The National Park Service (NPS) is extending the solicitation for the concession business opportunity to operate a “Country Store” selling locally handmade southern Appalachian arts, crafts, and foods, as well as other retail merchandise, at the Northwest Trading Post in Ashe County. The current authorized concessioner at the Northwest Trading Post (Northwest Trading Post, Inc.) has notified the NPS that they have decided not to bid on the upcoming contract.
To obtain a solicitation package, please contact the NPS Commercial Service website: http://www.nps.gov/commercialservices/blri002-13.htm.
All offers must be received by the NPS no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, in order to be evaluated and considered for award of a concession contract.
A site visit is scheduled for Tuesday, August 7, 2012. For additional information regarding the specific time and to reserve a place, please contact Laura Nelson, Concessions Management Specialist, at (828) 348-3407, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org by the Friday before the site visit.
All questions from prospective offerors must be submitted in writing or via email to Mark Morgan at (404) 507-5638, or email@example.com, no later than 4:00 PM on Tuesday, August 21, 2012.