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Capalino+Company provides clients with the highest quality services for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs). Combining unparalleled experience, a broad range of relationships and a deep knowledge of government processes, we collaborate with our clients to successfully navigate the complex rules, regulations and politics of local and state governments.

Tunisha WalkerServices in our MWBE consulting group include:

  • Problem Solving and Technical Assistance
  • Relationship Building and Networking amongst MWBE’s and Corporations
  • Business Development
  • Directory Referral Listings of Vetted MWBE’s


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MWBE RFPs

Design for Complex Pedestrian Ramps Adjacent to Historic and/or Landmark Facilities, etc. – Borough of Manhattan

Proposal Submission Deadline:  April 7, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Information regarding this RFP is below:

PROJECT NO.: HWMP2013LM/DDC PIN: 8502015HW0029C Bid Document Deposit-$35.00 per set-Company Check or Money Order Only-No Cash Accepted-Late Bids Will Not Be Accepted Experience Requirements. Apprenticeship Participation Requirements Apply To This Contract Bid documents are available at: http://www.nyc.gov/buildnyc

VENDOR SOURCE ID: 88115 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.

PIN: 85015B0096

DDC PIN: 8502015HW0029C

Bid documents are available here.

Proposals shall be submitted to: Emmanuel Charles,  Design and Construction 30-30 Thomson Avenue, First Floor, Long Island City, NY 11101


Analysis of Minority and Women‐Owned Business Enterprise Utilization and Local Hiring In New York City Consultant Services RFP

Proposal Submission Deadline:  April 9, 2015; 4:00 PM

Information regarding this RFP is below:

The Department of Small Business Services (“DSBS”) is seeking an appropriately qualified vendor 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.

PIN: 80115P0001

Bid documents are available here: The Request for Proposals (RFP) package may be obtained in person beginning on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 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, N.Y. 10038.

Proposals shall be submitted to: NYC Department of Small Business Services; Attn: Daryl Williams, ACCO ; 110 William Street, 7th Floor; New York, NY 10038

Proposals may be either delivered by hand or sent by overnight mail (signature required) clearly labeled with address and as follows: NYC Department of Small Business Services; Attn: Daryl Williams, ACCO; 110 William Street, 7th Floor; New York, NY 10038; Analysis of Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Utilization and Local Hiring in New York City; EPIN #: 80115P0001

As no vendor conference is schedule for this solicitation, vendors are being given the opportunity, until 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time on Monday, March 16, 2015. Any questions concerning this solicitation should be addressed to: Daryl Williams, Agency Chief Contracting Officer, at: procurementhelpdesk@sbs.nyc.gov.

The original and three (3) copies of the complete proposal and all attachments must be hand delivered or sent through certified mail to the address listed in the solicitation, no later than 4:00 p.m. EST, on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Proposals received after the due date and time are late and shall not be accepted by the Agency, except as provided under New York City’s Procurement Policy Board Rules.


RFPs Ferry Services

1. Citywide Ferry Service CM Services, Consultant Services RFP

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Information regarding this RFP is below:

NYCEDC is seeking a consultant or consultant team to provide Construction Management (CM) services for implementation of the Citywide Ferry Service Program. It is expected that implementing the Citywide Ferry Service Program will require the construction of several new ferry landings and upgrades to some existing landings. It is anticipated that the majority of new ferry landings would feature a barge, a gangway, ticket machine(s), lighting, trash receptacles, bicycle parking and passenger shelters. Some ferry landing projects may require more extensive infrastructure, including bulkhead and/or pier construction.
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.

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. 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 public projects. Kick Start Loans facilitates financing for short-term mobilization needs such as insurance, payroll, supplies and equipment. Bidders, sub-contractors and sub-consultants are strongly encouraged to visit the NYCEDC website at www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe to learn more about the program.

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of March 13, 2015. In addition to being able to download the document above, the RFP is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY (between Fulton & John streets). Responses are due no later than 4:00pm on April 14, 2015. Please submit five (5) copies of your proposal.

An optional pre-proposal session will be held on Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 10:00am at NYCEDC. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to CitywideFerryServiceCM@edc.nyc on or before March 18th, 2015.

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to CitywideFerryServiceCM@edc.nyc. For all questions that do not pertain to the subject matter of this RFP please contact NYCEDC’s Contracts Hotline at (212) 312-3969. Answers to all questions will be posted by Tuesday, April 7th, 2015, to www.nycedc.com/RFP. Please submit five (5) sets of your proposal.

