The City of Hagerstown is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to explore the possibilities of recruiting an outside operator of the Burobox with the goal of higher utilization of the space for entrepreneurship development and/or creating a co-work space. The RFP provides for the exploration of concept proposals on an ongoing basis. The City is seeking proposals that demonstrate the following:
Highest and best use for the facility and positive impact for businesses and the community.
Entrepreneurship development, fostering business growth and economic impact for the downtown.
Highest utilization of the facility to include entrepreneurs and expansion of membership eligibility to also include existing businesses and telecommuters.
A commitment to operate the facility for a minimum of 2 years.
A self-sustaining business plan and financial model.
Coverage of operational costs such as copier lease, utility expenses, etc.
No management fee or ongoing operational costs to the City.
Completed applications or inquiries may be submitted to:
Chris Siemerling, Economic Development Specialist City of Hagerstown Department of Community & Economic Development 14 North Potomac Street, Suite 200A Hagerstown, Maryland 21740 301-739-8577, ext. 822 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org