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Current RFPs: Week of October 24, 2016

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

Capalino+Company’s Latest Business Opportunities:

Please see the full list of Request for Proposals recently issued by City government below:

Building Security System

October 27, 2016- Replace current security system and ensure effective perimeter control in BXDA’s three buildings at 198, 215 and 265 East 161 Street, Bronx NY

Pin number: 282828

Planting of New and Replacement Trees (Queens)

October 27, 2016- The Planting of New and Replacement Street Trees in Community Boards 12, 13 and 14, Borough of Queens.  The Cost Estimate Range is $1,000,000.00 to $3,000,000.00

Pin number: 84617B0007

Install & Configure Video & Access Control Security Systems

October 28, 2016- Integrate systems in to existing security systems for a newly renovated building.

Pin number: 0001223

Design, installation & configuration of network services

October 28, 2016- For a newly renovated building and integrating the building into the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Wireless Mesh network.

Pin number: 0001222

Planting of New and Replacement Trees (Bronx)

October 28, 2016- In Community Boards 1-8, Borough of the Bronx.  The Cost Estimate Range is $1,000,000.00 to $3,000,000.00

Pin number: 84617B0015

On Call Hazmat Consulting Retainer

October 31, 2016- New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking a consultant or consultant team to provide environmental services to perform site investigation, Phase I and II, Remedial Action Plans, resident engineer services, environmental monitoring and asbestos abatement monitoring. Services will include preparation of health and safety plans, site management plans, cost estimates, underground storage tank removal plans and final reports, and asbestos and environmental investigation work plans and draft and final reports.

NYCEDC plans to select a consultant 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, experience and quality of any subcontractors proposed, demonstrated successful experience in performing services similar to those encompassed in the RFP, and the proposed fee.

It is the policy of NYCEDC to comply with all federal, state and City laws and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status and other protected category and to take affirmative action in working with contracting parties to ensure certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) share in the economic opportunities generated by NYCEDC’s projects and initiatives. Please refer to the Equal Employment and Affirmative Compliance for Non-Construction Contracts Addendum in the RFP.

This project has Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) participation goals, and all respondents will be required to submit a M/WBE Narrative Form with their response.

Advertising Program Using Hunter College Assets

October 31, 2016- Generate revenue using indoor & outdoor assets as advertising platforms, traditional & digital billboards, kiosks and digital displays using existing or new technology.

Operation and Maintenance of the Roosevelt Island Aerial Tramway

October 31, 2016- The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) is seeking Proposals from qualified and responsible companies to operate the Roosevelt Island Aerial Tramway for a term of five (5) years pursuant to an Operating Agreement. A Proposal must include proposed terms for performance of the Operating Agreement Work (“Work”).

The Roosevelt Island Aerial Tramway is a component of the New York City mass transit system. It connects Manhattan and Roosevelt Island via cable suspended tramway cars that traverse the skyline adjacent to the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge. It consists of two stations (one located in Manhattan and the other on Roosevelt Island), three support towers (two located in Manhattan and one on Roosevelt Island), as well as the Tramway components (i.e., the tramway cabins),

For more information on this project and to access a complete copy of the RFP  please visit us at: https://rioc.ny.gov/rfp/15-30748.pdf

Installation of Pedestrian Ramps at Designated Locations-Borough of Manhattan

November 1, 2016- 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.

Pin number: 85017B0006

Project for Online & Remote Bail Payment for NYC

November 2, 2016- The system would would expedite the process for those who make bail payment, by eliminating travel cost and waiting time, thereby  reducing associated incarceration and administrative costs to the City.

Pin number: 072201718MIS

Reconstruction of Zion Plaza

November 2, 2016- Companies certified by the New York City Department of Small Business Services as Minority- or Women- Owned Business Enterprises (”M/WBE”) are strongly encouraged to submit a bid.

Pin number: 85016B0128

Professional Integrity Monitoring Services for EWR

November 4, 2016- On an “as needed” basis during 2017-2021.  RFP #47394 may be obtained online at http://www.panynj.gov/business-opportunities/bid-proposal-advertisements.html?tabnum=6. Addenda to the RFP, if any, will be posted at this site.  Monitor the advertisement on the web site to ensure your awareness of any changes.

Environmental Consulting Services for the Brooklyn Navy Yard

November 4, 2016 – Please contact Mark Thompson.

Pin number: 000121

Police Dark Navy Multi-Seasonal Jacket

November 9, 2016- Conforms to all specifications listed.

Pin number: 05616ES00009

Background Check Screening Service

November 9, 2016- The NYCDOE’s Division of Contracts and Purchasing (DCP) is seeking proposals from organizations experienced in providing investigative and business intelligence services to provide background check screening services for potential vendors to the NYCDOE. These services involve screening potential vendors primarily for the Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program as well as some potential vendors not related to the UPK program. The selected vendor will not be making responsibility determinations for the NYCDOE. Instead, the vendor will be running the required databases and providing a summary of what was completed and any adverse information found. The NYCDOE will utilize these summaries and the documentation of searches to conduct the required responsibility determinations.

Provide Bus Shuttle Services between BNY & Subway Stops

November 10, 2016- Please contact Mark Thompson.

