Real Estate Services Liverpool

Real Estate Services Liverpool

The Riverside Group Limited – Real Estate Consultants Framework.

UK-Liverpool: real estate services

2012/S 68-112200

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Riverside Group Limited
2 Estuary Boulevard
Contact point(s): Stephanie O’Byrne
For the attention of: Stephanie O’Byrne
L24 8RF Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1942614060
E-mail: Riverside_Real_Estate_Consultants@valueworks.co.uk
Fax: +44 1942237968

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.riverside.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.valueworks.co.uk

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)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

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

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

The Riverside Group Limited – Real Estate Consultants Framework.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 14: Building-cleaning services and property management services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Social housing properties, sheltered accomodation, supported housing, owned/managed by The Riverside Group Limited and its current and future members, subsidaries, partners as well as any other housing landlords with similiar objectives to The Riverside Group Limited across the UK, including Scotland and Wales.
NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 10 000 000,00 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Riverside Group Limited wishes to establish a four year non-binding Framework Agreement for Real Estate Consultants to assist with the partial rationalisation of its social housing stock, at the locations described at II.2 above.
The Riverside Group Limited proposes to split the available work into 2 lots for different services, of which Consultants may apply for either one or both lots.
The selected consultant(s) under Lot 1 will be required to provide Valuation Services (Open Market Valuations, Existing Use Valuations.Social Housing and, where appropriate, Net Present Valuations) – for two principal purposes – namely – first time valuation and revaluation for lenders and investors on secured stock, as well as for stock rationalisation purposes. The selected Consultant(s) under Lot 2 will be required to provide strategic advice and tactical support, marketing, negotiation and other services associated with the disposal of the aforementioned properties.
The selected consultant(s) will be required to provide valuation advice, market the property, deal with public enquiries, and provide Energy Performance Certificates where required.
Further information on the lots, and proposed call-off procedures will be found in the Tender Supporting Documentation.
The Riverside Group Limited owns or manages approximately 46 000 properties across England. After a review of its property profile, The Riverside Group Limited has identified as part of its strategy properties which are to be disposed of via transfers to other Registered Providers or open market sales. Further information shall be provided in the Tender documents.
Note: The award of the Framework Agreement will not constitute any guarantee of work. Suitable Real Estate Consultants will be called off the Framework – by means of direct call off or by means of mini-competition – in order to satisfy project requirements. Further details on method of call off will be provided in the Tender documentation.
The Framework Agreement to be entered into will be managed by The Riverside Group Limited. All current and future members, subsidiaries, and joint venture arrangements of The Riverside Group Limited, partners of The Riverside Group Limited and other organisations with similar interests to The Riverside Group Limited will be entitled to call-off individual contracts pursuant to the framework. These contracts will be held, managed and supervised by the individual organisation making the call-off. Further details are provided at Section VI.3) and in the Tender Notes Document.
The key objectives of the framework are:
— to provide access to a pre-tendered, OJEU compliant, framework for The Riverside Group Limited and other organisations as detailed above who may wish to use the Framework,
— to deliver cashable and non-cashable efficiencies to meet government and The Riverside Group Limited or other organisations Value for Money, and efficiency targets,
— to develop a performance driven culture where the companies providing the most effective and efficient delivery of our objectives are recognised and rewarded.
Expressions of interest are sought from suitably experienced companies who would like to enter into the Framework Agreement.
The aspiration is to establish a framework consisting of a number of companies for the scope of the services to be provided pursuant to the framework.
Valueworks have been engaged to assist The Riverside Group Limited in carrying out this procurement. Organisations may register their interest by emailing Riverside_Real_Estate_Consultants@valueworks.co.uk. Further details are available from www.valueworks.co.uk.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 10 000 000,00 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Valuation Services

1)Short description

Real Estate Consultants Services for valuations, to include; Open Market Valuations, Existing Use Valuations:Social Housing, and where appropriate Net Present Valuations. These shall be used for two primary purposes – namely – first time valuation and revaluationfor lenders and investors on secured stock, and for stock rationalisation purposes.
Further details are included within the tender documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Further information on the lots and the scope of the framework is available in the Tender Supporting Documentation.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Stock Rationalisation Services

1)Short description

Real Estate Consultants Services including the provision of services such as:
— Stock Condition Surveys,
— Transfer and Disposal of Stock,
— Tenant Consultation, and
— Stakeholder Consultation.
Further details are provided within the tender documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Further information on the lots and the scope of the framework is available in the Tender Supporting Documentation.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As detailed within the contract documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed within the contract documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Each member to sign an undertaking to be jointly and severally liable for the due performance of the contract and to embrace a team-based approach to service delivery, continuous improvement and problem solving.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the Tender Documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the Tender Documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the Tender Documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the Tender Documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the Tender Documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

VWCL1032
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

of 22.2.2012

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 14.5.2012
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

14.5.2012
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 14.5.2012
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

The Riverside Group Limited owns or manages approximatley 46 000 houses across England.
The ensuing arrangements may be used by (or applicable to) The Riverside Group Limiteds Partners, members and subsidiaries both current and future; or The Riverside Group Limiteds Consortia Partners and Members both current and future – where consortia are any consortia of organisations of housing landlords and associated organisations and subsidiaries with similar objectives as those of The Riverside Group Limited, seeking to work collaboratively with The Riverside Group Limited to access these ensuing arrangements.
This may include any housing landlords managing and maintaining affordable rented housing, intermediate market rented and shared equity housing, privately rented housing, privately owned housing for specialist housing groups (e.g. care homes, student housing, supported housing, hostels) and any related assets which may be owned/managed by registered providers, local authorities, local authority ALMOs, private companies, charities and associated organisations or subsidiaries of the foregoing in the UK, (a full list of current RPs can be found via the following link – http:// www.tenantservicesauthority.org/server/show/nav.490).

As explained at section VI.3 (Additional Information) the ensuing Contracts will be available for access by one or more local authorities, local authority ALMOs, Registered Providers, any other category of Social Landlord, or those categories of organisation also listed above.
Accordingly this Contract Notice is placed on behalf of the above organisations and in this respect The.
Riverside Group Limited should be regarded as a ‘Central Purchasing Body’.
Please also note that Riverside is an Industrial and Provident Society under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965 with registered number 30938R; and, a Registered Provider registered in England (registration number 04091048) L4552 with exempt charity status.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with the requirements of Regulation 32, 32A and Part 9 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

The Cabinet Office

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:3.4.2012