Request for Proposals: Former Harper-Thiel Electroplating Company Site

The Wilmington Urban Development Action Grant Corporation (UDAG) is seeking proposals for development of a 2.3 acre parcel at 3101 and 3201 Miller Road, Wilmington, Delaware. The property is zoned C-5 for commercial use. The former use of the site was industrial, and the site has brownfields-related issues. The preferred use of the site is office, institutional, research, educational or training facilities, and neighborhood-oriented commercial services.

Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Wilmington Urban Development Action Grant Corporation (UDAG) will be receiving proposals for the redevelopment of the Harper Thiel site, 3101 and 3201 Miller Road, Wilmington, Delaware.  The site is 2.3 acres and is zoned C-5 for commercial use.  The preferred use(s) of the site are office, institutional, research, educational or training facilities, and/or neighborhood-oriented commercial services.  The preference is also to retain and renovate the primary building on the site.  UDAG owns the site and will contract to sell the site to a qualifying development entity.

Proposals should be addressed to:

Wilmington UDAG
P.O. Box 2214
Wilmington, Delaware 19899
or email: jflynn@wilmingtonde.gov

The schedule for the RFP is:

  • Request for proposals (RFP) issue date: July 1, 2014
  • RFP response due date: July 18, 2014, 4:30 PM ET
  • Respondents notified: Approximately August 18, 2014

Download the Complete Request for Proposal Here

 

EPA Brownfields Grant Application

EPA Brownfields Grant Application Harper Thiel 3101 Miller Rd

EPA Brownfields Grant Application Harper Thiel 3201 Miller rd

Analysis of Brownfields Clean Up Alternatives for Harper Thiel 3201 Miller Rd

Analysis of Brownfields Clean up Alternatives for Harper Thiel 3101 Miller Rd

 

Historical Preservation

Powers and Co 2007 report explored the potential for the site to be eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.

HarperTheil Historic Preservation Study

 

Zoning and Annexation Study
Wilmington Department of Planning, 2003

In 2003, 3201 Miller Road was annexed into the City of Wilmington and re-zoned C-5. The study includes information about the site and the neighborhood that respondents may find to be useful.

Harper Thiel Zoning Annexation Proposal