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Economic Development Corporation (EDC)
110 William Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10038
Julian Rifai
phone: (212) 312-3649

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Request for Qualifications

PIN#6042XX - Due: 1/31/2018 4:00 PM

New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) is seeking qualified design-build firms interested in providing design-build services for the Hudson Street Streetscape Project (the “Project”). This request is a Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) to obtain Statements of Qualification (“SOQ”) from interested firms.

The Project work includes the design and construction of streetscape improvements along the Hudson Street corridor in Lower Manhattan bounded to the south by Canal Street and to the north by West Houston Street, with a focus on the west side of the street. In collaboration with New York City Department of Transportation and the Hudson Square Business Improvement District, NYCEDC is managing implementation of the Project which intends to strengthen neighborhood connectivity and enhance pedestrian, bike and vehicular traffic safety and shall seek to enhance and expand useable open space through landscaping, lighting and other public amenities. Related public and private utility relocations necessary to implement the Project will be included within the scope of work.

NYCEDC plans to prequalify firms on the basis of factors stated in the RFQ which include but are not limited to: General Qualifications, Project Understanding and Approach, Technical Qualifications, Project Guarantor Capabilities and Project Team Financial Qualifications, and M/WBE Participation Approach.

It is anticipated that subsequent to the evaluation and selection of short-listed proposers in response to this RFQ, there will be a targeted Request for Proposals (“RFP”) in Spring 2018.

NYCEDC reserves the sole right, without incurring any liability, to change any aspect of the proposed Project described above, including the right to not proceed with the RFQ and/or right to proceed in a different manner or on a different timeline than as described above.

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.

An optional informational session will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 2:30 pm at NYCEDC. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to on or before December 29, 2017.

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 pm on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFQ should be directed to For all questions that do not pertain to the subject matter of this RFQ please contact NYCEDC’s Contracts Hotline at (212) 312-3969. Answers to all questions will be posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, to the project’s page on

The RFQ is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from NYCEDC. Please submit one (1) original and five (5) printed copies of your SOQ, along with one (1) electronic copy (in the form of a flash drive) of the SOQ, to: NYCEDC, Attention: Maryann Catalano, Chief Procurement Officer.

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