Published on April 27 2018

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) is requesting pricing from qualified signage firms to fabricate, install, maintain, and store signage across the Central Delaware River Waterfront for Summer 2018.


The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation organized exclusively for the benefit of the City of Philadelphia and its citizens. The fundamental purpose of DRWC is to design, develop and manage the central Delaware River waterfront in Philadelphia between Oregon and Allegheny Avenues. DRWC works to transform the central Delaware River waterfront into a vibrant destination for recreational, cultural, and commercial activities for the residents and visitors of Philadelphia.

Scope of Services to be Performed

The signage firm will perform the following tasks:

- Fabricate the sign package as detailed in the “Signage Details” section below, confirming all measurements and  recommending appropriate material choices for the proposed application/environment

- Fabricate signs according to designs provided by DRWC

- Provide a price to install signs at specific locations as directed by DRWC

- Provide a price to maintain signs throughout the summer, replacing as needed

- Provide a price to remove signs, clean, and store for the winter season

Contract Term

The contract term will be for one year, with two additional one year options for renewal at the sole discretion of DRWC staff. Pricing proposals should address possible cost savings, if any, in regards to the potential for a multi-year agreement as well as additional signage for the winter season


DRWC anticipates the following schedule for responses, production, and installation:

Opportunity posted                                                                                  03/19/2018

Questions answered via email and posted                                          03/26/2018

Pricing proposal Submission Deadline                                                  03/30/2018

Estimated Selection                                                                                  04/06/2018

First round installation                                                                             04/30/2018

Second round installation                                                                        05/04/2018

Third round installation                                                                           06/01/2018

Questions and pricing proposals should be sent to Emma Fried-Cassorla, Director of Marketing and Communications, Delaware River Waterfront Corporation by March 30th, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. EST. Large files can be sent via Dropbox to