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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.

For more information on the RFP process, click here.

Current Requests for Proposals (RFP)

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Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seeking proposals from qualified parties interested in leasing various MTA rooftop and parking facilities for the development of solar power systems that would co-exist with the facilities primary function(s). For more information about the offering and the Request for Proposals (RFP), please click on the link below.

Request For Proposals for Solar Photovoltaic Installations on Various MTA Properties

Addendum 1: Updated site visit schedule and waiver

Addendum 2: Q & A, deadlines for waiver submission, and site visit details

Addendum 3: Updated site visit time for Wassaic, parking pass for Cortlandt and Wassaic, and Q & A part two

MTA New York City Transit

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking qualified parties for the exclusive right to lease, develop, manage, and operate approximately 8,800 square feet of food and retail space in the New York City Transit system at the 42nd Street & 8th Avenue Station Retail Mezzanine. Food uses involving cooking, as well as the sale of alcohol, will be permitted subject to MTA review and approval. For more information about the RFP, please click on the link below

Request for Proposals for the exclusive leasing of the retail mezzanine at the 42nd Street & 8th Avenue station

Addendum 1 - Exhibits D through I

Addendum 2 - Site Visits

Addendum 3 - Site Visit on Thursday, June 6th at 10:00 AM

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seeking proposals from qualified parties for the long-term ground lease of and/or purchase of surplus air rights from 40 Quay Street in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn. The relocation of the existing New York City Transit functions would be required as part of any ground lease. For more information about the offering and the Request for Proposals (RFP), please click on the link below.

Request for Proposals document for 40 Quay Street

MTA Long Island Rail Road

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority ("MTA") is seeking proposals for retail spaces at Long Island Rail Road stations.

RFP RG 0519 Package

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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