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RFP for Title Company Services

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 5:00pm
Contact Person: 
Jessie Lawrence

The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (the "PRA"), acting as agent for the City of Philadelphia (“City”), invites competitive proposals from qualified, licensed and experienced title companies or title agencies to complete pre-condemnation title searches, conduct closings and to insure post-condemnation payments of just compensation . PRA will request these services from the selected company or agency on an as-needed basis. All work contracted pursuant to this RFP will be directed by the PRA on behalf of the City.  PRA and the City have entered into a contract whereby the PRA may be asked to file condemnation actions on behalf of the City, using the City's powers of eminent domain.  During the 12 months following the selection of successful applicants under this RFP, the PRA will be conducting its due diligence.  The PRA will be gathering information required to evaluate, and then if authorized to file, declarations of taking to condemn approximately 45 to 60 parcels 

The RFP and all associated attachments can be found in the Resources section of this RFP's page.  All respondents wishing to respond to this RFP must must submit materials no later than February 27, 2018 by 5:00 P.M., via one of the following ways:

1. Online Submission – via PRA’s website (;


2. Hard Copy Submission - Applicants may hand deliver or send proposals via registered mail to:

Jessie Lawrence,
Project Manager
Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority
1234 Market Street, 16th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107