Request For Proposal – 505 West Vine Street

The following is an official Request For Proposal (RFP) for the leasing of 505 West Vine Street from the Vine Neighborhood Association. You may download the elements of this RFP as separate files in links at the bottom of this page.

  • Rental Amount $650 + Utilities (Water and Trash are included)
  • *Rentable SQ Footage = 411
  • *This space includes two rooms; front area for retail open space to the main entrance and a closed door office area. Restrooms are shared and maintained by the VNA. Small coat closet and storage closet.
  • *Individual HVAC and Furnace controlled by store owner. The enclosed office currently has a water line with sink and cabinet for storage.

We will be accepting proposals on this space from May 20th-June 7th (2019). The space is available for contract starting July 1st 2019.

Contact: Jenn Nap Property Manager Vine Neighborhood Association

Remit proposals to: 814 S Westnedge Kalamazoo MI 49008 or

Requests must include:

  • A copy of the interested party’s business plan, including hours of operation and potential for elements which may be disagreeable to other building tenants (high volumes, cooking or chemical smells, high-vibration equipment, etc)
  • A description of how the party’s business has interacted with the Vine Neighborhood, and how it seeks to deepen that level of interaction.
  • A description of the party’s hiring & business practices

RFP for 505 W Vine

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