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MWBE NYC – Request for Proposals as of November 12, 2015

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MWBE NYC provides you with the latest information regarding MWBE Request for Proposals (RFPs), Workshops and Events in New York City.

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 MWBEs and Corporations
  • Business Development
  • Directory Referral Listings of Vetted MWBEs

Upcoming Workshops and Events

 

“Business Financial Management”
Date of Program: November 16, 2015 from 5:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Location: NYC Business Solutions Queens Center, 168-25 Jamaica Avenue, 2th Floor, Jamaica, NY 11432
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/business-financial-management-queens-11162015-registration-19408072066

“Understanding & Improving Your Credit”
Date of Program: November 17, 2015 from 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Location: NYC Business Solutions Washington Heights Center, 560 West 181st Street, 2rd Floor, New York, NY 10033
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-improving-your-credit-washington-heights-111715-registration-18635535388

“Mastering Marketing (3-session course)”
Date of Program: November 17, at 1:00 PM- Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 3:30 PM
Location: NYC Business Solution Brooklyn Center, 9 Bond Street, 5th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/mastering-marketing-3-session-course-brooklyn-111715-111815-and-111915-registration-18576010347

“The Fastest Way to Rank Your Website on the Major Search Engines, Webinar”
Date of Program: November 17, 2015 from 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM
Location: Webinar
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-fastest-way-to-rank-your-website-on-the-major-search-engines-webinar-11172015-registration-19150370273

“10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business”
Date of Program: November 17, 2015 from 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Location: NYC Business Solutions Bronx Center, 400 East Fordham Road, 7th Floor, Bronx, NY 10458
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/10-steps-to-starting-your-own-business-bronx-111715-registration-18688241032

“Social Media Fundamentals”
Date of Program: November 17, 2015 from 5:30 PM- 7:30 PM
Location: NYC Business Solutions Upper Manhattan Center, 361 West 125th Street, 1st Floor Room 1A, New York, NY 10027
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/social-media-fundamentals-upper-manhattan-111715-registration-18651436950

“Cost Estimating- for Construction Firms”
Date of Program: November 18, 2015 from 9:30 AM- 12:00 PM
Location: NYC Department of Small Business Services, 110 Williams Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10038
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/cost-estimating-for-construction-firms-1118-tickets-18155416339

“Signing a Commercial Lease: What You Need to Know!”
Date of Program: November 18, 2015 from 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Location: NYC Business Solutions Washington Heights Center, 560 West 181st Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10033
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/signing-a-commercial-lease-what-you-need-to-know-washington-heights-111815-tickets-19020840847
“10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business for U.S Military Veterans”
Date of Program: November 18, 2015 from 2:00 AM- 3:30 PM
Location: NYC Business Solutions Queens Center, 168-25 Jamaica Avenue, 2th Floor, Jamaica, NY 11432
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/10-steps-to-starting-your-own-business-for-us-military-veterans-queens-11182015-registration-19206659636

“Business Finance Roadmap”
Date of Program: November 18, 2015 from 3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Location: NYC Business Solutions Queens Center, 168-25 Jamaica Avenue, 2nd Floor, Jamaica, NY 11432
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/business-finance-roadmap-queens-11182015-registration-19256093494

“Signing a Commercial Lease: What You Need to Know”
Date of Program: November 18, 2015 from 5:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Location: NYC Business Solutions Center, 120 Stuyvesant Place, 3rd Floor, Staten Island, NY 10301
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/signing-a-commercial-lease-what-you-need-to-know-staten-island-111815-tickets-18543049761

“Marketing 101”
Date of Program: November 18, 2015 from 5:00 PM- 6:30 PM
Location: New York Public Library, Epiphany Library, 228 East 23rd St, New York, NY 10010
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/marketing-101-lower-manhattan-111815-registration-18617456313
“Avoiding Tax Pitfalls for Small Business Owners”
Date of Program: November 18, 2015 from 5:30 PM- 7:30 PM
Location: NYC Business Solutions Upper Manhattan Center, 361 West 125th Street, Room 1A New York, NY 10027
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/avoiding-tax-pitfalls-for-small-business-owners-upper-manhattan-111815-registration-18650942471

“How to Design and Advertise a Website that Sells and Converts, Webinar”
Date of Program: November 18, 2015 from 5:30 PM- 6:30 PM
Location: Webinar
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-design-and-advertise-a-website-that-sells-and-converts-webinar-111815-registration-19214005608

“CAP- Business Matching Event for Professional and Standard Services”
Date of Program: November 19, 2015 from 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Location: NYC Department of Small Business Services, 110 William Street, New York, NY 10038
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/cap-business-matching-event-for-professional-and-standard-services-tickets-19211519171

