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MPA CONTRACT NO. M751 CEC WIND TECHNOLOGY TESTING CENTER EXPANSION, CHARLESTOWN, MA

LEGAL NOTICE
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

The MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY (Authority) is soliciting consulting services for MPA CONTRACT NO. M751 CEC WIND TECHNOLOGY TESTING CENTER EXPANSION, CHARLESTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS. The Authority is seeking qualified multidiscipline consulting firms or teams, with proven experience to provide architectural and engineering services for the Wind Technology Testing Center Expansion Project. This scope consists of professional design services for the ~40,000 SF expansion to the existing 47,000 SF testing facility, and modifications to the exiting blade test stands. The Consultant must be able to work closely with the Authority and other interested parties to provide such design services in a timely and effective manner.

The consultant shall demonstrate experience in several disciplines including but not limited to Architectural, Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, IT/Communications/Security, Fire Protection, Plumbing, Geotechnical, Environmental Permitting, Soil Management, Code Compliance, Lean Design, BIM, Cost Estimating, Construction Phasing, Sustainability and Resiliency.

The contract will be work order based, and the Consultant’s fee for each work order shall be negotiated. The total project cost of the project is estimated to be $80,000,000.

A Supplemental Information Package will be available, on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 on the Capital Bid Opportunities webpage of Massport http://www.massport.com/massport/business/bids-opportunities/capital-bids as an attachment to the original Legal Notice, and on COMMBUYS (www.commbuys.com) in the listings for this project.

In recognition of the unique nature of the project and the services required to support it, the Authority has scheduled a Consultant Briefing to be held 10:00AM on Tuesday, January, 23, 2024 via Zoom Meeting. All participants shall use the following Zoom Instructions. Link: https://massport.zoom.us/j/83835970749 Meeting ID: 838 3597 0749 ; Dial In: 1-646-518-9805 or 1-646-558-8656. At this session, an overview of the project will be provided, the services requested by the Authority will be described, and questions will be answered.

By responding to this solicitation, consultants agree to accept the terms and conditions of Massport’s standard work order agreement. A copy of the Authority’s standard agreement can be found on the Authority’s web page at http://www.massport.com/massport/business/capital-improvements/important-documents/. Consultant shall specify in its cover letter that it has the ability to obtain requisite insurance coverage.

This submission shall be addressed to Luciana Burdi, Intl. Assoc. AIA, CCM, MCPPO, Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs and received no later than 12:00 Noon on February 29th, 2024 Via Bid Express https://www.bidexpress.com/businesses/27137/home. Any submission which is not received by the deadline shall be rejected by the Authority as non-responsive.

MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY
EDWARD C. FRENI
INTERIM CEO & DIRECTOR OF AVIATION