Kentucky county releases events center RFQ

The Somerset-Pulaski Economic Development Authority (SPEDA) has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) on its Agricultural Expo & Entertainment Center P3.

Private partners are being sought to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a new 80,000sq ft complex with a multi-thousand seat indoor arena and large-scale agricultural space, and areas for commercial and education facilities.

According to the tender, the center will look to promote the county’s “rich agricultural heritage”, hosting expositions and education areas.

An indicative timeline by the county is looking to shortlist teams for the project in December before issuing a request for proposals.

Responses are due November 22, 2022. The tender can be found by clicking here.