Staten Island Esplanade Bulkhead Repair RFP for the Provision of Engineering, Design and Related Services

Submission Deadline
March 26, 2019 at 4:00 pm

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking a consultant or consultant team to provide MEP engineering, civil engineering, general architecture, geotechnical engineer, structural engineer, surveying engineer, code expediting, cost estimating and value engineering, and other design services for the Staten Island Esplanade Emergency Bulkhead Repairs. The consultant will be responsible for all design team services, including but not limited to: overall project coordination; obtaining utility surveys; civil and related engineering services; architecture services; coordination of contract documents; sustainable design and other environmental initiatives; permitting from relevant agencies; cost estimating; tracking Hazard Mitigation; and value engineering; and assistance in strategic efforts to develop construction phases for the project. Additional Services may be added at the sole discretion of the NYCEDC.

Funding for this project is being provided under the FEMA Public Assistance Program, Hurricane Sandy Disaster DR-4085-NY. FEMA funding requires that the selected consultant or consultant team track and separate the different scopes of work and associated costs. This delineation should be made on all of the contract documents, which include, but are not limited to: the plans, drawings, specifications, estimates, bid forms and contractor invoices.

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 Non-Construction Contracts Addendum in the RFP.

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

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of Monday, February 25, 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 10038 (between Fulton & John Streets). Responses are due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Please submit five (5) hard copy sets of your proposal and two (2) electronic versions on CD or USB 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 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2019.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Conference Room 4A/B at NYCEDC, 110 William Street, New York, NY 10038

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.