Contract Financing Revolving Loan Fund, Consultant Services

November 10, 2016- New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), on behalf of the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS), is seeking one or more lenders to deploy capital to facilitate the mobilization efforts of New York City certified Minority and Women-Owned Enterprises and small businesses from funding provided by NYCEDC. The Program intends to provide small businesses and M/W/BEs that hold or are subcontractors on City-funded contracts with capital to finance their contractual obligations through Program-sponsored loans or managed lines of credit

NYCEDC plans to select Lender(s) on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include, but are not limited to: the quality of the proposal, respondent’s experience and demonstrated successful experience in performing services similar to those encompassed in the RFP.

It is the policy of NYCEDC to comply with all federal, state and City laws and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status and other protected category and to take affirmative action in working with contracting parties to ensure certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) share in the economic opportunities generated by NYCEDC’s projects and initiatives. Please refer to the Equal Employment and Affirmative Compliance for Non-Construction Contracts Addendum in the RFP.

Companies who have been certified with the New York City Small Business Services as Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (“M/WBE”) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Construction of a Comfort Station, Pathway and Overlook

November 10, 2016- Bounded by Dean Avenue, West Shore Expressway, Fresh Kills Park in Staten Island. Cost Range: Over $10M.

Pin number: 84616B0153

Futureworks NYC Growth Inititative

November 14, 2016- Providing early-state advanced manufacturing companies funding of up to $30,000 over a two year period.

Bid to Repair Our City’s “Pot/Chuck Holes”

November 18, 2016- Please contact Mark Thompson.

Pin number: 8571700068

Federal Rules of Evidence Mobile Game

November 18, 2016- Design and development of mobile app/game that tests Law School students understanding of the Federal Rules of Evidence.

Pin number: C201602

Industrial or Commercial Use of “The Teleport” in Staten Island 

November 18, 2016- The New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (the “Port Authority”) are seeking proposals to develop for industrial or commercial use an approximately 7.5-acre site (the “Site”) located within Staten Island’s industrial “Working West Shore.” The Site (Block 2165, Lot 75, Staten Island, New York) is part of the industrial park named The Teleport. The successful response to this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) will be for a project that generates quality jobs in a dynamic industry. Depending on the project, certain forms of tax relief and other financial assistance may be available to the successful respondent. All uses permitted in an M1-1 zone will be considered, though proposed uses which generate quality manufacturing and industrial jobs are encouraged.

NYCEDC and the Port Authority plan to select a proposal on the basis of factors stated in the open RFP, which include: the quality of the proposal, program and design, experience of key staff, experience and quality of any subcontractors, demonstrated successful experience in performing services similar to those proposed.

NYCEDC and Port Authority comply with all federal, state and city laws and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status and other protected categories and to take affirmative action in working with contracting parties to ensure certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) share in the economic opportunities generated by NYCEDC’s projects and initiatives.

Respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Participation Proposal 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.

Develop & Maintain an Indoor Green Market

November 21, 2016- At the Whitehall Ferry Terminal, Manhattan.

Pin number: 84116MNAD991

Design & Operate a Scalable System to Deliver Citywide Alerts

November 30, 2016- Through e-mail, telephone, SMS/text, RSS, various instant messenger services and social media platforms.

Pin number: 1717P0001

Operate a Wall Climbing Concession at Main St.

December 2, 2016- Include admissions, equipment rentals and daily maintenance.

Pin number: 120216

Replace & Dispose of Vertical Safety Padding at Schools

December 5, 2016- Provide labor, new material, transportation equipment and supervision necessary. Please contact Tunisha W. Walker.

Pin number: B2965040

RFI for Innovative Solar Photovoltaic Applications

December 12, 2016 – PV systems to supply clean renewable electricity to City owned wastewater treatment plants.

Pin number: 85617RFI002

Non-Profit Industrial Developers for the New York City Industrial Developer Fund

Submission Deadlines:
March 29, 2016 

June 29, 2016 
September 29, 2016 
December 29, 2016 – New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”), on behalf of the City of New York (the “City”), is seeking submission of proposals from qualified not-for-profit organizations that plan to acquire, construct, and/or renovate industrial real estate in the City. The primary goal for the use of the New York City Industrial Developer Fund is to create, modernize and preserve industrial real estate.  Additionally, the aim of the Industrial Developer Fund is to increase the capacity of the not-for-profit organizations to develop industrial real estate and support the growth of a more robust mission-driven industrial development ecosystem.

Between Fiscal Year 2016 and Fiscal Year 2019, NYCEDC in cooperation with The New York City Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) can allocate up to $41 million of City capital through the Industrial Developer Fund for acquisition, construction, and/or renovation costs for eligible industrial development projects, which support the City’s goals of promoting and growing a more robust not-for-profit industrial development ecosystem in the City. Not-for-profit organizations are uniquely positioned to increase the supply of affordable industrial real estate; the Industrial Developer Fund aims to support this sector by creating a new financing tool.

NYCEDC plans to select 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, experience and quality of any subcontractors proposed, demonstrated successful experience in performing services similar to those encompassed in the RFP.

