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MPA CONTRACT NO. M688

LEGAL NOTICE
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

The MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY (Authority) is soliciting consulting services for MPA CONTRACT NO. M688, Cruise Terminal HVAC Upgrades. The Authority is seeking qualified multidiscipline consulting firms or teams, with proven experience to provide professional services relative to a comprehensive assessment of the current Cruise Terminal’s HVAC system and capacity, a building envelope study, a phasing plan for HVAC upgrades and related cost estimates. 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 shall demonstrate experience in several disciplines including but not limited to HVAC, Architectural, Mechanical, Structural, Electrical, Plumbing, Code Compliance, Cost Estimating, and Construction Phasing; however, the prime consultant shall be the HVAC consultant.

The contract will be work order based, and the Consultant’s fee shall be negotiated; however, the total project budget shall not to exceed ONE MILLION DOLLARS ($1,000,000). It is anticipated that funding for each phase of the project (preliminary design, final design, bid and construction) will be authorized incrementally.

A Supplemental Information Package will be available, on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 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. If you have problems finding it, please contact Susan Brace at Capital Programs SBrace@massport.com The Supplemental Information Package will provide detailed information about Scope Of Work, Selection Criteria and Submission Requirements.

In recognition of the unique nature of the project and the services required to support it, the Authority has scheduled a Consultant Briefing, which will be conducted by way of a virtual video conference at 2:00 PM (Local Time) on Friday, September 3, 2021. The following Zoom instructions shall be used by all participants: Link: https://massport.zoom.us/j/85173358803, Meeting ID: 851 7335 8803, Dial in: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 518 9805. 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, including the litigation and legal proceedings history in a separate sealed envelope as required 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 October 7, 2021 at the Massachusetts Port Authority, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, Suite 209S, Logan International Airport, East Boston, MA 02128-2909. Any submission which is not received by the deadline shall be rejected by the Authority as non-responsive. Any information provided to the Authority in any Proposal or other written or oral communication between the Proposer and the Authority will not be, or deemed to have been, proprietary or confidential, although the Authority will use reasonable efforts not to disclose such information to persons who are not employees or consultants retained by the Authority except as may be required by M.G.L. c.66.

MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY
LISA S. WIELAND
CEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR