JFK Development Site


New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) is pleased to release this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) on behalf of the City of New York (“City”) for the long-term ground lease and development of an approximately four-acre vacant property (“Site”) located on the south side of Rockaway Boulevard at the corner of Eastern Road and abutting John F. Kennedy International Airport (“JFK”) on part of Block 14260, Lot 1 in Queens. NYCEDC seeks proposals that take advantage of the Site’s unique location to construct a logistics, distribution, and/or freight-related airport-compatible facility.

NYCEDC plans to select a developer on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include, but are not limited to: the quality of the program and design and the extent to which these components support JFK activities and/or contribute to a resilient supply chain; the respondent’s ability to complete the project; the respondent’s M/WBE and HireNYC hiring plans; and the project’s economic impact.

It is the policy of NYCEDC to comply with all federal, state and City laws and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status and other protected categories and to take affirmative action in working with contracting parties to ensure certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) share in the economic opportunities generated by NYCEDC’s projects and initiatives.