• January 19, 2015 11:44 AM | Anonymous


    In partnership with the Alameda Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Nor-Cal FDC, Caltrans  invites you to a small business outreach. 

    ·        Are you interested in learning about the upcoming contracting opportunities with Caltrans?

    ·        Does your business have what it takes to succeed in public works?

    ·        Does your business need access to capital or bonding and insurance? How much does it cost?

    ·        Are you interested in free counseling and/or training and development to market your business to Prime Contractors?

    ·        Do you want to learn how to submit a responsive bid and get access to free plans and specs?

    ·        Are you certified or interested in becoming certified?

    àIf your answer is “yes” to most of these questions, this is the right event for you.

    This event is free, you can register @

    January 28th , 2015

    10 am to 12 pm

    Elihu Harris State Bldg


    1515 Clay St. Oakland CA

    Paid parking directly across the building or take the 12th Street BART exit.

    For assistance please contact :

    Adriana Harris @ 510.286.7110

  • January 16, 2015 11:52 AM | Anonymous


    Join Us...
    for a DBE/LBE Upcoming Opportunity Overview
    and Networking Event

    Join the San Francisco County Transportation Authority for an informative presentation to the disadvantaged and local business community in its efforts to encourage participation and collaboration of small and large firms for upcoming procurements. Key projects and services to be highlighted at this special Look-Ahead to 2015 presentation include:

    • Engineering Services for I-280 Interchange Improvements at Balboa Park
    • Planning Services for Freeway Performance Initiative Study
    • On-call Planning Services
    • Auditing Services
    • State Legislative and Advocacy Services
    • SamTrans ADA Paratransit Eligibility Assessment Services
    • Transbay Transit Center Construction Contracts
    • Presidio Parkway Contracting and Services for Bioswales, Building Upgrade, Landscaping, and Parking Lots

    WHEN: Thursday, February 5, 2015, 2:30–4:30 PM
    WHERE: San Francisco County Transportation Authority, 1455 Market Street (at 11th Street), 22nd Floor, Hearing Room, San Francisco, CA 94103. 
    RSVP: Please RSVP to by Thursday, January 29, 2015.
    PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: We encourage you to take public transportation to this meeting. For map, directions and accessibility information, please visit MailScanner has detected a possible fraud attempt from "" claiming to be

    BART: Exit at the San Francisco Civic Center Station
    MUNI METRO: Exit at the Van Ness Station (Van Ness/Market Streets)
    QUESTIONS: Please visit
     for more information or contact Erika Cheng at erika.cheng@sfcta.orgor 415.522.4831.






    1455 Market Street

    22nd Floor

    San Francisco, CA 94103

  • October 07, 2014 10:10 AM | Anonymous
    California State University, Northridge is seeking a Full-Time Assistant Professor in the Urban Studies and Planning Department for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. Application screening will begin on October 31, 2014, but the position will remain open until filled.

    Please see this flyer for job description and how to apply.

    For more information, contact:

    Pat Ordoñez
    Administrative Coordinator | Department of Urban Studies & Planning
    California State University, Northridge | 18111 Nordhoff Street | Northridge, CA 91330-8259
    Direct: (818) 677-7116 | Main: (818) 677-2904
    Fax: (818) 677-5850 | Email:

  • July 07, 2014 2:15 PM | Anonymous



    RFQ for Transbay Block 8:


    High Rise Residential Development including Retail and Structured Parking


    Development Team is seeking firms interested in providing professional services, including engineering and related services, for the design and construction of Transbay Block 8, which is comprised of approximately 653 residential units and 31,500 square feet of neighborhood retail over a 5-level subterranean parking structure.


    The design features a 56-story tower, 65’ and 85’ podium structures, townhomes and a publicly accessible mid-block pedestrian pathway.  The Transbay Block 8 residential program includes 162 for-sale condominiums, 314 market rate rental units and 177 below market rate rental units.

    The Project seeks to attain a minimum rating of LEED Gold and will employ high performance design strategies to address first cost and operating costs for mechanical systems.  The structural system will be engineered using a performance-based design approach.

    The RFQ and related documents can be found at:


    Pre-Submittal Workshop (Attendance Optional):

    Monday, July 7, 2014 at 10:00AM PST

    1 South Van Ness, 2nd Floor, San Francisco CA 94103


    To RSVP for the Pre-Submittal Workshop, please visit the following link:


    RFQ Submittals Due:

    Monday, July 21, 2014 by 4:00PM PST


    Successor to the SFRA Small Business Enterprises (SBEs)

    LBEs, MBEs,  and WBEs are encouraged to submit applications


    Contact: Monica Wilson at

  • April 17, 2014 4:15 PM | Anonymous
    City of San Francisco

    Portsmouth Plaza Parking Corporation

    773 Kearny Street  San Francisco CA 94108 (415)982-6353

    Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for
    A/E Services Notice

    April 16, 2014

    Portsmouth Plaza Parking Corporation (PPPC), manager and tenants of the Portsmouth Square will be undertaking a major renovation of the Garage. This renovation will be financed through a financial institution and a preliminary study and schematics of the project has already been developed. Copies of the renovation study, cost estimate and scope of work is available for review at the Garage administrative office at 733 Kearny Street. Please contact Mr. Peter Lee, corporate manager at 415-982-6353 to arrange for inspection of documents.

    PPPC intends to administer the project through Joel Josehart Construction Management Inc. Mr Josehart may be reached at 415-927-3611.

    A project pre-proposal meeting and site walk will be conducted on April 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM at 733 Kearny Street Portsmouth Parking Plaza. Interested parties should meet at the Park Level near the elevators.

