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Facilities Partnership Opportunities:
Questions and Answers

What is the NYC Parks Corporate Partnership Program?

The “NYC Parks Corporate Partnership Program” is a new strategic initiative whereby NYC Parks seeks a select number of partners for their basketball courts, dog runs, and other facilities. Companies can invest in a unique opportunity to promote their brand through NYC Parks assets. Benefits to the Corporate Partner might include designation rights, signage, brand visibility, event rights as well as onsite and online rights.

What is the duration of the agreement?

The proposed term of the agreement is 5-10 years.

When do I have to submit company’s proposal?

The proposal submission deadline for the NYC Parks Corporate Partnership Program has been moved to Friday, September 14, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. EDT. The starting date to submit proposals is Wednesday, August 1, 2012.

What if a company is interested in an asset not listed under the list of available opportunities?

Please contact Todd Parker via email at or by phone at (212) 774-4519 or refer to page 4 of the submission form included in the offering. 

What will the incremental revenue from this program be used for?

The incremental revenue generated from this program will be utilized by NYC Parks to better maintain its facilities, improve its services, organize more activities and events and implement new projects.

How will partners be selected?

All submissions will be reviewed and evaluated by predetermined criteria, including price, term of agreement, additional investment in activating the partnership deal, additional investment in equipment and improvements to the physical assets and ideas on activating the partnership with NYC Parks. Please refer to the offering for more details.

What do we have to do to submit a proposal?

Please download the offering and submit four (4) copies of the submission form to Todd Parker (304 Park Avenue South, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10010, (212) 774-4519) via certified mail or via FedEx/UPS no later than September 14, 2012.

Is there set criteria that must be met to be considered?

There is a list of filter criteria that a company has to meet for NYC Parks to take its proposal into consideration.

  • Established in the U.S. or have fulfilled all legal requirements/compliance to establish a business within the U.S. for at least two (2) years.
  • Financially stable (must provide the audited financial statements for last 2 years).
  • No history of fraudulent/unethical behavior.
  • Satisfactory record of contractual performance.
  • Will not be considered in one of the following prohibitive categories for program participation: Alcohol, Adult Content, Betting/Gambling, Political Parties and Messages, Arms/Guns, Family Names, Religious Groups and Associations.

Who is in charge of commercializing these opportunities?

IMG is the exclusive designated agency to develop and commercialize this opportunity. If you need help applying or still have questions about these opportunities, contact Todd Parker via email at or by phone at (212) 774-4519.

Corporate Partnership Opportunities

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