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CUNY HUNTER COLLEGE WEXLER LIBRARY 3RD FLOOR RENOVATION
(CONTRACT NO. CITYW-CUCF-02-09-04)
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Description: On behalf of the City University Construction Fund (CUCF), RCDolner LLC acting as Construction Manager, is soliciting the services of a General Contractor to provide all labor, material, and equipment necessary for the renovation of the existing 3rd floor of Wexler Library located in Hunter College. The intent of this 16,000 SF project is to transform this main floor into a state of the art learning commons and information center that serves students and faculty, as well as provide much needed student space for reading, studying, and collaborating. The scope of work includes demolition, new lighting & ceiling panels, HVAC system upgrades, glazing, millwork, upgrades to restrooms, sprinkler work, new finishes, etc. as required by the plans, specifications and the RFB.
Bid documents will be available starting at 12 noon on February 14, 2012. Bid documents may be downloaded from the "Bid Opportunities" section at www.rcdolner.com/bidopportunities.
A CD containing the Bid documents in PDF format will also be available for pickup at RCDolner LLC, 17 East 16th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10003. Bidders MUST contact Vivek Desai, Project Manager, RCDolner LLC, at 212-531-8602 or firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for pickup time and date of bid documents. Pick-up will be limited to regular business hours.
A mandatory site visit and pre-bid meeting is required in order to submit a bid.
This site visit and pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for Hunter College on February 21, 2012 at 10:00 AM with a sign-in location at the entrance lobby at the CUNY Hunter College West Building at East 68th St & Lexington Ave at the Security Desk. Bidders must attend. The Bidder's subcontractors and suppliers are encouraged to attend as are other interested subcontractors and suppliers.
The site visit and pre-bid meeting will follow immediately thereafter the sign-in. Bidders not attending the mandatory site visit and Pre-Bid Meeting will be disqualified and subsequent bids will be found non-responsive.
Bidders will be required to submit all required bid forms (forms included in RFB document); including, but not limited to: proof of bonding capacity; project list confirming the company has satisfactorily completed a minimum of three (3) Academic projects in the last five (5) years as a General Contractor (form included in RFB document); proof of insurance; Bid Bond; Experience Modification Rate for past three (3) years.
The successful Bidder will also be required to demonstrate the five percent (5%) trade self-performance requirements for this project.
The MBE participation goal for this project is 7.25%; the WBE participation goal is 4.75%.
The expected construction cost range is between $2,300,000 and $2,600,000.
All Bids shall be delivered and received no later than 12 noon March 16, 2012 to the City University of New York (CUNY) located at 555 West 57th Street New York, N.Y. 10019, 11th Floor Reception, Room 1140. Proper identification will be required at the CUNY ground floor entrance such as Driver's License or Passport.
Bid Due Date: March 16, 2012, 12:00 PM (Noon).
Bids will be received Monday through Friday during regular business hours but no later than specified above. No electronic or fax bids will be accepted. Late bids will not be opened. Bids will be opened at the offices of the City University of New York (CUNY) located at 555 West 57th Street New York, N.Y. 10019 at the 10th Floor on March 16, 2012 at 12:15 PM. No more that two representatives per firm may attend the bid opening.
All pre bid questions must be in writing and must be received by no later than 3:00 P.M. on February 24, 2011 in order to obtain response by addendum prior to bid opening. Any questions or requests for clarification received after this time and date will be answered only at the discretion of CUCF/CUNY. However, all Bidders should assume that the February 24, 2012 - 3:00 P.M. deadline for RFI's is final.
Any problems receiving the documents should be reported to email@example.com. All other communication must go through RCDolner LLC.
See the RFB Documents for a full description of the project, process, submission requirements, timeline and contact information.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship. We are an equal employment opportunity employer.
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