CONCORD, CA (Aug. 15, 2023) — The City of Concord’s quest to find a master developer for the massive Concord Naval Weapons Station project is now down to one applicant.
Housing America Partners (HAP), which had submitted a proposal, withdrew this week from consideration, leaving Brookfield Properties the sole contender to develop the $6 billion project.
The latest effort to find a developer comes after the city ended negotiations with Lennar/FivePoint in 2020 and parted ways with Concord First Partners (CFP) in January. Many in the community were angry that the council even considered the proposal from CFP, which included unpopular local developer Albert D. Seeno III.
On Tuesday, the City announced that HAP representative Dan Jimenez had sent the following letter:
Respecting the time and energy of the needed to go over applications by the City of Concord, Housing America Partners respectfully withdraws and retracts our Request For Qualifications application for the Concord Naval Base project submitted on July 14, 2023.
No further assessments, deliberations and actions are needed on our part for our application and no further comments are made at this time.
According to city staff, HAP did not supply all the information required in the Request for Qualifications.
Brookfield will present their plan for the former base at a special City Council meeting, Aug. 26, 9 a.m., Council Chambers, 1950 Parkside Dr., Concord.