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February 3, 2017

Market House Leasable Spaces 2017

The Nashville Farmers’ Market is currently accepting applications for three leasable spaces inside the Market House for tenant concepts. The spaces available are well suited for quick service, grab-and-go, and retail concepts due to the square footage available and lack of existing hood ventilation. The spaces are 300 sqft., 250 sqft., and 180 sqft. Applicants must demonstrate how the concept meets the minimum qualifications.

o Concepts that align with the Market’s strategic vision will receive highest priority
o Concept must demonstrate local and/or regional sourcing
o Concept must offer healthy food options to shoppers
o Concept must demonstrate an effort to reduce food and material waste
o Concept must operate a minimum of 6 days per week from 8 am - 6 pm
o Concept must operate during all Night Market events from 5 pm - 8 pm
o Concept must demonstrate the plans and financial ability to improve the leasable space
o Concept must demonstrate ability to operate within a 3 – 5 year sublease at $14.00 - $20.00 per square foot over the term of the sublease.

February 1 – March 1, 2017 Applications accepted
March 2 – March 20, 2017 Qualified applicant review and meetings
March 22, 2017 Staff recommended presentation(s) to board & discussion
April 26, 2017 Board discussion and approval
Summer 2017 Concept opening at NFM

Conditions and Information
 Completed applications must be submitting no later than March 1, 2017 to be considered and reviewed for any available leasable space as outlined in the application qualifications.
 The completing of this application by applicant and the acceptance of this application by the Nashville Farmers’ Market (NFM) creates no obligation of NFM to approve application.
 This is a preliminary application. As such, NFM may require applicant to submit additional information at its sole discretion.
 While there is no obligations of NFM to notify applicant, applicants may expect to receive a response from management regarding next steps prior to March 20, 2017.
 Approval of this application is required to become eligible to use selected Nashville Farmers’ Market (NFM) facilities upon proper reservation and payment. Please address the fields in each section of the application as indicated in type or legible print.
 Please note that application packets will not be returned.

To print a copy of the Leasable Space Application, click here.

For more information about the lease application process or required information, please contact Tasha Kennard at 615-880-2001 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).