Business Contract Opportunity: SUNY at Buffalo Hayes Hall Pre-Bid and Meet & Greet

SUNY at Buffalo Hayes Hall Pre-Bid and Meet & Greet 
Tuesday, November 12th at 1:00 p.m.

Hayes Hall—UB South Campus 3435 Main St., Buffalo

Attached find the official Pre-Bid Announcement along with the Notice to Bidders for SUNY at Buffalo Hayes Hall
Phase II (A SUCF Project)

  • We strongly encourage MWBEs to attend the Pre-Bid/Meet & Greet Conference in order to make arrangements with potential Primes.
  • All MWBE participation on this project MUST be NYS certified.

Project Features
The building is occupied by the School of Architecture and Planning and contains approximately 82,000 gross square feet. Hayes Hall was constructed in 1874. The project includes replacement and upgrading of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, structural improvements, upgrades to finishes and infrastructure, replacement of doors, hardware, flooring, and ceilings, improved building accessibility, restroom renovations, abatement of asbestos and hazardous materials, correction of non-code compliant facilities, new stair towers at each wing and replacement of slate and membrane roof systems. The campus will provide equipment and furnishings through separate contracts.

***Please note that PPE will be required for the walk-through including safety glasses, hard hats, vests & steel-toed shoes.

 MWBE & EEO Goals
Firms must be currently NYS certified by the Division of Minority and Women Business Development (DMWBD) (Certified Firms may be searched at Empire State Development’s website )

 Minority Business Enterprise
(MBE) goal:12%

Women Business Enterprise
(WBE) goal: 8%

Equal Employment Opportunity(EEO) goals:

Minority Workforce: 20%

Female Workforce: 5%

 * Interest in this project should be addressed to the following:

Robert Peters, Project Manager
Ph. 716.855.1200 or Email:

Stephanie Pennington, Compliance Manager MWBE/EEO
Ph. 716.855.1200 or

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SUCF Hayes Hall Notice to Bidders


“You Can’t Fail” Conference

Need a little inspiration?  A positive message and celebration of leadership.

A conference to support the leadership development and celebrate the contributions of professional women of color,
in an environment created just for them.

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 4:00pm – 9:00pm

Doubletree Hotel, East Syracuse, NY 13057

The You Can’t Fail 2013 conference theme is: In Her Footsteps: Celebrating the Spirit of Harriet Tubman

Conference Ticket: $75.00

Can't Fail Conference Speaker 2013Michele Jones Galvin- Harriet Tubman’s great, great, great, grandniece and author of Beyond the Underground: Aunt Harriet, Moses of her People

The event features vendors, live musical performances, and educational presentations, inspiring words from regional women and the announcement of the new You Can’t Fail leadership development workshops, programs, and coaching services. Come celebrate the legacy of this confident, competent, courageous and calm woman leader.

Find out more and register:

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Request For Proposals


The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation
announces the following Request for Proposal:

Canalside Restaurant Operator. Associated documents are posted on the New York State Contract Reporter website:

Category: Food Related Services

 Title: Canalside Restaurant Operator

 Proposal Due Date: November 21, 2013 at 12 p.m. EST

Contract term: 2014-2024

For a copy of the RFP, contact or call 716-846-8200.