Submissions under review

Closing Date

October 7, 2016

Revised October 9, 2020


Richard Oppelt
Purchasing Manager
Finance & Technology Department
Tel: (604) 590-7274

Request for Expressions of Interest and Statements of Qualifications

The City is interested in the potential integration of YMCA Community Centre (the Y Facility) with a mixed use development by a third party in the City Centre.  The City is proceeding with this RFEOI/SOQ in order to determine the extent to which any third parties, land owners and developers in the City Centre are interested in building a YMCA Community Centre on the street level of their mixed use development in the City Centre area of Surrey.

Respondent should provide a reasonable description of the proposed conceptual project.  Include reasonable detail and definition as to proposed uses, tenants, and/or concept to give the Evaluation Team enough information to have an idea of what the final development could contain and look like from a proposed architectural standpoint.

  1. Site Acceptability
  2. Development Philosophy
  3. Architectural and Urban Design Strategy

The Scope of Services is for the purpose of providing an informal and convenient summary of aspects of this project.

The site may involve land owned by the Respondent combined with adjoining City land and/or a proposed road right-of-way closure.  Respondents must clearly describe the site configuration and land ownership of the parcel(s) proposed.

The proposed site must be within 400 M of one of the 3 Skytrain stations indicated in the RFEOI/SOQ document.

Preliminary Space Requirements
Spaces within the new Y Facility will total approximately 60,000 sq. ft. of gross floor area and will be located within a highly visible building, within the City Centre with ground floor access.  Construction on two or three levels as a podium within a multi-use, multi-level building is acceptable.

RFEOI/SOQ Document for download: 
City Centre YMCA Mixed-Use Development (.pdf)

Addendum No. 1 (.pdf)
Issue Date: September 19, 2016

Addendum No. 2 (.pdf)
Issue Date:  September 27, 2016

If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFEOI/SOQ, the City Representative 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 RFEOI/SOQ. It is the responsibility of Respondents to check the BC Bid Website and the City Website for addenda. The only way this RFEOI/SOQ 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 RFEOI/SOQ or may be relied upon by any Respondent. By delivery of a Submission, Respondent is deemed to have received, accepted and understood the entire RFEOI/SOQ including, any and all addenda.

All inquiries related to this RFEOI/SOQ should be directed in writing to the person named below.