NPS Commercial Services

Midwest Region Issues Request for Proposals

On September 30, 2016, a Request for Proposals (RFP) will be issued by the National Park Service (NPS) to solicit proposals from the private sector to lease, on a long-term basis, historic buildings in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The Sleeping Bear Inn and Garage have combined square footage of 7,102. The Inn was built in approximately 1865 and was used as a lodging and dining facility until 1972; the Garage was built in 1928. The facilities are managed as part of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and are located on 1.14 acres in the historic village of Glen Haven along State Highway M-209. Additional information on the facilities, park, and process are available in the RFP.

If you obtain a copy of the RFP from the website, please advise Chief Ranger Phil Akers of your contact information in order to receive future correspondence related to this advertisement. Phil Akers can be reached at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, 9922 Front Street, Empire, Michigan, 49630, 231-326-4740 or by email at

Any offer must be received by 4:30 p.m. on January 30, 2017, hand carried, mail or overnight delivery to:

National Park Service
Midwest Regional Office
Attn: Commercial Services Manager
601 Riverfront Drive
Omaha, NE 68102

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