Request for Qualifications for the Gatineau 2 (5Z011-170055/C)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2018/01/04 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
Notice type
Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
Trade agreement
  • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
  • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
  • Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Library and Archives Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Zwicker, Dawn
Contact email
Contact phone
(613) 301-1676 ( )
Contact address
11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
Place du Portage, Phase III
Gatineau QC
K1A 0S5

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Trade Agreement: CETA / WTO-AGP / NAFTA / CFTA / FTAs with Peru / Colombia / Panama / Korea
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
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This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is issued by Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) on behalf of  Library and Archives Canada (LAC). Canada intends to procure a Private Partner to deliver the design, build, finance, operation and maintenance (DBFOM) of an estimated 11,920 m2 LEED certified preservation facility (the Gatineau 2) that supports a 500 year archival preservation objective with predefined environmental set points, and that would be operated and maintained over a 30-year Operating Term. It is expected that the facility will include an Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS). The Private Partner may also be required to re-shelve certain vaults contained within LACs existing Preservation Centre (PC), and may provide operation and maintenance services of the PC for a minimum
of 30 years.

The purpose of this RFQ is to invite interested parties to submit a Response indicating their interest in and qualifications for the Project. Based on these Responses, Canada intends to select, in accordance with the terms of this RFQ, a shortlist of up to three (3) Proponents to participate in the next stage of the procurement process, namely the Request for Proposals (RFP) stage

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B002.E73655.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2017-10-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B002.F73655.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2017-10-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B002.E73655.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2017-11-21
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B002.F73655.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2017-11-21
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B002.E73655.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2017-11-22
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B002.F73655.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2017-11-22
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B002.E73655.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2017-11-30
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B002.F73655.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2017-11-30
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B002.E73655.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2017-12-07
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B002.F73655.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2017-12-07

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