Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) invites interested parties to submit their qualifications to build a website that supports the Downtown Neighbor Network (DNN). This online platform will serve as the central communication tool to keep Downtown residents informed, connected and engaged with activities and initiatives related to Downtown living and qualify of life. The website will also feature basic information of interest to prospective Downtown residents.

The website must be easy to locate, quick to download, intuitive to navigate and compatible with mobile devices. The home and other content pages must allow for DGRI staff to easily update, add or replace content as needed without disrupting overall site operations.

DGRI has a brand identity for the DNN and plenty of photography to support website development. DGRI staff also will provide content for the site. DGRI will maintain ownership of the website, its components, and content, and will maintain the site with internal staff. The site must include a technology solution that allows internal staff to easily and cost-effectively update content and perform basic modifications of the site after the initial launch.

Submission Instruction

Responses to this RFQ will only be received electronically. Please submit the response and/or any questions to Annamarie Buller at

All responses are due by September 25, 2020, by 4:00 PM. Responses received after this date and time will not be considered.