“Top Business Mistakes to Avoid”
Date of Program: November 19, 2015 from 10:00 AM- 11:30 AM
Location: NYC Business Solutions Queens Center, 168-25 Jamaica Avenue, 2nd Floor, Jamaica, NY 11432
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/top-business-mistakes-to-avoid-queens-11192015-registration-19256237926
“Getting Certified as a Minority & Women-Owned Business (M/WBE), Webinar”
Date of Program: November 19, 2015 from 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Location: Webinar
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/getting-certified-as-a-minority-women-owned-business-mwbe-webinar-111915-registration-19209356703

“Getting Certified as a Minority & Women-Owned Business (M/WBE), In person”
Date of Program: November 19, 2015 from 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Location: NYC Business Solutions Queens Center, 168-25 Jamaica Avenue, 2nd Floor, Jamaica, NY 11432
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/getting-certified-as-a-minority-women-owned-business-mwbe-in-person-111915-registration-19391614842

“Signing a Commercial Lease: What You Need to Know!”
Date of Program: November 19, 2015 from 5:30 PM- 7:30 PM
Location: NYC Business Solutions Bronx Center, 400 East Fordham Road, 7th Floor, Bronx, NY 10458
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/signing-a-commercial-lease-what-you-need-to-know-bronx-111915-registration-18688513848

“Social Media Fundamentals”
Date of Program: November 19, 2015 from 5:30 PM- 8:30 PM
Location: NYC Business Solutions Lower Manhattan Center, 110 William Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10038
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/social-media-fundamentals-lower-manhattan-111915-registration-19061283813
“M/WBE OPEN HOUSE Hosted by Brooklyn Bridge President Eric L. Adams, The Office of the Mayor and the NYC Department of Small Business Services”
Date of Program: November 20, 2015 from 9:00 AM- 11:30 AM
Location: Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/mwbe-open-house-hosted-by-brooklyn-borough-president-eric-l-adams-the-office-of-the-mayor-and-the-tickets-19231190007

“Kiva Zip Bootcamp- Obtain Small Business Financing Through This Unique Workshop Opportunity”
Date of Program: November 20, 2015 from 9:30 AM- 3:00 PM
Location: NYC Department of Small Business Services, 9 Bond Street, 5th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/kiva-zip-bootcamp-obtain-small-business-financing-through-this-unique-workshop-opportunity-brooklyn-tickets-18576038431

“Selling to Government In-Person Workshop”
Date of Program: November 20, 2015 from 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Location: NYC Business Solutions Queens Center, 168-25 Jamaica Avenue, 2nd Floor, Jamaica, NY 11432
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/selling-to-government-in-person-workshop-queens-11202015-registration-19261269977

“Selling to Government- Online Webinar”
Date of Program: November 20, 2015 from 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Location: Webinar
Contact Information: (212) 513 – 6444; Visit NYC Business Solutions Website
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/selling-to-government-online-webinar-queens-11202015-registration-19363048399


MWBE Request for Proposals (RFPs)

Parks And Playgrounds Construction and Reconstruction Projects

Prequalified Vendor List: General Construction – Non-Complex General Construction Site Work Associated With New York City Department Of Parks And Recreation (“Dpr” And/Or “Parks”)

DPR is seeking to evaluate and pre-qualify a list of general contractors (a“PQL”) 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 (“General Construction”).

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 ay submit a PQL application and submit a M/WBE Acknowledgement Letter, which states the Department of Small Business Services has begun 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

Use the following address unless otherwise specified in notice, to secure, examine or submit bid/proposal documents, vendor pre-qualification and other forms; specifications/blueprints; other information; and for opening and reading of bids at date and time specified above.

Parks and Recreation, Olmsted Center, Annex, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Flushing, NY 11368.Charlette Hamamgian (718) 760-6789; Fax: (718) 760-6781; charlette.hamamgian@parks.nyc.gov


CDBG-DR HHC – Coney Island Hospital, Consultant Services

Proposal Submission Deadline: December 31, 2015

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), on behalf of the City of New York (the “City”) benefitting the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (“HHC”), is seeking a consultant or consultant team to provide design and related consultant services for the repair / restoration and hazard mitigation of Coney Island Hospital campus, located in Brooklyn, New York.  CIH was severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy, and this project seeks to address CIH’s high risk of flooding by renovating and rebuilding portions of the CIH campus, including the construction of a new Critical Services Structure (“CSS”) with all necessary support services and certain renovations and hazard mitigation solutions for existing buildings.

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00pm on June 10, 2015. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to . 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 June 18, 2015, on this page.

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of May 22, 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 June 26, 2015. Please submit seven (7) copies and three (3) USB flash drives of your proposal to:

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


MWBE NYC provides you with the latest information regarding MWBE Workshops and Events. If you are an MWBE or a DBE that is looking for additional information regarding workshops, events or RFP’s listed in this newsletter, please feel free to contact Tunisha W. Walker.