Buchanan RFP

LCG, on behalf of the City of Lafayette and the Parish of Lafayette, is pleased to issue this Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Buchanan Redevelopment Site located in Downtown Lafayette, Louisiana. 


Buchanan Redevelopment Site RFP​ 



Release RFP

March 13, 2019​

Pre-Proposal Conference and Site Visit

April 12, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the Buchanan Garage Entry at 821 S. Buchanan St.

Requests for Clarification or Interpretation

May 31, 2019 at 2 p.m.

RFP Responses Due

June 14, 2019 at 2 p.m.

LCG Review of Responses

Summer 2019

Shortlist of applicants notified

Summer 2019

Interviews of shortlist applicants

Summer 2019

City-Parish Council authorizes negotiations

Summer/Fall 2019

Developer selected/ negotiations commence/ compliance with applicable laws    
Summer/Fall 2019

City-Parish Council Approval

6 weeks following completion of negotitions


Construction Commences
Spring/Summer 2020


RFP Appendix:

Appendix A: Buchanan Garage

                A.1: Buchanan Garage Condition Assessment and Repair OptionRecommendations 

                A.2: Buchanan Garage Repair Plan Estimate

 Appendix B: Buchanan Site and Associated Parcels

                B.1: Parcel A: 821 S. Buchanan Street Conveyance Documents 

                B.2: Parcel B: 821 S. Buchanan Street Conveyance Documents 

                B.3: Parcel C: 722 Jefferson Street Conveyance Documents

                    a: Parcel C: Quitclaim

                    b: Parcel C: Release

                B.4: Parcel D: Corner of Buchanan Street and W. Convent StreetConveyance Documents


Appendix C:  Easements and Rights of Way

                C.1: Electrical Easement 

Appendix D: Site Photos

                D.1: Buchanan Site Photos​​​

Requests for Clarifications or Interpretation

Response #1: May 3, 2019

​​LCG Response #1

Attachment A – List of Pre Proposal Conference and Site Visit Attendees
Attachment B – Buchanan Garage Appraisal dated July 3, 2017

Attachment C – Partial List of Opportunity Zone Funds
Attachment D – DDA Boundary
Attachment E – DDA Enabling Legislation
Attachment F ​ Downtown Lafayette Residential Market Study

Response #2: June 7, 2019
Attachment G  Appraisal May 31, 2019
​ Other relevant links:


RFP Questions:

For questions about the RFP, please contact Danielle Breaux, LCG Development and Planning Director, at dbreaux@lafayettela.gov