FEMA Homeport and Substation Project RFP for the Provision of CM Services

Submission Deadline
June 28, 2019 at 4:00 pm

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 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, 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 Construction Contracts Addendum in the RFP.

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. 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 Wednesday, June 19, 2019, on this page.

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of Tuesday, May 28, 2019. 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 p.m. on Friday, June 28, 2019. Please submit four (4) hard copy sets and two (2) electronic versions on USB flash drive 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 May 31, 2019.

Monday, June 3, 2019
1:00 p.m.
NYCEDC, please report to 6th Floor Reception

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.