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Indiana Regional Development Authority

Indiana Regional Development Authority

RDA > RFP/RFQ Request for Qualifications/Proposals

The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority (NWIRDA) is seeking sealed proposals from qualified consulting firms to prepare a Market Validation and Financial Feasibility Study regarding the establishment of a convention center in Northwestern Indiana as more fully described and defined in the proposal packet, as prepared by the NWIRDA. All proposals must meet NWIRDA's specifications as further described in the proposal packet.

The proposal form packet, including specifications, may be downloaded from here

RDA MBE/WBE Self-Certification Process

Self-Certification Form

Proposals will be received not later than 2:30 p.m., local time, Friday, March 3, 2017. The proposal opening is not open to the public. Proposals received after the above stated time and date will be returned to the sender unopened.

Proposals shall be submitted in a sealed opaque envelope clearly marked "Convention Center Market Validation and Financial Feasibility Study", which shall be contained within an outer shipping envelope and received at:


Attn: Sherri Ziller, Chief Operating Officer

9800 Connecticut Drive

Crown Point, IN 46307

NWIRDA reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and/or waive minor discrepancies, omissions, variances or irregularities in any proposal, provided it is in the NWIRDA's best interest to do so. No proposal can be withdrawn for a period of ninety (90) days after the proposals are opened. NWIRDA reserves the right to enter into negotiations with the most responsive and responsible proposer without conducting interviews with any proper if, in its sole opinion, the best possible proposal has been received and interviews would not be productive.