RFP

JFK Development Site

Submission Deadline
February 7, 2019 at 4:00 pm

New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) is pleased to release this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) on behalf of the City of New York (“City”) for the long-term ground lease and development of an approximately four-acre vacant property (“Site”) located on the south side of Rockaway Boulevard at the corner of Eastern Road and abutting John F. Kennedy International Airport (“JFK”) on part of Block 14260, Lot 1 in Queens. NYCEDC seeks proposals that take advantage of the Site’s unique location to construct a logistics, distribution, and/or freight-related airport-compatible facility.

NYCEDC plans to select a developer on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include, but are not limited to: the quality of the program and design and the extent to which these components support JFK activities and/or contribute to a resilient supply chain; the respondent’s ability to complete the project; the respondent’s M/WBE and HireNYC hiring plans; and the project’s economic impact.

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 categories 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.

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 PM on January 24, 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 on a rolling basis up until January 28, 2019, on this page.

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of July 24, 2018. In addition to being able to download the document above, the RFP is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30 AM. and 4:30 PM, 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 February 7, 2019. Please submit three (3) hard copies and one (1) electronic version on a flash drive or CD of your proposal to:

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

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.