July 22, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- The City of Gary and the Board of Directors of the
International Airport Authority today approved and released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Development and Management of the
International Airport and Related Assets to invest in the airport and the surrounding area through a potential public-private partnership (P3).
Proposals will be due by
5 P.M. Central Daylight Time
August 26, 2013
Tasked by the Airport Authority in February to explore a P3 to accelerate job creation and long-term investment in
region, the Airport Authority and the
City of Gary
foresee a P3 model that retains public ownership of the airport and benefits from private sector innovation and access to capital.
In addition to the P3 exploration, major construction at the airport of a
runway extending the main 7,000-foot runway by 1,900 feet continues.
A team of financial experts, project managers and legal advisers are assisting the Airport Authority in the P3 exploration. The team includes A.C. Advisory Inc., JClark Consulting Group, LLC and Faegre Baker Daniels LLP.
The Airport Board and the
City of Gary
require that all communications, including requests for additional information and/or clarification, be made to the Project E-mail address:
Questions regarding the RFP may be submitted from
July 23 through August 2, 2013
5:00 P.M. Central Daylight Time
. The Airport and the City will publish responses to the questions on or near
International Airport is less than 30 minutes from the heart of the tri-state region – the city of
. The airport is directly connected to
transportation network through freight, interstate and mass-transit and has close proximity to multiple
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