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There will no longer be an information session and tour on 1/21. Please review Amendment 1.0 to the RFEII for details.


Public Notice : Port Newark RFEII

Port Newark RFEII

Exhibit A : Map

Exhibit B : Original Port Newark Lease

Amendment 2.0 to the RFEII

The City of Newark is soliciting Expressions of Interest and Information (RFEII) from marine terminal operators, warehouse operators and developers, aviation related businesses, real estate developers and property managers, and any other interested parties (the “Respondents”) to obtain ideas and information for maximizing the economic benefits capable of being derived from the City of Newark’s real property commonly known as Port Newark.

The RFEII is available on-line at​. Addenda to the RFEII, if any, will be posted on this website. An information meeting and site tour are scheduled for January 21, 2016 at 10 a.m. Respondents are urged to attend, if possible. Please e-mail the City at for a reservation.

Respondents must submit one original and 15 duplicate responses to the RFEII in a sealed envelope to Baye Adofo-Wilson, Deputy Mayor/Director of Department of Economic and Housing Development, Room 218, Newark City Hall, 920 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102 on or before 4:00 p.m. EST on February 16, 2016. Submissions must be received by the above date and time.  Submissions will be accepted in person, by hand delivery, by overnight courier, or by United States mail. No submissions will be accepted by oral communication, telephone, electronic mail, telegraphic transmission, or facsimile transmission.

Sealed responses to the RFEII should be marked with Respondent’s name and address on the outside, and with the words “Expressions of Interest and Information – Port Newark Property.”   All submissions will be dated and time-recorded by the City. The City shall not be responsible for the loss, delay or non-delivery of any response to the RFEII sent or delivered by mail or otherwise.

The RFEII is not a request for qualifications (RFQ), a request for proposals (RFP), nor an offer, invitation or advertisement for bids. Responses to this RFII will not lead directly to a contractual relationship between any Respondent and the City. The City reserves the right to use, adopt or incorporate any recommendations presented in response to the RFII in the development of a strategy to achieve the City’s stated objectives – to maximize the revenue capable of being derived from the Port Newark Property. The City, in its sole discretion, shall subsequently determine whether to sell the Property, procure a management contract or undertake any other transaction to achieve its objectives, all in accordance with applicable law.

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