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Current RFPs: Week of September 5, 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:

SUNY Optometry Lobby Signage

September 9, 2016- The State University of New York wishes to procure the services of an experienced signage vendor to produce and install environmental signage in first floor lobby of SUNY’s College of Optometry at 33 West 42nd Street in New York City.  The scope of work includes preparation of walls, paint, interior signage, exterior banners, exterior flags and vinyl wallcovering installed on glass in the vestibules.  The State University of New York will make this award under its discretionary authority, pursuant to NYS Education Law §355(5) (b).  Project specifications are attached to this advertisement.  There is no RFP or IFB.  A sealed bid opening will not be held.  Inquiries are to be made by email and only to jordan.lohre@suny.edu and megan.murad@suny.edu.  SUNY will make no reimbursement for travel or travel-related expenses.  The University reserves the right to award no contract.

Minority Owned Sub-Contracting Goal: 19.60%

Women Owned Sub-Contracting Goal: 17.44%

Pick-Up and Removal of Lost Items at LIRR & MNR

September 9, 2016- The Long Island Rail Road Company (LIRR) is seeking Firm(s) to provide Pick-up and Removal of Lost Items at LIRR & MNR on an as needed basis. The Vendor is to purchase all of the Low Value and High Value property that the Agencies need to dispose of in the Lost & Found Retained Asset Property Disposal Process. Vendor shall furnish the LIRR the necessary vehicles to transport the Property and/or find another mutually agreeable mode of transfer that is beneficial to both parties. The Vendor shall furnish all boxes to be used in the loading of the lost and found property. A full description of the RFP process, including Proposer submittal requirements, is contained in the Contract Document. Copies of contract documents may be obtained by contacting Daphne Pierre-Louis via e-mail at dplouis@lirr.org or telephone at (718) 725-2670. A site tour is scheduled for 8/16/16. Proposals are due on 9/9/16 at 2:00 PM.

“Carport” – Solar Powered Vehicle Charger 

September 12, 2016- A copy of the bid can be downloaded from the City Record Online site at www.nyc.gov/cityrecord. Enrollment is free. Vendors may also request the bid by contacting Vendor Relations via email at dcasdmssbids@dcas.nyc.gov, by telephone at (212) 386-0044 or by fax at 212-669-7603.

Pin number: 8571600450

Construction of a 160M Running Track 

September 13, 2016- At Parque De Los Ninos located on Morrison Avenue between Watson and Westchester Avenues in the Bronx.

Pin number: 84616B0161

New York’s Finest Need White Uniform Shirts

September 14, 2016- The New York City Police Department Equipment Section is seeking bids from manufacturers for NYPD, White Uniform Shirts (Short and Long Sleeve, Female and Male) which all conforms to the Specifications. Bid openings will take place at the NYPD Contract Administration Unit, 90 Church Street, Room 1206, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10007 on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 2:00PM. For further information, please contact the New York City Police Department`s Equipment Section, College Point Police Academy, 127-10 28th Avenue, 2nd Floor, Room PT-285, Flushing, NY 11354-2527, Telephone 718-670-9642. All potential vendors who wish to bid are required to enclose a certified check for $1,000.00 made payable to the Police Commissioner. Failure to submit a certified check will result in rejection of submitted sealed bid.

Pin number: 05616ES00008

New Five Story Building + Renovation to Existing Building

September 14, 2016- PS 46 (Bronx). Project Range: $4,000,000 plus. Pre-Bid Meeting Date: August 10, 2016 at 10:30 AM at NYCSCA, 30-30 Thompson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101, First Floor, Conference Room 1238.

Pin number: SCA17-025250-1

Pest Elimination and Management

September 14, 2016- The NYS Office of Mental Health seeks to enter into a five (5) year contract to procure a contractor to provide Pest Elimination and Management Services for Manhattan Psychiatric Center. Details are specified in the Contract Work Plan/Appendix D. Specifics of the Contract Work Plan/Appendix D and other pertinent information regarding contract expectations can be found in the attached Contract Boiler Plate (BP) and Invitation for Bid (IFB).

A Mandatory Site Visit is scheduled for Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 10:00 AM.

