City of Albuquerque
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File #: EC-21-400   
Type: Executive Communication Status: Approved
File created: 8/2/2021 In control: City Council
Final action: 9/8/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Approval of Springer Square Sky Link Development Agreement with Zydeco 66, LLC
Attachments: 1. EC-400
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
9/8/2021 City Council ApprovedPass Action details
8/16/2021 City Council Accepted with a recommendation Be Approved  Action details
8/9/2021 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Be ApprovedPass Action details
8/2/2021 City Council Received and Referred  Action details
8/2/2021 President Referred  Action details

Mayor Timothy M. Keller

CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Office of the Mayor


INTER-OFFICE MEMORANDUM 7/2/2021

TO: Cynthia Borrego, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT:
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Approval of Springer Square Sky Link Development Agreement with Zydeco 66, LLC
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As provided in the New Mexico State Metropolitan Redevelopment Code and the Metropolitan Redevelopment Agency Ordinance for the City of Albuquerque, the MRA issued a Request for Proposals #01-2020 on March 5th, 2020, soliciting redevelopment proposals for the area identified as the East Downtown Redevelopment Area. Zydeco 66, LLC. responded to the RFP with a redevelopment proposal to develop a sky bridge to the Convention Center Parking Garage, a publicly-accessible plaza node along the proposed Rail Trail, and up to 140 residential units or hotel rooms and retail on neighboring parcels of underdeveloped land. The proposal meets the Downtown 2025 Metropolitan Redevelopment Plan by supporting the plan's Park Once - Pedestrian First vision; investing in new civic infrastructure; increasing livability and accessibility in the area through construction of spaces for commerce, hospitality, and residential living; and enhancing the future Rail Trail multimodal path.

The proposal was reviewed by a Selection Advisory Committee and on June 17, 2021 the ADC voted to recommend City Council approve the negotiated Development Agreement with Zydeco 66, LLC. for the Springer Square Sky Link project and future downtown developments.

Summary of Development Agreement Terms

? The Developer will construct a sky bridge to the Convention Center Parking Garage, a publicly-accessible plaza node along the proposed Rail Trail, and up to 140 residential, retail, and/or hotel Unit Equivalents (UEs) on neighboring parcels of land.

? The MRA will provide $1 Million in GO Bonds to the construction of the Sky Bridge and up to $441,600 for the timely construction of a combination of resident...

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