PIN: 5733-1

Bid documents are available here.

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Proposals shall be submitted to: NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY  10038; Attention: Maryann Catalano, Senior Vice President, Contracts.

2. Citywide Ferry Service Barges, Consultant Services 

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 30, 2015 at 4:00PM

Information regarding this RFP is below:

NYCEDC is seeking a consultant or consultant team to fabricate barges for use in the implementation of the Citywide Ferry Service Program. It is expected that implementing the Citywide Ferry Service Program will require the construction of several new ferry landings and upgrades to some existing landings. It is anticipated that the new ferry landings would feature a barge, a gangway, ticket machine(s), lighting, trash receptacles, bicycle parking and passenger shelters. Some ferry landing projects may require more extensive infrastructure, including bulkhead and/or pier construction.

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.

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 pre-proposal session will be held on Friday, April 10, 2015 at 10:00am at NYCEDC. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to CitywideFerryServiceBarges@edc.nyc on or before April 9, 2015.
Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to CitywideFerryServiceBarges@edc.nyc. Answers to all questions will be posted by April 22, 2015, to www.nycedc.com/RFP.

Please submit five (5) sets of your proposal.

PIN: 61550002

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 30, 2015 at 4:00PM

Bid documents are available here

Proposals shall be submitted to: Maryann Catalano; 110 William Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10038; Phone: (212) 312-3969; Fax: (212) 312-3918; citywideferryservicebarges@edc.nyc

3. Ferry Operator, Citywide Ferry System

Proposal Submission Deadline: May 12, 2015 at 4:00PM

Information regarding this RFP is below:

New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) is seeking proposals from qualified ferry operators, individually or as team, to operate a passenger ferry service. NYCEDC is seeking proposals that will achieve the objectives of a safe system, 2017 and 2018 service launch, and unified customer service experience. The new system will consist of the following routes: Rockaway, South Brooklyn, Astoria, Soundview, and Lower East Side. Both domestic and international businesses and institutions responding to this request for proposals (“RFP”) must be able to comply with all local, state, and federal regulations for operating a passenger ferry. The system will provide transportation equity and access to waterfront communities.

NYCEDC plans to select an operator 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.

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. 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 public projects. Kick Start Loans facilitates financing for short-term mobilization needs such as insurance, payroll, supplies and equipment. Respondents, sub-contractors and sub-consultants are strongly encouraged to visit the NYCEDC website at www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe to learn more about the program.

PIN: 61540001

Bid documents are available here

Proposal Due Date and Time: May 12, 2015 at 4:00PM

Proposals shall be submitted to: Please submit six (6) copies of your proposal to: NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY  10038; Attention: Maryann Catalano, Senior Vice President, Contracts. Phone: (212) 312-3969; Fax: (212) 312-3918; citywideferryservice@edc.nyc

 Submission Requirements: Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of March 27, 2015. In addition to being able to download the document above, the RFP is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY (between Fulton & John streets). Responses are due no later than June 12, 2015.

Inquiries: Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00pm on May 1, 2015. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to CitywideFerryService@edc.nyc. For all questions that do not pertain to the subject matter of this RFP, please contact NYCEDC’s Contracts Hotline at (212) 312-3969. Answers to all questions will be posted by May 8, 2015, on this page.

Optional Informational Session

Date: April 16, 2015 and April 30, 2015

Time: 2:00pm

Location: NYCEDC 110 William street NY NY 10038 4th floor conference room

RSVP: Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to CitywideFerryService@edc.nyc on or before each info session, April 15, 2015 and April 29, 2015 by 5:00pm.


Downtown Brooklyn Cultural District (DBCD) South Site Development RFP

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 17, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Information regarding this RFP is below:

NYCEDC, on behalf of the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) and the City of New York, is seeking a consultant or consultant team to provide architecture, interior design, structural engineering, cost estimating, code expediting, theater design, acoustical sound engineering, lighting design, signage and graphic design, and other design and related services for the interior fit-out of a cultural unit, located in Downtown Brooklyn. The cultural unit is part of a 350,000 sq ft mixed-use residential building and 10,000 sq ft public plaza currently being developed by a private developer. The building site is located on a triangular area defined by Flatbush Avenue to the west, Lafayette Avenue to the north, and Ashland Place to the east.

