E1PC--US DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS IS SEEKING EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST TO ACQUIRE LAND IN HAPPY VALLEY, OR FOR A NATIONAL CEMETERY

Status
Inactive
Published Date
October 5th, 2023
Response Deadline
October 30th, 2023
Location
TBD
USA
Notice Type
Sources Sought
Solicitation No.
36C10F23Q0029

Buyer

VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OFVETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OFOFFICE OF CONSTRUCTION & FACILITIES MGMT (36C10F)WASHINGTON, DC, 20001, USA

PSC

PURCHASE OF UNIMPROVED REAL PROPERTY (LAND) (E1PC)

Summary

Sources Sought VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF is seeking expressions of interest to acquire land in Happy Valley, OR for a national cemetery. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is interested in acquiring land to construct a new National Cemetery in Happy Valley, OR and submarket areas. The VA is looking for a parcel of at least 300 acres, with contiguous parcels being considered. The site must be within a 30-mile radius of Happy Valley, OR and inclusive of sites within the State of Washington. The VA will only acquire a site based on fair market value, as determined by a qualified appraiser. The site must not be within the 100-year flood plain, unless there is no alternative. Interested parties must submit an expression of interest including site location, current zoning and use, proof of ownership/control, legal description of the site, maps, drawings, site plan, access to major transportation routes, availability of utilities, environmental and cultural resource assessments, and information on any ongoing or planned development affecting the site. The deadline for submission is March 31, 2023. For more information, contact Ms. Marianne Marinucci at (202) 632-5468 or marianne.marinucci@va.gov.

Description

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (VA) IS SEEKING EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST TO ACQUIRE LAND IN HAPPY VALLEY, OR FOR A NATIONAL CEMETERY Page 2 of 2 VA is interested in acquiring land on which it may construct a new National Cemetery located within the Happy Valley, OR and submarket areas. VA is looking for a parcel of no less than three hundred (300) acres. Contiguous parcels may be considered. Delineated Area: To be considered, the site must be within a thirty (30) mile radius of Happy Valley, OR and inclusive of sites within the State of Washington. Please note: VA assumes no responsibility to purchase a site based upon responses to this advertisement. VA reserves the right to amend the delineated area and/or site requirements as needed. VA will only acquire a site based upon the fair market value, as determined by a qualified appraiser. VA will not acquire a site that is within the 100-year flood plain, unless it has no practicable alternative. If you would like to offer a site for VA s consideration, please submit an expression of interest to the Point of Contact listed below. In order to be considered, your expression of interest must include, at minimum, the following required items. VA reserves the right to eliminate a site from consideration if any of these items are not submitted. Required Items: Site location and current zoning and use with evidence that the site can be used for cemetery purposes. Approximate size of site. Proof of ownership/control of site, including but not limited to all subsurface mineral, water rights, etc. If you are not the owner, you must state your relationship to the owner and provide documentation (a letter or corporate resolution) that clearly demonstrates that you are an authorized representative of the owner and may offer the site for sale on the owner s behalf. State whether you have title to property, the site is under contract, whether you have retained an option to purchase, or have any other type of interest in the property. Legal description of site and maps, drawings with specific site perimeter or coordinates, surveys, site plan, photographs or renderings. Map showing access to site from major transportation routes, public transportation, and distance from nearest existing cemetery. Current availability of utilities at site is preferred, including potable, agricultural, or well water; sewer; gas; and electric. Include information about any and all water rights associated with the property. Provide a site plan that includes location of utilities, any easements (above and below ground), adjacent roads, and/or other encumbrances affecting the potential development of the parcel. Include any grading, drainage, or sewer plans that have been or will be completed in the future. Previously identified environmental, historic, endangered species (plant or animal), or cultural resources issues known to exist on the site and any remediation efforts taken or to be taken. Provide copies of any environmental studies or cultural resource assessments that have been conducted. Proof that the site is outside the 100-year flood zone, shown on a FEMA floodplain map with site boundaries or wetland survey. Information on any ongoing or planned development affecting the site, including neighboring projects and road/public utility line construction. Any known title issues, defects, deed restrictions, and encumbrances. Provide a copy of the deed of conveyance. If applicable, please provide copies of any recorded or unrecorded deed restrictions, development restrictions, encumbrances, and/or title defects. VA staff will conduct a site selection tour to consider sites that meet the Government s needs for this project. Interested offerors (owners, brokers, or their legal representatives) should submit one (1) electronic copy of information by e-mail to the point of contact below by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on or before March 31, 2023. Please note that VA can only accept email attachments that are 5 MB or smaller. VA will accept multiple emails that include relevant attachments. Ms. Marianne Marinucci Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Real Property Service Washington, DC 20001 Phone: (202) 632-5468 Email: marianne.marinucci@va.gov

Contact Information

PrimaryMarianne MarinucciProject Manager
(202) 632-5468
Marianne.Marinucci@va.gov
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