RFP

Contract Services, Citywide Security Guard Services RFP

Submission Deadline
October 3, 2017 at 4:00 pm

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking a contractor to provide security guard services at the Brooklyn Army Terminal, Bush Terminal, 600 Food Center Drive, Essex Street Market, Julia De Burgos Cultural Center, Brooklyn Wholesale Meat Market, La Marqueta, Moore Street Market, the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal and Various sites throughout the city.  The contractor shall provide reception/concierge, unarmed security guards, armed security guards and fire safety directors.  The security guards must meet all federal, state and city legal requirements for the services. 

NYCEDC plans to select a contractor 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 5:00pm on September 19, 2017. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to securityguardservices2018@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 September 26, 2017, on this page.

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of September 5, 2017. 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 October 3, 2017. Please submit four (4)  sets of copies of your proposal to:

NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY  10038
Attention: Maryann Catalano, Chief Procurement Officer, Contracts.

Optional Site Visit

Please find date, time and location listed below. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to securityguardservices2018@edc.nyc by 5:00pm on September 12, 2017

DATE:
September 13, 2017
TIME:
10:00am
LOCATION:
BAT 80 58th street Brooklyn NY 11220

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 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.com/opportunitymwdbe to learn more about the program.