    Qualified local business enterprises, women and minority architectural and engineering 
    firms are encouraged to respond to the RFQ by May 2, 2014 end of business day via email to If you prefer to send a hardcopy mail to PPPC Garage Management Office Attn: Josehart Construction Management, 733 Kearny Street San Francisco, CA 94108. Short listed firms will be invited for interview at a date to be determined during the Week of May 12, 2014.

    Please download the flyer to see a brief description of the Scope of Work.

    Electronic versions of the preliminary study and report can be made available on CD upon request to the Garage Management Office.
  • February 03, 2014 10:00 AM | Anonymous

    Professional Service Firms.


    To begin, thank you to all firms that have already RSVP'd for the upcoming Pre-Submittal Workshop for Millennium Partners' 706 Mission Street RFQ for Professional Services (which includes over 30 disciplines/work scope areas for professional service firms). 

    Please note the following:


    Pre-Submittal Workshop (Optional)

    Monday, February 3, 2014
    10:00 to 11:30 AM 
    1 South Van Ness, 2nd Floor, SF, CA 94103

    To RSVP for the Pre-Submittal Workshop, please click the following text: RSVP for the Pre-Submittal Workshop


    Question and Answer Period

    The Development Team is committed to providing additional feedback to assist firms with questions they may have. The Question and Answer period includes the following:


    Questions Due: Tuesday, February 4, 2014, by 4:00 PM

    Responses Posted: Monday, February 10, 2014, by 6:00 PM

    Questions must be submitted electronically to


    Responses to all questions will be posted as an RFQ Addendumand listed on the following website:







    RFQ for 706 Mission Street:

    Professional Services


    High Rise Residential Housing Development,

    Ground Level Retail/Restaurant and

    Museum (Core and Shell Space)


    The Developer (Millennium Partners) is seeking firms interested in providing professional services, including engineering and related services, for the design and construction of 706 Mission Street which is slated to include approximately 169 luxury condominium residential units, approximately 48,000 net square feet of core and shell space for The Mexican Museum, ground level retail/restaurant space, and the conversion of an existing on-site parking facility to private and public parking for cars, bicycles, and car share spaces. Other project and design amenities include LEED Silver rating (minimum), a structural system designed with a performance based design approach, and streetscape improvements conforming to the Streetscape and Open Space Plan.


     The RFQ and related documents can be found at


    RFQ Submittals Due:

    Friday, February 14, 2014 at 4:00 PM


     Small Business Enterprises (SBEs)

    (including but not limited to LBEs/MBEs and WBEs)

    are encouraged to submit qualifications.


    Contact: Monica Wilson at

  • November 13, 2013 4:39 PM | Anonymous
    Join SFO for an Outreach\Town Hall

    Learn about upcoming Professional Services (A/E) and Construction opportunities for:
    - Terminal 1 Redevelopment Program
    - South Field Improvements
    - Plot 700 Projects

    Attend a networking session to meet the prospective bidders

    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    2:00 pm— 4:00 pm
    Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum
    SFO International Terminal, Departures Level

    *Primes interested in reserving a network table (no charge), please contact by November 18: or (650) 821-7606

    Download PDF flyer HERE
  • October 07, 2013 1:00 PM | Anonymous
    The Contract Monitoring Division of the City Administrator's Office invites you to attend a Vendor Fair on Monday, October 7, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA. 94102.  Hear presentations from the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, San Francisco Airport, Port of San Francisco, Department of Public Works and other City Departments about their upcoming contracting opportunities. Businesses that would like to receive information regarding the City's contracting process and upcoming contracting opportunities are encouraged to attend. Hope to see you there. 

    MONDAY OCTOBER 7, 2013 1:00 P.M. 


    For more information contact CMD at (415) 581-2310

  • October 03, 2013 9:00 AM | Anonymous
    The Business Outreach Committee is hosting a “Meet the Primes” outreach meeting to advise the public of upcoming projects, provide workshops on bonding, insurance, certification, and to give opportunities for small and disadvantaged businesses to network with Prime Consultants and Contractors on:

    Thursday, October 3, 2013
    9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    The meeting will be held at:

    Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)
    3331 North First Street (River Oaks)
    San Jose, California 94607

    Your attendance is strongly encouraged. Please inform businesses
    that may not have received this notice.

    Representatives from the Small Business Transportation
    Resource Center, Minority Business Development Agencies,
    The Blue Book Building and Construction Network, public
    agencies listed to the left and Prime Contractors listed below
    will be presenting their upcoming contract opportunities.
    Prime Consultants and Contractors participating will be as

    Balfour Beatty Rail, Inc, CH2MHill, DeSilva Gates Construction,
    Ghirardelli Associates, Hatch Mott MacDonald, Mark Thomas & Co,
    Parsons Transportation Group, Robert A. Bothman, URS Corporation,
    Skanska, Shimmick and Herzog Joint Venture, Granite Rock Company,
    Gordon Ball, Inc.
  • August 30, 2013 1:31 PM | Anonymous
    BART Professional Services Agreements
    Proposed Procurements for CY 2013-2014

    The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is hosting an information session to provide Consultants and Sub-Consultants with information about upcoming procurements for professional services in the coming years.

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    Metro Center Auditorium
    101 8th Street, Oakland, CA

    BART anticipates seven (7) Planning and Development sponsored procurements, with 18 major contract awards.  The engineering services requested include the full range of engineering, design and related technical services necessary to support BART’s capital program.  The construction management services requested include all services necessary to effectively plan, estimate, schedule, and manage contractor activities performed under construction and procurement contracts within BART’s capital program.

    RSVP for this event via email to:

    Shirley Willis
    Planning and Development
    RSVP by: Thursday, September 12, 2013

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