In mid-November, OGS will be advertising for bids for the complete renovation of Building 5 at the Harriman Campus in Albany, NY to house state employees. The 240,000 +/- GSF building will be totally renovated, including but not limited to replacement of the curtain wall glazing system, rehabilitation of existing and the installation of new elevators, replacement of all electrical systems including substations, lighting, and power. In addition, the total replacement of internal piping and ductwork systems, interior walls, ceilings and floor finishes will be required.
It is the intention of OGS to award this project in early 2014. Bidders should anticipate an aggressive completion schedule. Potential bidders are asked to begin the review of the construction documents as soon as they are available. For instructions for acquiring bid documents, please visit the following location: https://online.ogs.ny.gov/dnc/contractorConsultant/esb/ESBPlansAvailableIndex.asp
An offerer is restricted from making contacts from the earliest notice of intent to solicit offers through final award and approval of the Procurement Contract by OGS D&C and Office of the State Comptroller ("restricted period") to other than designated staff unless it is a contact that is included among certain statutory exceptions set forth in State Finance Law §139-j(3)(a). Designated staff are Frank Peris and Carl Ruppert in the Bureau of Contract Awards, telephone (518) 474-0203, fax (518) 473-7862 and John Lewyckyj, Director of Contract Administration, telephone (518) 474-0201, fax (518) 486-1650.