MWBE goals of 30% are established for this procurement, MBE 16% and WBE 14%.  

Renovate, Operate & Maintain a Food Service Facility at Allen Street Mall

September 15, 2016- The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation is issuing a significant Request for Proposals (”RFP”) for the renovation, operation, and maintenance of a vacant comfort station as a food service facility in the Allen Street Mall, Manhattan.

There will be a recommended proposer meeting on Friday, August 5th, 2016 at 11:00AM. We will be meeting at the proposed concession site (Block # 20011 and Lot # 9999), which is located at 76 Delancey Street (Allen Street Mall at Delancey Street).

Pin number: M4-SB-2016

Supportive Congregate Housing for Chronically Homeless Single Adults Living with AIDS or Advanced HIV Illness

September 19, 2016- The Human Resources Administration (HRA) is seeking appropriately qualified vendors to operate and maintain the remaining units of permanent supportive congregate housing for chronically homeless single adults who are living with HIV/AIDS and who suffer from a co-occurring serious and persistent mental illness, a substance abuse disorder, or a Mentally Ill Chemical Abuse (MICAS ) disorder.
Please note that HRA has received increased funding for an additional 351 permanent supportive congregate housing units.
This is an “Open-Ended” RFP; therefore, proposals will be accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis until all units covered by this RFP`s increased funding are sited.

Pin number: 06913H082100

IT Consulting for Financial Information Services 

September 20, 2016- The Financial Information Services Agency (“FISA”) and the Office of Payroll Administration (“OPA”) seek to create a pool of vendor firms that will compete to supply qualified and experienced information technology consultants on an as-needed basis in one or more of the areas of expertise to address FISA’s/OPA’s specialized needs as outlined in the attached RFP. FISA and OPA anticipate that the Pool will contain up to 15 vendor firms in each Class. Each vendor firm selected through this RFP will be awarded a multiple award task order contract.

Pin number: 127FY1700001

Consultant Services for Self Propelled Inspection Car

September 20, 2016- MTA GEC Contractors only.

Category B6 “Construction, Supervision, Inspection Services, Rolling Stock”.

Minority Owned Sub-Contracting Goal: 15.00%

Women Owned Sub-Contracting Goal: 15.00%

Central Park Book Publication

September 21, 2016- The City of New York Department of Records and Information Services (DORIS) is seeking proposals for the publication of a book featuring original 19th-century drawings, photographs, and maps of Central Park. Described by many as the “jewel in the crown” of the City’s archival treasures, the Central Park drawings are works of art. The purpose of the book is to bring public awareness to this collection in a format that fully exploits its extraordinary visual appeal. Most of the drawings have not been published previously and some of the most spectacular have not been seen in decades.

Pin number: 7888623

Disaster Recovery Consultant Services

September 22, 2016- New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking a consultant to perform disaster recovery consulting services (the “Services”) on an on-call basis at various sites managed by NYCEDC.

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, and demonstrated successful experience in performing services similar to those encompassed in the RFP.

Companies who have been certified with the New York City Department of Small Business Services as Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (“M/WBE”) are strongly encouraged to apply. To learn more about M/WBE certification and NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, please visit http://www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe.
An optional informational session will be held on Monday, August 29, 2016 at 11:00am at NYCEDC. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to DisasterRecoveryConsulting2016@edc.nyc on or before August 26, 2016.

Pin number: 6116-0

Snack Bar at the John Street Service Building 

September 22, 2016- Develop, operate & maintain a food service facility at the John St. Service Building on the East River Waterfront Esplanade, Manhattan.

Pin number: M391-SB

Summer Food Service Program Campaign

September 23, 2016- The NYS Education Department’s Office of Child Nutrition Program Administration is seeking bids from vendors for a comprehensive statewide media campaign that focuses on the promotion of the SFSP. The vendor awarded the contract will carry out a media campaign that leads to an increase in, or at a minimum sustains, the number of meals served to children through the SFSP each contract year. For reference, ~19,500,000 meals were served to children through the SFSP during school year 2014-2015. NYSED expects the majority of outreach activities promoting the program to children and families to occur during the SFSP’s peak operating months, which are June through August of each year.

