phone: (212) 312-3969
fax: (212) 312-3918
Accessibility questions: Equal Access Office at email@example.com or 212-312-6602, by Friday, August 5, 2016 5:00 PM
PIN#61980001 - Due: 8/31/2016 4:00 PM
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 http://www.edc.nyc/opportunitymwdbe. 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 www.edc.nyc/opportunitymwdbe to learn more about the program.
An optional pre-proposal session will be held on Monday, August 8, 2016 at 10:00am at NYCEDC. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to LCinfrastructure@edc.nyc on or before Friday, August 5, 2016.
Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 15, 2016. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to LCinfrastructure@edc.nyc. Answers to all questions will be posted by Monday, August 22, 2016, to www.edc.nyc/RFP.
Please submit four (4) hardcopy sets of your proposal and one (1) digital copy of your proposal to: NYCEDC, Attention: Maryann Catalano, Senior Vice President, Contracts.