Services - 489574-2018

07/11/2018    S214

Belgium-Brussels: Concession contracts for the operation of 2 newsagents’ shops in the buildings of the Council of the European Union

2018/S 214-489574

Concession notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/23/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Council of the European Union, secrétariat général
Postal address: Rue de la Loi 175
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1048
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Procurement Coordination Unit
E-mail: tendering@consilium.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22818062
Fax: +32 22800262
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/general-secretariat/public-procurement/
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=4142
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Applications or, where applicable, tenders must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Concession contracts for the operation of 2 newsagents’ shops in the buildings of the Council of the European Union

Reference number: UCA 18/056
II.1.2)Main CPV code
22200000 Newspapers, journals, periodicals and magazines
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Conclusion of 2 concessions for the operation of newsagents’ shops in 2 buildings of the Council of the European Union (Justus Lipsius and Lex).

The General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union (hereinafter Secretariat) has two premises in the Justus Lipsius and Lex buildings respectively, dedicated to the operation of newsagents’ shops.

A concession contract for the operation of the two premises is currently in progress, and will expire on 31.12.2018. The future contract(s) will take effect on 1.1.2019, or on the date of signature of the new contracts.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This concession is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Conclusion of a concession for the operation of a newsagents’ shop in the Justus Lipsius building of the Council of the European Union

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
22200000 Newspapers, journals, periodicals and magazines
22300000 Postcards, greeting cards and other printed matter
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
Main site or place of performance:

Brussels

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To carry out its activity in the Justus Lipsius building, the Secretariat makes available to the concessionaire:

— a sales room on the ground floor of approximately 59 m2,

— a storage room on the ground floor of about 17 m2.

The Justus Lipsius building is frequented by approximately 4 000 people each day, including approximately 2 200 public officials or other permanent occupants.

The space provided in the Justus Lipsius building is located in a central part of the building, at the same level as the main entrance, in a semi-public area (entry subject to security controls) in the immediate vicinity of the reception and accreditation areas, through which a very large proportion of occupants and visitors to the building pass each day. It is also on the main access way to a cafeteria and restaurant, which are two of the largest refreshment areas within this Secretariat building.

The services to be offered will mainly include:

— sale of newspapers, periodicals and books,

— upkeep of a postal service point (‘postal point’),

— sale of postage stamps and greeting cards.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Concession is awarded on the basis of the criteria stated in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the concession
Duration in months: 36
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Conclusion of a concession for the operation of a newsagents’ shop in the Lex building of the Council of the European Union

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
22200000 Newspapers, journals, periodicals and magazines
22300000 Postcards, greeting cards and other printed matter
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
Main site or place of performance:

Brussels

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To carry out its activity in the Lex building, the Secretariat makes available to the concessionaire:

— a sales room on the ground floor of approximately 68 m2

— a storage room on the ground floor of about 10 m2

The Lex building is frequented by approximately 1 300 people each day, including approximately 1 100 permanent occupants.

The space provided in the Lex building is located in a central part of the building, at the same level as the main entrance, in a semi-public area (entry subject to security controls) in the immediate vicinity of the reception and accreditation areas, through which a very large proportion of occupants and visitors to the building pass each day. It is also on the main access way to a cafeteria and restaurant, which are two of the largest refreshment areas within this Secretariat building.

The services to be offered will mainly include:

— sale of newspapers, periodicals and books,

— upkeep of a postal service point (‘postal point’),

— sale of postage stamps and greeting cards.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Concession is awarded on the basis of the criteria stated in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the concession
Duration in months: 36
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

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
List and brief description of conditions, indication of information and documentation required:

A copy of the certificate of enrolment on the professional or trade register, or a statement under oath, or a certificate issued in accordance with conditions laid down in the Member State in which it is established.

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for submission of applications or receipt of tenders
Date: 04/12/2018
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of notice being given to the plaintiff or, should no notice be given, within 2 months of the date on which the matter in question became known. A complaint made to the European Ombudsman neither suspends this period nor opens a new period for lodging appeals.

The procedural time limits are extended on account of distance by a single period of 10 days, whatever the relevant party's usual place of residence or domicile.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Council of the European Union
Postal address: Rue de la Loi 175
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1048
Country: Belgium
E-mail: tendering@consilium.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22818062
Fax: +32 22800262
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
26/10/2018