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CLOSED: Request for Proposals: Small-Scale Farming Opportunity (1920-01)

August 21, 2019 - 5:00pm

Request for Proposals Small-Scale Farming Opportunity City of Urbana


Click here to view the Request for Proposals document


The City of Urbana is seeking an agricultural tenant to lease the 6.99-acre site located at the intersection of Lincoln and Olympian Drives. The City will prioritize proposals for agricultural uses, which will benefit the community including but not limited to specialty crop production, value-added product development, and/or educational farms.

Property Details

Site Area: 6.99 Acres

Zoning: Agriculture Permitted By-Right

RFP Issuance Date: August 2nd, 2019

RFP Responses Due: August 21st, 2019

Closed: Residential Demolition / Removal / Infill Bid Notice

January 22, 2019 - 1:00pm


The City of Urbana, Grants Management Division, is inviting sealed bid proposals for the demolition, removal and infill at 1407 West Beslin Street.  The property is a residential lot with a single family residential structure and miscellaneous junk and debris.

Complete Bid packet including the pre-demolition asbestos survey may be obtained from:

Community Development Services Department
Grants Management Division
400 South Vine Street
Urbana, Illinois  61801

You may pickup a bid packet during our office hours, which are Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm.  If you have any additonal questions, please contact Randy Burgett at (217) 384-2373. 

BID OPENING DATE:  1:00 pm on Tuesday, January 22, 2019


New Development Proposed at Lincoln and University

Proposed Development "Gather" at University and Lincoln in Urbana, ILDallas-based Rael Development Corporation and the City of Urbana are pleased to announce a proposal for a new mixed-use development at the intersection of University and Lincoln Avenues in the City of Urbana called Gather. Gather will contain approximately 200 apartments, 16 townhomes and 50 extended-stay rooms, along with nearly 15,000 square feet of lobby, retail and outdoor public areas. The project’s configuration, scale and design are the product of much analysis and collaboration between the developer, the City and Rael’s team of consultants.

Input Sought for 200 South Vine

October 31, 2018 - 5:00pm

Open HouseGreen Street Realty hosted an open house for the public to learn more about the 200 S. Vine Project this past Tuesday, October 23rd at the Urbana City Building, 400 South Vine Street.

A tour of Green Street Realty multifamily properties immediately followed the meeting. There was a great deal of community interest, evidenced by the standing room crowd in the City of Urbana Council Chambers.

The City of Urbana and Green Street Realty have entered into a Letter of Intent for the redevelopment of the 200 block of South Vine Street in Downtown Urbana. The proposed townhome-style development contains 42 two- and three-story units. The townhome units would include a mix of two and three-bedroom floor plans, with some that could be adapted for handicapped accessibility. A number of units also include private garages.