Real Estate Development Services Cardiff
Contract to provide specialist estates, commercial and procurement advice to the Council in its Housing Partnership Programme.
UK-Cardiff: development services of real estate
Section I: Contracting authority
Cardiff County Council
County Hall, Atlantic Wharf
Contact point(s): http://appswales.alito.co.uk
For the attention of: Natalie Noble
CF10 4UW Cardiff
Telephone: +44 2920873736
General address of the contracting authority: http://appswales.alito.co.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Boundaries of the City and County of Cardiff.
NUTS code UKL22
Cardiff Council has a vision to deliver sustainable, fuel efficient homes, meeting the needs of the citizens of Cardiff. As a means of achieving this vision, Cardiff Council will introduce a Housing Partnerships Programme.
The Council is seeking a specialist advisor to provide estates, commercial and procurement advice to the Council in: (a) its development of this Housing Partnership Programme; and (b) the appointment/ procurement of a partner developer to implement / deliver this Housing Partnership Programme. It is expected that the appointed specialist advisor will take the lead on the procurement of a partner developer for the Council to implement/deliver this Housing Partnership Programme.
Pending successful delivery of the procurement and programme, Cardiff Council may also require the advisor to lead on the project management of the development programme following appointment of the successful Partner Developer.
All details of the project and the servics required are detailed in the Housing Partnerships Programme Scoping Report and Project Brief, attached as Annex A and Appendix B to the pre-qualification questionaire documentation.
Please note that whilst the anticipated duration of the appointment is 2 years (24 months), the Council may require the advisor to lead on the project management of the development programme. As such, all bidders should note that the duration of the appointment may be extended.
The tender process will be conducted through the Appswales e-tendering portal, which can be accessed at http://appswales.alito.co.uk.
To express an interest and download the pre-qualification questionaire and associated attachments you will need; (i) access to the site, detailed in paragraph above; (ii) search the bulletin board to find this opportunity, (iii) open the advertisement for the opportunity and register interest.
Please note that the deadline for expression of interest is no later than 16:00:00 on 7.12.2012.
Once you have registered your expression of interest the opportunity will appear in the ‘My Tenders’ section when you log onto the system. From here you can download the pre-qualification questionaire and associated attachments.
If you have not got a company profile on the Appswales portal then you will need to undertake a simple free registration procedure in order to create a company profile.
Whether you have created a new company profile or have an existing profile you will need to ensure the category CC99 is on your profile.
Any questions in relation to this opportunity MUST be directed through the appswales portal.
The deadline for the pre-qualification questionaire submissions is no later than 12:00:00 (noon) on Monday 17.12.2012.
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract.
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Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 650 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The tender documents (Pre-qualification questionaire, invitation to tender) will outline the requirements of the tender process and the evaluation criteria.
The tender award criteria for this procurement will comprise of cost and quality. Full details of the award criteria and the method of evaluation will be provided in the invitation to tender. The pre-qualification selection criteria is as detailed in the pre-qualification documentation.
The Authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender as part of this process.
Potential bidders should note that the successful providers will have an ongoing obligation throughout the term of the contract to identify new or potential improvements to the services (and to the arrangements in general). Examples of the type of improvements the Council will wish to explore during the term of the framework include, but are not limited to improvements to Council procedures and upskilling of Council staff/project team members.
Buy4Wales Reference Number: 32483.
Applicants will have the duration of the standstill period to ask further questions or bring proceedings. Such information should be sought from the contact named in Section 1.1 of this notice.
It should be noted that the Authority is now automatically obliged to refrain from entering into a contract when proceedings are brought in respect of the award decision and the contract has not be entered into or the framework concluded.
The contractor must serve the legal claim form on the contracting authority (in accordance with rules of court) that represents the formal trigger for the Authority to suspend the contract-making.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:9.11.2012