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General Contractor Pre-Qualification




 General Contractor Pre-Qualification 


The City of Surrey (the "City") in association with Proscenium Architecture & Interiors Inc. (the "Consultant") acting for the City, invites submission for pre-qualification of a General Contractor for the renovation of the Surrey Arts Centre in Surrey, BC.

The work of this contract will generally consist of re-lamping of existing house lights, new accent lighting, painting of the audience chamber and stage, re & re carpet in the audience chamber and adjacent lobbies, new millwork, refinishing of the stage apron and the coordination of seating replacement by others.

Request for Qutoations (the "RFQ") documentation is currently being prepared for an anticipated release date of May 3, 2011 and project completion date of September 12, 2011.

To pre-qualify to submit on the forthcoming RFQ, general contractors must demonstrate an experience base and proficiency specific to the project type, a demonstrated ability to manage and complete projects on schedule by citing prior examples, ability to establish and maintain a good working relationship with the City and the timely completion of renovations and or additions.

General contractors should submit the attached City's standard Request for Expressions of Interest / Statements of Qualifications document C1. - 2011, (the "RFEOI/SOQ") filled out entirely, and should be used for submissions which should include the following information which will be used in the evaluation and pre-qualification of general contractors:

  1. A copy of your firm's Health, Safety and Environmental Policy;
  2. A copy of yoru firm's Quality Assurance and Quality Control procedures and details of recent performance achievement and accreditation awarded;
  3. A letter from your insurance company stating that you can comply with the requirements of the City's Standard Certificate of Insurance.
  4. Declaration of ability to bond and relevant bonding capacity available; and
  5. Submit a current Worksafe BC Clearance Certificate.

RFEOI/SOQ document for download:
General Contractor Pre-Qualification - Surrey Arts Centre Theatre Renovation Project

Contractors submitting for pre-qualification consent to the City and the Consultant verifying the information provided in their submission.

Submissions should be submitted to the undersigned in a sealed envelope.  Clearly indicate on envelope:  GENERAL CONTRACTOR PRE-QUALIFICATION No. 1220-050-2011-006.  The City and the Consultant reserve the right to amend this list at any time.

All inquiries related to this RFEOI/SOQ should be directed in writing to Mr. Kam Grewal, BBA, CMA, City of Surrey at 604-599-0956 (Fax) or email at .

Pre-Qualification submissions shall be addressed to:
Kam Grewal, BBA, CMA - Acting Purchasing & AP Manager
6645 - 148th Street
Surrey, BC  V3S 3C7

Receipt of Submissions:
The City expressly reserves the right to waive formalities or to reject any or all Submissions or to accept a Submission either in whole, or in part, which is deemed most favourable to the interests of the City.

If a Submission contains a defect or fails in some way to comply with the requirements, which in the sole discretion of the City is not material, the City may waive the defect and accept the Submission.

Any response to this RFEIO/SOQ may become part of any contract into which the City enters with the successful Respondent.

The City is under no obligation to award a contract as a result of this RFEOI/SOQ and reserves the right to terminate the RFEOI/SOQ process at any time.


Closing Date:

(Please note the revised Closing Date due to the statutory holiday.)  The City would prefer to receive submissions on or before Tuesday, April 26, 2011.  The City's office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, except statutory holidays.


Kam Grewal, BBA, CMA 
Acting Manager, Purchasing & Accounts Payable
Finance & Technology Department
Tel: (604) 590-7274 Fax: (604) 599-0956


Submissions under review.