The cultural unit is a 50,000 sq ft space that will be purchased in core and shell state from the private developer at the end of 2015. Upon purchase of the cultural unit, the City will commence tenant improvements, including design and construction, of the cultural lobby, shared spaces, and four (4) tenant spaces. The four (4) local non-profit institutions that will occupy the cultural unit are 651 Arts, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Cinemas, the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA), and the Brooklyn Public Library.

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.

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.nyc/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.nyc/buycertified.

NYCEDC established the Kick Start Loan programs for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) interested in working on public construction projects. Kick Start Loans facilitates 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.nyc/opportunitymwdbe to learn more about the program.

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of Friday, March 13, 2015. In addition to being able to download the document above, the RFP is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY (between Fulton & John streets). Responses are due no later than Friday, April 17, 2015. Please submit four (4) hardcopies and one (1) digital copy on either a USB flash drive or CD.

An optional pre-proposal session will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 2:00pm at NYCEDC. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to DBCDdesignRFP@edc.nyc on or before Wednesday, March 18, 2015.

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to DBCDdesignRFP@edc.nyc. Answers to all questions will be posted by Thursday, April 2, 2015, to www.nycedc.nyc/RFP. Please submit four (4) hardcopies and one digital copy of your proposal.

PIN: 5733-1

Bid documents are available here.

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 17, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Proposals shall be submitted to: NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY  10038; Attention: Maryann Catalano, Senior Vice President, Contracts.

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of Friday, March 13, 2015. In addition to being able to download the document above, the RFP is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY (between Fulton & John streets). Responses are due no later than Friday, April 17, 2015. Please submit four (4) hardcopies and one (1) digital copy on either a USB flash drive or CD.


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

Proposal Submission Deadline:  April 9, 2015 at 4:00PM

Information regarding this RFP is below:

The 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.

As no pre-proposal conference is scheduled for this solicitation, vendors are being given the opportunity to submit questions until 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time on Monday, March 16, 2015. Any questions concerning this solicitation should be addressed to: Daryl Williams, Agency Chief Contracting Officer, at:procurementhelpdesk@sbs.nyc.gov.

The anticipated date for answers to questions will be March 26, 2015.

The original and three (3) copies of the complete proposal and all attachments must be hand-delivered or sent via certified mail to the address listed in the solicitation, no later than 4:00 p.m. EDT, on Thursday, April 9, 2015.  Proposals received after the due date and time are late and shall not be accepted by the Agency, except as provided under New York City’s Procurement Policy Board Rules.

To download a copy of the solicitation in Adobe Acrobat format, complete and submit the form below.

All questions and requests for additional information concerning this RFP should be directed to Daryl Williams, ACCO, the Authorized Agency Contact Person, at: procurementhelpdesk@sbs.nyc.gov 

PIN: 80115P0001

Release Date of this Request for Proposals: February 24, 2015

Questions Due Date & Time: March 16, 2015, 4:00PM

Anticipated Release Date for Answers to Questions: March 26, 2015

Anticipated Contract Start Date: July 1, 2015.

Bid Documents are available hereThe RFP package may also be downloaded from the DSBS website at www.nyc.gov/DoingBusinessWithSBS by completing and submitting the form below.

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.

All prospective vendors take full responsibility for checking this site for any subsequent date changes or addenda.

Proposals shall be submitted to: Daryl Williams, ACCO, NYC Department of Small Business Services 110 William Street, 7th Floor New York, NY 10038.

E-mailed or faxed proposals WILL NOT be accepted by the Agency. Proposals received at this Location after the Proposal Due Date and Time are late and shall not be accepted by the Agency, except as provided under New York City’s Procurement Policy Board Rules.

The Agency will consider requests made to the Authorized Agency Contact Person to extend the Proposal Due Date and Time prescribed above. However, unless the Agency issues a written addendum to this RFP which extends the Proposal Due Date and Time for all proposers, the Proposal Due Date and Time prescribed above shall remain in effect.


Pre-qualified Vendor List: General Construction Services – Non-Complex General Construction Site Work Associated with New York Department of Parks and Recreation (“DPR” and/or “Parks”) Reconstruction Projects

Information regarding this pre-qualification is below:

DPR is seeking to evaluate and pre-qualify a list of general contractors exclusively to conduct non-complex general construction site work involving the construction and reconstruction of DPR parks and playgrounds projects not exceeding $3 million per contract.

