Kingston City Land Bank Announces Open Request for Qualifications

August 20, 2020

KINGSTON, NY – In order to offer vendor and contracting opportunities to as many qualified businesses as possible, the Kingston City Land Bank (KCLB) is pleased to announce an open Request for Qualifications (RFQ). Interested vendors and contractors may submit using the forms found on the KCLB’s website at the following address:

“As we look toward meeting our mission of transforming these vacant and distressed properties, we recognize the importance of building robust long-term relationships with our talented local contracting community.” said Daniel Kanter, Board Chair of the KCLB. “Aside from being an exciting professional opportunity, these qualified individuals will really be the ones to make this dream a reality, not only for our organization but also the families who will soon be making memories in these rehabilitated homes. We can’t wait to get these projects underway.”

“The KCLB is committed to partnering with as many local businesses as possible” said Mike Gilliard, Executive Director of the KCLB. “We hope that many of them will respond to this RFQ and are excited at this next step to grow our long-lasting partnerships with the Kingston community at large.”

Vendors who qualify through this RFQ will also be informed of upcoming Requests for Proposals to be issued by the KCLB, which will also be posted on the KCLB’s website when they become available.

The Kingston City Land Bank was formed with the purpose of acquiring title to tax-foreclosed and other distressed properties in the City of Kingston, removing barriers to redevelopment and returning properties to the tax rolls. Its mission is to foster an equitable community where vacant or distressed properties are transformed into community assets that improve the quality of life for Kingston residents, stabilize and enhance neighborhoods, and create new pathways for social and economic development.

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