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Request for Proposals: 20 Nolan Park Renovation

Issue Date:
September 21, 2021
Last Updated:
September 21, 2021

The Trust for Governors Island (“The Trust”) is seeking to engage a general contractor for the renovation of a historic wood-framed building, Building 20, in Nolan Park. The detailed scope of work including drawings and specifications can be found in Exhibit J.

The purpose of this Request for Proposals (the “RFP”) is to procure a qualified contractor to perform a full restoration of the interiors, restore the continuous wrap-around porch, replace the MEP systems, install new fire suppression and fire alarm systems, and construct a new ADA accessible ramp as per the drawings defined by the architect of record, Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects, PC (J/GA). The plans (the “Project”) are detailed in J/GA’s construction document set dated August 27, 2021 and specifications. This work will be part of the change in use from residential to two commercial suites.

RFP Issue Date: September 20, 2021
Site Visit: September 30, 2021, 10 am ferry
Questions Due: October 13, 2021
Proposal Due Date: November 5, 2021