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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 Friday, August 3, 2018 5:00 PM

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Request for Proposals

PIN#57150002 - Due: 9/7/2018 4:00 PM

NYCEDC is seeking a consultant or consultant team to perform design services for bulkhead repair and replacement and strengthening along the southern shore of Coney Island Creek in Brooklyn. After citywide damage due to Hurricane Sandy in October of 2012; in 2013, the Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency (SIRR) Report made recommendations for the reconstruction and fortification of NYC shorelines to provide City-wide protection from future flooding caused by elevated sea levels.

The SIRR report recommended infrastructure and shoreline protection throughout NYC. This RFP seeks a Consultant for infrastructural design and improvements to prevent the effects of sea level rise at the 2050 water level along a portion of Coney Island Creek. NYCEDC, in coordination with the Mayor’s Office of Resilience and Recovery (“ORR”), seeks to repair and strengthen the existing bulkhead along the southern shoreline of Coney Island Creek, from roughly W. 12th Street to W. 23rd Street, as a means of preventing or minimizing flooding associated with future sea-level rise.

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

This project has Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) participation goals, and all respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Sub-Contractors Participation Plan with their response. To learn more about NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, visit 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

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, payrolls, 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 informational session will be held on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 10:00 am at NYCEDC. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to on or before Friday, August 3, 2018.

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to Answers to all questions will be posted by Tuesday, August 28, to
Please submit five (5) sets of your proposal.

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