Active Requests for Proposals

Island Ferry Service RFP

public moorings Spectacle Island

Boston Harbor Now, the non-profit partner of the Boston Harbor Islands National and State
Park, seeks an experienced ferry boat operator to provide public ferry service to the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park area.

RFP Issue Date: November 13, 2019

RFP Due Date: Submissions are due on Friday, January 10th at 5:00 pm.

 

For more information, please write to ferryrfp@bostonharbornow.org.

Island Ferry Service RFP

 

Food and Concessions Vendor RFP

Boston Harbor Now, the nonprofit partner of the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park, seeks an entrepreneurial restaurateur, caterer, restaurant group, or franchisee to operate two existing seasonal concession services and special events business on Georges and Spectacle Island in Boston Harbor, as well as to launch, operate and manage a Beer/Wine Garden on Spectacle Island. There is also an additional opportunity to launch retail services for the Boston Harbor Islands.

RFI Issue Date: August 08, 2019

Site Visit: August 29, 2019

RFI Due Date: Submissions are due on Friday, September 27th at 5:00 pm (new submission deadline).

For more information, please write to foodrfp@bostonharbornow.org

Food & Concessions RFP 2019

Food & Concessions RFP 2019: Questions and Answers

 

Peddocks Islands Pilot Programs RFI

Peddocks Island Pier

Boston Harbor Now, in cooperation with Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) and the National Park Service (NPS), is seeking proposals to activate Peddocks Island through pilot programs during the summer of 2020 and beyond. 

As part of the Peddocks Island Vision Plan process, we invite creative entrepreneurs, companies, research specialists, artists and individuals to submit proposals that leverage the incredible natural and historic assets of the island to enhance visitor experiences.

RFI Issue Date: July 25, 2019

Site Visit: August 20, 2019

RFI Due Date: Submissions are due on Friday, September 27, 2019 by 5pm.

For more information, please write to peddocksrfi@bostonharbornow.org.

Peddocks Island Pilot Programs RFI (PDF)

 

Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center RFEI

Boston Harbor Now, the non-profit partner of the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park, is excited to offer a unique placemaking and activation opportunity for a prime piece of real estate in the heart of downtown Boston at the Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center.

We invite creative entrepreneurs, companies, agencies, and artists to pilot activating an urban oasis located at 191 W Atlantic Avenue, the gateway to Boston Harbor and the center of the City’s most popular attractions including the Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall, New England Aquarium, Greenway Carousel, and other Downtown points of interest.

The Greenway Conservancy has also released an RFEI for Parcel 12, located on The Greenway a few blocks from the Welcome Center. Learn more here!

RFEI Issue Date: July 18, 2019

RFEI Due Date: Submissions are due on Monday, September 16, 2019 by 12:00 pm. For more information please write to Alankrita Narang at anarang@bostonharbornow.org.