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City University (CUNY)
Facilities Planning, Construction and Management
350 5th Avenue, 59th Floor, New York, NY 10118
Vince Ramadani
phone: (212) 601-2766
Construction/Construction Services
Competitive Sealed Bids

PIN#CITYW-CUCF-04-14-09 - Due: 12/17/2019 12:00 PM

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On behalf of the City University Construction Fund (CUCF), Epic Management of NY, LLC (Epic), acting as Construction Manager, is soliciting the services of a General Contractor to provide all labor, material, and equipment necessary for the renovations of two existing lecture halls, two existing laboratories and one existing faculty dining room located in the Academic Core Building at York College. Work includes, without limitation, temporary work and temporary utilities, hazardous materials abatement, demolition of existing spaces, concrete work, masonry, structural steel, miscellaneous metals, roof patching, HVAC systems, plumbing work, fire alarm work, AV work, security system work, casework, millwork, ceramic/porcelain tile, VCT flooring, specialty ceilings and wall panels, partitions, walls, doors, frames, hardware, electrical power modifications and upgrades, electrical lighting, information technology and communications wiring, seating, acoustic treatments, window treatments and finishes as required by the plans and specifications.

Bid documents will be available starting November 4, 2019. Bid documents may be downloaded from the “Bid Opportunities” section at There is a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) for this project. The successful Bidder and all Sub-Bidders and future Subcontractors, of all subcontracting tiers, will be required to execute a Letter of Assent for the PLA.

A site visit and pre-bid meeting is scheduled for the five York College interior renovation projects on November 19, 2019 at 10:00 AM with a sign-in location at the Security Gate located at 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd prior to 10:00 AM. Visitors arriving past 10:00 AM will not be permitted campus entry. Attendance at a pre-bid meeting and site visit is strongly recommended in order for Bidders to properly acquaint themselves with the project and unique conditions and restrictions on the various floors and areas of this occupied building.

The successful Bidder will be required to demonstrate Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE), Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Enterprise (SDVOD) Participation. The MBE participation requirement for this project is 18 percent ; the WBE participation requirement is 12 percent ; The SDVOB participation requirement is 6 percent .

The expected construction cost range is between $7,500,000 and $8,000,000.

All Bids shall be delivered to the City University of New York (CUNY) located at 555 West 57th Street, New York, N.Y. 10019, 16th Floor Reception and received no later than 12:00 noon December 17, 2019. Government-issued identification, such as driver’s license or passport, will be required at the 555 West 57th Street ground floor entrance. Bids will be received Monday through Friday during regular business hours, but no later than specified above. No electronic or fax bids will be accepted. Late bids will not be opened. Bids will be opened at the offices of the City University of New York (CUNY) located at 555 West 57th Street New York, N.Y. 10019 at the 16th Floor on December 17, 2019 at 12:15 PM. No more than two representatives per firm may attend the bid opening.All pre-bid questions must be in writing and must be received by no later than 4:00 P.M. on December 6, 2019 in order to obtain possible response by addendum prior to bid opening.

This project is governed by the NYS Procurement Lobbying Act set forth in State Finance Law Sections 139-j and 139-k. The restricted period began with the publication of this Ad. Accordingly, all communications regarding advertised projects are to be channeled through the Designated Contacts set forth below. Communication with respect to this procurement initiated by or on behalf of an interested vendor through others than the Designated Contacts may constitute an “impermissible contact” under NYS law and could result in disqualification of that vendor. Any problems or concerns regarding this procurement process should be directed to CUCF/CUNY Authorized Agency Contacts, Michael Feeney and Ryan Murray by email at: All other communication must go through Epic Management, by email In the subject line of your email all bidders must reference the project name and contract number. See the Bid Documents for a full description of the project, process, submission requirements, timeline and contact information.

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