Questions and Answers to Project Documents — Business Opportunities
PROJECT:  1-13 B Center NW Specialty Retail 2
NUMBER:  201952061-00

Current as of:  12/9/2019
Question Number  1:   Is the Tenant Development Guidelines 1 & 2 (2010 Revisions) found on the airport's website, the most current?  If not, where can we secure a copy of the most current guidelines?
    Answer:   Yes, this is the most current version available.
Question Number  2:   "With respect to 1-13 B Center NW Specialty Retail 2, would the airport allow the proposer to feature two brands in the location? Rationale for request – the average size for a Travel Retail Beauty location is 790sf (134 beauty locations in North America airports totaling 105,907sf) Both brands/concepts provide beauty products and services and would complement each other"
    Answer:   As noted in the Concept Description, merchandise sold at this location should come from a variety of well-known brands. Proposers are limited to a single concept, but that concept should sell multiple brands.
Question Number  3:   Thank you for providing the Segmentation Summary of the Denver Passenger; however, can you provide this information by Concourse, as it would help to refine which products/brands would best fulfill the needs of the consumers on each concourse.
    Answer:   We only have the segmentation information overall, not by concourse.
Question Number  4:   Can the airport provide the average consumer spend by segment (F&B, Travel Convenience and Specialty Retail) by Concourse?
    Answer:   DEN provides revenue reports online at
Question Number  5:   Given 1-13 B Center NW Specialty Retail 2, is currently a restaurant, will the airport be demoing the space and provide the successful tenant with a vanilla shell?  If not, will they provide financial credit to offset the increased cost of demo?
    Answer:   Proposers will be responsible for demolition and should include those costs within their Capital Investment submitted in their response.
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:   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  9:   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.
Question Number  10:   What is the anticipated turnover date for this space?
    Answer:   Answer being researched.
Question Number  11:   What is the historical average construction time for retail spaces at DEN?
    Answer:   Answer being researched.
Question Number  12:   Is there a preferred open date for the new store?
    Answer:   Answer being researched.
Question Number  13:   Would the airport consider expanding the size of the renderings to 11X17, in addition to the floor plan.
    Answer:   Answer being researched.
Question Number  14:   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:   Answer being researched.
Question Number  15:   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.