Works - 100966-2017

18/03/2017    S55    - - Works - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Belfast: Construction work

2017/S 055-100966

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Executive Office
GD36 Stormont Castle Stormont Estate
Belfast
BT4 3TT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890816555
E-mail: construct.info@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKN04

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps/home.do

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/contact

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps/home.do
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps/home.do
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

TEO — Grade A Office Accommodation Ebrington.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

The aim is to procure a Developer to Design, Build, Own and Operate a Grade ‘A’ Office building of minimum 50 000 ft² nett. The building is to be constructed on an existing enabling platform, constructed in 2013/14, which has the capacity to carry buildings up to five storeys and owned by the Contracting Authority on its Site at Ebrington. The selected developer will be responsible for achieving planning approval for two buildings totalling up to 100 000 ft² gross in line with the approved Ebrington Development Framework which highlights this particular site as suitable for a landmark office building. The selected developer will not be expected to deliver the second building under this procurement. As part of this procurement the department will offer grant assistance of up to 5 000 000 GBP towards the timely delivery of this key project. Under this procurement the contractor will be required to support The Executive Office's social benefit objectives.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 10 200 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45210000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN04
Main site or place of performance:

Ebrington Site, Derry~Londonderry.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The aim is to procure a Developer to Design, Build, Own and Operate a Grade ‘A’ Office building of minimum 50 000 ft² nett. The building is to be constructed on an existing enabling platform, constructed in 2013/14, which has the capacity to carry buildings up to five storeys and owned by the Contracting Authority on its Site at Ebrington. The selected developer will be responsible for achieving planning approval for two buildings totalling up to 100 000 ft² gross in line with the approved Ebrington Development Framework which highlights this particular site as suitable for a landmark office building. The selected developer will not be expected to deliver the second building under this procurement. As part of this procurement the department will offer grant assistance of up to 5 000 000 GBP towards the timely delivery of this key project. Under this procurement the contractor will be required to support The Executive Office's social benefit objectives.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 10 200 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 44
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to economic and social considerations. Please see the procurement documents available at eTendersNI.gov.uk for further information.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

If an economic operator fails to reach satisfactory levels of performance the economic operator may be issued with a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance.. . The issue of a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance will result in the economic operator being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by Contracting Authorities on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Procurement Policy for a period of twelve months from the date of issue of the certificate. A list of these bodies can be viewed at:. . https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/articles/list-public-bodies-which-ni-public-procurement-policy-applies.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 19/05/2017
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 19/05/2017
Local time: 15:30
Place:

Clare House, 303 Airport Road West, Belfast, BT3 9ED.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Staff to be nominated by Central Procurement Directorate, Department of Finance.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The Authority expressly reserves the rights:. . (I). not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice or to cancel the procurement at any stage;. (II). to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition;. (III). to award (a) contract(s) in respect of any part(s) of the [services] covered by this notice; and. (IV). to award contract(s) in stages.. . and in no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by candidates. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly at risk of the company participating in this procurement process.. . This project will be used to progress the Government's wider social, economic and environmental objectives..

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Department of Finance, Central Procurement Directorate Contracts Standards Branch
Clare House, 303 Airport Road West
Belfast
BT3 9ED
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890816555
E-mail: construct.info@finance-ni.gov.uk

Internet address:https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/contact

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Department of Finance, Central Procurement Directorate Contracts Standards Branch
Clare House, 303 Airport Road West
Belfast
BT3 9ED
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890816555
E-mail: construct.info@finance-ni.gov.uk

Internet address:https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/contact

VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

This procurement is governed by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and provides for economic operators who have suffered, or who risk suffering ,loss ,or damage, as a consequence of an alleged breach of the duty owed in accordance with Regulation 91 to start proceedings in the High Court. A standstill period will commence at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.. . Any proceedings relating to any perceived non-compliance with the relevant law must be started within 30 days, beginning with the date when the economic operator first knew, or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen.(A court may extend the time limit to 3 months ,where the court considers that there is a good reason for doing so)..

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/03/2017