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National University of Ireland, Galway - New Student Accommodation (NUI Galway New Student Accommodation NUIG/BUILD/007/2016).

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway)
N/A
University Road, Newcastle
For the attention of: Deirdre Carroll
Galway
IRELAND
Telephone: +353 91495477
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.nuigalway.ie

Address of the buyer profile: http://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/414

Electronic access to information: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=98176&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=98176&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

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: National University of Ireland Galway
Room 233 Quadrangle Building, University Rd
Contact point(s): +353 91 4376
For the attention of: Mr Con Lawlor
Galway
IRELAND
E-mail:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
National University of Ireland, Galway - New Student Accommodation (NUI Galway New Student Accommodation NUIG/BUILD/007/2016).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Works
Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: National University of Ireland Galway.

NUTS code IE

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The development will consist of the design and construction of 429. no
bedspaces, generally arranged in 57 units of 6 en-suite bedrooms, 11 units of 5
en-suite bedrooms and 8 units of 4 en-suite bedrooms, with communal living area
in each unit. Further communal areas and facilities, ancillary office/reception
accommodation, internal plant/service rooms, refuse storage and covered cycle
storage facilities are also provided to serve the entire development. The
development will be in 1 no 5 storey block and 3 no 3 and 4 storey blocks, with
associated courtyards, pedestrian access, vehicular access and dropoff/turning
facilities, including bus shelter and parking facilities for the less mobile. Vehicular
access to the development is via the existing Corrib Village access road. The
development will include intensive site landscaping and boundary treatment,
footpath links to Campus networks, building signage, totem signage/sculpture,
connections to services and all associated works.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45214400, 45000000, 45100000, 45112700, 45210000, 45212400, 45212411, 45310000, 45313100, 45350000, 45443000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The development will consist of the design and construction of 429 no bedspaces, generally arranged in 57 units of 6 en-suite bedrooms, 11 units of 5 en-suite bedrooms and 8 units of 4 en-suite bedrooms, with communal living area in each unit. Further communal areas and facilities, ancillary office/reception accommodation, internal plant/service rooms, refuse storage and covered cycle storage facilities are also provided to serve the entire development. The development will be in 1 no 5 storey block and 3 no 3 and 4 storey blocks, with associated courtyards, pedestrian access, vehicular access and drop-off/turning facilities, including bus shelter and parking facilities for the less mobile. Vehicular access to the development is via the existing Corrib Village access road. The development will include intensive site landscaping & boundary treatment, footpath links to Campus networks, building signage, totem signage/sculpture, connections to services and all associated works. It is intended that the existing design team shall be novated to the successful design and build contractor.
The development will be constructed on a green field site on the north campus of the University at Upper Newcastle Rd.
The selected site is zoned civic cultural, institutional and adjacent to residential areas on the Upper Newcastle Rd. The proposed development will be located west of the existing Corrib village student accommodation. The site is located just south of the recently completed LSCI and SRB buildings and is bounded to the west by the residential homes along Newcastle Rd. To the south the site is bounded by the University's observatory.
The accommodation is required for immediate fit-out and set-up on mid-July 2018 to allow for adequate set-up in advance of the 2018/19 academic year student intake.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 018 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The successful tenderer must provide a bond, issued by an approved bank or
insurance company, in the sum of 10 % of the contract price for the due
performance of the contract.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
In accordance with the public works contract for Building Works to be entered
into with the successful tenderer.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Requests to participate may be submitted by a single candidate or by a consortium. A consortium will not be required to convert into a specific legal form in order to submit a request to participate, but may be required to do so prior to award of the contract if the Authority considers it necessary to ensure that the contract is carried out to its satisfaction. The Authority also reserves the right to contract with each member of the consortium on the basis of joint and several liability, or with 1 member of the consortium as a main contractor with a number of sub-contractors, or on any other basis the Authority considers appropriate.
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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Applicants are advised to refer to the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire.

To access this document, please visit the eTenders website http://www.etenders.gov.ie/ and register your interest in this notice (Reference RFT 104521).

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants are advised to refer to the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire.

To access this document, please visit the eTenders website http://www.etenders.gov.ie/ and register your interest in this notice (Reference RFT 104521).

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Applicants are advised to refer to the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire.

To access this document, please visit the eTenders website http://www.etenders.gov.ie/ and register your interest in this notice (Reference RFT 104521).

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
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Envisaged minimum number 5 and maximum number 8.
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:
The National University of Ireland, Galway will conduct a pre-qualification assessment process to
identify a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 8 highest scoring candidates, subject to their being sufficient number of prequalified applicants. Applicants are advised to refer to the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire.

To access this document, please visit the eTenders website http://www.etenders.gov.ie/ and register your interest in this notice (Reference RFT 104521).

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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:
NUIG/BUILD/007/2016
NUI Galway New Student Accommodation
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
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: 23.5.2016 - 09:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
23.5.2016 - 12:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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 Authority reserves the right to terminate the process and any discussion at any time. The Authority shall not be obliged to enter into a contract with any tenderer. The Authority is subject to the Freedom of Information Acts 1997 and 2003. The Candidate shall state if any of the information supplied by it in response to this notice is confidential or commercially sensitive or should not be disclosed in respect of a request for information under the aforementioned Acts. The Candidate shall state why it considers the information to be confidential or commercially sensitive. The Authority will consult with any Candidate/Tenderer about sensitive information before making a decision on any Freedom of Information request received.

The Authority accepts no liability for any costs and/or expenses incurred by any Candidate/Tenderer in connection with the competition (including this application and/or attendance interview, if required). To receive more information about this tender, including amendments and/or clarifications and to request any clarifications and/or to respond to this tender, you must register your interest in this tender on the etenders website (www.e-tenders.gov.ie) in order to be included on the mailing list for correspondence in relation to the competition. Documents are available to download on line at www.e-tenders.gov.ie

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

The High Court of Ireland
High Court Central Office, Four Courts Inns Quay
7 Dublin
IRELAND
E-mail:
Telephone: +353 18886125
Internet address: http://www.courts.ie

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: NUI Galway will undertake the required standstill period of at least 14 calendar days at the point information on the publication of the contract award notice is communicated to unsuccessful tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have two working days from the publication of the contract award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of three working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be required from the addressee in Section I.1). The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

The High Court of Ireland
High Court Central Office, Four Courts Inns Quay
7 Dublin
IRELAND
E-mail:
Telephone: +353 18886125
Internet address: http://www.courts.ie

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14.4.2016