X1DZ--Bronx Veterans Outreach Center Succeeding Lease Acquisition


Subject: X1DZ--Bronx Veterans Outreach Center Succeeding Lease Acquisition
Solicitation Number: 36C24221R0091
Notice Type: SRCSGT
NAICS: 531120
Notice Published: 06-10-21
Response Due: 06-30-21

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF
Contact: Jemeek Morris, Lease Contracting Officer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (914) 737-4400 Fax: (914) 788-4878
Office Address: ALBANY, NY 12208
Place of Performance: Bronx NY See delineated area contained in notice 10468


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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS DESIRES TO LEASE SPACE The Department of Veterans Affairs currently occupies clinical space for use as a Veterans Outreach Center Office in a building under lease in Bronx, NY that will be expiring. VA is seeking to lease sufficient rentable square footage to yield approximately 4,250 ABOA square feet (NUSF) within the 15th Congressional District, geographical area encompassing the Bronx, NY 10468. PLEASE NOTE: Although this notice contains detailed information for interested SDVOSB and VOSB parties, VA encourages all other business types offerors (Small Businesses, Other Than Small Business) to respond for market research purposes. The purpose for this notice is to conduct market research and identify capable resources from Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB), Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB) and/or capable Open Market sources. The NAICS Codes for use is 531120 Lessors of non-residential buildings (except mini-warehouses), and the small business size standard for 531120 is $41.5 million. Responses to this notice will assist VA in determining whether this acquisition should be set-aside for competition restricted to SDVOSB, VOSB or Small Business concerns in accordance with 38 USC Sec. 8127 or proceed with Full and Open competition from capable sources. The delineated area is as follows: North: VA Cortlandt Park South running east over I-87 through Dickinson Ave and through Mosholu Parkway turning into West Gun Hill Road. West Gun Hill Road East turning in East Gun Hill road to Bronx River Parkway. East: Bronx River Parkway South continuing past East Fordham Road until Bronx River Parkway and I-95 (A.K.A Cross Bronx Expressway) intersect. South: Cross Bronx Expressway going west, converting back to I-95 continuing past Webster Avenue until I-95 and I-87 Intersect. West: I-87 North past running alongside Sedgwick Ave turning into Bailey Ave, continuing North until I-87 and Van Cortlandt Park South cross one another. The space must be handicapped accessible, ADA compliant, and can be provided by new construction or modification to an existing space. If not a new building, the space offered shall be in a building that has undergone, or will complete by occupancy, modernization or adaptive reuse for the space with modern conveniences. The space must be contiguous, on no more than one floor (ground floor preferable) and must meet or be able to meet the Department of Veterans Affairs Life Safety codes and other applicable regulations. A 10 year lease (5 years firm) will be considered. The VA seeks a modified gross lease that includes, but not limited to the following: Heating system maintenance and repair Electrical system maintenance and repair Plumbing maintenance and repair All Utilities: Electricity, Heat, Sewer, Water Real Estate Taxes Landscaping Window cleaning Common area maintenance and supplies Garbage removal Snow removal Common area maintenance Sight lighting Insurance Lawn sprinkler HVAC Overtime Charges Grounds Maintenance Parking Pest control Janitorial Services All business types offerors (SDVOSB, VOSB, Small Business, Other Than Small Business) are invited to provide information to contribute to the market research for this project. However, SDVOSB and VOSB firms must be registered in VA s Vendor Information Pages (VIP) site at (https://www.vip.vetbiz.va.gov/). All business types offerors must have the technical skills and financial capabilities necessary to perform the stated requirements and it is requested a Capabilities Statement be submitted to VA for review. All business types offerors (SDVOSB, VOSB, Small Business, Other Than Small Business) may provide a Capabilities Statement if they are interested in participating in this project. A submission checklist and information sheet is provided below for firms to fill out and submit, which will serve as the firm s Capabilities Statement. Capabilities Statement Should Include: Company name, address, point of contact, phone number, Dunn & Bradstreet number, and e-mail address; If you are an SDVOSB / VOSB, provide current registration / status at VIP (https://www.vip.vetbiz.va.gov/) Evidence of ability to offer under NAICS Code 531190 and/or 531120 and listing in the System for Award Management (https://www.sam.gov/SAM/), including a copy of the representations and certifications made in that system A summary describing at least three (3) projects of similar size and scope completed in the past five (5) years that demonstrate your company s experience designing, constructing, and/or managing Federal leased facilities or health care facilities relevant to the project described above. (3-page limit) Evidence of your company s bonding capacity to meet a bid bond of $100,000, and evidence from a surety of capability to obtain payment and performance bonds in values based on the project magnitude listed above Evidence of capability to obtain financing for a project of this size. If desired, the company may also submit a narrative describing its capability, not to exceed two (2) pages. Required Information for Submission of Capabilities Statements: Company name: Company address: Dunn & Bradstreet number: Point of contact: Phone number: Email address: SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Net usable square feet does not include such areas as stairs, elevators, mechanical and utility rooms, ducts, shafts, vestibules and public corridors, and public toilets required by local code. The Government is limited by law (41 C.F.R. 102-73.55) to pay NO MORE THAN the appraised fair market rental value for space. Expressions of interest shall include the following: Building name, address and age Location of the available space within the building Rentable Square Feet (RSF) available and expected rental rate per RSF Net Usable Square Feet (NUSF) to be offered and expected rental rate per NUSF Building ownership information Amount of parking available on-site; include its cost and indicate whether the expected rental rate includes such required for Government parking (if applicable). Date of space availability Energy efficiency and renewable feature existing within the building Contact information of authorized representative Only space that is identified as economically advantageous to the Government will be considered relative to relocation, potential build out and/or rent. In making this determination, the Government will consider, among other things, the availability of alternate space that potentially can satisfy the Government's requirements, as well as costs likely to be incurred through relocating, such as physical move costs, replication of tenant improvements and telecommunications infrastructure, and non-productive agency downtime. A cost comparison will be performed in relation to the expenses incurred at the current location. A market survey of the properties offered for lease will be conducted by the Department of Veterans Affairs. All interested offerors (owners, brokers, or their legal representatives) must provide written acknowledgement NO LATER THAN Wednesday, June 30, 2021 4:30pm EST. Expressed interested may be sent electronically to the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Expressions of Interest may also be sent by mail to: ATTN: Jemeek Morris VA Hudson Valley HCS - FDR CAMPUS 2094 Albany Post Road, VISN 2 - Network Contracting Office Bldg 29, Rm 338, Box 29-2 Montrose, NY 10548 Phone: 914-737-4400; Ext. 4124 PLEASE BE ADVISED: This is an inquiry only and must not be construed as a guarantee on the part of the Department of Veterans Affairs to enter into a lease agreement with any interested party. Only properties that can provide the requested space requirement and those that meet applicable government standards will be considered. Jemeek Morris Lease Contracting Officer Network Contracting Office 2 Regional Procurement Office (RPO) - East Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2021