NPS Seeks RFEI for Sleeping Bear Dunes

On September 13, 2013, a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) will be issued by the National Park Service (NPS). The RFEI allows interested parties to submit their concept(s) of potential future adaptive use of the Sleeping Bear Inn and Garage, taking into account the park's purpose. 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 RFEI.

For copies of the RFEI please contact Chief Ranger Phil Akers, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, 9922 Front Street, Empire, Michigan 49630, 231-326-5135 x400, If you obtained a copy of the RFEI from the website, please advise Phil Akers of your contact information in order to receive future information related to this advertisement.

Site visits of the facilities are schedule for October 11, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. and November 2, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. All parties intending to attend one of the scheduled site visits must send an email message to Chief Ranger Phil Akers, by October 10, 2013.

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