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Consulting Services – Land Agent & Right of Way Services




Consulting Services – Land Agent & Right of Way Services


Request for Applications for Standing Offer Agreements


The City is seeking property acquisition and consulting services by firms or individuals capable of representing the City for property acquisition activities as directed by the Manager, Realty Services Division or the Realty Section Manager, Realty Services Division.

The Consultant is to negotiate with property owners, business operators & tenants, utility companies and other affected parties for the acquisition of interests-in-land, such as road acquisitions, permanent & temporary statutory rights-of-way, licences (and related forms of tenure) and temporary construction workspace rights required for the City’s annual capital infrastructure improvements, and other special projects (such as the Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Program).


The Consultant will provide only professional personnel who have the qualifications, experience and capabilities to perform the Services. Professional designations of the personnel should include any or a combination of the following and/or other equivalent experience and active candidacy of/for:

SR/WA            Senior Right-of-Way Agent
AACI               Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute
P. App             Professional Appraiser
RI or RI (BC)   Member of the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia
FRI                  Fellow of the Real Estate Institute of Canada
FRI (E)            Fellow of the Real Estate Institute of Canada (Executive)
DULE              Diploma in Urban Land Economics
CRA                Canadian Residential Appraiser
R/W-NAC        Right of Way Negotiation & Acquisition Certification Program

RFA-SOA Document for download: 
Consulting Services – Land Agent & Right of Way Services (.pdf)
Schedule B - Application for a Standing Offer Agreement (.doc)

Addendum No. 1 (.pdf)

Issue Date: March 24, 2020

If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFA-SOA, the City will issue a written addendum by posting it on the BC Bid Website at (the “BC Bid Website”) and the City Website at (the “City Website”) that will form part of this RFA-SOA.  It is the responsibility of Applicants to check the BC Bid Website and the City Website for addenda.  The only way this RFA-SOA may be added to, or amended in any way, is by a formal written addendum.  No other communication, whether written or oral, from any person will affect or modify the terms of this RFA-SOA or may be relied upon by any Applicant.  By delivery of an Application, Applicant is deemed to have received, accepted and understood the entire RFA-SOA including, any and all addenda.

All inquiries related to this request for Applications for Standing Offers ("Request") should be directed in writing to the contact person named below.

Closing Date:

Prefer to receive Applications on or before March 24, 2020


Richard D. Oppelt
Manager, Procurement Services
Finance Department
Tel: (604) 590-7274


Submissions under review.