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

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Request for Information

PIN#7879-00 - Due: 7/24/2019 4:00 PM

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) is issuing this request for expressions of interest (“RFEI”) from Offshore Wind companies, service providers, manufacturers and developers, and from other maritime industry businesses and firms (each a “Respondent” and collectively, the “Respondents”) wishing to locate, develop, and utilize the Homeport Pier (“Homeport”) or portion thereof in the Stapleton neighborhood of Staten Island, New York for: (i) fabrication, installation and staging, and/or operations, maintenance and repair facilities (a “HUB”) to support offshore wind (“Offshore Wind” or “OSW”) development along the Atlantic seaboard of the United States from Maine to Virginia, and/or (ii) for other maritime industry related uses to located at, develop and utilize the Homeport. This RFEI is on behalf of the City of New York (the “City”), Department of Small Business Services (the “DSBS”) and the selected Respondent(s) shall be willing to enter into a lease, license or other agreement with the City.

NYCEDC plans to select a Respondent(s) on the basis of factors stated in the RFEI which include, but are not limited to: the quality of the proposal, experience of the Respondent, quality of plan for environmental impact mitigation and comprehensiveness of the Workforce Development Plan, and the financial proposal including 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.

Companies who have been certified with the New York City Department of Small Business Services as Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (“M/WBE”) are strongly encouraged to apply. To learn more about M/WBE certification and NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, please visit

An optional site visit session will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 10:00am at Homeport Pier, Stapleton, Staten Island. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to on or before June 26, 2019.

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 8, 2019. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to For all questions that do not pertain to the subject matter of this RFEI please contact NYCEDC’s Contracts Hotline at (212) 312-3969. Answers to all questions will be posted by Monday, July 15, 2019, to

The RFEI is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from NYCEDC. Please submit six (6) printed copies of the Response submission and one (1) electronic version of the Response submission, on either a USB flash drive or CD in searchable PDF format.

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