It is the policy of NYCEDC to comply with all federal, state and City laws and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status and other protected category and to take affirmative action in working with contracting parties to ensure certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (“M/WBEs”) share in the economic opportunities generated by NYCEDC’s projects and initiatives. Please refer to the Equal Employment and Affirmative Compliance for Construction Contracts Addendum in the RFP.

Respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Participation Proposal 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.

Notice of Funding Availability for the Preservation of Affordable Housing South of Houston Street

December 31, 2019– The City of New York Department of Housing Preservation and Development announces the availability of $11,800,000 in funding for the acquisition and preservation of affordable housing south of, and including properties on, East/West Houston Streets, bounded by the Hudson and East Rivers in Lower Manhattan to applicants who are funded pursuant to a Request for Qualifications issued by HPD (“RFQ”).

Purpose:
The purpose of the Lower Manhattan Acquisition Program is to preserve residential housing with apartments affordable to low-income households.

Program Description:

  • Not-for-profit organizations qualified under the RFQ may identify privately-owned residential properties for purchase and long-term ownership in the Lower Manhattan area.
  • Eligible buildings are multi-family buildings in the program’s target area, where at least one unit is or will be rented to and affordable to a household earning no more than 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI).
  • Up to $125,000 per dwelling unit in acquisition funding may be available to fill the gap between private debt supportable by the acquired property or properties and the acquisition cost. The program funding will be based only on those units that are rented to and affordable to households earning no more than 80% of AMI.
  • The program’s target area is Manhattan south of, and including properties on, East/West Houston Streets. (Boundary map is available at the website listed below).
  • The program will run until the earlier of the time at which all funding has been exhausted or December 31, 2019.

Request for Qualifications (RFQ):
In order to become qualified for participation in the program, not-for-profit organizations must respond to the RFQ and be found qualified by HPD. Applicants may respond to the RFQ available at the website below. To be considered for qualification, applicants must demonstrate ownership, management and rehabilitation experience, as well as financial strength and stability. Please refer to the RFQ for more information on qualification.

Proposals:
Qualified not-for-profit organizations may submit proposals to request acquisition funding for eligible residential buildings. Proposals will be assessed on both the viability of the project and strength of the applicant’s experience. Proposals will be evaluated and funded on a “first-come, first-served basis” for the duration of the program. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all applications received as a result of this advertisement.

Notice Requirements:
All not-for-profit organizations entering into negotiations with building owners must comply with tenant and owner notification procedures in accordance with the federal Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970. Information about these notification requirements will be provided to pre-qualified non-profits. The Request for Qualifications (RFQ), map of the program area, and additional information about the program are available on HPD’s website: http://www1.nyc.gov/site/hpd/developers/rfp-rfq-rfo.page. Interested parties should forward all requested documentation to the Department of Housing Preservation and Development; Attention of Lower Manhattan Acquisition Program RFQ Coordinator, 100 Gold Street—Room 9-O3, New York, NY 10038; or electronically to HPDPres@hpd.nyc.gov. This program is made possible by a grant from the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, which is funded through Community Development Block Grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Andrew Cuomo, Governor
Bill de Blasio, Mayor
Alicia Glen, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development
Vicki Been, HPD Commissioner
David Emil, LMDC President
Avi Schick, LMDC Chairman

NYC Industrial Developer “Fund” for Qualified Projects Seeking Fund Support

The NYC Industrial Developer Fund is a $150 million public/private fund to provide project financing for industrial real estate development projects in New York City.  The Fund is designed to catalyze investment in 400,000 sf of new or renovated industrial real estate workspace across New York City, supporting the creation of as many as 1,200 quality and accessible industrial jobs by 2020.The Industrial Developer Fund supports industrial job-creation in New York City by providing public/private financing for industrial real estate development projects.  Total size of the Fund is $150 million, which includes approximately $60 million in public funds leveraging $90 million in private financing.

The Industrial Developer Fund provides qualified real estate developers with partial public gap-financing assistance in the form of grants, low-interest subordinate loans, and guarantees on senior private loans.  These public funds are intended to leverage owner equity so that the transaction merits traditional bank/senior lender financing provided under the Fund structure.

Qualified projects seeking fund support will be considered when high impact projects are unable to move forward due to funding gaps.  The Fund will consider both non-profit and for-profit entities.

New York City’s industrial and manufacturing sector employs 530,000 people, or 15.4 percent of the city’s private sector workforce.  The sector is a vital pathway to the middle class for many families, with median wages of $50,400 a year. In addition, more than 328,000 jobs in the sector (61.5 percent) are located outside Manhattan, 62 percent of the workforce comes from culturally diverse backgrounds, and nearly half are foreign-born. Finally, approximately 63 percent of jobs are available to individuals who do not have a college degree.

  • Land/Building Acquisition, Construction and/or Renovation
  • Project Size: Minimum of 25,000 square feet
  • Geography: New York City’s 5 boroughs
  • Use/Purpose: Projects must create long-term industrial real estate property and demonstrate creation of quality, permanent industrial jobs

For additional information, please contact the NYCEDC Strategic Investments Group at 212.618.5737 or

 

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