A core mission of Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation (GROWTH) is to enhance the economic vitality of the community through redevelopment activities. GROWTH works with many contractors and service providers to fulfill this mission such as general contractors, title companies, lenders, architects, engineers, environmental consulting firms, realtors, interior design firms and many more. GROWTH especially encourages businesses owned by women and minorities to inquire about work opportunities.
GROWTH only accepts bids from approved contractors. A link to current bid opportunities is below.
If you are interested in working with GROWTH, please note our policy for selecting qualified contractors and service professionals.
- General Contractors and Subcontractors interested in working with GROWTH’s single family housing renovations must be designated by GROWTH as an Approved Contractor.
- GROWTH conducts a competitive sealed bid process to select Contractors for its single family housing renovations.
- GROWTH only accepts bids from Approved Contractors. A link to bid opportunities is below.
- Professional Service Providers (e.g. architects, engineers, realtors, title companies) interested in working with GROWTH may submit a packet of Qualifications to GROWTH.
- GROWTH keeps qualifications on file and will refer to Service Providers’ packet of qualifications on an on-going basis. Strong consideration will be given to entities that are familiar with multi-tiered financing from private, state and federal sources and their correlating regulations, as well as to entities that have successful previous experience with housing developments financed by a mixture of public and private financing sources.
- Qualified Professional Service providers are notified if there is a project where GROWTH is seeking competitive Formal Proposals.
Click here to obtain printable document of Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation’s procurement policy.
Conflict of Interest Statement
Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, GROWTH) require staff and members of the Board of Directors to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations pertaining to GROWTH’s activities, to conduct themselves ethically and with integrity; and to avoid any conflict between their own interests and the interests of GROWTH. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.