The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA) is the City’s implementation arm for community development, and partner agency with the Department of Planning & Development. Established in 1945, PRA has a rich history and involvement with many of the city’s major redevelopment projects. Today, PRA focuses on investing in equitable communities and building public-private partnerships to promote social impact.

Current RFP and Competitive Bids

RFP for Environmental Consulting Services
PRA is seeking a consultant to provide environmental consulting services.

RFP for Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Station
Submission deadline extended to: Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 3pm
PRA is requesting proposals for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station at the Facility located at 3030 South 63rd Street, Philadelphia.

  • Pre-Bid Attendee List added 1/14/2019.
  • Questions- Answers (CNG Fueling Station RFP) added 1/22/2019.
  • Question No. 22 – Attachment (CNG Fueling Station RFP) added 1/22/2019.
  • PGW No Charge Letter (CNG Fueling Station) added 1/22/2019.
  • Additional Questions-Answers (CNG Fueling Station RFP) added 1/23/2019

RFP for Gifford Playground Renovations
PRA seeks bids from qualified prime contractors for the renovation of Gifford Playground at 575 Tomlinson Road, Philadelphia. This project is part of Rebuild, the City’s Rebuilding Community Infrastructure Program.

  • Pre-Bid Attendee List added 1/10/2019.
  • Questions and Answers added 1/18/2019.
  • Revised L-2.2 Spray Area Enlargement Plan added 1/18/2019.

Competitive Bids for 25 Parcels
PRA is soliciting competitive bids for the acquisition and development of 25 properties in Whitman, Greenwich, Lower Moyamensing, Kensington, East Kensington, Fishtown and Olde Richmond, within zip codes 19125, 19134 and 19148 (view maps). Two are vacant structures and 23 are vacant lots. Deadline: Jan. 31, 2019. Please note that on Dec. 17, 2018 the factsheets for the following parcels were revised: 2451-53 Frankford Ave., 2074 E. Sergeant St., 1824 E. Huntingdon St.

Latest News and Events

Maguire Residence Breaks Ground – Housing for People Recovering From Addiction
The Maguire Residence project involves the adaptive reuse and substantial rehabilitation of the old Frances Willard School. There will be 42 low-income housing units. PRA is providing a non-recourse construction/permanent mortgage of up to $2,000,000.

Parkside Fields Breaks Ground
Mayor Kenney celebrated the first groundbreaking for Rebuilding Community Infrastructure (Rebuild) which took place at Parkside Fields. PRA is managing the project.

West Poplar Homes Breaks Ground

Nelson Playground Breaks Ground

Roberto Clemente Homes Cuts Ribbon
Esperanza hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony of the newly renovated Roberto Clemente Homes (3921-61 North 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140) at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14. The structure was converted into 38 units of affordable rental housing and 5,000 square feet of new commercial space.

Anthony Wayne III Senior Housing Celebrates Opening. Phase III on the 1700 block of S. 28th Street will provide 45 units of affordable rental housing for seniors, bringing the total to 130 units for all three phases. PRA provided the underwriting and financing of the development and worked collaboratively with Grays Ferry Community Council.