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  Vancouver BC Canada — Public Works and Government Services Canada
Published April 21, 2016 — Deadline April 5, 2016 (2 years ago)
Notice type
Contract notice




FILE NUMBER 5224-S2V31-1

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is asking interested parties to provide information for a potential lease of space that meets the following criteria:

Section A: Lease Components

  • a lease term of approximately seven (7) years, commencing on or about May 1, 2017, plus an option to extend the lease for one (1) additional period of three (3) years;
  • approximately 462.0 usable square metres (um2) of contiguous office space;
  • the proposed space must be available approximately sixteen (16) weeks prior to the above-noted lease commencement date so the space may be prepared for occupancy;
  • the proposed space should satisfy or be capable of satisfying the following criteria:

    1. The building must be located no further than 500 meters from a Skytrain station in Surrey;

    2. The space must meet Federal Handicap Accessibility Requirements;

    3. The proposed space should be within an office or commercial building; industrial type buildings and those with industrial space will not be considered;

  • The proposed space must be located in the City of Surrey and within the following boundaries (the geographical boundaries include sites on either side of the roads):

    North: Fraser River

    South: 16 Ave

    East: 196 St

    West: 120 St

  • on or before the lease commencement date, the proposed space will have to comply with all requirements contained in PSPC’s Standards for Leased Accommodation, a copy of which may be obtained from the contact listed in Section F;

    Note: PSPC may wish to visit or inspect the proposed space upon reasonable notice and a threat and risk assessment may be undertaken in order to assess potential threats to the security of the proposed space and to the public.

    Section B: Responses

    Interested parties are requested to submit their response to this EOI in writing to the following address:

    Public Services and Procurement Canada

    219 - 800 Burrard Street

    Vancouver, British Columbia

    V6Z 0B9

    or by facsimile to 604-775-6888

    or by email to the contact listed below in Section F.

    Please indicate File No. 5224-S23V1-1 on all correspondence.

    Section C: Responses Requested by

    As this may be the only invitation to submit an Expression of Interest for this potential lease project, owners or their agents should provide their response by May 4th, 2016. Any response received after this date may not be considered.

Section D: Information Provided by Interested Parties or Agents of Interested Parties

Information provided by interested parties or agents of interested parties should include the file number, the location and municipal address of the building, current zoning, specific location of space within the building, measured area of space, architectural drawings identifying the proposed space with washrooms, exits and other design elements, and details addressing the criteria listed above in Section A. Agents submitting a response to this EOI must provide PSPC with a letter authorizing them to do so.

Section E: Security Requirement

If this EOI results in a future tender process, the building owners of the proposed spaces will have to hold a valid security clearance at the “Reliability” status level, approved and granted by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD) of PSPC prior to award. All parties interested in this potential lease project are advised to obtain this security clearance level in advance. Information regarding security clearance can be obtained on the website of the CISD/PSPC at http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca. Please contact the person listed in Section F to initiate the security clearance process.

Section F: Additional Information

For more information, please contact Brian Chow by phone at (604)209-8461 or by email to: brian.chow@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca.

Section G: List of Available Space

This EOI is issued in order to invite interested parties to demonstrate their interest in providing the requirements described herein. This information may be included in a list of available space and used for potential future solicitations.

Section H: Not a Solicitation Process

Note that this is not a tender process, nor a request for proposal, but only an inquiry as to the availability of space to lease. PSPC will not necessarily invite offers, or lease any space, and may not post any future ads related to this request. The information provided through this EOI may be included in a source list of available space and PSPC may issue an invitation to tender for other leasing requirements based on this information, or based on any other information which may come to its attention prior to an issuance of an invitation to tender; or it may invite offers by way of public tender. PSPC reserves the right to proceed with an Invitation to Offer to Lease by inviting only parties deemed to most effectively meet specific operational, security and public safety requirements.

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Publishing status
Days to closing
1 week 17 hours hence
Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2016/05/04 14:00 Pacific Standard Time (PST)
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Solicitation number
Region of opportunity
Region of delivery
British Columbia
Notice type
Request for Qualification (RQ)
X111B: Leasing of Office Space
Trade agreement
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Tendering procedure
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Contact name
Chow, Brian
Contact phone
Contact address
800 Burrard Street, Room 219 Vancouver BC V6Z 0B9 CA
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