Cambridge Redevelopment Authority

255 Main Street, 8th Fl
Cambridge, MA 02142

Date Posted:
January 18, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Property Management Contract/ RFP Responses Sought

The CRA seeks a property management entity for the Foundry, a community center for creativity and innovation that will start construction in 2019 and will open in 2021. The Foundry will include a multi-use performance space, artist work space, "maker" space, cafe, and flexible-use community meeting rooms, as well as office space on upper floors. The site will be accessed by a wide range of community members who will use the space in a variety of ways. The contract will start in spring 2019 and consists of two parts: 1) consulting services during the design and construction phases and 2) property management services once the building is operational.  Learn more via the link at:

1. Capable of undertaking all activities outlined in the Scope of Work section of the RFP

2. Has at least five (5) years of property management experience.

3. Can demonstrate the ability to provide high quality property management for properties that are: mission-focused, provide public access for arts, civic, educational or other programming, and require friendly interactions with the public.

4. Can demonstrate the ability to manage flexible use space, with multiple organizational tenants.

5. Has access to, or demonstrates the ability to provide, all necessary equipment, organizational capacity, and technical competence necessary to complete the scope of work expeditiously.

How To Apply:

Download the Request for Proposals from:

Respondents are encouraged to register their interest in the RFP via email to Requests for clarifications or questions concerning the RFP may be submitted via email to Erica Schwarz at by 4:00 pm, on January 25, 2019. Questions submitted after that time may not be addressed. Hard copies and electronic versions of proposals are due on February 14, 2019 by 4:00 pm. Any addenda will be emailed to the registered contacts on file, and to those who have asked questions. Addenda will also be posted on the CRA’s website under the Jobs/Contracting section. 

Apply by:
February 14, 2019
Fee Contract
About this Organization:
The Cambridge Redevelopment Authority is committed to implementing imaginative, creative initiatives to achieve social equity and a balanced economic ecosystem. We work in the public trust to bring a human dimension to development improving the quality of life for residents, businesses, employees, and visitors. Our goal is to balance economic vibrancy, housing, and open space to create sustainable communities through new and revitalized development.