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Current RFPs: Week of March 9, 2015

If you are interested in pursuing business opportunities pertaining to procurement, please contact Mark Thompson or Tunisha W. Walker.

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MWBE RFPs

The following Request for Proposals have been recently issued by City government:

General Investment Consultant and Emerging Markets Country Screen Services

March 10, 2015 – The Comptroller of the City of New York (the “Comptroller”), acting on behalf of the NYC Retirement Systems and Related Funds, invites proposals from firms to provide General Investment Consultant Services to the Systems. A firm is also sought to provide Emerging Markets Country Screen Services to the New York City Employees’ Retirement System through the RFP. Proposals from certified minority-owned and/or women-owned businesses or proposals that include partnering arrangements with certified minority-owned and/or women-owned firms are encouraged. Additionally, proposals from small and New York City based businesses are also encouraged. The RFP will be available for download from the Comptroller’s website, http://comptroller.nyc.gov/forms-n-rfps/rfps-n-solicitations/ under “Asset Management RFPs”.

Analysis of Minority and Women -Owned Business Enterprise Utilization and Local Hiring in New York City

March 16, 2015The Department of Small Business Services (“DSBS” or “Agency”) is seeking appropriately qualified firm(s) to provide professional consultant services for the Division of Economic and Financial Opportunity to conduct 1) a disparity analysis of the utilization of minority- and women-owned business enterprises (“M/WBEs”) in New York City (“City”) contracting, as compared to the availability of M/WBEs in the relevant market; and 2) a local hiring analysis to examine factors relevant to the establishment of a local hiring program consistent with the Privileges and Immunities Clause of the United States Constitution (“Privileges and Immunities Clause”) and the competitive bidding requirements of New York State General Municipal Law.

The Division of Economic and Financial Opportunity (“DEFO”) at DSBS manages the City’s M/WBE Program. DEFO is committed to encouraging a competitive and diverse New York City business environment by promoting the growth and success of small businesses, with special emphasis on historically underserved groups, and ensuring their meaningful participation in the government procurement process.

This solicitation is being issued pursuant to New York City Procurement Policy Board Rules, in accordance with Section 3-03, Competitive Sealed Proposals.

The Request for Proposals (RFP) package may be obtained in person beginning February 24, 2015 to April 9, 2015, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding holidays and weekends, at the New York City Department of Small Business Services, 110 William Street, 7th Floor, Procurement Unit, New York, NY 10038.

Measures of Students Learning for Native Language Arts

March 16, 2015– The New York City Department of Education, Division of Contracts and Purchasing, has been asked for approval to enter into a contract with Santillana USA Publishing for a term of 12/15/13 through 9/30/14, at a total contract cost of $99,500. Santillana USA Publishing will provide Measures of Student Learning for Native Language Arts, in compliance with New York State Law 3012-c for school years 2013 to 2015. Other organizations interested in providing these services to the NYCDOE in the future are invited to indicate their ability to do so in writing to MaryAnne Impostato at 65 Court Street, Room 1201, Brooklyn, New York 11201.

The New York City Department of Education (DOE) strives to give all businesses, including Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs), an equal opportunity to compete for DOE procurements. The DOE’s mission is to provide equal access to procurement opportunities for all qualified vendors, including MWBEs, from all segments of the community. The DOE works to enhance the ability of MWBEs to compete for contracts. DOE is committed to ensuring that MWBEs fully participate in the procurement process.

Demolition, Reconstruction and Extension of Pier 54

March 16, 2015– Demolition, reconstruction and Extension of Pier 54.

Advertising Opportunities At The St. George Ferry Terminal And Staten Island Ferryboats

March 16, 2015– New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) is requesting proposals for advertising opportunities at one of the Staten Island Ferry Terminals, the St. George Ferry Terminal, located in Staten Island as well as advertising opportunities on the Staten Island Ferryboats that are operating between the St. George Ferry Terminal and the Whitehall Ferry Terminal.

The selected proposer shall be responsible for advertising services of developing an advertising marketing plan; designing, constructing, installing and maintaining the advertising infrastructure; promoting, soliciting, negotiating and procuring contracts for advertising users; and processing and collecting advertising sales revenues pertaining to the Ferry Terminal Advertising Areas.

