The Procurement

"Economic Sustainability RFP"

City of Santa Monica, California

 
Santa Monica, California wanted to ensure that their local economy thrives indefinitely. To this end, the City identified three areas - work, transportation, and retail - that would be fundamentally transformed by ongoing economic and technological trends. In their Economic Sustainability Strategy RFP, Santa Monica sought partners to co-create a holistic strategy that would plan for a future economy while addressing its disruptive effects.


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Opened: December 18th, 2018
 Closed: March 8th, 2019

 


The BidSpark Difference

Categories Found
  • Urban Planners
  • Strategy and Management Consultants
  • Academics, Foundations, and Philanthropies
# Vendors in BidSpark Database  11,116
# Verified Planholders *  482

* Vendor who accessed Santa Monica's RFP page through invitation from BidSpark

 


Key Takeaways

Santa Monica invited multi-disciplinary teams to submit proposals to tackle this innovative challenge. By framing the proposal around long term goals rather than prescriptive outcomes, they were able to receive 15 creative responses from the market.

 


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Citymart champions innovative and fair procurement. We validated that this procurement meets both of those criteria for the following reasons:

Innovative Addresses a future need, explicitly asks for innovation, open to new or different approaches   
Fair  Buyer provided reasonable justification for why the procurement is open less than 28 days, non-exclusionary evaluation criteria

 


 

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