Canadian Forces Housing Agency (CFHA) Low-Rise Residential Accommodations at various locations across Canada.

Solicitation number HAUHO20, HAUHO21, HAUHO22, HAUHO23

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Closing date and time 2020/01/21 13:00 EST

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    ***************************************************************************************************************Defence Construction Canada – Request for Abbreviated Proposals for Architectural and Engineering Consultant Services Standing Offer:

    DCC Standing Offer Numbers:

    Ontario Region: HAUHO20

    Western Region: HAUHO21

    Quebec Region: HAUHO22

    Atlantic Region: HAUHO23

    Canadian Forces Housing Agency (CFHA) Low-Rise Residential Accommodations at various locations across Canada.

    In accordance with the rules, regulations, statutes, guidelines and the professional associations of the provinces where the project will be carried out, Defence Construction Canada (DCC) is calling for Abbreviated Proposals from architectural / engineering consulting firms to provide the following professional services:

    “As and when required” professional services specific to Canadian Forces Housing Agency (CFHA) requirements for each of the following regions, Western Region (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan & Manitoba), Ontario Region (Including the Ottawa area), Quebec Region, and Atlantic Region (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland & Labrador).

    CFHA has an upcoming infrastructure program that includes low rise apartment buildings and non-apartment style residential units such as detached, semi-detached, town and row houses. CFHA is looking to bring consistency in the design and construction of the various housing models. It is therefore the intent to develop designs that are repeatable and can easily be site adapted for use at various bases and wings across each region.

    Specific services may include but not be limited to Statements of Requirement, Options Analysis, Preparation of Concept, Design Development, Energy Modelling/Simulation, Preparation of Construction Documents OR of Performance Specifications, Cost Estimating, Tender Phase Services, Construction Phase Services and Enhanced Commissioning.

    Building certification to LEED, Green Globes, Zero Carbon Building or other specified standards may be required.

    Information provided by the Proponents will be evaluated using the established criteria in the Request for Abbreviated Proposals. The criteria relate to previous achievements and experience, as well as technical and managerial expertise. The objective of this Request for Abbreviated Proposals is to select the proponent with the highest total score.

    This opportunity follows procurement procedures in accordance with Chapter 10 of NAFTA.

    Firms that consider themselves qualified to provide these services are invited to submit their Abbreviated Proposals on the forms that are available from MERX by calling 1-800-964-6379.

    To be considered, Abbreviated Proposals must be received at the following address, no later than:

    14:00 hours local time on January 21, 2020

    Defence Construction Canada

    Constitution Square,

    350 Albert Street, Suite 1900,

    Ottawa, Ontario

    K1A 0K3

    Proponents can obtain contract award results from the DCC Website at

    Contract duration

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    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Defence Construction Canada
    Constitution Square, 19th Floor, 350 Albert Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K3
    Contracting authority
    Webster, Andrew
    350 Albert, Suite 1900
    Ottawa, ON, K1A 0K3

    Buying organization(s)

    Defence Construction Canada
    Constitution Square, 19th Floor, 350 Albert Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K3
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia
    New Brunswick
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    Nova Scotia
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Quebec (except NCR)
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    Canada, Europe, World, Mexico, United States of America
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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