Expressions of Interest have been invited for activities on the green house level or top floor of the New market Pavilion in Queen St and some interesting detail is included in the tender documents.
- Potential for extended trading hours such as7am to 7pm, 7 days per week
- The greenhouse concept should not present a retail offer already overly represented in the market nor an entertainment venue with behaviours or activities that detract from the amenity of the precinct.
- Note: the City of Melbourne reserves the right to extend or modify the design of the New Market Pavilion. Stage 1 provides for a structure circa 120 metres long with a 900m2 greenhouse. This may be extended to the south along Queen Street to Franklin Street, with or without the first floor greenhouse.
- The first stage of the pavilion is 120m long and 19m wide.
The indicative timetable for the Expression of Interest and tender process are:
STAGE 1 – Expression of Interest (EOI)
EOI release : Saturday 2 September 2017
Briefing session: 11am Thursday 14 September 2017
EOI closing date: 11am Monday 9 October 2017
Notification of short-list: November 2017
STAGE 2- Request for Proposal(RFP)
The second stage will be aligned to the delivery of the New Market Pavilion
including the ground level trading floor and the following timelines are indicative:
RFP issued to short-list: Late 2017
Closing date for RFP: February/ March 2018 (TBC)
Contract award: April/ May 2018 (TBC)
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