Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for Commercial Property Management of the China Trade Center
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
In conformance with M.G.L. c. 30B, as may be amended, the Boston Redevelopment Authority d/b/a Boston Planning & Development Agency (“BPDA”) by its Chief Procurement Officer is pleased to issue this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for Commercial Property Management of the China Trade Center, located at 2 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116. The Commercial Property Management Services will include but are not limited to operations, reporting, maintenance, capital assessment and annual budgeting assistance, and tenant coordination. The awarded contract shall be for three (3) years, with the BPDA holding two (2) one (1) year options that may be exercised at the sole discretion of the BPDA. In the event the BPDA exercise both options, the contract term shall be five (5) years. RFP Availability: This RFP will be available starting at 4:00 P.M. on September 9, 2019 through download from the BPDA’s website (http://www.bostonplans.org). Click on ”Work with Us,” and click the ”Procurement” page for the Commercial Property Management of the China Trade Center RFP. 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 prospective respondents are invited to attend a pre-submission conference on September 17, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at the China Trade Center, 2 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116. The pre-submission conference will consist of an overview of the scope of services and requirement specifications, a question and answer session, and conclude with a tour of the China Trade Center and its premises. Attendance at the pre-submission conference is not required, but attendance is encouraged. Furthermore, prospective respondents are also encouraged, but not required, to visit the China Trade Center to inspect the operations, conditions, equipment, systems, etc. to aid in the completion of the written proposal response to the RFP. Proposal Submission Deadline: All responses to this RFP must be returned no later than 12:00 P.M. (Noon) on October 7, 2019, 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. Inclusion & Equity: This RFP is open to any qualified respondent who would like to respond. The BPDA encourages participation from small, local, minority-owned, women-owned, and veteran-owned businesses. 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 proposals 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