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NYCEDC, acting on behalf of the City of New York (the “City”), seeks proposals (collectively, “Proposals”, and, each, a “Proposal”) from qualified parties (collectively, “Respondents”, and, each, a “Respondent”) for the long-term lease of up to approximately 33 acres of the Rossville Municipal Site, located at 2629 Arthur Kill Road, Staten Island, Tax Block 7162, Lot 100 in New York City (the “Site”).

The Site is owned by the City. This Site is one of the few remaining industrial waterfront properties available and suitable for waterfront-dependent industrial uses in the region. The Site’s approximately 2,000 linear feet of shoreline along the federally maintained Arthur Kill Channel and its easy access to the regional highway network are significant assets.

Through this Request for Proposals (“RFP”), NYCEDC is seeking Proposals for the redevelopment of the Site for offshore wind (“OSW”) related activities with a particular focus on water-dependent manufacturing, though Proposals will also be considered for other OSW-related uses, including but not limited to operations and maintenance, interconnection, marshalling, and/or staging and assembly, as further defined herein (the “Project”). 

NYCEDC plans to select a Respondent on the basis of factors stated in the RFP  which include, but are not limited to: the quality of the Proposal, a Proposal that activates the Site for OSW manufacturing and/or OSW-related water-dependent industrial uses, experience of key staff identified in the Proposal, operational readiness and structure of the Respondent and the Respondent’s team, demonstrated successful experience in developing Projects similar to those encompassed in the RFP, the economic impact of the Project, including creation of good-paying jobs, and the Project’s overall return to the City. While Proposals to redevelop the entire Site are preferred, Respondents may submit Proposals that use a portion of the Site. Proposals that incorporate water-dependent manufacturing uses will be prioritized. Respondents may partner with other entities, including neighboring property owners.

Optional Info Session

An optional informational session will be held virtually on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. via Microsoft Teams. Participants may access the informational session by Click here to join the meeting or by dialing in (audio only) at (347) 378-3690; Phone Conference ID: 889978080#. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to [email protected] with attendee(s) name, email, and organization by 5:00P.M. on Wednesday, April 6, 2022.

Optional Site Visit

Subject to weather conditions, NYCEDC staff will lead a tour of the Site starting at 10:00AM on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at the intersection of Arthur Kill Road and Chemical Lane. Those who wish to attend must RSVP by Friday, April 15, 2022, by contacting Collyn Chan at 718-308-9086 or emailing [email protected]. Anyone seeking to join the tour will be required to execute a liability waiver and release. A confirmation email will be sent to all recipients in the RSVP list one day prior to the site visit. Should any changes to the schedule occur, recipients on the list will be contacted via email. Interested parties are strongly encouraged to attend this event. For those who are not able to attend, the questions asked and answered on the site tour will be posted on the website.

Inquiries

Respondents may submit questions to and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00P.M. on Monday, June 6, 2022. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to [email protected]. Answers to all questions will be posted by Friday, June 17, 2022.  Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP will not be accepted after 5:00P.M. on Monday, June 6, 2022. However, technical questions pertaining to downloading and submitting proposals to this RFP may be directed to [email protected] on or before Monday, September 12, 2022.

Submission Requirements

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined the RFP, available as of Thursday, March 31, 2022.

RESPONSES ARE DUE NO LATER THAN 11:59 P.M. on September 12, 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.

This 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 http://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 www.nyc.gov/buycertified.

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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