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Confederation Heights Campus - Construction Management Services

Solicitation number EP635-192601/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2019/09/19 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: CETA / WTO-AGP / CPTPP / NAFTA / CFTA / FTAs with Peru / Colombia / Panama / Korea
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    (a) Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) will be undertaking a number of building conversion projects within the Confederation Heights Campus under its User Building Conversion Plan (UBCP).   UBCP is part of a larger PWGSC initiative, the Energy Services Acquisition Program (ESAP), which aims to modernize the system that heats and cools over 80 federal and non-federal buildings in the National Capital Area (NCA). ESAP is in response to Budget 2016 which aims to accelerate federal infrastructure investment and reduce the carbon footprint of federal buildings.  The scope of this contract is focused only on the User Building Conversion Plan at Confederation Heights Campus.
    (b) The scope of Construction Management Services is comprised of the following stages:
    • Pre-construction (estimated 7 months)
    • Construction (estimated 14 months)
    • Post Construction (estimated 2 months)
    (c) The Construction Manager must ensure the Confederation Heights Building Conversion Project is delivered on schedule, within the construction estimate and to the level of quality required for a building of this stature and must deliver the following benefits to the Confederation Heights Building Conversion Project including but not limited to:
    • Advisory and support services
    • Sustainable construction
    • Project Administration
    • Work Packaging
    • Cost Management
    • Time Management (Scheduling)
    • Risk Management
    • Scope Control and Management
    • Quality Control
    • General Contractor Services
    • Provide full time site staff and site facilities
    • Act as Constructor under the Ministry of Labour (Ontario) regulations (the "Regulations") and the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Ontario) (the "Act")
    • Coordinate contractors retained by the Construction Manager and by  others and ensuring the protection of the general public on or near the site
    • Provide labour and materials for pre-approved Division 1 Work
    • Sub-contract all other construction Work using competitive bidding processes and negotiation
    • Pre-purchase key materials as needed and directed by PWGSC
    • Procure all necessary materials and services for the project
    The estimated cost for this opportunity is within the following category: 
    $5,000,001 to $20,000,000
    This procurement contains a mandatory security requirement.  At bid closing, the Bidder must hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS).  Failure to comply with this requirement will render the Bid non-compliant and no further consideration will be given to the Bid. 
    (a) Location: There will be a site visit on August 14, 2019 at 9:30 am where Bidders will have the opportunity to visit 2 buildings 1500 Bronson & 875 Heron which includes the previously converted Pilot Project. Interested Bidders are to meet at the security gate at 1500 Bronson Avenue at the date and time indicated. Valid Government Identification will also be required in order to obtain a Security Visitor's Pass.
    (b) Names of participants to the Site Visit:  Each bidders is allowed a maximum of two individuals on the site visit and the names of the individuals must be submitted to the Contract Authority [] by July 31, 2019 to ensure that security at each building is aware of the individuals coming on site.  Names submitted after this date, cannot be guaranteed to have access to the buildings.  
    Note: PSPC does not control access to any of the buildings therefore cannot make last minute additions/changes.
    (c) Parking Instructions: There is limited public parking at the Sir Charles Tupper Building.
    (d) Personal Protection Requirements: In order to be guaranteed access to the site visit all persons must have the proper personal protection equipment (safety glasses, footwear, and hard hats etc.). Contractor`s personnel/individuals who do not have the proper safety attire may be denied access to the site.
    All enquiries must be submitted to the Contractual Authority: Nabil Boujenoui, Tel: 613-295-9356 or by email at 
    Enquiries are to be made in writing and should be received no less than five (5) business days prior to the closing date to allow sufficient time to respond.
    Firms intending to submit bids on this project should obtain bid documents through the Government Electronic Tendering Service at or at the toll-free number 1-855-886-3030.  
    Amendments, when issued, will be available from the same government electronic tendering service.
    Firms that elect to base their bids on bid documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solely responsible to inform the bid calling authority of their intention to bid.
    Sealed bids will be received at:  Public Works and Government Services Canada, Bid Receiving Unit, Place du Portage, Phase III, Main Lobby Core 0B2, 11 Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 1C9.
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Boujenoui(fg347), Nabil
    (873) 469-4905 ( )
    (819) 956-8335
    140 O'Connor Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price

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