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New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking at least four Consultants to provide on-call maritime engineering consultant services.

The selected consultants will be expected to provide engineering investigation, inspection, analysis, design and project management services at various waterfront properties located throughout the City. The properties are either owned, managed and/or leased by the City, by an agency of the City or by NYCEDC. The number and location of such properties may be updated from time to time by NYCEDC to include new properties or to exclude previously designated properties.

NYCEDC plans to select consultants 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


An optional pre-proposal session will be held on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 10am at NYCEDC. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to [email protected] on or before October 8, 2019

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5pm on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to [email protected]. 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 Wednesday, October 30, 2019, to

Submission Requirements

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in the RFP available as of Wednesday, October 2, 2019. The RFP is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30am and 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, from NYCEDC, One Liberty Plaza, New York, NY 10006, 14th Floor. To download a copy of the solicitation documents please visit RESPONSES ARE DUE NO LATER THAN 4pm on Monday, November 4, 2019. Please submit your proposal, as detailed in the RFP, to:

NYCEDC, One Liberty Plaza, 14th Floor Mailroom, New York, NY 10006, Attention: Maryann Catalano, Chief Contracting Officer, Contracts. 


This project has Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) participation goals and all respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Narrative Form with their response. To learn more about NYCEDC’s M/WBE program visit For the list of companies who have been certified with the New York City Department of Small Business Services as M/WBE, please go to the

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 facilitate financing for short-term mobilization needs such as insurance, labor, supplies and equipment. Bidders/subcontractors and consultants are strongly encouraged to visit the NYCEDC website at to learn more about the program.

Vendor Resources

Because NYCEDC’s projects are generally funded with public funding sources, working with NYCEDC on many of our projects requires the completion and submission of certain forms and documents. Click here to register with PASSPort, a database of information of vendors who do business with NYC, learn how to obtain proof of insurance, download Doing Business Accountability project forms, and more.

Addenda + Questions & Answers
  • Info Session PowerPoint Presentation
  • Info Session Sign-In Sheet

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