Property Managing Agent for Highlands and Islands Enterprise
The commercial property portfolio currently comprises circa 200 industrial and office premises, 80 development plots, 8 strategic development sites, 21 plots let to businesses on long-term leases and 9 miscellaneous properties.
United Kingdom-Dingwall: Property management services of real estate on a fee or contract basis
Section I: Contracting authority
Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Earl Thorfinn House, 6 Druimchat View
Contact point(s): HIE Procurement Team
IV15 9XL Dingwall
Telephone: +44 1349868977
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.hie.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00313
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 11: Management consulting services  and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Highlands and Islands.
NUTS code UKM6
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=263476
Description of these options: It is anticipated that the Framework will commence from November 2013 for a period of 36 months, with HIE having the option to extend for a further 12 month period.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: Full details are provided in the tender documentation.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.
Organisations should note that HIE will require the successful supplier to have in place, for commencement of the Framework, the following levels of insurance:
Public Liability – minimum GPB 10 million for each and every claim.
Employers Liability – minimum GPB 10 million for each and every claim.
Professional Indemnity – minimum GPB 10 million for each and every claim.
Organisations which are unable to meet these criteria will not be evaluated further. Evidence will be sought prior to contract award.
(1) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide certification from an independent body attesting conformity to environmental management standards in accordance with the Community Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS); or the European standard BS EN ISO 14001.
(3) All candidates will be required to provide certification drawn up by an independent body attesting the compliance of the economic operator with quality assurance standards based on the relevant European standards.
(4) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
(5) A statement of the technicians or technical services available to the candidate to carry out the work under the contract; or be involved in the production of goods or the provision of services under the contract; particularly those responsible for quality control, whether or not they are independent of the candidate.
Organisations must confirm that their organisation complies with the statutory obligations under the Equality Act 2010. For organisations working outside of the UK this question relates to equivalent legislation in the country in which they are located. HIE may not be able to select a bidder that fails to meet statutory Equalities obligations whether these statutory obligations are within the UK jurisdiction or related to equivalent legislation in the country in which they are located.
Full details are provided in the tender documentation.
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Surveyor.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: HIE reserves the right to re-tender for these services upon termination of the contract in accordance with the provisions of the Framework Conditions or at the end of the contract period, including any extension period.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:5.7.2013