Standing List of Independent Second Opinion Advisers on Property Investments

Standing List of Independent Second Opinion Advisers on Property Investments

The Council needs independent second opinion advice to ensure our investment and regeneration fund and Torbay Economic Growth Fund are being used wisely.

United Kingdom-Torquay: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2020/S 142-350830

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Torbay Council
Postal address: Torbay Council Town Hall, Castle Circus
Town: Torquay
NUTS code: UKK SOUTH WEST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TQ1 3DR
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Joanna Pascoe
E-mail: joanna.pascoe@torbay.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1803208517

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.torbay.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.torbay.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Standing List of Independent Second Opinion Advisers on Property Investments

Reference number: DN488453

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Council has established a Torbay Economic Growth Fund of up to GBP 100 million to progress a range of capital projects for economic growth and regeneration within Torbay, to be funded from the future income from those projects.

Land and property investments are rigorously assessed before being considered and the Council needs independent second opinion advice to ensure our investment and regeneration fund and Torbay Economic Growth Fund are being used wisely.

The Council’s intention to ensure resilience of access to second opinion advice is to set up a standing list of suitably qualified and experienced advisers.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK SOUTH WEST (ENGLAND)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Torbay Council, like many local authorities, has had to find millions of pounds worth of savings and has therefore approved an investment and regeneration fund strategy as part of its transformation programme to create a council fit to meet current and future challenges. The strategy enables the Council to invest GBP 300 million in opportunities and assets to generate income to reinvest in its services. Our portfolio of investments will bring financial benefits to Torbay and bring forward regeneration schemes benefitting the Torbay economy, raising GBP 3.6 million in the 2019/2020 financial year. The Council has also established a Torbay Economic Growth Fund of up to GBP 100 million to progress a range of capital projects for economic growth and regeneration within Torbay, to be funded from the future income from those projects.

Land and property investments are rigorously assessed before being considered and the Council needs independent second opinion advice to ensure our investment and regeneration fund and Torbay Economic Growth Fund are being used wisely.

The Council’s intention to ensure resilience of access to second opinion advice is to set up a standing list of suitably qualified and experienced advisers.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

The procurement documents are publicly available in PDF format at www.supplyingthesouthwest.org UK in an unrestricted format and free of charge.

In order to access the word and excel format documents to download, complete and submit, you must be registered as a supplier on the above portal and within the respond area of the opportunity itself.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 09/09/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 09/09/2020
Local time: 12:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

All Tenders will remain electronically sealed until the submission deadline, when they will be unsealed by a member of the procurement team independent of the process.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Legal Services, Torbay Council
Town: Torquay
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21/07/2020