phone: (212) 312-3969
fax: (212) 312-3918
Accessibility questions: Equal Access Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.312.6602, by Monday, November 4, 2019 5:00 PM
PIN#9135-00 - Due: 12/9/2019 4:00 PM
NYCEDC plans to select a respondent on the basis of factors stated in the Request for Proposals (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.
Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) requirements are applicable to proposals that include design and construction components. Respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Participation Narrative with their response, as applicable. This project targets 20 percent to 35 percent M/WBE participation for design and construction activities. To learn more about NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, visit https://edc.nyc/opportunity-mwdbe. 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 http://www.esd.ny.gov/MWBE/directorySearch.html.
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 https://edc.nyc/opportunity-mwdbe to learn more about the program.
An optional informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 10:00am at NYCEDC. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to email@example.com on or before November 4, 2019.
Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For all questions that do not pertain to the subject matter of this RFP, please contact NYCEDC’s Contracts Hotline at (212) 312-3969. Answers to all questions will be posted by Friday, November 22, 2019, to https://edc.nyc/rfps.
The RFP is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from NYCEDC. Please submit three (3) copies of the proposal, as well as one electronic copy on a USB drive.