Architectural Design and Related Consulting Services for Public Health Lab RFP
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking a consultant team to provide Architectural Design and Related consulting services to design a new New York City Public Health Lab (PHL). Established in 1892, the PHL was the world’s first municipal bacteriological laboratory and it continues to support the City by performing testing on more than two hundred thousand specimens it receives each year. The PHL Project will consist of approximately 230,000 gross square feet of new construction on a site within the Harlem Hospital campus, including: laboratories and support spaces; offices; walk-in clinic; administration; mechanical; and circulation spaces as required.
NYCEDC plans to select a consultant on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include, but are not limited to: the quality of the proposal, experience of key staff identified in the proposal, experience and quality of any subcontractors proposed, demonstrated successful experience in performing services similar to those encompassed in the RFP and the proposed fee.
It is the policy of NYCEDC to comply with all federal, state and City laws and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status and other protected category and to take affirmative action in working with contracting parties to ensure certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) share in the economic opportunities generated by NYCEDC’s projects and initiatives. Please refer to the Equal Employment and Affirmative Compliance for Non-Construction Contracts Addendum in the RFP.
Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 pm on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to [email protected] 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, June 26, 2018, on this page.
Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of Tuesday, June 5, 2018. 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 4:00 pm on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Please submit five (5) hardcopies and one (1) electronic copy on USB of your proposal to:
NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY 10038
Attention: Maryann Catalano, Chief Contracting Officer, Contracts.
Optional Informational Session
Please find date, time and location listed below. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to [email protected] by 5:00 pm on June 8, 2018.
- Monday, June 11, 2018
- 3:30 pm
- NYCEDC 110 William Street, New York, NY 10038, 6th Floor
This project has Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) participation goals, and all respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Sub-Contractors Participation Plan with their response. To learn more about NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, visit http://www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe. For the list of companies who have been certified with the Empire State Development’s Division of Minority and Women Business Development as M/WBE, please go to the http://www.esd.ny.gov/MWBE/directorySearch.html.
NYCEDC established the Kick Start Loan programs for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) interested in working on NYCEDC projects. Kick Start Loans facilitates financing for short-term mobilization needs such as insurance, payrolls, 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.