City of Alexandria, VA
The City is now accepting proposals for a long term lease agreement for the operation of the Beachcombers Building as a restaurant. The building, located on the Potomac River at 0 Prince Street in Old Town, opened as the City's first waterfront restaurant in 1946. Proposals will involve the renovation of the building as well as the ongoing restaurant operations. If you would like to submit a proposal for this property and be included on future correspondence related to this Request for Proposal process, please contact the Department of General Services at 703.746.4770.
For additional project context, please see the City's informational webpage on Alexandria's Waterfront Small Area Plan.
Closed Request for Proposals
The Request for Proposals for 1505 Powhatan Street and the Old Health Department (509 North St. Asaph Street) are now closed. The City is undergoing the evaluation and approval process for these properties.
The City is no longer accepting proposals for 200 North Royal Street. CONTRACT PENDING
Surplus Real Estate: Purchasing City-Owned Properties
Provides administrative oversight of all functional areas within the Department including: reporting for the departmental strategic plan, managing City-owned parking lots/structures and associated contracts, Fleet maintenance for 815 vehicles and equipment including the City’s Pool vehicles, negotiating and managing building leases, space planning, Animal Shelter contract, City Surplus Real Estate program, Print & Mail services, and the Market Square Farmers Market and Vendor Cart programs.
The Facilities operation is responsible for maintaining the 2.4 million square feet of public buildings owned by the City of Alexandria. Facilities is also responsible for planning and managing all building renovations and new city building construction projects, and providing special event set-up and staffing support.
Fleet Services Division is responsible for maintaining the city’s vehicles and major construction equipment. The City has some 800 units in its fleet; not including the school system, public transportation (bus) system vehicles or police motorcycles. Vehicles in the City’s Fleet include everything from police patrol cars, pick-up trucks, sedans, hybrid fuel vehicles, dump trucks, tractors, SUVs and more.
Event Planning and Support Services
Special Events are managed through a consortium of city departments. The Department of General Services is responsible for scheduling the use of City Hall, Market Square, Old Town Farmers’ Market, and the Market Square Vendor Cart Pilot Program.
Mail and Print Services
The Mail and Print Services Division of General Services is responsible for mail services and internal and outsourced printing and copying for The City. Services are provided to all City departments. Most City Departments receive their USPS mail via General Service's courier. Mail is delivered both to City Hall and satellite buildings. Most print and copy requests can be completed by the Mailroom; however more complex printing or higher volume printing or copying may require your job to be sent to one of our highly qualified vendors. In addition, the Mailroom carries a variety of paper stocks your department may use.