Opinion New AFC HQ: Straight Into Crompton?

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ftmch

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The fact we're the only bid to state our plan is a positive?
Why award it to someone with no idea what it could be used for?

Also from the community oriented angle (ie going out of our way to outline how it will integrate into the community, which it sounds like will get a fair bit of weighting in the decision).
 

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1970crow

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The fact we're the only bid to state our plan is a positive?
Why award it to someone with no idea what it could be used for?

Where did you get that from? It seems We're the only bidder that has provided our plan to the relevant council but that's got nothing to do with the RSA process. The other bids will be just as detailed as ours and would outline exactly what each square metre would be used for.
 
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1970crow

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Also from the community oriented angle (ie going out of our way to outline how it will integrate into the community, which it sounds like will get a fair bit of weighting in the decision).

Again, the community oriented weighting won't be diminished in other tenders because they haven't provided their details to the council. The tender is assessed on its merits, it's not a joint tender with council, that we threw them a copy won't impact anything.
 

MRB37

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Sounds like Thebarton is the winner. Split between Thebarton and having admin near AO.
 

MRB37

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Highly disappointed. Would prefer the club kept looking for options than go to Thebarton.
Honestly don't think there are a ton of locations available that don't involve moving the club way out, which everyone seems to be against.
 

1990crow

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Honestly don't think there are a ton of locations available that don't involve moving the club way out, which everyone seems to be against.
Park 10 waste facility is the best option. Have thought so for years.
 

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1990crow

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Fixed your link.

If they're going to split locations, why not just put all the admin into one of the many vacant and affordable office spaces in the CBD, use the medical facilities at a nearby clinic, and rent out a spare oval in the parklands a few days a week for training, it makes about as much sense and costs a lot less.
This link is from 10 months ago..
 

George Kramer

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We were always looking at both options, so is this just unveiling what the Thebby plan would be? No mention of Brompton at all.
 

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Park 10 waste facility is the best option. Have thought so for years.

Unless you mean to knock over some houses or the appartment building on Mackinnon across the road to build the HQ, it's as much a non-starter as any parklands location.