or without a pad of a specified thickness. It would include scale drawings of the space to be carpeted so that waste could be calculated,and it would include special instructions such as the need for installation to take place between certain dates or over a weekend.
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The request for proposals, which was issued June 12, allows for one vendor or multiple vendors to take on different areas of the state recreation area instead of requiring one vendor to manage all facilities.
The Iowa utility of United States-based Alliant Energy is offering a request for proposals for new solar projects that are intended to increase its system-wide solar generation by 50 percent.
Finance Asia reports that the formal request for proposals was sent to some 10 banks, including HSBC, Standard Chartered and CIMB - the latter, it was said, had already been working on the deal.
College officials have expressed interest in leasing up to 3,000 square feet of the development for a welcome center, according to the request for proposals. The college has purchased several properties on North Street for conversion to college facilities and parking lots, and new sidewalks and street lighting have been installed on the street in recent years in an effort to promote a gateway to the campus from Main Street.
A list of service areas for each state and estimated grant amounts for each service area will be included in the request for proposals section found at beginning April 16.
"I have been working for many months with the Mayor's Office, the NYC Economic Development Corporation, and community representatives through the Kingsbridge Armory Redevelopment Alliance on the Request for Proposals," said Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion.
Agency had reasonable basis for canceling request for proposals for computer support services after receipt of offers where solicitation was ambiguous with regard to required level of staffing coverage and where user activity significantly reduced its staffing requirement.
The response to the request for proposals was strong, Finley notes.
The request for proposals process lets developers say how they would utilize the site.
Earlier this year, the agency issued a Request for Proposals, hoping to hire an experienced real estate consultant to help it use many of its out-of-service stations, railway land sites and parking lots to close its large bud-get gap.

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