Shortlisted have been notified.

The following contractors have been short listed:

  • Bird Construction Group
  • Heatherbrae Builders Co. Ltd.
  • Ledcor Construction Limited
  • Ventana Construction Corporation
  • Graham Construction

Closing Date

September 30, 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 scope of Services for this project is to provide the design assist & pre-construction service in addition to the full construction management services required to achieve the City’s objectives. The base scope of the project includes construction of a building addition and an expansion of the existing Museum building, which will provide 12,000 s.f. of additional building space, as well as expansion/modifications to existing parking plus associated civil and landscape work. A more detailed scope of Service and the expected deliverables for each stage of the project will be made available to the shortlisted Respondents.

The Construction Manager will be required to enter into a CCA-5 Construction Management Contract, with supplementary conditions, to provide the pre-construction services as outlined in GC2.2 ‘Pre-Construction Phase’ and as amended by the City.  When all the trade packages have been quoted and committed on budget the project may be converted to a Lump Sum Stipulated Price Contract (CCDC-2) as amended by the City’s supplementary general conditions.

A more detailed scope of Services and the expected deliverables for each stage of the project will be made available to the shortlisted firms.

The Respondent should have the following experience within the past five (5) years:

  1. Experience in the construction of a similar facility;
  2. Experience in sustainable and energy efficient projects;
  3. Experience in projects of construction value more than $5 million;
  4. Experience in design assist & pre-construction services;
  5. Experience in renovating existing and operational buildings; and
  6. Experience working with municipal clients.

In addition to the above, the Respondent should demonstrate the following:

  1. Proven delivery of projects and ability to meet tight timelines;
  2. Commitment to sustainable construction and focus on quality; and
  3. Relevant experience of the proposed staff.

Previous experience in constructing museum and/or public building types would be considered as an added qualification.

An information meeting will be hosted by the City Representative to discuss the City’s requirements under this RFEOI/SOQ (the “Information Meeting”).  While attendance is at the discretion of Respondents, Respondents who do not attend will be deemed to have attended the Information Meeting and to have received all of the information given at the Information Meeting.  At the time of issuance of this RFEOI/SOQ a meeting has not been scheduled.

RFEOI/SOQ Document for download: 
Pre-qualification of General Contractor for Construction Management Services for Surrey Museum Expansion (.pdf)
Schedule B - Form of Submission (.doc)

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.