The City of Flagstaff (City) owns 31.45 acres of undeveloped property adjacent to the Flagstaff Pulliam Airport. The property is identified as Assessor’s Parcel Number 116-61-006A and is located east of Interstate 17, northwest of John Wesley Powell Boulevard, and southwest of South Pulliam Drive.
This property was released to the CIty by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in 1989 and may be developed or sold. Any revenues derived from the property should benefit the Airport. Residential use was strongly discouraged by the FAA due to the proximity to the airport. The revenue generated from this parcel will directly support airport operations.
In September of 2019, Coffman & Associates with ESI Corporation conducted a market assessment of the 31.45-acre airport parcel. This assessment provided multiple options for the optimal disposition of this parcel including sale, lease, and other considerations for development and offered best potential uses of the land.
In April of 2020, Council provided staff direction to solicit potential master developers through a Request for Statement of Qualifications (RSOQ) process to develop the 31.45-acre airport parcel and maintain ownership of this parcel. Purchasing staff published a Request for Statement of Qualifications (RSOQ) solicitation for Master Developer Services for the Flagstaff Pulliam Airport 31.45 acre parcel in the Arizona Daily Sun on August 16 and 23, 2020 and posted the solicitation to the City of Flagstaff’s PlanetBids Website on August 11, 2020. On September 21, 2020, the City received two (2) Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) from Master Developer firms. The solicitation closed on September 15, 2020. After the RSOQ closed, an evaluation panel reviewed the submitted responses received. Final evaluation scores were tabulated in November of 2020 and Genterra Enterprises, LLC (“Genterra”) was determined to be the highest scoring candidate.
In December 2020, Council directed staff to proceed with negotiations with Genterra to develop this parcel.