Works - 224526-2015

30/06/2015    S123    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

Ireland-Limerick: Multimedia library construction work

2015/S 123-224526

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

University of Limerick
Castletroy
Contact point(s): Room AM-065 Buildings and Estates
For the attention of: Robert Reidy
Limerick
Ireland
Telephone: +353 61213422
E-mail: cliona.donnellan@ul.ie
Fax: +353 61330316

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/1124

Electronic access to information: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=89544&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=89544&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Extension to existing Glucksman Library and Information Services Building.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Works
Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: University of Limerick, Ireland.

NUTS code IE

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The development consists of the design and construction of circa 7 500 m² of an extension to the existing GLISB on the South Campus of the University of Limerick. The development ties into the existing library and information services building, which is to remain in operation for the duration of the works. The proposed facility comprises a basement level with four levels of accommodation above ground. Plant and ancillary services have been accommodated at roof level and basement level.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45212331, 45000000, 45100000, 45212330, 45214400, 45262800, 45310000, 45313100, 45350000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The development consists of the design and construction of circa 7 500 m² of an extension to the existing Glucksman Library and Information Services Building on the South Campus of the University of Limerick. The development ties into the existing library and information services building, which is to remain in operation for the duration of the works. The proposed facility comprises a basement level with four levels of accommodation above ground. Plant and ancillary services have been accommodated at roof level and basement level. The accommodation includes for reading and study areas, a special collections facility, collaboration spaces, IT facilities including high end media spaces, offices and associated ancillary spaces in a combination of open plan and cellular environments. The works will also incorporate the design and construction of an enhanced building fabric and external and ancillary works. An automated storage retrieval system is proposed for the bulk storage and retrieval of collections. It is intended that the existing design team shall be novated to the successful design and build contractor.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 017 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The successful tenderer must provide a bond, issued by an approved bank or insurance company, in the sum of 10 % of the contract price for the due performance of the contract.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
In accordance with the public works contract for Building Works to be entered into with the successful tenderer.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Requests to participate may be submitted by a single candidate or by a consortium. A consortium will not be required to convert into a specific legal form in order to submit a request to participate, but may be required to do so prior to award of the contract if the Authority considers it necessary to ensure that the contract is carried out to its satisfaction. The Authority also reserves the right to contract with each member of the consortium on the basis of joint and several liability, or with 1 member of the consortium as a main contractor with a number of sub-contractors, or on any other basis the Authority considers appropriate.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants are advised to refer to the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants are advised to refer to the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Applicants are advised to refer to the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Applicants are advised to refer to the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Applicants are advised to refer to the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The University of Limerick will conduct a pre-qualification assessment process to identify a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 8 highest scoring candidates, subject to their being sufficient number of pre-qualified applicants. Applicants are advised to refer to the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
UL0370 Extension to the Glucksmans Library and Information Services Building
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 3.8.2015 - 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
3.8.2015 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): To be advised.
VI.3)Additional information
The Authority reserves the right to terminate the process and any discussion at any time. The Authority shall not be obliged to enter into a contractor with any tenderer. The Authority is subject to the Freedom of Information Acts 1997 and 2003. The Candidate shall state if any of the information supplied by it in response to this notice is confidential or commercially sensitive or should not be disclosed in respect of a request for information under the aforementioned Acts. The Candidate shall state why it considers the information to be confidential or commercially sensitive. The Authority will consult with any Candidate/Tenderer about sensitive information before making a decision on any Freedom of Information request received.
The Authority accepts no liability for any costs and/or expenses incurred by any Candidate/Tenderer in connection with the competition (including the application and/or attendance interview, if required).

To receive more information about this tender, including amendments and/or clarifications and to request any clarifications and/or to respond to this tender, you must register your interest in this tender on the e-tenders website (www.e-tenders.gov.ie) in order to be included on the mailing list for correspondence in relation to the competition. Documents are available to download on line at www.e-tenders.gov.ie

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court of Ireland
High Court Central Office, Four Courts Inns Quay
7 Dublin
Ireland
E-mail: highcourtcentraloffice@courts.ie
Telephone: +353 18886125
Internet address: http://www.courts.ie

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Contained in Regulation 7 of the European Communities (Public Authorities‘ Contracts) (Review Procedures) Regulations 2010 (SI No. 130 of 2010).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

The High Court of Ireland
High Court Central Office, Four Courts Inns Quay
7 Dublin
E-mail: highcourtcentraloffice@courts.ie
Telephone: +353 18886125
Internet address: http://www.courts.ie

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
24.6.2015