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  • October 07, 2014 10:10 AM | Ariana Chandra (Administrator)
    California State University, Northridge is seeking a Full-Time Assistant Professor in the Urban Studies and Planning Department for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. Application screening will begin on October 31, 2014, but the position will remain open until filled.


    Please see this flyer for job description and how to apply.

    For more information, contact:

    Pat Ordoñez
    Administrative Coordinator | Department of Urban Studies & Planning
    California State University, Northridge | 18111 Nordhoff Street | Northridge, CA 91330-8259
    Direct: (818) 677-7116 | Main: (818) 677-2904
    Fax: (818) 677-5850 | Email: patriccia.ordonez@csun.edu
    http://www.csun.edu/social-behavioral-sciences/urban-studies-planning

  • July 07, 2014 2:15 PM | Anonymous


    NOTICE TO PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FIRMS

     

    RFQ for Transbay Block 8:

     

    High Rise Residential Development including Retail and Structured Parking

     

    Development Team is seeking firms interested in providing professional services, including engineering and related services, for the design and construction of Transbay Block 8, which is comprised of approximately 653 residential units and 31,500 square feet of neighborhood retail over a 5-level subterranean parking structure.

     

    The design features a 56-story tower, 65’ and 85’ podium structures, townhomes and a publicly accessible mid-block pedestrian pathway.  The Transbay Block 8 residential program includes 162 for-sale condominiums, 314 market rate rental units and 177 below market rate rental units.

    The Project seeks to attain a minimum rating of LEED Gold and will employ high performance design strategies to address first cost and operating costs for mechanical systems.  The structural system will be engineered using a performance-based design approach.

    The RFQ and related documents can be found at:

    http://bit.ly/1uDwHzL

     

    Pre-Submittal Workshop (Attendance Optional):

    Monday, July 7, 2014 at 10:00AM PST

    1 South Van Ness, 2nd Floor, San Francisco CA 94103

     

    To RSVP for the Pre-Submittal Workshop, please visit the following link:

    http://bit.ly/1kSsnfe

     

    RFQ Submittals Due:

    Monday, July 21, 2014 by 4:00PM PST

     

    Successor to the SFRA Small Business Enterprises (SBEs)

    LBEs, MBEs,  and WBEs are encouraged to submit applications

     

    Contact: Monica Wilson at transbayblock8@gmail.com

  • April 17, 2014 4:15 PM | Ariana Chandra (Administrator)
    City of San Francisco

    Portsmouth Plaza Parking Corporation

    773 Kearny Street  San Francisco CA 94108 (415)982-6353

    Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for
    A/E Services Notice

    April 16, 2014


    Portsmouth Plaza Parking Corporation (PPPC), manager and tenants of the Portsmouth Square will be undertaking a major renovation of the Garage. This renovation will be financed through a financial institution and a preliminary study and schematics of the project has already been developed. Copies of the renovation study, cost estimate and scope of work is available for review at the Garage administrative office at 733 Kearny Street. Please contact Mr. Peter Lee, corporate manager at 415-982-6353 to arrange for inspection of documents.

    PPPC intends to administer the project through Joel Josehart Construction Management Inc. Mr Josehart may be reached at 415-927-3611.

    A project pre-proposal meeting and site walk will be conducted on April 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM at 733 Kearny Street Portsmouth Parking Plaza. Interested parties should meet at the Park Level near the elevators.

    Qualified local business enterprises, women and minority architectural and engineering 
    firms are encouraged to respond to the RFQ by May 2, 2014 end of business day via email to liane@josehart.com. If you prefer to send a hardcopy mail to PPPC Garage Management Office Attn: Josehart Construction Management, 733 Kearny Street San Francisco, CA 94108. Short listed firms will be invited for interview at a date to be determined during the Week of May 12, 2014.

    Please download the flyer to see a brief description of the Scope of Work.

    Electronic versions of the preliminary study and report can be made available on CD upon request to the Garage Management Office.
  • February 03, 2014 10:00 AM | Anonymous

    Professional Service Firms.

     

    To begin, thank you to all firms that have already RSVP'd for the upcoming Pre-Submittal Workshop for Millennium Partners' 706 Mission Street RFQ for Professional Services (which includes over 30 disciplines/work scope areas for professional service firms). 