By establishing contractor’s qualification and experience in advance, DPR will have a pool of competent contractors from which it can draw to promptly and effectively reconstruct and construction its parks, playgrounds, beaches, gardens and green-streets. DPR will select contractors from the General Construction PQL for non-complex general construction site work of up to $3,000,000.00 per contract, through the use of a Competitive Sealed Bid solicited from the PQL generated from this RFQ.

The vendors selected for inclusion in the General Construction PQL will be invited to participate in the NYC Construction Mentorship. NYC Construction Mentorship focuses on increasing the use of small NYC contracts, and winning larger contracts with larger values. Firms participating in NYC Construction Mentorship will have the opportunity to take management classes and receive on-the-job training provided by a construction management firm.

DPR will only consider applications for this General Construction PQL from contractors who meet any one of the following criteria:

1) The submitting entity must be a Certified Minority/Woman Business enterprise (M/WBE)*;

2) The submitting entity must be a registered joint venture or have a valid legal agreement as a joint venture, with at least one of the entities in the joint venture being a certified M/WBE*;

3) The submitting entity must indicate a commitment to sub-contract no less than 50 percent of any awarded job to a certified M/WBE for every work order awarded.*Firms that are in the process of becoming a New York City-certified M/WBE may submit a PQL application and submit a M/WBE

Acknowledgement Letter, which states the Department of Small Business Services has began the Certification process.

Application documents may also be obtained on-line at: http://a856-internet.nyc.gov/nycvendoronline/home.asap  or http://www.nycgovparks.org/opportunities/business


Customized Classroom Studio Theatre

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 13, 2015 at 4:00PM

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.

PIN:  Z2698040

Bid Opening: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 11am

Bid documents are available here 

Vendor Hotline: (718) 935-2300; vendorhotline@schools.nyc.gov; 65 Court Street, Room 1201 , Brooklyn, NY 11201


Choral Risers

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 16, 2015 at 4:00PM

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.

PIN:  Z2695040

Bid Opening: Friday, April 17, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Bid documents are available here 

Vendor Hotline: (718) 935-2300; vendorhotline@schools.nyc.gov; 65 Court Street, Room 1201 , Brooklyn, NY 11201


Servicing Emergency Generators And Auto Transfer Switches (Re-Bid)

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 16, 2015 at 1:30PM

New York City Health and Hospitals, Emergency Generators and Automatic Transfer Switches (Re-Bid) at Corporate Data Center at Jacobi Medical Center, 1400 Pelham Pkwy South, Bronx, NY and 55 Water Street, New York, NY. Bid Documents Fee $20/Set Check or Money Order Payable to NYCHHC (Non-Refundable)

Due to Security Procedures at 55 Water St, NYC. A NYS ID is required for entering Building. After Entering Building. Please come to the 25th Floor or call 212-442-3658 or 212-442-3680 for assistance.
Mandatory Pre-bid Meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 11:00AM and 1PM at Jacobi Medical Center, Bldg. #4, Data Center. Technical questions must be submitted in writing by email, no later than five (5) Calendar days before Bid Opening. Requires trade licenses (where applicable). Under article 15A of the State of New York, the following M/WBE goals apply to this contract MBE 15 percent AND WBE 5 percent. There goals apply to any bid submitted of $25,000 or more. Bidders not complying with these terms will have their bids declared non-responsive.

PIN:  GEN2015

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 16, 2015 at 1:30PM

Bid documents are available here

Proposals shall be submitted to: Clifton Mc Laughlin; 55 Water Street, 25th Floor, New York, NY 10041; (212) 442-3658; mclaughc@nychhc.org


SMD Security Guard Services At Senior Housing Developments And Satellite Office Locations

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 22, 2015 at 2:00PM

PIN: 62122

Information regarding this RFP is below:

New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is seeking proposals from qualified security firms (the Proposers) to provide security services at NYCHA’s 55 senior housing developments and 5 satellite office locations.

Mandatory Proposers’ Conference
All security firms seeking to submit a proposal must attend the mandatory Proposers’ Conference and must notify NYCHA`s Coordinator, Meddy.Ghabaee@nycha.nyc.gov of its intent to attend the conference.

When: April 6, 2015 at 11 AM

Where: Room 11-516 located on the 11th floor at 90 Church Street, New York, New York 10007.

