United Kingdom-Birmingham: Development services of real estate
Section I: Contracting authority
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Section II: Object
Procurement of a Partner for Birmingham Smithfield.
Birmingham City Council is seeking a development/investment partner with the relevant experience, capability and resources to deliver the Birmingham Smithfield development scheme located in the heart of the city centre. It is proposed that the Council and the selected private sector partner will create a partnering structure through a contractual Joint Venture Agreement that will align the parties' goals and provide a mechanism for the development to be delivered. Birmingham Smithfield will be a key part of delivering the City Council's vision for a sustainable inclusive and connected city. The Council's vision is to build a legacy for the city, a place for people that stands the test of time as an international exemplar of sustainable development. As the major landowner for the 17ha site, the City Council is committed to the delivery of this transformation. The Council has already commenced the process assembling 8ha of the site with the relocation of the existing Wholesale Market.
Birmingham City Centre.
Birmingham Smithfield is a designated Enterprise Zone site to support the site's development.
The Council will be seeking an approach to the delivery of this redevelopment opportunity that provides an optimal balance across the Council's project objectives relating to the concept, delivery, operation and management, social value and commerciality, and has appointed Cushman and Wakefield to advise on the marketing and procurement process.
The Council intends to run an efficient and effective procurement/marketing process to reach preferred bidder status as soon as practically possible in order to minimise procurement costs.
Further information is provided in the Memorandum of Information and Descriptive Document available from the procurement portal, Intend as set out in I.3). As 1 of the largest and most attractive city centre development sites in Europe, Birmingham Smithfield is a unique opportunity to create a truly transformational development. The vision includes new vibrant retail markets, exciting family leisure and cultural attractions, an exemplar residential neighbourhood of 2 000 new homes, public squares and integrated transport facilities.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Any deposits or guarantees will be established as part of the competitive dialogue procurement procedure.
The Council will be seeking a partner capable of funding or obtaining funding to bring forward this development opportunity.
As stated in the selection criteria within the selection questionnaire.
The Council will require a group of economic operators to whom the contract is awarded to form a legal entity.
Any performance conditions will be established as part of the competitive dialogue procurement procedure.
When executing the contract, the successful tenderer will be required to comply with the recommendations of the code of practice for the elimination of Racial Discrimination and the promotion of Equality of Opportunity in Employment published by the Commission for Racial Equality.
The successful tenderer will be required to deliver social value benefits.
Accordingly, tender evaluation criteria and contract performance conditions will relate in particular to social, economic and environmental considerations.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
As one of the largest and most attractive city centre development sites in Europe, Birmingham Smithfield is a unique opportunity to create a truly transformational development. The vision includes new vibrant retail markets, exciting family leisure and cultural attractions, an exemplar residential neighbourhood of 2 000 new homes, public squares and integrated transport facilities. This development will drive major economic benefits including 300 000 sq.m. of commercial floorspace, 3 000 jobs, 470 000 000 GBP in additional GVA with an approximate gross development value of 1 000 000 000 GBP. It is envisaged that the eventual contract will also allow for adjacent sites to be developed under the provisions of the contract, by agreement of the joint venture partners, which would have the potential to increase the overall gross development value. Therefore, for the purpose of stating a potential contract value in this contract notice, the overall gross development value has the potential to increase by up to 50 %
The Council will be using its e-tendering system (in-tend) for the administration of this procurement process and suppliers must register with the system to be able to express an interest. The web address is https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc
Registration and use of in-tend is free. All correspondence for this procurement process must be via the in-tend correspondence function. If you are unable to register with in-tend please either email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0121 464 8000.
Organisation will need to comply with the Councils charter for social responsibility: https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/20215/procurement_services/524/birmingham_business_charter_for_social_responsibility
Any agreement entered into will be governed by English Law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
The Contracting authority will not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in this contract opportunity. The contracting authority reserves the right to terminate the procurement process (or part of it), to change the basis of the procedures for the procurement process at any time, or to procure the contract by alternative means.
The Selection Questionnaire and Competitive Dialogue documentation will only be available electronically via the e-tendering system (in-tend) and potential suppliers must register with the system to be able to express an interest. Requests to participate must be by way of completion and return of the selection questionnaire no later than 12:00 noon (BST) on 12.9.2017 using the Supplier Portal. Please note that the deadline for clarification requests will be 12:00 noon on 8.9.2017.