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Economic Development Corporation (EDC)
One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, 14th Floor Mailroom, New York, NY 10006
Irene Maropakis
phone: (212) 312-3533
fax: (212) 312-3918
Goods and Services
Request for Information

PIN#8034-00 - Due: 11/1/2019 4:00 PM

New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”), on behalf of the City of New York (the “City”), is seeking responses to this Request for Expressions of Interest (“RFEI”) from entities (“Respondents”, each a “Respondent”) interested in developing, installing, and operating a self and #8208;filtering swim facility to be located in the East River off lower Manhattan (the “Project”). The goal of the RFEI is to be able to provide the public with a swim facility which is capable of filtering the waters of the East River to enable safe recreational access to clean water. The selected Respondent(s) shall be willing to enter into a lease, license, or other agreement with the City for the lands under water to place the proposed swim facility.
NYCEDC plans to select a Respondent(s) on the basis of factors stated in the RFEI which include, but are not limited to: (i) Consistency with Project Goals, (ii) Project Feasibility: Technical and Operational, (iii) Financial Ability and Sustainability, and (iv) Qualifications, Relevance, and Experience.
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 Womenowned 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 and #8208;Construction Contracts Addendum in the RFP.
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
Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 4, 2019. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to Answers to all questions will be posted by Friday, October 18, 2019, to
To download a copy of the solicitation documents please visit Please submit five (5) printed copies of the Response submission and one (1) electronic digital version of the Response submission, on either a USB flash drive in searchable PDF format, of your expression of interest to NYCEDC.

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