    Please note the following:

     

    Pre-Submittal Workshop (Optional)

    Monday, February 3, 2014
    10:00 to 11:30 AM 
    1 South Van Ness, 2nd Floor, SF, CA 94103

    To RSVP for the Pre-Submittal Workshop, please click the following text: RSVP for the Pre-Submittal Workshop

     

    Question and Answer Period

    The Development Team is committed to providing additional feedback to assist firms with questions they may have. The Question and Answer period includes the following:

     

    Questions Due: Tuesday, February 4, 2014, by 4:00 PM

    Responses Posted: Monday, February 10, 2014, by 6:00 PM


    Questions must be submitted electronically to 
    http://bit.ly/Kb6Dvd.

     

    Responses to all questions will be posted as an RFQ Addendumand listed on the following website: http://mission.sfgov.org/OCABidPublication/BidDetail.aspx?K=7651

     

     

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    NOTICE TO PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FIRMS

     

    RFQ for 706 Mission Street:

    Professional Services

     

    High Rise Residential Housing Development,

    Ground Level Retail/Restaurant and

    Museum (Core and Shell Space)

     

    The Developer (Millennium Partners) is seeking firms interested in providing professional services, including engineering and related services, for the design and construction of 706 Mission Street which is slated to include approximately 169 luxury condominium residential units, approximately 48,000 net square feet of core and shell space for The Mexican Museum, ground level retail/restaurant space, and the conversion of an existing on-site parking facility to private and public parking for cars, bicycles, and car share spaces. Other project and design amenities include LEED Silver rating (minimum), a structural system designed with a performance based design approach, and streetscape improvements conforming to the Streetscape and Open Space Plan.

     

     The RFQ and related documents can be found at

    http://mission.sfgov.org/OCABidPublication/BidDetail.aspx?K=7651

     

    RFQ Submittals Due:

    Friday, February 14, 2014 at 4:00 PM

     

     Small Business Enterprises (SBEs)

    (including but not limited to LBEs/MBEs and WBEs)

    are encouraged to submit qualifications.

     

    Contact: Monica Wilson at 706Mission@gmail.com

  • November 13, 2013 4:39 PM | Ariana Chandra (Administrator)
    Join SFO for an Outreach\Town Hall

    Learn about upcoming Professional Services (A/E) and Construction opportunities for:
    - Terminal 1 Redevelopment Program
    - South Field Improvements
    - Plot 700 Projects

    Attend a networking session to meet the prospective bidders

    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    2:00 pm— 4:00 pm
    Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum
    SFO International Terminal, Departures Level

    *Primes interested in reserving a network table (no charge), please contact by November 18: Christopher.Vasquez@flysfo.com or (650) 821-7606

    Download PDF flyer HERE
  • October 07, 2013 1:00 PM | Anonymous
    The Contract Monitoring Division of the City Administrator's Office invites you to attend a Vendor Fair on Monday, October 7, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA. 94102.  Hear presentations from the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, San Francisco Airport, Port of San Francisco, Department of Public Works and other City Departments about their upcoming contracting opportunities. Businesses that would like to receive information regarding the City's contracting process and upcoming contracting opportunities are encouraged to attend. Hope to see you there. 

    MONDAY OCTOBER 7, 2013 1:00 P.M. 

    MAIN LIBRARY KORET AUDITORIUM 100 LARKIN ST SAN FRANCISCO

    For more information contact CMD at (415) 581-2310

  • October 03, 2013 9:00 AM | Anonymous
    The Business Outreach Committee is hosting a “Meet the Primes” outreach meeting to advise the public of upcoming projects, provide workshops on bonding, insurance, certification, and to give opportunities for small and disadvantaged businesses to network with Prime Consultants and Contractors on:

    Thursday, October 3, 2013
    9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    The meeting will be held at:

    Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)
    3331 North First Street (River Oaks)
    San Jose, California 94607

    Your attendance is strongly encouraged. Please inform businesses
    that may not have received this notice.


