Business Opportunities

See below for gen­er­al busi­ness oppor­tu­ni­ties with the Trust for Gov­er­nors Island. Click here to view real estate opportunities.

Look­ing to become a food ven­dor on Gov­er­nors Island? Gov­er­nors Island prides itself on offer­ing a diverse, deli­cious selec­tion of food and drinks. Ven­dors are invit­ed to sub­mit pro­pos­als on a rolling basis. Year-round oppor­tu­ni­ties include ver­sa­tile sta­tion­ary sites in high-traf­fic areas as well as mobile food carts. Learn more.

Request for Proposals: Educational Program Consultant

Issue Date:
May 11, 2023
Last Updated:
May 31, 2023

The Trust for Governors Island is seeking qualified educational program consultants to submit proposals to support the Trust in designing and operating a new field trip program for elementary and middle school students to learn about climate change and to practice climate actions that they can take back to their classroom and community. The new program is envisioned to offer a one-of-a-kind opportunity to engage New York City public school students in lessons related to climate change and climate action in a safe, walkable 172-acre public place.

RFP Release Date: May 11, 2023
Pre-Submission Meeting and Tour: May 23, 2023, at 10 AM
Questions Due: June 1, 2023, at 5 PM
Proposals Due: June 22, 2023, at 5 PM

Click here to download the pre-submission meeting presentation.

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Request for Proposals: On-call Surveying Services

Issue Date:
April 27, 2023
Last Updated:
May 16, 2023

The Trust for Governors is seeking qualified firms to submit proposals to provide surveying services related to various projects on an as-needed basis.

RFP Release Date: April 27, 2023
Questions Due:
May 12, 2023 by 5pm
Proposal Due Date:
June 7, 2023, by 5pm

Click here to download a Q&A document, uploaded May 16

Request for Proposals: Supplemental Potable Water Source and Distribution Design

Issue Date:
February 27, 2023
Last Updated:
May 11, 2023

The Trust for Governors Island is seeking to engage a civil engineer to be the prime consultant of a team of consultants for the purpose of providing planning, design engineering, bid support, entitlement and permitting support, and construction administration services for the Governors Island Supplemental Potable Water Source and Distribution Design Project. The Design Services Scope for the Project is described in Section 1.2, “Scope of Work."

RFP Release Date: February 17, 2023
Site Visit: March 2, 2023
Questions Due:
March 24, 2023
Clarifications Due: April 14, 2023
Proposals Due: May 12, 2023

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Click here to download clarification #3