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UCAM 008/12. Advice and agency for the development of residential buildings.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge
Procurement Services, 1st Floor South, Greenwich House, Madingley Rise
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
For the attention of: Mandy Newman
CB3 0TX Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofcambridge

Electronic access to information: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofcambridge

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofcambridge

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: Higher education/research
I.3)Main activity
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
UCAM 008/12. Advice and agency for the development of residential buildings.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKH1

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The proposed appointment is for the provision of advice, marketing and sales services in relation to land for open market residential development in NW Cambridge.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70300000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The proposed appointment is for the provision of advice, marketing and sales services in relation to land for open market residential development in NW Cambridge.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 96 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
As set out in the tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As set out in the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
As set out in the tender documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As set out in the tender documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please note.
In order to qualify for consideration, tenderers shall be able to provide evidence of the following three conditions.
1. Having successfully completed at least 3 similar projects involving disposal of land for the development of more than 1 000 units of residential property the last 5 years;
2. Tenderers must have an average company turnover of 10 000 000 GBP over the last 3 financial years and an average turnover in relation to the provision of the disposal of development land, of more than 3 000 000 GBP over the last 3 financial years in order to demonstrate sufficient financial resilience to qualify for consideration;
3. Only firms holding at the time of tender a professional indemnity insurance with a per claim minimum of 10 000 000 GBP will be considered suitable for this work.
Other criteria and means of proof as identified in the ITT documents.
Tenders from firms, not meeting these minimum requirements will not be considered.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As III.2.1 above and as set out in the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As III.2.1 above and as set out in the tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As III.2.1 above and as set out in the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As III.2.1 above and as set out in the tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
UCAM 08/12
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 21.5.2012
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
29.5.2012
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 29.5.2012
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
The University of Cambridge is not a public body within the meaning of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (Directive 2004/18) and is not subject to the procurement legislation. Where the University advertises contracts in the Official Journal of the European Union, it does so on a voluntary basis and does not undertake any obligation to comply with the procurement legislation. The University reserves its rights in full to adapt or step outside the procedures in the procurement legislation as the University considers necessary.
Information about the tender process to be followed does not amount to a legally binding offer by the University to follow the process so described. The University reserves the right not to follow or to modify the procedures as the University considers necessary.
The tender process is being conducted electronically via In-tend.

Suppliers are required to register on this web site: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofcambridge in order to receive documentation. After registering the tender documentation can then be downloaded.

All tender responses and any supporting documentation must be submitted through this system. There must be no postal correspondence from bidders unless agreed by the University. Tenders shall not be sent and will not be accepted by fax or e-mail.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11.5.2012