Real Estate Services Government Procurement Service

Real Estate Services Government Procurement Service

Advice, guidance and assistance on matters relating to property and estates, including:
Acquisition / disposal of freehold and leasehold property.

UK-Liverpool: real estate services

2012/S 30-048456

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Government Procurement Service
9th Floor The Capital Old Hall Street
L3 9PP Liverpool

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

Other: Public Procurement
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Estates professional services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
United Kingdom.
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

Advice, guidance and assistance on matters relating to property and estates, including:
Acquisition / disposal of freehold and leasehold property.
Rent reviews.
Lease breaks and enquiries.
Lease renewals.
Landlord and tenant issues including consents, service charges and claims.
Rating support services.
Strategic advice, including preparation / development of estates strategy.
Procurement strategy for property related issues.
Development consultancy and advice.
Condition surveys.
Service assurance.
Compulsory purchase.
Day-lighting / sun-lighting over-shadowing and rights of light.
Party wall awards.
Way-leaves and easements.
Other neighbourly matters.
General advice on estate and property management.
Four (4) year framework.
The estimated value of the proposed framework is currently between 65 000 000 GBP and 120 000 000 GBP over the lifetime of a four year agreement. Further analysis regarding the potential value will be untaken as part of supplier and customer engagement and research prior to the issue of the Contract Notice relating to this procurement.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 65 000 000,00 and 120 000 000,00 GBP

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70000000, 70100000, 70110000, 70112000, 70121000, 70122000, 70122110, 70220000, 70300000, 70310000, 70320000, 71410000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures

II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

Government procurement service intends to hold industry briefing / sounding events in Liverpool on 28 and 29.2.2012. These events are designed to provide potential providers with the potential scope and structure of the framework and to obtain and gauge the views and opinions of potential providers from the industry prior to commencing the formal competitive process.
The proposed lot structure of the framework will be determined in the light of consultation and feedback at the industry briefing / sounding events.
All potential providers (limited to 1 person per company) interested in submitting a bid will be welcome to attend (one of) the session(s) and participate.
Registration will take place by e-mailing

With the following information:
Contact name and number.
Attendee name and number (if different from above).
DoB (for security purposes).
Please confirm your first and second preference from the list of meeting sessions below:
28 February 2012 a.m.
28 February 2012 p.m.
29 February 2012 a.m.
29 February 2012 p.m.
Please note:
Allocation (of date and time) is on a “first come – first served” basis.
Government procurement service reserves the right to offer alternative date and time should first and second preferences be no longer available.
Attendance will be strictly limited to one representative per organisation.
The Authority intends to use an eTendering system for this procurement and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

Relevant governmental Internet sites where information can be obtained
Tax legislation

Environmental protection legislation

Employment protection and working conditions

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:9.2.2012