RFP

Nonprofit Industrial Developers for New York City Industrial Developer Fund RFP

Submission Deadline
August 31, 2018 at 4:00 pm

New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”), on behalf of the City of New York, is seeking submissions of Proposals from qualified not-for-profit organizations that plan to acquire, construct, and/or renovate industrial real estate in the City. The primary goal of the New York City Industrial Developer Fund (“Industrial Developer Fund”) is, in order of preference, to create, modernize, and/or preserve industrial real estate. An additional aim of the Industrial Developer Fund is to increase the capacity of not-for-profit organizations to develop industrial real estate and support the growth of a more robust mission-driven industrial development ecosystem.

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 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/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, August 21, 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 Monday, August 27, 2018, on this page.

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of Monday, August 6, 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 p.m. on Friday, August 31, 2018. Please submit five (5) sets of your proposal and one (1) digital copy (USB or CD-ROM) to:

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

Optional Information Session

Please find date, time and location listed below. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to [email protected] by Wednesday, August 15, 2018.

DATE:
Friday, August 17, 2018
TIME:
3:00 p.m.
LOCATION:
NYCEDC, 110 William Street, New York, NY 10038 (please report to 6th floor reception desk)

This project has Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) participation goals, and all respondents will be required to submit an 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.