Subcontracting will be limited to thirty percent (30%) of the total contract budget. Subcontracting is defined as non-employee direct personal services and related incidental expenses, including travel.  For the purposes of this RFP, this definition does not include costs associated with the printing and placement of campaign deliverables on buses, trains, and billboards.

Please review the complete RFP available here:http://www.p12.nysed.gov/compcontracts/compcontracts.html

Total MWBE Participation Goals: 30%

New Fulton Fish Market Building, Hunts Point Food Distribution Center, Bronx

September 23, 2016- New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is issuing Requests for Proposals (RFP) seeking responses from qualified food manufacturing, wholesale and/or distribution companies to lease 2.18 acres including a built 27,000 square foot industrial space at the northwestern end of 800 Food Center Drive (the New Fulton Fish Market building) in the Hunts Point Food Distribution Center in the Bronx. NYCEDC will construct a demising wall to separate the space from the New Fulton Fish Market Cooperative’s (COOP) operations. The space will have a separate building entrance and a separate parking lot.

The selected respondent will enter into a direct lease with the City of New York (City). Respondents must be food-related entities, but should not directly compete with the business operations of the COOP, whose businesses involve the on-site comparison shopping for fresh fish and seafood. Respondents should maximize quality job creation and promote the growth of the Hunts Point Food Distribution Center and the City’s food-related industrial sector as a whole.

NYCEDC plans to select a qualified food manufacturer, wholesaler and/or distributor 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 categories 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 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 an M/WBE Participation Proposal with their response. To learn more about NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, visit http://www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe.

Services for Runaway and Homeless Youth

September 26, 2016- The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development(DYCD)invests in a network of community based organizations and programs to alleviate the effects of poverty and provide opportunities for New Yorkers and communities to flourish.

DYCD funds a range of services for Runaway and Homeless Youth that includes Drop-in Centers, Crisis Shelters, Transitional Independent Living programs, and Street Outreach and Referral Services. DYCD’s Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) services are designed to protect runaway and homeless youth and reunite them with their families whenever possible.

In accordance with our mission to support the City’s youth and their families by funding high quality youth and community development programs, DYCD is seeking additional beds to be operated by qualified nonprofits organizations to provide residential beds within Crisis shelters or transitional independent living facilities.

In accordance with section 3-16(l), DYCD has issued through the HHS Accelerator system an open ended RFP to procure additional RHY services. This RFP will be open until the number of required beds have been met.

Pin number: 26016I0018

Cargo Trucks for Graffiti Free NYC Program

September 28, 2016- The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) on behalf of the City of New York is issuing a public bid for the provision of twenty four (24) new customized cargo trucks with fiberglass molded cargo bodies, to be retrofitted and built-out for Graffiti Free NYC Program in accordance to specifications to be provided by NYCEDC.

The Graffiti-Free NYC (GFNYC) program provides removal services to affected public and private properties throughout the five boroughs of New York City. GFNYC employs unique, state of the art spray painting equipment housed on customized trucks, providing the mobility to easily reach areas marred by graffiti. The trucks also contain pressure-washing equipment when painting is not appropriate (e.g. on natural stone surfaces).

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 Department of Small Business Services as Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (“M/WBE”) are strongly encouraged to apply. To learn more about M/WBE certification and NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, please visit http://www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe.

Closed Circuit TV Cameras Need Tree Pruning

September 29, 2016- Tree Pruning for CCTV Camera Locations for various developments in the Borough of Brooklyn. Pruning minor trees (up to 32” circumference) and major trees (up to 12” caliper) are excluded in this contract and required work as such will be performed by the Development. Estimation of accessibility to trees via usage of a bucket truck (aerial lift) of the estimated quantity equates to approximately 67 percent ; the reminder will need to be climbed without the usage of climbing spurs.

