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Solicitation number 81000650

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/10/20 17:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Public Advertisement for an Expression of Interest (EOI) INVITATION TO SUBMIT AN EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) AS TO THE AVAILABILITY OF SPACE FOR LEASE IN THE GREATER VANCOUVER AREA FILE NUMBER 81000650 Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is asking interested parties to provide information for a potential lease of space that meets the following criteria: Section A: Lease Components • a lease term of approximately Ten (10) years, commencing on or about June 1, 2025; • approximately 425 usable square meters (um2) of contiguous industrial space, and three (3) parking spaces; • the proposed space must be available approximately twenty (20) weeks prior to the above-noted lease commencement date so all space(s) may be prepared for occupancy; • the proposed space should satisfy or be capable of satisfying the following criteria: 1. Contiguous floors 2. Loading dock 3. Freight elevator (if not on ground floor) 4. Provision to install exterior ventilation • the proposed space must be located in the city of Vancouver, North Vancouver, or Burnaby and within the following boundaries (the geographical boundaries include sites on either side of the roads): North: Highway 1 across to Deep Cove along Queens Rd W and Ross Rd South: 29th Avenue across to Burnaby Lake East: Duthie Avenue down to Winston Street West: Granville Street up to Highway 1 See attached photo for further reference. • on or before the lease commencement date, the proposed space will have to comply with all requirements contained in PSPC’s Standards for Leased Accommodation, a copy of which may be obtained from the contact listed in Section F; Note: PSPC may wish to visit or inspect the proposed space upon reasonable notice and a threat and risk assessment may be undertaken in order to assess potential threats to the security of the proposed space and to the public Section B: Responses Interested parties are requested to submit their response to this EOI in writing to the following address: Public Works and Government Services Canada (RPB-Leasing) 219 – 800 Burrard Street Vancouver, BC V6Z 0B9 or by facsimile to 604-775-6634 or by email to the contact listed below in Section F. Please indicate File No.81000650 on all correspondence. Section C: Responses Requested by As this may be the only invitation to submit an Expression of Interest for this potential lease project, owners/agents/mandataries should provide their response by October 20, 2023. Any response received after this date may not be considered. Section D: Information Provided by Interested Parties or Agents of Interested Parties Information provided by interested parties or agents of interested parties should include the file number, the location and municipal address of the building, current zoning, specific location of space within the building, measured area of space, architectural drawings identifying the proposed space with washrooms, exits and other design elements, private/public parking facilities, and details addressing the criteria listed above in Section A. Agents submitting a response to this EOI must provide PSPC with a letter authorizing them to do so. Section E: Security Requirement If this EOI results in a future tender process, the building owners of the proposed spaces will have to hold a valid security clearance at the “Reliability” level, approved and granted by the Contract Security Program (CSP) of PSPC prior to award. All parties interested in this potential lease project are advised to obtain this security clearance level in advance. Information regarding security clearance can be obtained on the website of the CSP/ PSPC at Please contact the person listed in Section F to initiate the security clearance process. Section F: Additional Information For more information, please contact Daniel Choi by phone at 604-379-8465 or by email to: Section G: List of Available Space This EOI is issued in order to invite interested parties to demonstrate their interest in providing the requirements described herein. This information may be included in a list of available space and used for potential future solicitations. Section H: Not a Solicitation Process Note that this is not a tender process, nor a request for proposal, but only an inquiry as to the availability of space to lease. PSPC will not necessarily invite offers, or lease any space, and may not post any future ads related to this request. The information provided through this EOI may be included in a source list of available space and PSPC may issue an invitation to tender for other leasing requirements based on this information, or based on any other information which may come to its attention prior to an issuance of an invitation to tender; or it may invite offers by way of public tender. PSPC reserves the right to proceed with an Invitation to Offer to Lease by inviting only parties deemed to most effectively meet specific operational, security and public safety requirements.

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 120 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2025/06/01.

    Trade agreements

    • No trade agreements are applicable to this solicitation process

    Reason for limited tendering

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    • None

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization


    219 - 800 Burrard Street

    Vancouver, BC, V6Z0B9
    Contracting authority
    Daniel Choi
    (604) 379-8465

    219 - 800 Burrard Street

    Vancouver, British Columbia, V6Z 0B9
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Information
    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia
    North Vancouver
    Region of opportunity
    British Columbia
    Contract duration
    120 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price
    Commodity - UNSPSC
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