/ Opportunities

Welcome to EarlyBird, the City of Charlotte Business Opportunities Pipeline! This site is a comprehensive listing of Active and In Development contracting opportunities across all City of Charlotte departments. Projects can be searched using keywords, by commodity code, or using a variety of filters to narrow down opportunities your business may be interested in participating in. Click on the orange Requirements button on the Opportunity to see additional details about the project and specific requirements that may be helpful in preparing to participate in an upcoming solicitation. You can also “follow” a project using various social media channels to get notifications when the requirements are updated, or once the project moves from “In Development” to “Active” status.

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In Development

Department of General Services / General Services

Boat Repairs and Related Services

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-DGS-4642
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-11-24
  • Last Updated: 10/11/21
Add to Calendar 2021-11-24 2021-11-24 Boat Repairs and Related Services

The City is seeking qualified vendors to provide services and repairs to marine vehicles and fleet equipment.

In Development

Charlotte Area Transit System / Construction

Police Dispatch Construction

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CATS-3930
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-10-01
  • Last Updated: 10/08/21
Add to Calendar 2021-10-01 2021-10-01 Police Dispatch Construction

This solicitation will be for the remodeling 275 square feet of an existing building to upfit it to be used as a police dispatch.  Project will consist of both demolition and reconstruction including a visual display wall.

 

 

PSR-624

In Development

Charlotte Storm Water Services / Construction

9th and College Storm Drainage Improvement Project

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CSWS-3439
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-11-05
  • Last Updated: 10/07/21
Add to Calendar 2021-11-05 2021-11-05 9th and College Storm Drainage Improvement Project

The purpose and need for this construction project is to improve the storm drainage infrastructure (i.e. pipe systems and culverts) to reduce flooding and to enhance degraded stream reaches to reduce erosion and improve water quality.  This project is under review.  Location and project details will be provided after review is complete.

In Development

Department of General Services / Commodities & Goods, General Services

Repair and Replacement of Blinds, Shades, Shutters, and Window Treatme ... Repair and Replacement of Blinds, Shades, Shutters, and Window Treatments

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-DGS-6675
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-10-30
  • Last Updated: 10/07/21
Add to Calendar 2021-10-30 2021-10-30 Repair and Replacement of Blinds, Shades, Shutters, and Window Treatments

The Building Services Division of the General Services Department/Engineering and Project Management is responsible for maintaining a portfolio of approximately 180 buildings, including offices, fire stations, police division offices, and equipment shops, that house various City activities.  The City also maintains cultural facilities, including museums and arenas that serve as venues for sports, entertainment, and other events.  Contracts resulting from this RFP may be used by various City departments for needs across the entire City organization.

 

The City plans to contract with one or more Companies to provide Repair and Replacement of Blinds, Shades, Shutters and Window Treatments.  The City is seeking firms whose combination of experience and expertise will provide professional, timely, and cost-effective services to the City.

 

The Company shall provide Services at various locations as needed.  No representation or guarantee is made regarding the quantity of work to be awarded under any as-needed service contract. A Company may be awarded multiple tasks or none at all.  It is not anticipated that any single task will exceed $50,000.

 

The Company shall supply all required expertise, labor, tools, equipment, materials and services in accordance with plans, specifications, and performance standards and in accordance with good practices, any and all codes pertaining thereto, and to the satisfaction of the City.  The Company further agrees to obtain all licenses and permits required for the work, as applicable.

In Development

Aviation / Construction

Ground Power Circuit Upgrades

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-AVI-6754
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-11-15
  • Last Updated: 10/07/21
Add to Calendar 2021-11-15 2021-11-15 Ground Power Circuit Upgrades

The intent of this project is to add the required circuits needed to add an additional 90KVA ground power unit to the existing loading bridges B9, B12, B13, B16. The new electrical circuits will be run-up to the rotunda at each loading bridge and terminated in a fused disconnect per the BR+A drawings. The contract term will be eight (8) months.

