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General Contracting Services – Residential New Construction - Phase 1

Coltrane Commons - North 33rd and Oxford Streets

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia, Inc. (“Habitat” “HFHP” and “Developer”) invites your General Contracting (GC) firm to submit a proposal to construct five, adjoining, single-family, three-story homes as Phase I of Habitat’s affordable housing development project, “Coltrane Commons,” in the vicinity of 33rd and Oxford Streets in Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion neighborhood.

The construction scope encompassed by this Request for Proposals (RFP) for Coltrane Commons Phase I entails furnishing all labor, materials, and construction management necessary to build and secure Certificates of Occupancy for each of the five, new residences to be located at 3216 and 3225-3231 W. Oxford Street.

This Phase I RFP scope is targeted for an August 22, 2022 construction start and completion by March 31, 2023.

Accompanying this RFP linked below, please find:

  • a Project Overview
  • key RFP bidder instructions
  • critical bid dates
  • design and contract documents
  • scope exhibits and other supporting details
  • as well as Bid Proposal Forms.

Please review all this information in detail, complete the bid proposal in its entirety and submit your bid for this Phase via e-mail by no later than 1:00 PM on August 5, 2022.

(Kindly indicate your firm’s intention to bid on Phase I or to decline by July 20.)

For any administrative questions regarding the RFP process itself, please call me at (267) 761-1597. However, please submit any technical or scope-related questions – in writing – to carloa@habitatphiladelphia.org

Thanks for your consideration of this RFP. Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia looks forward to the prospect of working alongside your firm on this aspect of the Coltrane Commons Project.


Carlo Arjona
Senior Project Manager, Home Construction