Pin number: 64141

FEMA Funded Construction Management Services

September 30, 2016- The New York City Economic Development Corporation “NYCEDC” is seeking a Construction Manager to provide construction management services. The Construction Manager shall act as NYCEDC’s Construction Manager and will lead a “Construction Team” to provide demolition, code expediting and compliance, cost estimating, and other construction related services for the Project. The Construction Manager will be responsible for all Demolition Construction Services, including but not limited to: overall Project coordination; community outreach; related engineering services; coordination of contract documents; permitting from relevant Agencies, cost estimating and value engineering. In addition, the Construction Manager shall act as a construction manager (CM at Risk) and hold all Subcontracts that it procures.

Funding for this project is being provided under the FEMA Public Assistance Program, Hurricane Sandy Disaster DR-4085-NY, funding sources requires that the Consultant (and subsequently contractors and subcontractors) separate cost estimates/design fees and construction costs into separate categories titled; reconstruction, codes and standards, and hazard mitigation. Consultant and contractors/subcontractors will also be required to separate costs in this manner in a schedule of values for the projects.

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.

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/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 an M/WBE Narrative Form with their response. To learn more about NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, visit http://www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe.

Pin number: 62520002

Landscape Architectural Engineer 

September 30, 2016- The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), is issuing this Request for Proposals to invite qualified New York State licensed Landscape Architectural and Engineering, and Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Consulting Firms, to submit proposals to provide NYCHA, specific professional services at various Developments on an “as-needed” basis, in connection with the construction, rehabilitation/renovation and/or expansion of NYCHA owned site amenities including, but not necessarily limited to, the surrounding grounds, playgrounds, sports courts, seating areas and all other outdoor recreational areas. The intent of this project is to reconstruct outdoor recreational areas damaged by Superstorm Sandy with new play spaces that provide upgraded recreational amenities that address the needs of the community and incorporate resilient features to withstand future storms.

Pin number: 64079

Renovate & Operate a Beach Shop and Snack Bar

September 30, 2016- In accordance with Section 1-13 of the Concession Rules of the City of New York, the Department of Parks and Recreation (“Parks”) has issued a Request for Proposals (”RFP”) for the renovation, operation and maintenance of a parking lot, snack bar, beach shop and three (3) mobile food units at Manhattan Beach Park, Brooklyn.

There will be a recommended on-site proposer meeting and site tour on Friday, September 16, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. We will be meeting in front of the parking lot of the proposed concession site, which is located at Oriental Boulevard and Irwin Street. If you are considering responding to this RFP, please make every effort to attend this recommended meeting and site tour. All proposals submitted in response to this RFP must be submitted by no later than Friday, September 30, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

The RFP is also available for download at www.nyc.gov/parks/businessopportunities, click on the link for “Concessions Opportunities at Parks” and, after logging in, click on the “download” link that appears adjacent to the RFP’s description.

Affordable Housing for “Next Generation” NYCHA Sites in Mott Haven, Bronx

September 30, 2016- The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), are issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) for two Project sites as a step toward achieving these goals, and to help realize the visions set forth in Housing New York and NextGeneration NYCHA. Development teams (“Applicants”) are invited to submit development proposals (each a “Proposal”, collectively, the “Proposals”) in response to this RFP for the design, financing, construction and operation of affordable housing developments on two sites at NYCHA-owned public housing developments. Development Site 1 includes an adjacent City-owned vacant lot, under the jurisdiction of HPD.

Development Site 1:
NYCHA’S Dr. Ramon E. Betances Houses V, Block 2287, Lot 26
City-owned vacant lot under the jurisdiction of HPD, Block 2287, Lot 71

Development Site 2:
NYCHA’s Dr. Ramon E. Betances Houses VI, Block 2291, Lot 1

Applicants may submit Proposals for one or both Projects. A separate submission is required for each Project. For more details, please review the RFP document.

Two (2) Pre-Submission Conferences will be held on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 11:30AM and Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 11:30AM at NYCHA, 250 Broadway, 12th Floor Board Room, New York, NY 10007. Every Applicant intending to submit a Proposal in response to this RFP is encouraged to attend one of these sessions as it will be the only opportunity to ask questions and receive answers in person regarding this RFP.

