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RFP for Professional Services for Court Theatre Building Engineering Consultancy Services

This tender is using the new split file responses feature on GETS. The agency has indicated that they would like to receive responses separated by price and non price components, please keep this mind when preparing your response for submission via GETS.


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RFx ID : 22082261
Tender Name : RFP for Professional Services for Court Theatre Building Engineering Consultancy Services
Reference # :
Open Date : Wednesday, 18 December 2019 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date  : Wednesday, 12 February 2020 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Department/Business Unit : Infrastructure
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 80000000 - Management and Business Professionals and Administrative Services
  • 81000000 - Engineering and Research and Technology Based Services
  • 83000000 - Public Utilities and Public Sector Related Services
  • 95000000 - Land and Buildings and Structures and Thoroughfares
  • Canterbury
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Caio Lopes - Senior Procurement Specialist
03 941 5163
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  : Tender Box, Civic Offices, 53 Hereford St, Christchurch 8011
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Agency Address :

The purpose of this RFP is to invite Prospective Consultants to submit their Proposals for Building Services and Fire Engineering for the Design and Construction of a new Court Theatre and Public Realm on the Performing Arts Precinct (PAP) in central Christchurch.

The appointed Consultant will actively work with the Lead Architect and wider Design Team for the Court Theatre building from concept design to completion of construction and handover.

The objective of this RFP process is to obtain sufficiently detailed and credible information from Prospective Consultants about their respective organisations, capability, experience, and their ability to provide the Services.

In awarding a contract to a Consultant, the Council intends to achieve:

- Best value for Christchurch ratepayers, and the wider community;
- Alignment with its strategic objectives;
- Environmental sustainability
- Social responsibility
- Economic benefit
- Efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of the Services;
- Development of a new fit for purpose Court Theatre building.
- Development of an attractive public realm across the entire site

The Council invites Prospective Consultants to provide suggestions on how they might work with the Council to minimise costs and/or increase efficiency.

The Services for this RFP will be procured as one package but submitters are welcome to propose sub-consultants (ie fire), should those skills not be available in house. Council will have one contract with the building services lead.

Services may include, but are not limited to:

- Mechanical Engineering
- Hydraulic Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Communications Engineering – IT, AV, Comms, Security
- Fire Engineering

Theatre consultancy services will be procured as a sub-consultant to the Lead Architect.

A summary of key project dates are shown here:

Design commences – March 2020
Design, consenting, procurement – throughout 2020
Construction starts on site – February / March 2021
Building opens – October 2022.

Awarded Status

No Winner The Contract was awarded to Cosgroves Limited. The term of this Contract is Three (3) year's.