Hunts Point Marine Terminal RFP
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking responses from qualified private entities interested in developing and operating a dedicated barge service and marine terminal in New York Harbor, serving the Bronx’s Hunts Point peninsula. NYCEDC seeks to activate a barge service to achieve the City’s goals of creating good-paying maritime industrial jobs, reducing NYC’s over-reliance on trucks to move freight, and improving air quality, particularly for residents in the South Bronx. The service will provide a critical, reliable, and environmentally friendly alternative to moving goods by truck on area highways. The service may move domestic trucks, palletized cargo, or international containerized cargo. The development of the Hunts Point site may either anchor as a destination for a point to point operation from a local port facility, or operate as a stop on a regional service, utilizing the existing USDOT American Marine Highway barge network along the North Atlantic coastline.
NYCEDC plans to select a qualified private entity on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include, but are not limited to: consistency with project goals, project feasibility, economic offer, and the qualifications, relevance, and experience of a respondent team.
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 June 17, 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 July 2, 2019, on this page.
Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of March 18, 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 4:00pm on August 1, 2019. Please submit five (5) sets of your proposals plus one (1) digital copy on a USB drive to:
NYCEDC, One Liberty Plaza 165 Broadway, 14th Floor – Mailroom, New York, NY 10006
Attn: Maryann Catalano, Chief Contracting Officer
Optional Site Visit
Please find date, time and location listed below. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to [email protected] by 5:00pm on March 25, 2019
- March 26 , 2019
- New Fulton Fish Market in Hunts Point at 800 Food Center Drive, Bronx, New York
Optional Info Session
Please find date, time and location listed below. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to [email protected] by 5:00pm on April 5, 2019
- April 8 , 2019
- NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10038
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.