RSVP: Deadline to RSVP is April 3rd, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. All security firms seeking to submit a proposal must must notify NYCHA`s Coordinator, Meddy.Ghabaee@nycha.nyc.gov by no later than 2:00 p.m. on April 3rd , 2015, (the Conference Confirmation Deadline), of its intent to attend the conference.

Inquiries
NYCHA additionally recommends that prospective Proposers submit any questions, in writing, in advance of the Proposers` conference to NYCHA`s Coordinator by the Conference Confirmation Deadline. The questions may be e-mailed or mailed to NYCHA’s Coordinator at the address above, with the e-mail subject matter or the mailing envelope marked “SECURITY GUARD SERVICES RFP 62122 PROPOSER`S QUESTIONS.” The prospective Proposer must include with the written questions the name, title and telephone number of the individual submitting the question. Prospective Proposers will be permitted to ask additional questions at the Proposers` conference. All questions, and any answers, will be provided to each firm attending the conference by posting to NYCHA’ s online system “iSupplier”. NYCHA reserves the right not to answer any question.

Bid documents are available here

Proposals shall be submitted to: Meddy Ghabaee, NYCHA / Supply Management, 90 Church Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10007; Phone: (212) 306-4539; Fax: Fax: (212) 306-5108; Email: meddy.ghabaee@nycha.nyc.gov

Interested firms are invited to obtain a copy on NYCHA`s website. To conduct a search for the RFP number; vendors are instructed to open the “Doing Business with NYCHA”, using the link: http://www.nyc.gov/nychabusiness. Once on that page, please scroll down to mid page, on the left hand column, select “Selling to NYCHA”, click into “Getting Started: Register or Log-in” link. If you have supplied goods or services to NYCHA in the past and you have your log-in credentials, click “Returning iSupplier Users” and “Log-In Here” If you do not have your log-in credentials, select “Request a Log-In ID.” Upon access, select “Sourcing Supplier” then “Sourcing Homepage”, reference applicable RFP number per solicitation.

Suppliers electing to obtain a non-electronic paper document will be subject to a $25 non-refundable fee; payable to NYCHA by USPS-Money Order/Certified Check only for each set of RFP documents requested. Remit payment to NYCHA Finance Department at 90 Church Street, 6th Floor; obtain receipt and present it to the Supply Management Procurement Group; RFP package will be generated at time of request.

Each Proposer shall submit one (1) signed original and seven (7) copies of its Proposal package. The original must be clearly labeled. If there are any differences between the original and any of the copies, the material in the original will prevail.


Upgrade Or “13” And “A” -Bellevue Hospital Center

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 27, 2015 at 1:30PM

PIN: 11201001

Information regarding this RFP is below:

The project is bid under the WICKS Law Reform. One General Construction Contract will be issued for this project. The General Construction Contract includes other trades (Electrical Work, Mechanical Work, Plumbing/Sprinkler Work, and Clean Room Ceiling Work). Construction Works Estimate range between $2.03M – $2.48M for both projects together.

Goals: 20 percent MBE, 10 percent WBE.

Since the project site is a sterile area, a scrub uniform will be provided by the corporation and MUST be worn by every participant of the walk-through visits.

The two projects will be processed together as one contract.

Bidding contractors must be able to demonstrate experience of three (3) relevant projects within the past eight (8) years.

Technical questions must be submitted in writing, by email by 4/20/2015.

Requires Trade Licenses (where applicable) under Article AAA of the State of New York. Please see above for the M/WBE Goals that applies to each Contract. These Goals apply to any bid submitted of $100,000 or more. Bidders not complying with these terms may have their bids declared non-responsive.

Bid Documents are available here: Bid Documents are available at a non-refundable fee of $25.00/set, payable with either with company`s check or money order.

Mandatory Pre-Bid Meetings and/or site visits are scheduled for Monday, April 13, 2015 and Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 10:00A.M. on both dates, at Bellevue Hospital Center, Facilities Management Conference Room, A-Building, 9th Floor, Room A936. Each pre-bid conference will be followed by a site visit. All interested bidders MUST attend at least one of these meetings in order to submit a bid.

Proposals shall be submitted to: HHC / Facilities Development-Contract Services; ATTN: Emmanuel Obadina; 55 Water Street, 25th Floor, New York, NY 10041; (212) 442-3680; emmanuel.obadina@nychhc.org


Energy Efficiency Lighting Retrofit At Various Parks And Recreation Facilities

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 28, 2015 at 10:30AM

PIN: 84615B0086

Contract #: CNYG-2415M

Information regarding this RFP is below:

This procurement is subject to participation goals for MBEs and/or WBEs as required by Local Law 1 of 2013.

