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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


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