RFPs

Please see below for current RFPs with the Trust for Governors Island. Click here to view general business 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. Opportunities include versatile stationary sites in high-traffic areas as well as mobile food carts. Learn more.


Request for Proposals: Hospitality, Convening, Events, and Food & Beverage Amenities - Buildings 1, 2, 3, and 25 on Governors Island

Issue Date:
July 14, 2022
Last Updated:
July 20, 2022

The Trust for Governors Island invites operators of food and beverage concepts, event and convening spaces, overnight accommodations, and other amenity spaces to submit proposals to ground lease, redevelop, and operate Buildings 1, 2, 3, and 25 on Governors Island⁠—located at the northern end of Nolan Park, complementing the burgeoning Nolan Park cultural campus.

RFP Release Date: July 14, 2022
Digital Information Sessions:

In-Person Site Tours: Register Here

  • Tour 1 | July 29, 11:00 AM
  • Tour 2 | August 18, 3:00 PM

Questions Due in Writing: September 12, 2022, by 5 PM
Proposals Due: October 31, 2022, by 5 PM

Please direct all proposal questions and/or inquiries to realestate@govisland.org

Request for Proposals: Food & Beverage Concept and/ or Convening & Events Venue - Building 140 on Governors Island

Issue Date:
July 14, 2022
Last Updated:
July 20, 2022

The Trust for Governors Island invites operators of food and beverage concepts and event venues to submit proposals to ground lease, redevelop, and operate Building 140 on Governors Island, a historic waterfront building located steps from the Island's primary ferry terminal at Soissons Landing.

RFP Release Date: July 14, 2022
Digital Information Sessions:

In-Person Site Tours: Register Here

  • Tour 1 | July 29, 11:00 AM
  • Tour 2 | August 18, 3:00 PM

Questions Due in Writing: September 12, 2022, by 5 PM
Proposals Due: October 31, 2022, by 5 PM

Please direct all proposal questions and/or inquiries to realestate@govisland.org