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New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) seeks a qualified consultant (the “Consultant”) to administer the ConstructNYC Training Program, including related marketing and vetting activities. In 2015, NYCEDC launched ConstructNYC, which is designed to prequalify small-to-mid-sized Minority, Women-Owned, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (“M/W/DBE”s) in specific trades to work on NYCEDC projects. The Consultant would deliver the training component, through a combination of classroom learning and one-on-one technical assistance, to firms who have applied and been accepted into the program. The training will be focused on strengthening the financial, project management and business acumen of participating firms to build their capacity and put them in a stronger competitive position.

NYCEDC plans to select a consultant on the basis of factors stated in the RFP  which include, but are not limited to: appropriateness and quality of respondent’s experience, qualifications of proposed staff, approach and methodology, M/W/DBE participation, and proposed fee.

Optional Information Session

An optional informational session will be held on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. via Zoom. Those who wish to attend must RSVP by email [email protected] to receive Zoom call information .

Inquiries

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5pm on  Thursday, October 6, 2022. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to [email protected]. Answers to all questions will be posted by Wednesday, October 12, 2022, to https://edc.nyc/rfps.  Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP will not be accepted after 5pm on  Thursday, October 6, 2022, however, technical questions pertaining to downloading and submitting proposals to this RFP may be directed to  on or before  Wednesday, October 26, 2022. 

Submission Requirements

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in the RFP, available as of  Tuesday, September 20, 2022. To download a copy of the solicitation documents please visit https://edc.nyc/rfps.

RESPONSES ARE DUE NO LATER THAN Wednesday, October 26, 2022.

Please submit your response via electronic upload by clicking here and uploading your proposal.

M/WBE

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.

NYCEDC established the Contract Financing Loan Fund programs for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) interested in working on public construction projects. Contract Financing Loan Fund facilitates financing for short-term mobilization needs such as insurance, labor, supplies and equipment. Bidders/subcontractors are strongly encouraged to visit the NYCEDC website at http://edc.nyc/opportunity-mwdbe 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.

 

 

 

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