Media Release

Supervisor of Elections Seeking Office and Conditioned Warehouse Space

Thursday, October 31, 2013 9:45 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Alachua County is requesting proposals through an Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) in the search for usable office and conditioned warehouse space within the city of Gainesville.  The County, in conjunction with the Supervisor of Elections, is seeking detailed ITN proposals to provide up to three different scenarios to consolidate its existing operations into a single, consolidated facility. 

The three scenarios that the County and Supervisor of Elections are considering are as follows:  

  • Scenario 1 (Lease Only): Lease a facility that is built-out to the County's specifications
  • Scenario 2 (Lease Purchase): Lease a facility that is built-out to the County's specifications with a guaranteed purchase option OR a purchase option to be determined at a specified date
  • Scenario 3 (Purchase): Purchase an existing facility 

The Proposed Space is to be ready for occupancy no later than March 23, 2015, with rent commencement to be no earlier than April 1, 2015.

A non-mandatory solicitation conference will be held on November 7, 2013, at 11 a.m.  It will be conducted at the Supervisor of Elections Warehouse (602 S.E. 9th Place, Gainesville).

View/download the ITN document (PDF).

All questions pertaining to this ITN must be submitted in writing prior to November 12, 2013, at 5 p.m. as outlined in the ITN.

Completed ITN responses are due by December 5, 2013, at 11 a.m. as outlined in the ITN.

For more information or to receive a copy of the ITN, contact Mike Griffin at or Alachua County Purchasing Manager, Larry Sapp at 352-374-5202 or  Please provide your name, company name (if any), mailing address, and phone number.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).