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Partner Form – Deadline has passed.

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May 23 2024

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”), acting on behalf of the City of New York (the “City”), is pleased to release this request for proposal (“RFP”) seeking proposals (collectively, “Proposals”, and each a “Proposal”) from qualified parties (collectively, “Respondents”, and, each, a “Respondent”) for the development of the sites listed below (each, individually, a “Site” and, collectively, the “Sites”) in New York City. The Sites are owned by the City.

  • Site 1: Arthur Kill – Staten Island, Block 7528 Lots 1, 9, 12, 17, 90, 93, 96
  • Site 2: Veterans Avenue – Staten Island, Block 7494, Lots 8 and 90
  • Site 3: Front Street – Staten Island, Block 2820, Lot 105
  • Site 4: 130 Street – Queens, Block 4207, Lot 20
  • Site 5: FDR Drive Surface Parking Lots – Manhattan, Block 978, Lot 999

The Arthur Kill site ("Site 1”) is an irregularly shaped and vacant ~35,282 square feet property located in the Charleston neighborhood of Staten situated south of the MTA Regional Bus Depot along Arthur Kill Road.

The Veterans Avenue site (“Site 2”) is an irregularly shaped and vacant ~82,199 square feet property located in the Charleston neighborhood of Staten Island situated south of the MTA Regional Bus Depot along Arthur Kill Road.

The Front Street site (“Site 3”) is a rectangular-shaped and ~131,000 square feet property, currently used for public parking, located in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten in the special Stapleton Waterfront District. The site is situated directly east of the Clifton train station.

The 130 Street site (“Site 4”) is a rectangular-shaped and vacant ~46,710 square feet property located in the College Point neighborhood of Queens located immediately west of the former Flushing Airport. The site will soon have street access to Linden Place in Fall 2024.

The two FDR Drive Surface Parking Lots (“Parcel 5-A” and “Parcel 5-B”, collectively “Site 5”) total ~85,000 square feet and are located under the Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive (“FDR”) in proximity to Stuyvesant Town in Manhattan. Parcel 5-A is ~ 8,500 square feet and Parcel 5-B is ~ 76,500 square feet. Site 5 was previously part of NYCEDC’s Request for Proposals to operate the Skyport Parking Facility.

Through this RFP, NYCEDC is seeking Proposals for the development of the Sites for shared MHD electric vehicle (“EV”) and fleet charging hubs (the “Project”). Respondents may propose a strategy that includes for passenger vehicles, fleets, and for hire vehicles EV charging in initial years and includes a ramp of charging infrastructure for MHD EVs as this market segment expands. While Proposals that activate all of the Sites is preferred, Respondents may submit Proposals for all, multiple, one or portions of Sites. Respondents may partner with other entities.

A competitive response to this RFP must accomplish the following goals:

  • Maximize Vehicle Charging Capacity and Decarbonization
  • Construct and Maintain Infrastructure
  • Promote Sustainability and Energy Efficiency
  • Ensure Industry Standards Compliance
  • Adapt to Technological Advancements
  • Catalyze Transition to MHD EVs
  • Support Community Development
  • Generate Returns on Investment
  • Facilitate Accessibility and Inclusivity

Optional Informational Session

An optional informational session will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at 10:30 AM ET via Microsoft Teams. Participants may access the informational session by following this meeting link or by dialing in (audio only) at +1 347-378-3690, 217807013#. Additional meeting details can be obtained on the project website at edc.nyc/rfps. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to [email protected] with attendee(s) name, email, and organization by 5:00 PM ET on Wednesday, May 8, 2024.

Optional Partner Form Submission

Potential Respondents are encouraged to fill out the Multisite Medium and Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicle Shared Charging Partner Form (the “Partner Form”) available HERE to register interest partnering with other potential Respondents to this RFP or other interested parties. Respondent information that has been submitted through the Partner Form will be made available only to other Respondents, collectively, that have submitted their own responses (the “Partner Pool”). Respondent information will be shared with the Partner Pool soon after the Partner Form submission deadline. To receive Partner Form respondent information, the Partner Form must be submitted by 5:00 PM ET on Wednesday, May 22, 2024. Submitted responses are subject to the terms and conditions set forth on the Partner Form.

Optional Site Tour

Subject to weather conditions, NYCEDC staff will lead a site tour of each Site.

  • A tour of Site 1 and Site 2 will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 10:00 AM ET, at the intersection of Arthur Kill Road and Veterans Road West.
  • A tour of Site 3 will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 2:00 PM ET, at the south side of the Site on Front Street, east of the intersection of Front Street and Bay Street.
  • A tour of Site 4 will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 11:00 AM ET, at the Site entrance on 130th Street between 20th Avenue and 23rd Avenue.
  • A tour of Site 5 will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 10:00 AM ET, at the intersection of East 20th Street and FDR Drive.

Those who wish to attend any of the site tours must RSVP at least five business days before each site tour by 5:00 PM ET, by emailing [email protected] with a completed site tour waiver for each attendee, attendee(s) name, email address, and organization name.

Inquiries

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 PM ET on Wednesday, July 10, 2024. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to [email protected]. Answers to all questions will be posted by Wednesday, July 31, 2024, to edc.nyc/rfps. Questions regarding the subject matter of this ​RFP​ will not be accepted after 5:00 PM ET on Wednesday, July 10, 2024, however, technical questions pertaining to downloading and submitting proposals to this RFP may be directed to [email protected] on or before Thursday, September 12, 2024.

Submission Requirement

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in the RFP, available as of Wednesday, April 22, 2024. To download a copy of the solicitation documents please visit edc.nyc/rfps.

RESPONSES ARE DUE NO LATER THAN 11:59 PM ET ON Thursday, September 12, 2024.

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, New York 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 categories and to take affirmative action in working with contracting parties to ensure certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises share in the economic opportunities generated by NYCEDC’s projects and initiatives.

The Project has Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) participation goals, and all respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Participation Proposal with their response. To learn more about NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, visit edc.nyc/opportunity-mwdbe. 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 sbsconnect.nyc.gov/certification-directory-search.

NYCEDC established the Contract Financing Loan Fund programs for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises interested in working on public construction projects. The 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 edc.nyc/opportunity-mwdbe to learn more about the program.

Key Documents
To access, click on the + button to view more.
  • Site Files
  • NYCEDC Site Tour Waiver Form Release_Site 1&2
  • NYCEDC Site Tour Waiver Form Release_Site 3
  • NYCEDC Site Tour Waiver Form Release_Site 4
  • NYCEDC Site Tour Waiver Form Release_Site 5

Have questions?

For questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP:

For all questions that do not pertain to the subject matter of this RFP: