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Economic Development Corporation (EDC)
110 William Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10038
Maryann Catalano
phone: (212) 312-3969
fax: (212) 312-3918

Accessibility questions: Equal Access Office at or (212)312-6602, by Thursday, April 19, 2018 5:00 PM

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Request for Proposals

PIN#15770004 - Due: 5/14/2018 4:00 PM

New York City Economic Development Corporation (”NYCEDC”), acting on behalf of New York City and in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the New York City Department of Transportation (“DOT”), is seeking a consultant or consultant team to provide civil engineering, marine engineering, landscape architecture, cost estimating, and other engineering, design and related services for design of Tompkinsville Esplanade and Pier project (the “Project”), located in Staten Island. The Project includes two sub-projects: the Esplanade Project and the DOT Dockbuilders Pier project.

The Esplanade Project involves the reconstruction of the esplanade, shoreline and associated infrastructure improvements. The infrastructure component of the Esplanade Project will include design of all elements of the proposed streets, pedestrian walkways and bicycle paths within the Project site, including, but not limited to, roadway layout and realignment, site grading, utilities, sidewalk and curbs, landscape treatment, paving, etc. The shoreline repair component of the Esplanade project will consist of the design of all elements to protect the coastline and provide mitigation against future storms.

The DOT Dockbuilders Pier Project involves the construction of a new Pier for DOT Dockbuilders. The pier is anticipated to measure between approximately 30,000 square feet and 65,000 square feet and will accommodate storage for various lengths of pilings, heavy equipment and additional material storage needs.

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, the quality of the plan for certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (”M/WBE”) participation, and the proposed fee. These services are expected to be funded with grant funding provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which are administered by the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services.

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 M/WBEs 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.

This project has M/WBE participation goals, and all respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Sub-Contractors Participation Plan with their response. For the list of companies who have been certified with the Empire State Development’s Division of Minority and Women Business Development as M/WBE, please go to the

NYCEDC established the Kick Start Loan programs for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) interested in working on NYCEDC 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 to learn more about the program.

An optional pre-proposal session will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 10:00am at NYCEDC. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to on or before Thursday, April 19, 2018.

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to Answers to all questions will be posted by Friday, May 4, 2018, to Please submit five (5) sets of your proposal and one (1) electronic version.

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