Thursday, June 22, 2023

Prince Rupert Court House up for a makeover, with first stage a call for a report on its condition

The province is looking to learn more about what upgrades are required
for the Provincial Court House in Prince Rupert

It's a significant piece of Prince Rupert history, the home of Justice system on the North Coast and has been a backdrop for community photos and events for decades.

And like any building that spans generations, the Prince Rupert Court House is in need of a few upgrades, a project that makes for one of the latest calls for Proposals on the provincial BC Bid site.

The focus for the call for submissions that of seeking the services of a professional consulting team to provide guidance to the Province on the work that may be required.

The Province seeks to engage a professional consulting team comprised of Prime Consultant, architect, mechanical, electrical, structural, energy performance, code, and cost consultants to lead and manage the Consultant Team (made up of architects and engineers) in conducting a study to identify the current condition of all building’s systems at the Prince Rupert Courthouse located at 100 Market Place, Prince Rupert, BC. 

The Consultant Team will make recommendations options to improve performance and optimize energy consumption while providing options to reduce Green House Gases (GHG) emissions.

From the Project Background section of the prospectus from the Province, the main approach for the Consultant Team will be to offer up their recommendations repair, replace or upgrade options of existing building systems along with cost estimates and proposed construction phasing.

The call for proposals closes on July 13, 2023, the award of the contract to come by August, the successful applicant will have until December to deliver a final report to the Province.

The full documentation to the BC Bid portfolio can be reviewed through the BC Bid site here.

More notes on provincial themes can be explored from our archive page here.

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