(February 1, 2023) – Biloxi Main Street is Requesting Statement of Qualifications and Request of Project Management Services Quote for the “How Hop” Placemaking Beautification Project.

Biloxi Main Street (a 501C3 non-profit) is seeking proposals from qualified project management (including but not limited to engineer firms, architectural firms, construction management professionals, or individual(s) with said experience) for the management of the HOW HOP Project. Biloxi Main Street intends to employ a firm and/or individual(s) to provide the following services: A&E design services to produce a conceptual art/lighting/reconfiguration of a section of property located under the I-110 at the corner of Howard Avenue and Hopkins Boulevard for a multi-use public space.  Work may include but is not limited to resurfacing and redesign; procuring and installing multiple forms of lighting; creating displays for semi-permanent and permanent art of various mediums; parking reimagining and installation.  Consultant will be required to provide preliminary design with cost estimates; final design and preparation of construction drawings and specifications for bid; and complete construction inspection services. A conceptualization of the project is included with this request; final project may vary in size and scope. Preliminary approval from MDOT has been received for this project.  MDOT will be part of ongoing development of the project.  This project has been funded by a grant and other sources

This will help to create a gathering spot for all ages, a center for creative art, a place for kids to play, a spot for adults to enjoy a craft beer and cocktails.  In Biloxi, we know a few things about transforming place, and here, where Howard and Hopkins intersect, a world-class connection will happen.  It will be called “How Hop”, where art and entertainment come to light!


For additional information contact Biloxi Main Street 228-435-6339 or

Request for Proposal

Bid Reference Title:  Biloxi Main Street “How Hop” Placemaking Beautification Project

Biloxi Main Street is inviting you to submit a proposal for the above referenced to Biloxi Main Street on revitalizing and beautifying Downtown Biloxi, in particular under the I-110 on Howard Avenue.

The details of our request are contained in the enclosed Request for Statement of Qualifications and Request of Project Management Services Quote.

For Your convenience the main events in the timeline are detailed below:

  • There will be a Pre-Bid meeting on February 15, at 10:30 a.m. at the Biloxi Main Street office 932 Howard Ave. Biloxi, MS 39530.
  • Sealed proposals will be received until 10 a.m. on March 1, 2023 at the offices of Biloxi Main Street, 932 Howard Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530.
  • The proposal will be opened at 10:30 a.m. March 1, 2023, by the Biloxi Main Street Board President, Charnell Martino.