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A. TEAM MEMBERS: Identify the team members and the proposed legal entity with whom the Agency would negotiate and contract with. Include the contact person, firm name, address, e-mail, and telephone number of each of the members of the team. Include the lead development firm, architectural firm, property management firm, and other key players or consultants, along with their roles. Please include summary resumes of key personnel (no more than 2 pages per person). Only identify members who have authorized their names to be included as part of the project team.
B. RELEVANT EXPERIENCE OF TEAM MEMBERS: Teams should include a Developer and an architectural/design/engineer firm.- Developer: List any residential, commercial, or mixed-use projects developed by the developer within the past five years. Include a summary of these projects by providing a description, total square feet, total site size, location, and current status of the projects. In addition, include a representative photograph of listed projects if complete or an architectural rendering only if the projects are incomplete. - Architect/Design/Engineer Firm: List relevant residential, commercial, parking, or mixed-use projects that have been designed within the past five years. Provide a summary description of each project, detailing the total square feet of project and site, location, current status and client’s name. Include representative photographs of listed projects.
C. URBAN RENEWAL SPONSOR MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Provide information to address developer qualifications: - Financial status and ability of developer to successfully undertake the proposed project;- Legal qualification to operate in the State of New York and to enter into contracts with regard to disposition, use, and development of land; and- Reputation and proof of fair, reputable, and ethical business practices and record devoid of convictions. In addition, provide a list of all properties owned by the Developer for analysis as to compliance with all applicable local laws and regulations, consent agreements, orders of the Director of Code Enforcement, and current status on all taxes, assessments, fees, and penalties due the City. Properties owned by Developer shall include any property for which a Developer, or their partners has an ownership interest of 20% or more. Partners shall include any partners owning 20% or more of the project LLC, Corporation, or project equity.
D. FINANCIAL CAPACITY: Provide evidence the developer has the ability to secure the funds required to construct the proposed development. Evidence provided should demonstrate the proposer has sufficient uncommitted funds to complete project pre-development and access to funds to satisfy the equity obligation for the development of the project.
Since the IURA must comply with the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), please note the specific reason for denying public disclosure. Below is an excerpt from FOIL identifying some exemptions to the disclosure requirement:
Each agency shall, in accordance with its published rules, make available for public inspection and copying all records, except that such agency may deny access to records or portions thereof that:
(a) are specifically exempted from disclosure by state or federal statute; (b) if disclosed would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy under the provisions of subdivision two of section eighty-nine of this article;(c) if disclosed would impair present or imminent contract awards or collective bargaining negotiations;(d) are trade secrets or are submitted to an agency by a commercial enterprise or derived from information obtained from a commercial enterprise and which if disclosed would cause substantial injury to the competitive position of the subject enterprise"
If IURA legal counsel finds the requested confidential information does not qualify for exemption, the materials may be disclosed for public inspection.