Request for Proposals: Planner Consulting Services for Market Analysis for Site Location on 25 Market Street, Salem, NJ for a Supermarket, Grocery Store or Farmers Market Under the Food Security Grant

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The City of Salem is requesting bid proposals for Consulting Services for Market Analysis for Site Location on 25 Market Street, Salem, NJ for a Supermarket, Grocery Store or Farmers Market Under the Food Security Grant. Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals responsive shall be received no later than December 28, 2023 at 11:30 AM (prevailing time) at the following location:

City of Salem
Attn: Kenia Nunez-Acuna, QPA
17 New Market
Salem, New Jersey 08079

The Proposals, plans, and specifications (“Bid Documents”) may only be obtained from the City of Salem website (www.cityofslemnj.gov). If you experience difficulty downloading a bid, please email provide your full contact information, including US mail address and fax number. Please note that although Bid Documents can be emailed and/or faxed when the documents cannot be downloaded from the City’s website, Bid Documents will not be mailed. However, if exigent circumstances exist, accommodations can be made by providing a copy of the Bid Documents via overnight delivery at the bidder’s expense.

Bid proposals must be submitted SEALED. Bidders must submit a total of four (4) bid proposals, as follows: one (1) original; two (3) copies; submitted in three (3) ways: (1) via hand-delivery during regular business hours from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM but no later than the due date and time; (2) via certified mail; or (3) overnight delivery. All bid proposals must be submitted at the address listed above. Bids cannot be emailed or faxed.

Respondents must submit bid proposals by no later than December 28, 2023 at 11:30 AM. Late proposals or bids will not be accepted. The City is not responsible for undelivered bid proposals or bid proposals otherwise not arriving on time. Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-13.2, the County reserves the right to reject bid proposals for the reasons stated therein.

The City of Salem seek to implement a market analysis for a supermarket, grocery store or farmers market in response to the Food Security Planning Grant awarded by the NJ Economic Development Authority.

Respondents are required to comply with the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, (N.J.S.A. 10:5-31, et seq.), the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Rules (N.J.A.C. 17:27-1.1, et seq.), and all other applicable laws, regulations, or ordinances concerning affirmative action goals and equal employment opportunity.

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-24, the Common Council of Salem City reserves the right to consider bid proposals for sixty (60) days after receipt. The Common Council further reserves the right to reject any and all proposals in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-13.2 and to waive minor informalities when authorized to do so under the law.

Kenia Nunez-Acuna, QPA
Phone: 856-935-0372 x206
Email: