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MTA Real Estate Department

Leasing & Sales RFPs

The MTA Real Estate Department leases, licenses, and occasionally offers for sale, a variety of retail, vacant, and industrial properties. The most common bid solicitation process is the Request for Proposals (RFP). RFPs are issued by MTA Real Estate in-house staff, and, for select properties, through real estate brokers. All RFPs are listed on this website.


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Current Requests for Proposals (RFP)

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MTA New York City Transit

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seeking proposals from qualified parties interested in the lease of four retail spaces in the New York City Transit system at the Jay St - Metrotech Station Complex in Brooklyn. For more information about the offering and the Request for Proposals (RFP), please click on the link below.

Request for Proposals for the leasing of four retail units at Jay St - Metrotech

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seeking proposals from qualified parties interested in leasing a retail space in the New York City Transit system at 81st Street and Central Park West below the Museum of Natural History on the B/C line in Manhattan. For more information about the offering and the Request for Proposals (RFP), please click on the link below.

Request for Proposals - Retail space 81st Street & Central Park West, Manhattan

Addendum #1 - Potential Rent Credits to Proposer

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seeking proposals from qualified parties interested in the lease of three retail spaces in the New York City Transit system at the 125 Street -- Lexington Avenue subway station in Manhattan. For more information about the offering and the Request for Proposals (RFP), please click on the link below.

Request for Proposals for the lease of 3 units at 125 St, Lexington Avenue Line (4, 5, and 6 trains)

Addendum 1: Site visit re-scheduled to November 19

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“MTA”), on behalf of MTA New York City Transit (“NYCT”) and MTA Long Island Rail Road (“LIRR”), invites interested persons and firms to submit an Expression of Interest (“EOI”) in operating a pop-up retail kiosk or kiosks at several locations throughout the MTA network. For More information, click on the link below.

Request for Expressions of Interest for Operation of a Pop-Up Retail Kiosk

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seeking proposals from qualified parties interested in the lease of three retail spaces in the New York City Transit system at the Delancey-Essex St Station Complex in Manhattan. The MTA is offering Construction Rent Credits to help defray the cost of buildout. For more information about the offering and the Request for Proposals (RFP), please click on the link below.

Request for Proposals for the leasing of three retail units at Delancey/Essex St

Addendum 1 - Site Visit rescheduled to November 12th at 11:30 AM

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seeking proposals from qualified parties interested in the lease of three retail spaces in the New York City Transit system at the Delancey-Essex St Station Complex in Manhattan. The MTA is offering Construction Rent Credits to help defray the cost of buildout. For more information about the offering and the Request for Proposals (RFP), please click on the link below.

Request for Proposals for the leasing of three retail units at Delancey/Essex St

Addendum 1 - Site Visit rescheduled to November 12th at 11:30 AM

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seeking proposals from qualified parties interested in the operation of vending locations in MTA stations and employee facilities in New York City and the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland and Orange. For more information about the offering and the Request for Proposals (RFP), please click on the link below.

Request for Proposals for MTA-wide Vending Locations

Addendum 1: Schedule of Site Visits

MTA Metro-North Railroad

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seeking proposals from qualified parties interested in the license of approximately 11,132 square feet of vacant land off of Hunts Lane in Chappaqua, New York. For more information about the offering and the Request for Proposals (RFP), please click on the link below.

Request for Proposals for open land off of Hunts Lane in Chappaqua, Harlem Line

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seeking proposals from qualified parties interested in the operation of vending locations in MTA stations and employee facilities in New York City and the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland and Orange. For more information about the offering and the Request for Proposals (RFP), please click on the link below.

Request for Proposals for MTA-wide Vending Locations

Addendum 1: Schedule of Site Visits

MTA Long Island Rail Road

The MTA is seeking proposals from one or multiple qualified and experienced taxi operator(s) (collectively, Proposers and each individually, a “Proposer”) to use, occupy and manage taxi spaces and/or taxi dispatch offices in accordance with MTA requirements and in furtherance of providing safe, efficient and high-quality transportation services for LIRR commuters.

MTA LIRR Taxi RFP

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seeking proposals from qualified parties interested in the license of 1 retail space at the LIRR Bayside Station in Queens, NY. For more information about the offering and the Request for Proposals (RFP), please click on the link below.

LIRR Bayside Station Retail

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seeking proposals from qualified parties interested in the operation of vending locations in MTA stations and employee facilities in New York City and the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland and Orange. For more information about the offering and the Request for Proposals (RFP), please click on the link below.

Request for Proposals for MTA-wide Vending Locations

Addendum 1: Schedule of Site Visits

Grand Central Terminal

For more information regarding Grand Central Terminal real estate specific opportunities and inquiries click here.


Requests for Proposals (RFP)—More Information

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The RFP provides information on the available property or location, explains how to prepare a proposal, and outlines the terms of prospective leases or licenses. The RFP describes improvements that the operator of a business is expected to make to the property as a condition of the agreement. As part of an RFP, a site visit will generally be arranged to permit the prospective proposers to view the property or premises being offered. The Real Estate Department seeks proposals from as many potential operators as possible, evaluates all of the proposals submitted, negotiates terms and conditions, and concludes the transaction.

MTA invites all interested parties to submit a proposal in response to an announcement of an RFP. The specific requirements of any RFP and the documents required in support of any proposal will be detailed in the RFP information packet which is available on-line via the links shown above.

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All inquiries are encouraged, and the MTA welcomes the participation of minorities, women, and other disadvantaged groups in the business opportunities available on MTA property. The MTA Department of Diversity and Civil Rights at 646-252-1369 is available to provide assistance to applicants. No proposer will be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.

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