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United Kingdom-Belfast: Building construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
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Section II: Object
DoF 2874061 James House Refurbishment Project
James House is a five-storey office block located in the Gasworks, Cromac Avenue, Belfast. First to fourth floors provide office accommodation, the ground floor providing reception areas and under croft parking. The building is split into two blocks, the main block and block D, each with a separate entrance and reception. The building is owned by DoF and is currently vacant. A full building refurbishment project is programmed to provide approximately 9 500 m2 of office accommodation for a mixture of administrative and IT businesses. DoF intend to award the contract to a main contractor led integrated supply team (IST) in September 2020 with works commencing December 2020. The IST will be responsible for the technical design and delivery of the construction project. Upgrade and replacement of existing central plant, telecoms and M and E services distribution throughout is required to accommodate new layouts. Refurbishment of existing lift machinery to meet current standards.
Refer to PQQ documentation.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
The economic operators’ performance on this contract will be regularly monitored. As part of its contract management procedures, the contracting authority will use the protocol for managing poor supplier performance contained in Procurement Guidance Note PGN 01/12 — Contract Management Principles and Procedures: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/publications/procurement-guidance-note-0112-contract-management-principles-and-procedures If an economic operator has received more than one current notice of written warning or a notice of unsatisfactory performance, the contracting authority, at its discretion, can consider an economic operator’s exclusion from future procurements, being undertaken on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy (NIPP), for a minimum period of 12 months or 3 years respectively. A list of bodies subject to Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy can be viewed at: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/articles/list-public-bodies-which-ni-public-procurement-policy-applies
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
CPD, in its capacity as a central purchasing body, is managing this procurement procedure on behalf of the contracting authority which is The Department of Finance. The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:
(i) to award one, some, all or no lots;
(ii) not to award any contract/framework agreement as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice or to cancel the procurement at any stage; and
(iii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition and in no circumstances will the authority be liable for any costs incurred by economic operators or candidates. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly at the sole risk of the economic operator or candidate participating in this procurement process. No business whatsoever is guaranteed under any resulting framework agreement or contract indeed there is no guarantee that any framework agreement or contract will be put in place in relation to this notice. No compensation, etc. will be paid if a contract or framework agreement is withdrawn for any reason. Economic operators should take part in this process only on the basis that they fully understand and accept this position.
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CPD will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period following electronic notification (minimum of 15 calendar days for any other means of communication) to unsuccessful applicants of the award decision. For Part B services delete the standstill period wording unless a decision is taken to apply the standstill period to a Part B service.