A Site Inspection will be held at Betances V at 444 East 143rd Street, Bronx, NY 10454 and Betances VI at 474 Willis Avenue, Bronx, NY 10455 on Friday, July 22, 2016 at 10:00AM. Applicants are encouraged to attend. Those attending must notify Jacques Barbot at Jacques.barbot@nycha.nyc.gov and cc: Meddy Ghabaee at Meddy.ghabaee@nycha.nyc.gov by 12:00 PM on July 12, 2016, of their intent to attend.

Proposers shall submit written questions, via e-mail, to NGN.MottHaven@nycha.nyc.gov by no later than 2:00 PM on August 22, 2016, and must include the firm name and the name, title, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address of the individual. NYCHA will coordinate to have all submitted questions and answers posted on HPD’s website (http://www1.nyc.gov/site/hpd/developers/rfp-rfq-rfo.page) prior to the submission due date.

Multifamily Open Window

September 30, 2016- The current RFP has two sections:

1. Highly Ready Project Initiatives 

Funding for projects expected to close by July 2016- $70 million available

  • New Construction Capital Program (“NCP”) for households earning less than 60% AMI
  • Supportive Housing Opportunity Program (“SHOP”) for households earning less than 60% AMI
  • Public Housing Preservation Program (“PHP”), Multifamily Preservation Program (“MPP”), and
  • Middle Income Housing Program (“MIHP”) for households between 90 and 130% AMI.

2. Open Window Application process for FY2016-17

Provides additional funding for existing programs:

  • Homes for Working Families (HWF)- $26,750,000
  • State Low Income Housing Credit (SLIHC)- $4,000,000
  • Rural and Urban Community Investment Fund (CIF) – $31,200,000
  • House NY Mitchell-Lama Loan Program (HML) – $42,000,000.

Applications

Applications for the second group of programs will be accepted on a rolling basis through March 1, 2017, and will be evaluated monthly. HCR will also be making available a limited number of Project Based Vouchers (PBV) (applications due September 30, 2016) and HOME assistance, for proposed projects.

To view the RFP visit NYSHCR Multifamily Open Window Request for Proposals.

Affordable Housing Opportunity Located in Lower Concourse, Bronx 

October 11, 2016- Be a part of Mayor de Blasio’s “Housing New York” affordable housing plan through a new development opportunity located in the Lower Concourse area of the Bronx, one of the City’s most vibrant neighborhoods. New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) are seeking expressions of interest for the long-term lease and redevelopment of an approximately 158,000-square-foot site (the “Site”) along the scenic Harlem River in the City’s northernmost borough.

Developing housing as part of the Lower Concourse North project is a unique opportunity. You’ll be creating a gateway for the southwest Bronx, connecting residents to the Harlem River waterfront, supporting the growth of the Lower Concourse neighborhood, and contributing to the evolving Bronx skyline. The Site is less than four blocks from the transportation hub at 149th Street and Grand Concourse with the 2, 4 & 5 trains, and it sits adjacent to the 145th Street Bridge that easily connects the neighborhood to Manhattan. Lower Concourse North is also located across from the Bronx Terminal Market shopping mall, a stone’s throw from beautiful parks and green space including Mill Pond Park, and overlooks the picturesque Harlem River.

This project has M/WBE participation goals, and all respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Participation Proposal with their response.

NY Prize Community Grid Competition

October 12, 2016- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announces the availability of up to $40,000,000, under the NY Prize Community Grid Competition (NY Prize), to support developing community microgrids.  The purpose of this competition is to solicit proposals to design and build community grids that improve the local distribution system performance and resiliency in both a normal operating configuration as well as during times of electrical grid outages. NY Prize objectives include empowering community leaders, encouraging broad private and public sector participation including local distribution utilities, local governments and third parties, protecting vulnerable populations and providing tools for building a cleaner more reliable energy system.

Stage 2:  NYSERDA is accepting proposals for funding to conduct Audit-Grade Detailed Engineering Design and Financial /Business Plan that evaluate the details of installing/operating a community microgrid at a site within New York State.  Proposals must be received by NYSERDA by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on October 12, 2016.

Eligibility/Qualifications Requirements/Preferences:

(a)   For demonstration projects, the site must be in New York State.
(b)  A New York State manufacturer should be on a new product development project.
(c)  Other requirements vary among three categories.  Please refer to RFP 3044 on NYSERDA’s website, www.nyserda.ny.gov, for specific information.

