Request For Proposal
RFP PS20201589 - CONSTRUCTION MANAGER FOR VIENNA HOUSE
May 11, 2021
Questions & Answers
May 14, 2021
All enquiries regarding the RFP must be addressed to:
Jim Lowood, Contracting Specialist
All enquiries must be made in writing and are to be directed only to the above contact person. In-person or telephone enquiries are not permitted.
[Please specify proposal document number, proposal title and purchasing agent's name when sending email.]
Questions will be accepted, and answers posted, ONLY IF they are submitted in writing five working days prior to the bid closing date
CLOSING DATE & TIME
3:00:00 pm (Local Vancouver Time), Tuesday, May 18, 2021
All references to time in the RFP are references to the time in the City of Vancouver, as indicated in the electronic timestamp the Proposal receives upon delivery to the email address specified herein, which is in turn synchronized to Network Time Protocol (NTP) provided by the National Research Council of Canada adjusted to local Pacific Time Zone.
SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS
Proponents should submit their Proposals on or before the time and date specified in the bottom row of the table in Section 2.1 above (the “Closing Time”).
Each Proponent should submit its Proposal by email in accordance with the following:
•Subject of the file to be: PS# - Title – Vendor name,
•Document format for submissions:
oRFP Part C in PDF format – 1 combined PDF file,
oAppendix 3 (pricing tab) in Excel format, and
oAny other attachments if necessary
•Zip the files to reduce the size or email separately if needed.
•Send your submissions to Bids@vancouver.ca; do not deliver a physical copy to the City of Vancouver.
•Submitting the files via Drop box, FTP, or similar programs, is not acceptable.
To be considered by the City, a Proposal must be submitted in the form set out in Part C (the “Form of Proposal”), completed and duly executed by the relevant Proponent.
Amendments to a Proposal may be submitted via the same methods, at any time prior to the Closing Time.
Proposals are revocable and may be withdrawn at any time before or after the Closing Time.
Proposals received after the closing time may be returned unopened.
Faxed proposals will not be accepted.
Please visit our Bidding Procedures page for additional information.
General Description of Requirement
The RFP concerns the City’s interest in procuring a proponent (“Proponent”) to perform the role of Construction Manager (“Contractor”) for the construction of Vienna House, a six-story 101 unit building to be located at 2009-2037 Stainsbury Avenue, created for the provision of affordable housing. The Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency (“VAHA”), acting as the agent for the City, is working collaboratively with BC Housing and More Than A Roof Mennonite Housing Society (“More Than A Roof” or “MTR”) as the non-profit housing operator and lessee to deliver this project and has contracted CPA Development Consultants (“CPA”) to act on their behalf as their development consultants. Although the City intends on entering into the Agreement (as defined below) directly with the successful proponent, the City’s intent is to eventually assign the Agreement to More Than A Roof Mennonite Society (“MTR”) as the non-profit operator and lessee.
The Contractor will work with the project design team (“Design Team”) consisting of an architect and sub-consultant team whom will provide the design, construction documents, contract administration and post-construction documents. This Design Team, already contracted, has knowledge and proficiency with with Building Information Modelling/Management processes and protocols (“BIM”). As the Design Team includes a consultant with experience in Certified Passive House multifamily projects the Contractor will have demonstrated experience with same. The Contractor will also be required to interface with subject matter experts including but not limited to, the City of Vancouver Green Building Programs Branch, BC Housing and Vienna House Research Team and specialized consultants affiliated to the project from both the cities of Vancouver and Vienna. BC Housing has procured a BIM Consultant and a quantity surveyor to work with the successful proponent for the duration of the project.
No information meeting at this time.
Downloading the Document
Proponents must not electronically alter any portion of downloaded documents with the exception of adding the information requested. To do so will invalidate your bid.
Amendment No. 1 146 KB
RE: APPENDIX 3:COMMERCIAL PROPOSAL, TABLE B
No addendum at this time.
Questions and Answers