“Bidders are hereby advised that this contract is subject to the Project Labor Agreement (”PLA”) Covering Specified Renovation and Rehabilitation of City Owned Buildings and Structures entered into between the City and the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York (”BCTC”) affiliated local unions. Please refer to the bid documents for further information.”

There is a Pre-Bid Meeting on Thursday April 9th, 2015 at 12:15pm Located at Crotona Park Pool House, on East 173rd and Fulton Ave, in the Borough of the Bronx.

Bid Documents are available here: Bid documents are available for a fee of $25.00 in the Blueprint Room, Room #64, Olmsted Center, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

The fee is payable by company check or money order to the City of NY, Parks and Recreation. A separate check/money order is required for each project. The Company name, address and telephone number as well as the project contract number must appear on the check/money order. Bidders should ensure that the correct company name, address, telephone and fax numbers are submitted by your company/messenger service when picking up bid documents.

Proposals shall be submitted to: Michael Shipman; Olmsted Center, Room 64, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY 11368; (718) 760-6705; michael.shipman@parks.nyc.gov


Reconstruction Of Comfort Stations And Facilities At Various Parks And Recreation Locations

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 28, 2015 at 10:30AM

PIN: 84615B0070

Contract #: CNYG-814MA

Information regarding this RFP is below:

This procurement is subject to participation goals for MBEs and/or WBEs as required by Local Law 1 of 2013.

“Bidders are hereby advised that this contract is subject to the Project Labor Agreement (”PLA”) Covering Specified Renovation and Rehabilitation of City Owned Buildings and Structures entered into between the City and the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York (”BCTC”) affiliated local unions. Please refer to the bid documents for further information.”

There is a Pre-Bid Meeting on Thursday April 9th, 2015 at 11:30am Located at Tremont Park Comfort Station, East of 175th Street and Arthur Ave, in the Borough of the Bronx.

Bid documents: Bid documents are available for a fee of $25.00 in the Blueprint Room, Room #64, Olmsted Center, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

The fee is payable by company check or money order to the City of NY, Parks and Recreation. A separate check/money order is required for each project. The Company name, address and telephone number as well as the project contract number must appear on the check/money order. Bidders should ensure that the correct company name, address, telephone and fax numbers are submitted by your company/messenger service when picking up bid documents.

Proposals shall be submitted to: Michael Shipman; Olmsted Center, Room 64, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY 11368; (718) 760-6705; michael.shipman@parks.nyc.gov


Architectural Design Services

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 28, 2015 at 12:00PM

PIN: CITYW-CUCF-01-15

Information regarding this RFP is below:

Seeking firms to provide the following design services at CUNY’s various sites and facilities on an “as needed” basis: Architectural Design Services, Building Envelope Design Services, Historic Preservation Design Services, Landscape Design Services, and Signage and Interpretation Design Services. Selected firms will, as the need arises, be considered for project specific task order assignments issued by CUNY subsequent to contract execution.

Firms selected through this solicitation will execute contracts with the City University Construction Fund on behalf of the City University of New York. A three (3) year contract term with a three (3) year option to renew is anticipated, subject to all required internal and external oversight approvals and contingent on the availability of funds. It is further anticipated that each contract would have a not-to-exceed amount of $4.95 million for all assigned task order services. It is anticipated that contracts will be awarded to approximately thirty (30) firms.

The selection of a firm and submission of additional information will be made consistent with applicable laws and procedures.

The overall contract goal for Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) participation is 30 percent : 18 percent for Minority-owned Business Enterprises (MBE) participation; and 12 percent for Women-owned Business Enterprises (WBE) participation

Bid documents are available here

A copy of the solicitation is available for downloading at www.cuny.edu/cunybuilds starting on March 31, 2015 at 12:00 Noon, and is also available for in-person pick-up in a CD/DVD format. Questions pertaining to the solicitation are due by Tuesday April 7, 2015 by 5:00 PM and should be submitted to cuny.builds@cuny.edu with the Project Name and Number in the Subject Line.

Proposals shall be submitted to: CUNY / Facilities Planning, Construction and Management; Michael Feeney; 555 West 57th Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10019; Phone: (646) 664-2759; Fax: (646) 664-2792; michael.feeney@cuny.edu


For further information please contact Tunisha Walker.


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