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Upcoming Procurement Opportunities

New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) is seeking design, engineering, construction, and construction management firms interested in providing services for various projects listed below (the “Projects”). NYCEDC intends to issue Requests for Qualifications (“RFQs”), Requests for Proposals (“RFPs”), and Invitations for Bids (“IFBs”), as further described below, from interested firms. This Notice is being issued solely for informational and planning purposes and does not constitute a solicitation.

The projects are to include design, construction, construction management, and resident engineering services for infrastructure, streetscapes, waterfront improvements, new buildings, building renovations, and other work as described below. NYCEDC intends to issue solicitations for the Projects on or about the dates listed below. Each solicitation will provide full details of specific submission requirements for each Project.

NYCEDC reserves the sole right, without incurring any liability, to change any aspect of the proposed Projects described below, including the right to not proceed with any solicitation, and/or the right to proceed in a different manner or on a different timeline than as described below.

Q2 2024

Science Park and Research Center Kips Bay (SPARC) - Owner’s Representation Services

Future view of SPARC Square, a new publicly accessible open space located at the heart of the campus.

NYCEDC intends to issue a request for proposals (RFP) in the second quarter of 2024 for owner’s representation services for portions of the SPARC Kips Bay campus, bounded by First Avenue and FDR Drive, between East 25th and East 26th Streets in Manhattan. The project includes owner’s representation services to assist NYCEDC in managing the design and construction of the demolition of existing buildings; and construction of 650,000 SF of educational facilities for the City University of New York (CUNY) and the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE), adjacent public open space, flood-protection measures, and reconstruction of the existing pedestrian bridge over FDR drive. Learn more.

Staten Island Esplanade Emergency Bulkhead Repair – Construction Management Services

“Postcards” memorial on Staten Island's North Shore.

NYCEDC intends to issue a request for proposals (RFP)in the second quarter of 2024 for construction management services to repair approximately 2,000 LF of seawall and rehabilitate areas of the shoreline on the St. George Esplanade that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The St. George Esplanade Bulkhead is approximately located on the shoreline extending westward from the Staten Island 911 Memorial, in the Borough of Staten Island. Funding for this project is being provided under the FEMA Public Assistance Program, Hurricane Sandy Disaster DR-4085-NY. Learn more.

Q3 2024

Academy Street North Cove – Construction Management Services

Academy Street and North Cove Waterfront Parks.

NYCEDC intends to issue a request for proposals (RFP) in the third quarter of 2024 for construction management services to construct two parks in Inwood. The first park, Academy Street, will span from approximately 10th Avenue and West 201st Street to the Harlem River on Academy Street. The second park, North Cove, is located approximately at West 208th Street from 9th Avenue to the Harlem River waterfront. Learn more.

Broadway Junction Public Realm Improvements – Design Services

Broadway Junction Transit Station

NYCEDC intends to issue a request for proposals (RFP) in the third quarter of 2024 for design services for two plazas. The two plazas are located at the Broadway Junction transit station and will be fully designed by the selected team. One plaza is adjacent to Callahan-Kelly Playground and the other is on the east side of Van Sinderen Avenue between Fulton and Herkimer Streets. Learn more.

Manhattan Greenway Inwood – Design Services

Concept sketch of future Sherman Creek at Academy Street by NYCDCP.

NYCEDC intends to issue a request for proposals (RFP) in the second quarter of 2024 for design and engineering services for the Inwood section of the Manhattan Greenway, which will span from approximately Academy Street to 207th Street and the University Heights Bridge along the Harlem River in Manhattan. Learn more.

Manhattan Greenway UN Esplanade – Construction Management Services

Conceptual rendering of the Manhattan Greenway UN Esplanade looking south near East 48th Street. 

NYCEDC intends to issue a request for proposals (RFP) in the second quarter of 2024 for construction management services to construct the UN Esplanade section of the Manhattan Greenway, which will span from approximately East 41st Street to East 54th Street along the East River in Manhattan. Learn more.

West New Brighton Library – Design Services

The Stapleton Branch of The New York Public Library.

NYCEDC intends to issue a request for proposals (RFP) in the second quarter of 2024 for design services to renovate an existing branch of the New York Public Library in the West New Brighton section of Staten Island. Learn more.

Q4 2024

Broadway Junction Public Realm Improvements – Consulting Engineer Services

Broadway Junction Transit Station

NYCEDC intends to issue a request for proposals (RFP) in the second quarter of 2024 for consulting engineer services for two streetscapes. The streetscapes are on Van Sinderen Avenue between Atlantic Avenue and Fulton Street, and Broadway between Jamaica Avenue and Truxton Street. The streetscape design will be advanced by the consulting engineer to a preliminary level (up to 30 percent design), and will be issued as part of a public design-build procurement, for which the consulting engineer will provide resident engineer services. Learn more.