    Representatives from the Small Business Transportation
    Resource Center, Minority Business Development Agencies,
    The Blue Book Building and Construction Network, public
    agencies listed to the left and Prime Contractors listed below
    will be presenting their upcoming contract opportunities.
    Prime Consultants and Contractors participating will be as
    follows:

    Balfour Beatty Rail, Inc, CH2MHill, DeSilva Gates Construction,
    Ghirardelli Associates, Hatch Mott MacDonald, Mark Thomas & Co,
    Parsons Transportation Group, Robert A. Bothman, URS Corporation,
    Skanska, Shimmick and Herzog Joint Venture, Granite Rock Company,
    Gordon Ball, Inc.
  • August 30, 2013 1:31 PM | Anonymous
    BART Professional Services Agreements
    Proposed Procurements for CY 2013-2014

    The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is hosting an information session to provide Consultants and Sub-Consultants with information about upcoming procurements for professional services in the coming years.

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    Metro Center Auditorium
    101 8th Street, Oakland, CA

    BART anticipates seven (7) Planning and Development sponsored procurements, with 18 major contract awards.  The engineering services requested include the full range of engineering, design and related technical services necessary to support BART’s capital program.  The construction management services requested include all services necessary to effectively plan, estimate, schedule, and manage contractor activities performed under construction and procurement contracts within BART’s capital program.


    RSVP for this event via email to:

    Shirley Willis
    Planning and Development
    swillis@bart.gov
    RSVP by: Thursday, September 12, 2013

  • August 30, 2013 1:29 PM | Anonymous
    SAVE THE DATE
    36th Annual Asian American Architects and Engineers Dinner
     
    Date  Thursday, October 17, 2013
    Location  Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason Street, San Francisco

    Asian American Architects and Engineers
    1167 Mission Street 4th Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    www.aaaenc.org
  • January 10, 2013 3:49 PM | Ariana Chandra (Administrator)

    Dear Certified Local Businesses,

     

    Below is our schedule of monthly workshops.  Please note that the location of the first two workshops have changed to our new office location:

     

    Contract Monitoring Division

    30 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 200

    San Francisco,  CA   94102

     

     

    Weekly Workshop Series Each Wednesday of the Month!

     

    Learn everything you need to know about contracting with the City and  County  of  San Francisco  through our FREE, WORKSHOP SERIES!

    The San Francisco Human Rights Commission offers THREE workshops designed to teach businesses everything they need to know about doing business with the City and County of San Francisco, including:

    v     Becoming a City vendor

    v     Bidding on City contracts

    v  Participating in the Local Business  Enterprise  (LBE) Certification Program


    The workshops are FREE and held EACH WEDNESDAY of the month. Reservations are not required, but highly recommended. 

     

     

    1st Wednesday of Every Month

    Workshop Name:  “How to become a City Vendor and/or Certify your Business with the San Francisco Human Rights Commission as an Local Business Enterprise (LBE), PUC-Local Business Enterprise (PUC-LBE) or Non-Profit Entity (NPE)”

    Time: 10 AM – 12 PM

    Location:  30 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 200 ,  San Francisco ,  CA   94102

    RSVP: Beverly Popek at (415) 581-2319, Beverly.Popek@sfgov.org

     

     

     

    2nd Wednesday of Every Month

    Workshop Name: “How to Bid on City Contracts and Make the most of your LBE, PUC-LBE and NPE Certification.”

    Time:  10 AM – 12 PM

    Location:  30 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 200 ,  San Francisco ,  CA   94102

    RSVP:  Zula Jones at 415-252-2503Zula.Jones@sfgov.org 

     

     

    ** REQUIRED FOR ALL NEWLY CERTIFIED FIRMS**   

                   

     

     

    3rd Wednesday of Every Month

    Workshop Name: “Overview of the  San Francisco  Surety Bond Program for LBE, PUC-LBE and NPE Certified Construction Firms.”

    Time:  10 AM – 12 PM

    Location:  1485 Bayshore Blvd, Suite 200 ,  San Francisco ,  CA   94124

    RSVP:  Jennifer Elmore at (415) 986-3999 or bond@imwis.com

                                                                                   

     

     

    Or Click Here:

    http://www.sfgsa.org/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=9554

     

     

    Beverly H. Popek, Acting Contract Compliance Officer 1

    Certification Unit

     

    Contract Monitoring Division (CMD)

    30 Van Ness Avenue  |  Suite  200  |  San Francisco  | CA | 94102

    Direct 415-581-2319 | Main 415-581-2310

    Beverly.Popek@sfgov.org

    Visit us at sfgov.org/cmd

     

    Please note new address and telephone numbers

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