New Stapleton Waterfront Infrastructure And Open Space Project, Phase 2 and 3: Planning, Engineering And Design Consultant Services

March 16, 2015– New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking a consultant or consultant team to design infrastructure improvements and a park along the waterfront in the North Shore of Staten island for the New Stapleton Waterfront Infrastructure and Open Space Project, Phase 2 and 3.  The Project will generally consist of an infrastructure component and a waterfront open space component, and will build upon what was designed and constructed in Phase 1. The design shall provide for utility lines, roadway work, sidewalk and curb, bicycle paths, site landscaping, parks structures, lighting, street furniture, signage, shoreline work, and environmental remediation.

Sunnyside Yards Feasibility Study, Consultant Services

March 20,2015– New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking a consultant or consultant team to study the engineering and financial feasibility of developing atop Sunnyside Yards in Queens. The purpose of this Feasibility Study is to provide guidance as to the viability of an overbuild project at Sunnyside Yards, and to provide recommendations for the implementation of such a project. The Project is envisioned as a comprehensive and detailed assessment that considers all of the relevant aspects needed to establish the feasibility of developing any potential program at Sunnyside Yards, including technical, environmental, and financial analyses.

To make that determination, the Consultant shall holistically evaluate specific factors such as the technical/physical configuration and requirements of proposed deck structures over the rail yards, infrastructure/utility requirements, costs, local impacts, environmental issues, and implementation strategies. The Consultant shall provide and/or procure certain planning, engineering, cost estimating, public outreach, and preliminary design services related to the Project.

Pilot Health Tech NYC, Consultant Services

March 24, 2015– New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) seeks a consultant (“Consultant”) to develop and administer Pilot Health Tech NYC, an initiative that includes:

1. Consultant-facilitated matchmaking of technology companies (“Companies”) with potential clients such as hospitals, clinics, payors, employers, and community organizations (“Clients”), and

2. a funding program that awards matching funds to defray the cost of healthcare technology pilot projects, carried out jointly by Companies and Clients, that take place in New York City.

Pilot Health Tech NYC will serve to bridge the gap between healthcare technology innovators and NYC’s strong base of healthcare consumers. Pilot Health Tech NYC is the country’s largest healthcare technology competition and has awarded $2 million to date to NYC-based pilot projects.

Green Infrastructure Civil Engineering Design Services

March 27, 2015– New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking up to six design consultants or consultant teams to provide design services for green infrastructure in the HP07-02, HP07-03, HP04-04 and HP02-02 combined sewer overflow (CSO) Tributary areas to the Bronx River in the Bronx and 26W-004 and 26W-005 CSO Tributary areas to Jamaica Bay in Brooklyn. The purpose of this project is to support New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s (NYCDEP) Green Infrastructure Program and to deliver green infrastructure capital projects. These capital projects, primarily Right of Way Bioswales (ROWB), are to be implemented in target areas in order to comply with state and federal regulations regarding water quality attainment and mitigation of CSOs, and in connection with replacement projects that will defer consent order capital obligations of “grey” infrastructure projects that would otherwise cost several hundred million dollars.

Non-Emergency Permanent Supportive Congregate Housing for Chronically Homeless Single Adults Living With Aids or Advanced HIV Illness

March 30, 2015-New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking a consultant or consultant team to provide on-going, on-call management and/or economic development consulting services for various NYCEDC, IDA and/or City initiatives and studies including strategic planning and economic and policy analyses. Topic Areas for analysis include economic research and analysis; economic development strategic planning and evaluation; operations and business process analysis, organizational design, and change management; real estate development analysis; partnership design and option development; and implementation and project management.

NYCEDC will retain a number of on-call consultants to provide Services within each Topic Area, and will procure Services from the retained consultants from time to time using individual Project Assignments.

JFK North RFEI

April 1, 2015-New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking a consultant or consultant team to provide on-going, on-call management and/or economic development consulting services for various NYCEDC, IDA and/or City initiatives and studies including strategic planning and economic and policy analyses. Topic Areas for analysis include economic research and analysis; economic development strategic planning and evaluation; operations and business process analysis, organizational design, and change management; real estate development analysis; partnership design and option development; and implementation and project management.

NYCEDC will retain a number of on-call consultants to provide Services within each Topic Area, and will procure Services from the retained consultants from time to time using individual Project Assignments.