School Based Dental Sealant Program

October 14, 2016- The New York State Department of Health (Department), Division of Family Health (Division), Bureau of Child Health (BCH), announces the availability of funding to increase the utilization of dental sealants in underserved second and third grade children. The purpose of this RFA is to award funding to implement School-Based Sealant Programs (SBSPs) targeting second and third graders, delivered through School-Based Health Center Dental (SBHC-D) clinics. Reducing the prevalence of dental caries among New York State’s children is an objective of New York’s Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant State Action Plan for 2016 – 2020.

The Division is seeking applications from not-for-profit Article 28 facilities that are approved to operate SBHC-D clinics. It is anticipated that approximately $1.5 million will be available annually to fund SBSPs for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2022.

To be eligible to apply for funding under this RFA, an applicant must be a not-for-profit Article 28 facility (hospital, diagnostic and treatment center, school of dentistry or local health department) that is approved to operate SBHC-D clinics by the release date of this RFA listed on the front cover.

The Article 28 operating certificate should show the provision of dental outpatient services (Dental O/P or School Based Dental Program).

A limit of one application may be submitted per Article 28.

The applicant must target 2nd and 3rd grade children who are less likely to receive private dental care.

The applicant must be able to utilize electronic data systems to capture information regarding program performance and child level data, and provide that data to the Department.

Minority Owned Sub-Contracting Goal: 15%

Women Owned Sub-Contracting Goal: 15%

Repair/Maintenance of Public Address Systems

October 18, 2016- Contractor shall provide all labor, material and supervision required and necessary to test, maintain, repair, modify, make addition to or install Public Address Systems, local sound systems and associated equipment in auditoriums, gymnasiums, cafeterias, classrooms, offices, multi-purpose rooms (e.g., gymatoriums), and other spaces and locations, including but not limited to hallways, stairwells and outdoor areas.

Pin number: B2929040

Purchase of 1,025 Subway Cars

October 18, 2016- The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, acting by the New York City Transit Authority (NYCT), is issuing a Request For Proposals (RFP) for Solicitation Number R34211 for the purchase of 1025 Subway cars as follows: A base order of 285 cars comprised of 10 open gangway cars (R211T) for the NYCT “B” Division, 75 cars for the Staten Island Railway (R211S) and 200 cars for the NYCT “B” Division (R211A). In addition there will be an option for 740 R211T or R211A cars for the NYCT “B” Division. There will also be an additional option for up to 520 Cars for the NYCT “B” Division. The Contractor will provide all design, engineering, testing, manufacturing, delivery, warranty, training, spare parts, tools, diagnostics test equipment and other services necessary.

This contract will contain Federal funds.

A Pre-Proposal Conference will take place on September 8, 2016 at 10:00 AM at a location to be determined.

Proposals from responsible proposers will be evaluated with respect to the evaluation criteria set forth in the RFP, which are summarized below.  Please consult the RFP for a complete description of the evaluation criteria.

Evaluation Criteria:

1) Technical Proposal and Overall Technical Qualifications:

Technical features of the Proposal; experience of the Proposer/Suppliers/Subcontractors; demonstrated capability to make or improve on delivery of cars based on Contract delivery schedule; evaluation of major subsystems; systems integration experience; management approach; system support; quality assurance; and a U.S. Employment Plan.

2) Overall Project Cost and Financial Benefit to the Authority

3) Other Relevant Matters.

Repair/Maintenance of Gas Leak Detection Systems 

October 19, 2016 – Contractor shall provide all labor, material, consumables and small items, transportation, equipment and any other necessary appurtenances which may be required and necessary to test, reset, calibrate, adjust and/or repair components of the specified combustible gas leak detection systems CO detectors connected to the Gas leak Detection System, and standalone Carbon Monoxide Detection systems which are not monitored by an FD approved Central Station monitoring company.

Pin number: B2900040

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.

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 , with “Industrial Developer Fund Inquiry” in the subject line.  Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact NYCEDC to determine eligibility and review in-depth financing criteria prior to submitting materials.

 

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