REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PLAN: NEWMARKET, THE 21st CENTURY ECONOMY INITIATIVE CONSULTING SERVICES
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PLAN: NEWMARKET,
THE 21st CENTURY ECONOMY INITIATIVE CONSULTING SERVICES
The Boston Redevelopment Authority d/b/a Boston Planning & Development Agency (“BPDA”) is pleased to issue this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for consulting services to assist in the development of a neighborhood plan for Boston’s `Newmarket industrial district entitled PLAN: Newmarket, The 21st Century Economy Initiative (hereinafter, “PLAN: Newmarket.”) The BPDA is requesting proposals from respondents that have prior experience with industrial economic and land use policy, as well as public realm improvements for industrial districts. The budget for PLAN: Newmarket shall not exceed Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($400,000.00). The PLAN: Newmarket process is anticipated to last twenty-four (24) months. RFP Availability: This RFP will be available starting at 9:00 A.M. on March 9, 2020 through download from the BPDA’s website http://www.bostonplans.org. Click on ”Work with Us,” and click the ”Procurement” page for PLAN: Newmarket. The RFP will also be available from the Office of the Secretary, Boston Planning & Development Agency, One City Hall Square, Room 910, Boston, MA 02201-1007. Pre-Submission Respondent Conference: All respondents are invited to attend a pre-submission conference on March 18, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at the BPDA, Boston City Hall, One City Hall Square, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02201. Attendance at the pre-submission conference is not required, but attendance is encouraged. Proposal Submission Deadline: All responses to this RFP must be returned no later than 12:00 P.M. (noon) on April 10, 2020, to: Teresa Polhemus, Secretary, Boston Planning & Development Agency, One City Hall Square, Room 910, Boston, MA 02201-1007. Fee proposals must be submitted under separate cover and in a sealed envelope. Absolutely no responses will be accepted after the due date and time. Rule for Award: The resulting contract will be awarded to the responsive and responsible respondent meeting the quality requirements, satisfying the minimum threshold criteria and submitting the most advantageous proposal, taking into consideration the comparative evaluation criteria, and the fee proposal. Respondents meeting the minimum threshold criteria and quality requirements will be interviewed as part of the evaluation process. The BPDA reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any minor informalities. The award of this contract is subject to approval by the Boston Redevelopment Authority Board and is contingent on availability of funds.
Brian Connolly, Director of Finance/Chief Procurement Officer