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MPA CONTRACT NO. A446, TERM SIGNAGE DESIGN SERVICES

LEGAL NOTICE
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

The MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY (Authority) is soliciting consulting services for MPA CONTRACT NO. A446, TERM SIGNAGE DESIGN SERVICES. The Authority is seeking two qualified multidiscipline consulting firms or teams, with proven experience, in the design and implementation of signage and wayfinding systems, to provide professional services. Services may include planning, design and construction related services, with an emphasis on the design of signage and wayfinding systems, on an on-call, as needed basis. These services are expected to be provided at all Authority properties. The Consultant must be able to work closely with the Authority and other interested parties in order to provide such services in a timely and effective manner.

The consultant’s shall demonstrate experience in several disciplines including but not limited to expertise in the following areas including, but not limited to: existing conditions evaluation and documentation of signage systems, planning, graphic design, schematic design, design development, and the preparation of construction and bid documents, and installation specifications for sign systems. The location and or complexity of the signage systems may require experience in several disciplines including but not limited to Architectural, Civil, Structural, Electrical, Lighting, Code Compliance, and Cost Estimating.

The Authority expects to select two consultants. However, the Authority reserves the right to select a different number if it is deemed in its best interest to do so. Each consultant shall be issued a contract in an amount not to exceed ONE MILLION DOLLARS ($1,000,000) PER CONTRACT. The services shall be authorized on a work order basis.

A Supplemental Information Package will be available, on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2023 on the Capital Bid Opportunities webpage of Massport http://www.massport.com/massport/business/bids-opportunities/capital-bids as an attachment to the original Legal Notice, and on COMMBUYS (www.commbuys.com) in the listings for this project.

In recognition of the unique nature of the project and the services required to support it, the Authority has scheduled a Consultant Briefing to be held via zoom at 10:00 AM on THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2023. Join Zoom Meeting: https://massport.zoom.us/j/87845698628?pwd=c3pFQ3VOZjlDQm95WDYyZ1pwSnozQT09
Meeting ID: 878 4569 8628 ; Passcode: 941946; One tap mobile:
16465189805,,87845698628#,,,,*941946#US At this session, an overview of the project will be provided, the services requested by the Authority will be described, and questions will be answered.

By responding to this solicitation, consultants agree to accept the terms and conditions of Massport’s standard work order agreement. A copy of the Authority’s standard agreement can be found on the Authority’s web page at http://www.massport.com/massport/business/capital-improvements/important-documents/. Consultant shall specify in its cover letter that it has the ability to obtain requisite insurance coverage.

This submission shall be addressed to Luciana Burdi, Intl. Assoc. AIA, CCM, MCPPO, Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs and received no later than 12:00 Noon on THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2023 Via Bid Express https://www.bidexpress.com/businesses/27137/home. Any submission which is not received by the deadline shall be rejected by the Authority as non-responsive.

MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY
LISA S. WIELAND
CEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR