Canadian Forces Housing Agency (CFHA) Low-Rise Residential Accommodations at various locations across Canada. (HAUHO20, HAUHO21, HAUHO22, HAUHO23)

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Tender Notice


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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/01/21 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of opportunity
Canada, Europe, Mexico, United States, World
Region of delivery
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, National Capital Region, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
  • Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
Tendering procedure
Procurement entity
Defence Construction Canada
End user entity
Defence Construction Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Webster, Andrew
Contact email
Contact phone
Contact address
350 Albert, Suite 1900
Ottawa  ON
K1A 0K3

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***************************************************************************************************************Defence Construction Canada – Request for Abbreviated Proposals for Architectural and Engineering Consultant Services Standing Offer:

DCC Standing Offer Numbers:

Ontario Region: HAUHO20

Western Region: HAUHO21

Quebec Region: HAUHO22

Atlantic Region: HAUHO23

Canadian Forces Housing Agency (CFHA) Low-Rise Residential Accommodations at various locations across Canada.

In accordance with the rules, regulations, statutes, guidelines and the professional associations of the provinces where the project will be carried out, Defence Construction Canada (DCC) is calling for Abbreviated Proposals from architectural / engineering consulting firms to provide the following professional services:

“As and when required” professional services specific to Canadian Forces Housing Agency (CFHA) requirements for each of the following regions, Western Region (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan & Manitoba), Ontario Region (Including the Ottawa area), Quebec Region, and Atlantic Region (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland & Labrador).

CFHA has an upcoming infrastructure program that includes low rise apartment buildings and non-apartment style residential units such as detached, semi-detached, town and row houses. CFHA is looking to bring consistency in the design and construction of the various housing models. It is therefore the intent to develop designs that are repeatable and can easily be site adapted for use at various bases and wings across each region.

Specific services may include but not be limited to Statements of Requirement, Options Analysis, Preparation of Concept, Design Development, Energy Modelling/Simulation, Preparation of Construction Documents OR of Performance Specifications, Cost Estimating, Tender Phase Services, Construction Phase Services and Enhanced Commissioning.

Building certification to LEED, Green Globes, Zero Carbon Building or other specified standards may be required.

Information provided by the Proponents will be evaluated using the established criteria in the Request for Abbreviated Proposals. The criteria relate to previous achievements and experience, as well as technical and managerial expertise. The objective of this Request for Abbreviated Proposals is to select the proponent with the highest total score.

This opportunity follows procurement procedures in accordance with Chapter 10 of NAFTA.

Firms that consider themselves qualified to provide these services are invited to submit their Abbreviated Proposals on the forms that are available from MERX by calling 1-800-964-6379.

To be considered, Abbreviated Proposals must be received at the following address, no later than:

14:00 hours local time on January 21, 2020

Defence Construction Canada

Constitution Square,

350 Albert Street, Suite 1900,

Ottawa, Ontario

K1A 0K3

Proponents can obtain contract award results from the DCC Website at

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