Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Call for Business Plans 2017

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Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park – Copeland, Florida (Updated 10/16/2017)

Call for Business Plans: SUP-BP #08-17 for a Concession Operation

Park: Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

Scope of Services: Recreational Equipment Rental and/or Merchandise Resale Operation and/or Food and/or Beverage Service and/or Subcontractor Management

County: Collier County

Mandatory Onsite Meeting (Postponed):

Date: November 8, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. Eastern
Location: Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park
137 Coastline Drive
Copeland, FL 34137

* Interested parties must attend to be eligible to submit a proposal

Term: Multi-Year

Proposal Deadline: No later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern, Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

To register for the mandatory meeting or to submit questions in advance, please email Mr. Peter Zadikow at Peter.Zadikow@dep.state.fl.us by 5:00 p.m. Eastern, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 (pre-registration is not mandatory, but is recommended by the Department).

About the Opportunity: The Florida Park Service is seeking one or more partners to provide visitor services or manage visitor service providers. Possible services may include recreational equipment rentals, merchandise resale, food and beverage service, subcontractor management and more. To learn more about the park, visit the park's website and view the Unit Management Plan. A Business Plan Packet will be uploaded to this website prior to the Mandatory Onsite Meeting.

Additional Information:

Directions to the Meeting:
Directions from I-75: Take I-75 (Alligator Alley) to exit 80 (SR 29) and head south towards Everglades City for 15 miles. Then turn right onto Janes Scenic Drive. Follow the road around through the neighborhood. You’ll come to a Y intersection, and take the road all the way to the right for about 1 mile. The driveway just passed the fire tower will be Coastline Drive. Turn right into our Visitor Center parking area. The office is a doublewide trailer directly behind the Visitor Center.

Directions from US 41: Take US 41 to SR 29, and head north for 3 miles. Then make a left onto Janes Scenic Drive. Follow the road around through the neighborhood. You’ll come to a Y intersection, and take the road all the way to the right for about 1 mile. The driveway just passed the fire tower will be Coastline Drive. Turn right into our Visitor Center parking area. The office is a doublewide trailer directly behind the Visitor Center.