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THEATER SPACE AT waterfront station ii, SW DC

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PN Hoffman and CulturalDC are seeking proposals for the lease of a theater space at Waterfront Station 1000 4th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20024.  

With this Request for Proposals (RFP), PN Hoffman and CulturalDC seek to identify a qualified tenant to lease, activate, program, and maintain a new theater and cultural space. The selected tenant will lease the space from PN Hoffman and activate the space for uses primarily related to the arts and culture. The tenant will be a self-sustaining nonprofit or business with five or more years’ experience owning and/or operating a similar space, or equivalent relevant experience, have a desire for organizational growth, and a commitment to community engagement. 



CulturalDC and PN Hoffman will consider applications based upon the following criteria:  

  • Financial Capacity 

  • Organizational Capacity 

  • District Impact and Engagement 

  • Proposed Plan 


RFP Released: June 11, 2019

Questions Due: June 28, 2019

RFP Responses Due: July 26, 2019

Respondent Selected: September 2019 (TBD)


Please download the full Request for Proposals (RFP) with details and instructions on how to apply here: 


If you have any questions concerning the RFP process, you can email CulturalDC at: 

The subject of the email must state: “RFP WATERFRONT STATION - QUESTION” 

Question Deadline: All questions must be submitted via email by June 28th, 2019 

Answers to all questions of a substantive nature will be provided to all respondents in the form of an addendum to the RFP to be posted on this page by July 8th, 2019. It is the responsibility of respondents to ensure they obtain all information pertaining to this RFP and receive all addenda.