BuroBox Request for Proposals

The City of Hagerstown is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to explore the possibilities of recruiting an outside operator of the Burobox with the goal of higher utilization of the space for entrepreneurship development and/or creating a co-work space. The RFP provides for the exploration of concept proposals on an ongoing basis. The City is seeking proposals that demonstrate the following:

  • Highest and best use for the facility and positive impact for businesses and the community.
  • Entrepreneurship development, fostering business growth and economic impact for the downtown.
  • Highest utilization of the facility to include entrepreneurs and expansion of membership eligibility to also include existing businesses and telecommuters.
  • A commitment to operate the facility for a minimum of 2 years.
  • A self-sustaining business plan and financial model.
  • Coverage of operational costs such as copier lease, utility expenses, etc.
  • No management fee or ongoing operational costs to the City.

BuroBox RFP packet and application

Completed applications or inquiries may be submitted to: 

Chris Siemerling, Economic Development Specialist City of Hagerstown
Department of Community & Economic Development 14 North Potomac Street, Suite 200A
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740
301-739-8577, ext. 822
Email: csiemerling@hagerstownmd.org