Rehabilitation of Hook and Ladder Company 8 Rebid

April 3, 2015– This procurement is subject to Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) participation goals as required by Local Law 1 of 2013. All respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Participation Plan with their response. For the MWBE goals, please visit our website at www.nyc.gov/buildnyc see “Bid Opportunities”. For a list of companies certified by the NYC Department of Small Business Services, please visit www.nyc.gov/buycertified. To find out how to become certified, visit www.nyc.gov/getcertified or call the DSBS certification helpline at (212) 513-6311.

This contract is subject to the Project Labor Agreement (“PLA”) entered into between the City and the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York (“BCTC”) affiliated Local Unions. For Further Information, see Volume 2 of the Bid Documents.

Legal Publishing and Information Services

April 15, 2015– The New York City Law Department (“Department” or “Agency”) seeks qualified vendors to provide all labor, services and materials required to provide Legal Publishing and Information Services. This project has two components: 1) the publication and marketing of a multi-volume compilation of the Rules of the City of New York (“RCNY”), including, for the term of the contract, the monthly supplementation of the compilation, and 2) the creation and maintenance of an electronic database, accessible at no cost to the public via the Internet, of the text of the New York City Charter (the “Charter”), the New York City Administrative Code (the “Code”) and the RCNY. Publication of the RCNY shall be in conformity with Section 1045(a) of the Charter. The contractor will maintain all website databases with current enactments and amendments and will obtain certification, issued pursuant to Section 70-b of the New York State Public Officers Law, that the text of the laws being maintained on the website is accurate and current. Companies may submit a proposal on their own behalf or in conjunction with a joint venture partner or partners.

Greater consideration will be given to proposers with significant demonstrated capability, expertise and record of success in traditional legal publishing and the creation and maintenance of publicly accessible Internet sites containing the text of large legal compilations and codifications.

It is anticipated that the term of the contract to be awarded as a result of this RFP will be for a ten (10) year period from January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2026.

Interested firms may obtain a complete electronic copy of the RFP by e-mail by requesting it from the contact below. Interested firms can also obtain a printed copy of the RFP at the 100 Church Street Messenger Center, located at street level in the middle of the block on the Park Place side.

137 Centre Street Assemblage

April 30, 2015– New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) seeks proposals from qualified developers for the purchase and redevelopment of a centrally located, high density assemblage located at 137 Centre Street in the heart of Lower Manhattan.

The site, identified as Block 197, Lot 17 on the Tax Map of the Borough of Manhattan (“Site”), is approximately 5,100 square feet and is improved with an approximately 41,000 square foot New York City (“City”) office building and has approximately 10,000 square feet of unused development rights. The Site is being offered together with approximately 74,370 square feet of unused development rights appurtenant to the adjacent Lot 1. With this combination, the assemblage has total as-of-right development potential of over 125,000 square feet. The Site is zoned C6-4 and presents an excellent opportunity for residential, commercial, and community facility development on a high-visibility corner.

168th Street Redevelopment

April 30, 2015– NYCEDC seeks proposals (“Proposals”, each a “Proposal”) from qualified developers (“Respondents”, each a “Respondent”) for the purchase and redevelopment of an approximately 59,500 square foot lot located in the eastern part of Downtown Jamaica, Queens on the northeast corner of 93rd Avenue and 168th Street (the “Project”). It is bounded by Jamaica Avenue to the north, 169th Street to the east, 93rd Avenue to the south, and 168th Street to the west. The Site, on Block 10209, Lot 115 (the “Site”), is owned by the City of New York (the “City”).

The Project is an opportunity to create a thriving mixed-use, mixed-income development with an affordable housing program consistent with the vision set forth in Housing New York and which contributes to the City’s goal of fostering economically diverse neighborhoods.

NYCEDC plans to evaluate Respondents on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include, but are not limited to: the quality of the Proposal, experience of key staff identified in the Proposal, demonstrated successful experience completing similar projects, and the Proposal’s economic impact on the City.

This project has Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) participation goals, and all respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Program Plan with their response. To learn more about NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, visit http://www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe. For the list of companies who have been certified with the New York City Department of Small Business Services as M/WBE, please go to the www.nyc.gov/buycertified.

NYCEDC established the Kick Start Loan programs for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) interested in working on NYCEDC construction projects. Kick Start Loans facilitate financing for short-term mobilization needs such as insurance, labor, supplies and equipment. Bidders/subcontractors are strongly encouraged to visit the NYCEDC website at www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe to learn more about the program.

 

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