Questions and Answers to Project Documents — Business Opportunities
PROJECT:  1-10 A East Sub Core 1 Quick Serve Restaurant
NUMBER:  201952020-00

Current as of:  12/9/2019
 
Question Number  1:   We are interested in submitting our qualifications for the 12 RFPs for DEN Concessions Program. Do we need to send you a proposal for each of the 12 projects?
    Answer:   Yes, if a proposer intends to submit on all 12 RFPS they will be required to submit individual proposals for each of the 12 RFPs.
Question Number  2:   How can I confirm if I am pre-registered for the Mandatory Pre-Proposal and the optional Self-Guided tour?
    Answer:   DEN will post the registration for the Mandatory Pre-Proposal list, if the attendee was not able to pre-register by November 14th a blank sign-in sheet form will be available at the door for on-site registration. DEN will also post a list of individuals that registered for the Self-Guided Site Tour, excluding the attendees that did not provide their Drivers License or Passport information at the time of registering. Attendees that did not pre-register for the self-guided tour and do not have a DEN badge will not be allowed on the self-guided tour unless the attendees are flying in the day of and are already on the Concourses. The following documents can be found at the below link under Incidentals. http://business.flydenver.com/bizops/proprfp.asp
Question Number  3:   May I please request current Gross Sales for this location along with the name of the stores that are currently operating?
    Answer:   This space is currently used by Vino Volo. Gross sales for all concessions can be found online at https://www.flydenver.com/about/financials/concessionaire_reports.
Question Number  4:   What is the amount (not the time span based on flight schedules, for example, “one hour prior to first flight/30 min prior to the last flight”) of required operating hours on Concourse A, for example 16 hours, 20 hours, or ?
    Answer:   Required opening hours are specified in the Key Business Terms section of the document and will change over time as flight schedules change. Current scheduled first/last flight can be found in the Concourse Profiles in Part B of the RFP.
Question Number  5:   Can you please confirm that proposers are required to complete the files named “Miscellaneous 1” and “Proposal Forms”, both dated 10/24/19? They appear to be the same document.
    Answer:   Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Please note it was a duplicate and the “Miscellaneous1” has been deleted.
Question Number  6:   Where can I pick up my temporary badge for the optional site tour visit if I pre-registered?
    Answer:   In Part A Introduction Request for Proposals (RFP) page 6, it references “Badges can be picked up at the Airport Office Building starting at 8:30 a.m., in order to gain access to locations beyond security. Event staff will be located at each in-line location to assist proposers in gaining access to the back of the house operations. Kiosk locations will be clearly marked. Event staff is not there to answer questions, please take this time to formulate and write down your questions to be presented at the Pre-Proposal Conference. Please note any answers to questions not in writing and posted to the website are considered unofficial and have no merit".
Question Number  7:   Can the city confirm that the page limits that were changed in the Phase 1 Q&A with regard to the 2 pages allotted for menus (not counted against the page limit) and the subgle 11x17 floor plan allowed in the Phase 1 submission are also changes that apply to the current proposal documents?
    Answer:   Please see the page limits and page sizes detailed in Part D, Section III-2 of the RFP document for details.
Question Number  8:   Is it permitted for this location to have a bar with either a full (distilled) or limited (fermented) alcohol offering?
    Answer:   No alcohol sales are permitted at this location.
Question Number  9:   Is it permitted for this location to offer bottled/canned beer, bottled/canned wine, and bottled/canned cocktails?
    Answer:   No alcohol sales are permitted at this location.
Question Number  10:   Would the airport consider expanding the size of the renderings to 11X17, in addition to the floor plan.
    Answer:   No, all pages other than the floorplan must be sized for 8.5" x 11".
Question Number  11:   10 pages is a tight fit to introduce a brand, demonstrate its appeal to the DEN traveler and answer the specific questions in the RFP. Would you consider opening it up to a max of 12 pages?
    Answer:   DEN will not be adjusting the page limits.
Question Number  12:   If the proposer meets the ACDBE requirement through a JV, do they need to submit the form on page 15 of the proposal forms? (the form does not have a title, but asks for the name of the concession/vendor firms and the goods they will provide). If the answer is yes, how would the airport describe how they would like the respondent to describe the goods and services and calculate the value of the ACDBE’s contribution?
    Answer:   Answer being researched.
Question Number  13:   Can DEN provide food court charge, cam charge, storage room charges?
    Answer:   There are no food court or common maintenance service fees for this location. As listed in the Key Business Terms, storage space cost is currently $12.00 per square foot per year, is not included in the Privilege Fee, and is subject to change.
Question Number  14:   Is venting possible in this location?
    Answer:   Yes.
Question Number  15:   Is offsite wet and dry storage available for this location?
    Answer:   Answer being researched.
Question Number  16:   Does this space already tie to a grease trap?
    Answer:   No.
Question Number  17:   Can this location have seating?
    Answer:   Yes, the premises may incorporate seating.
Question Number  18:   Will the airport consider dual branding in this location?
    Answer:   DEN is looking for a single quick serve restaurant concept. Proposers may propose any branding they wish.
Question Number  19:   Can a hood be installed?
    Answer:   Yes.
Question Number  20:   Will the airport allow a high-volume QSR concept that is open 6 days per week for this opportunity?
    Answer:   Answer being researched.
Question Number  21:   Can the airport clarify the last day for questions? Is it 12/13 or 12/19?
    Answer:   Answer being researched.
Question Number  22:   Can the airport clarify the last day for questions? Is it 12/13 or 12/19? What will be construction cost per sqft?
    Answer:   The Anticipated Minimum Capital Investment for this location is $550 per square foot, as defined in the Key Business Terms.
Question Number  23:   Regarding the “RFP format” (Section III-2) for proposal, may we use brand specific font for headlines and sub-headlines?
    Answer:   Answer being researched.
Question Number  24:   Can you please confirm how the paper copy should be bound (a.k.a. binding method)?
    Answer:   Answer being researched.
Question Number  25:   Can you confirm that the tab section dividers do not count towards the page limits?
    Answer:   Answer being researched.
Question Number  26:   If I’m working on two projects do I need a line of credit for one, or two different line of credits. Do you have a preferred bank for the line of credit?
    Answer:   Answer being researched.
Question Number  27:   My parent entity is an ACDBE certified and owns other sub-entities, can I have the lease carried by a sub-entity that is solely owned by the parent entity.
    Answer:   Answer being researched.