In Development

Charlotte Area Transit System / Construction

South Blvd. Light Rail Facility – 3rd Floor Roofing Replacement

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CATS-6678
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-12-01
  • Last Updated: 10/06/21
Add to Calendar 2021-12-01 2021-12-01 South Blvd. Light Rail Facility – 3rd Floor Roofing Replacement
  • WORK COVERED BY CONTRACT DOCUMENTS
    1. Project Identification: The project consists of roof recover at the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) Light Rail Administration Facility, 3200 South Boulevard, Charlotte, North Carolina.
    2. Project Access: Access to the facility is at 3305 Pelton Street, Charlotte, North Carolina located at the rear of the facility.
    3. Base Bid: Work is generally as follows:
  1. Removal of lightning protection system and storage for reuse.
  2. Removal and disposal of all existing single-ply membrane and flashings; metal flashings, scupper liners and coping caps; installation of new polyisocyanurate roof insulation, gypsum cover board and overlay, fleeceback Polyvinyl-Chloride (PVC) roof membrane and flashings, wood blocking, metal flashings, coping caps, PVC scupper liners and all associated miscellaneous work as specified herein.
  3. Complete removal of existing brick along wall above roof level at Area D; and installation of new through-wall flashing and brick replacement consisting of use of salvaged brick if in good condition and providing new brick (to match existing) as required.
  4. Reinstallation of lightning protection system upon completion of the roofing work according to specifications and requirements of the original UL master label installation.
    The existing roof systems from top to bottom are as follows:

    Components Areas A, B, C and D
    Membrane Fully adhered Hypalon-based single-ply membrane
    Cover Board 1/2 inch gypsum fiber roof board
    Insulation Two (2) layers of 2-inch extruded polystyrene (XPS)
    Underlayment 5/8 inch gypsum fiber roof board
    Deck Metal deck except that parts of Area A has acoustical metal deck
    Drainage Internal roof drains with overflow scuppers
    Slope 1/4 inch per foot structural slope with XPS insulation drainage crickets

Approx. heights of roofs to top of parapets above grade is 50 feet.

Approx.. square footage of roof project is 18,313 sq.ft.

(PSR# 1206)

 

In Development

Charlotte Area Transit System / Commodities & Goods

Stake bed up-fit 2021 for Bus Maintenance Support Vehicle

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CATS-6695
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-12-01
  • Last Updated: 10/06/21
Add to Calendar 2021-12-01 2021-12-01 Stake bed up-fit 2021 for Bus Maintenance Support Vehicle

CATS bus maintenance requires one (1) 1 ton-HD cab to be up-fitted with a stake bed attachment.

(PSR# 1140)

In Development

Charlotte Area Transit System / Technology Goods & Services

Public Safety Information Management System (CODY replacement)

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CATS-5264
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-12-01
  • Last Updated: 10/06/21
Add to Calendar 2021-12-01 2021-12-01 Public Safety Information Management System (CODY replacement)

To procure a public safety information management system that will aid staff in tracking and reporting infractions, citations, incidents, and accidents, etc. occurring on CATS vehicles and property. A new system will help to provide safe and secure public mass transportation by tracking, enforcement, and prevention campaigns through accurate, real-time, input retrieval, tracking, and reporting

(PSR# 1113)

In Development

Charlotte Area Transit System / Commodities & Goods

Purchase of Light-Rail (LRV S70) SAFT Replacement Batteries for Invent ... Purchase of Light-Rail (LRV S70) SAFT Replacement Batteries for Inventory Spares

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CATS-6693
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-12-01
  • Last Updated: 10/06/21
Add to Calendar 2021-12-01 2021-12-01 Purchase of Light-Rail (LRV S70) SAFT Replacement Batteries for Inventory Spares

This request is for a Rail Inventory to purchase 22 LRV S70 SAFT NICKEL CADMIUM BATTERY MODEL SRX220F3 COMPRISED OF 20 HIGH RATE SINTERED/PBE CELLS housed.

SAFT NICKEL CADMIUM BATTERY MODEL SRX220F3 COMPRISED OF 20 HIGH RATE SINTERED/PBE CELLS housed. The battery is rated at a nominal capacity of 220Ah at the five-hour rate to a cell end voltage of 1.0V at 20°C following a constant current charge per IEC60623. The cells are housed in stainless steel crates and supplied with central water filling system, standard rigid connections, flame retardant flexible cables, thermostat, and 4/0 cable lugs per battery assembly drawing 217428. The SRX220F3 would be supplied in flame retardant transparent plastic cell containers.

(PSR#: 1216)

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