Project #: 01/23 - 461 (RFP)
Issued by: Home Forward
Publish Date: Jan 18, 2023 9:42AM
Proposals Due Date: Feb 16, 2023 11:00AM (Pacific Standard Time) add to calendar
Status: closed
Posted: Jan 18, 2023


Proposals are requested from qualified professional design firms to provide Conceptual Master Plan options to support the redevelopment of the Ellington Apartments, a 10.7-acre housing site at the intersection of NE 66th Ave and NE Halsey St in the Madison South neighborhood of Northeast Portland, and owned by Portland Housing Bureau. Home Forward, acting as the asset manager for the property, will accept Proposals until February 16, 2023, 11:00 AM.

The master plan will support the future redevelopment of The Ellington Apartments. The Conceptual Master Plan should include an increase in density with support 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-bedroom units, property management and resident services facilities, laundry facilities, event/multipurpose space, and playgrounds & additional outdoor recreation spaces for resident use.

The RFP will be available on BidLocker ( on January 18, 2023. Interested firms must subscribe to the solicitation to be added to the Prospective Responders List and to receive addenda.

           Home Forward has an aspirational goal of 28% participation by Underutilized Business Enterprises (UBE), including those certified by the State of Oregon’s Certification             Office for Business Inclusion & Diversity (COBID) for all contracts. This percentage is based on total contract value and may also be achieved through subconsultant                   engagement. Interested UBE are encouraged to submit Proposals or participate as subconsultants.


This project has the following solicitation documents.

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Pre-Proposal Conference

Pre-Proposal Conference Date Jan 30, 2023 10:00AM (Pacific Standard Time) add to calendar

Vendor Questions and Answers

The Question and Answer Period is currently closed.

When the question and answer period is open, vendors may submit their questions on this solicitation to be answered by Home Forward.

For Questions or Additional Information, Contact:

Name: Peter Garcia

Interested Parties

Interested Parties

These are the vendors who have expressed interest in this solicitation:

Business When
Ankrom Moisan Jan 23, 2023
Architecture Building Culture Jan 30, 2023
Atlas Design Group, Inc. Jan 19, 2023
BKF Engineers Jan 23, 2023
Bora Architecture & Interiors Jan 23, 2023
Bremik Construction Jan 20, 2023
ColeBreit Engineering Jan 26, 2023
ConstructConnect Jan 18, 2023
Construction Bid Source Jan 31, 2023
Convergence Architecture Jan 20, 2023
Cundiff Engineering, Inc. Jan 30, 2023
Daily Journal of Commerce-Oregon Jan 19, 2023
FFA Architecture and Interiors, Inc. Jan 20, 2023
FFA Architecture and Interiors, Inc. Jan 20, 2023
GeoDesign, Inc. DBA NV5 Jan 20, 2023
Hacker Architects Jan 19, 2023
Harper Houf Peterson Righellis Inc. Jan 18, 2023
Holst Architecture Jan 18, 2023
Home Forward Jan 24, 2023
IMS Jan 18, 2023
Ink:Built Architecture Jan 26, 2023
Interface Engineering, Inc. Jan 19, 2023
KPFF Jan 24, 2023
LRS Architects Jan 20, 2023
LSW Architects, PC Jan 20, 2023
Mackenzie Jan 19, 2023
Mahlum Architects Jan 18, 2023
PBS Engineering and Environmental Inc Jan 18, 2023
PCS Structural Solutions Jan 19, 2023
Peter Meijer Architect, PC Jan 20, 2023
Pinnacle Architecture, Inc. Jan 18, 2023
PLACE Jan 18, 2023
Plan Center Northwest Jan 18, 2023
PRR Jan 19, 2023
Salazar Architect, Inc Jan 20, 2023
Sazan Group Jan 20, 2023
Scott Edwards Architecture Jan 27, 2023
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce Jan 18, 2023
SERA Architects Jan 24, 2023
Studio C Architecture, LLC Jan 23, 2023

Solicitation Change History

Changes to This Listing:

The following bid documents were added:
Addendum 1.pdf
Feb 8, 2023