/ 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.

If you have questions or need assistance with this portal, contact City Procurement at earlybird@charlottenc.gov.

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Solicitation Category

  • Commodities & Goods
  • Construction
  • General Services
  • Professional Services
  • Technology Goods & Services

Expected Release Year

  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022

Expected Release Date

  • Q1 (Jan-Mar)
  • Q2 (Apr-Jun)
  • Q3 (Jul-Sep)
  • Q4 (Oct-Dec)

Estimated Total Value

  • $10,000 - 49,999
  • $50,000 - 99,999
  • $100,000 - 249,999
  • $250,000 - 499,999
  • $500,000 - 999,999
  • $1,000,000 -4,999,999
  • $5,000,000 - 9,999,999
  • $10,000,000+
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In Development

Charlotte Water / Construction

Catawba River Water Pump Station Cell 4 – Pump Addition

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q3(Jul-Sep)-CW-1230
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-07-01
  • Last Updated: 10/14/21
Add to Calendar 2022-07-01 2022-07-01 Catawba River Water Pump Station Cell 4 – Pump Addition

This project would add an additional pump to Cell #4 which is sized like the existing and a capacity of 65 million gallons per day.

In Development

Solid Waste Services / General Services

Single Family Residential Recycling Services

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-SWS-6443
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-11-01
  • Last Updated: 10/11/21
Add to Calendar 2021-11-01 2021-11-01 Single Family Residential Recycling Services

The City requires a Company to work in conjunction with Solid Waste Services (SWS) to perform Single Family Residential Recycling Collection Services. The Company shall collect all Recyclables generated by customers in the City-provided Recyclables Container and shall be in accordance with Chapter l 0, Article II of the Charlotte Municipal Code. The Company shall perform the work in a competent, qualified, diligent, and efficient manner.

The City uses a Single-Stream Recycling collection system, consisting of fibrous and non­ fibrous materials. The Company will not be required to sort any Recyclables but may have to hand load overflow cardboard left beside the Recyclable Container. It is the purpose of these specifications to provide a framework for accomplishing the tasks that result in maintaining quality, safe, and sanitary Residential Recycling Collection Services for the residents of the City of Charlotte. The intent of the Services is to collect all Recyclables properly placed out for collection within the City limits.

In Development

Department of General Services / Construction

Pleasant Grove Road Sidewalk

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-DGS-5006
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-11-22
  • Last Updated: 10/11/21
Add to Calendar 2021-11-22 2021-11-22 Pleasant Grove Road Sidewalk

This project will construct sidewalk along the south side of Pleasant Grove Road from Hipp Road to Oakdale Elementary School.

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 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

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)

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