Design & Construction Contract Opportunities


Design & Construction has the authority to award various contracts subject to the requirements and restrictions of New York State Law. Methods include Qualifications-based selection, low-bid award, and best value selection. 

Construction Contractor Opportunities

Construction contracts are generally awarded based on price subject to Public Buildings Law and in those cases are awarded based on lowest bid. 


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Consultant Professional Services Opportunities

Professional Consultant contracts for architectural, engineering, or engineering services are generally awarded based on qualifications subject to Section 136-a of the State Finance Law. Other consultant contracts, such as construction management contracts, will be awarded according to section 163 of State Finance Law. 


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Emergency Contracting Opportunities

Get qualified for emergency contracting opportunities! 

OGS Design & Construction awards approximately 325 emergency contracts annually in accordance with Public Buildings Law Section 9. Bids for emergency contracts may be taken over the phone and require an immediate response and performance of the work. Emergency contracts are of short duration and are usually awarded on a cost-plus basis, typically for $300,000 or less. In extraordinary circumstances, contracts shall not exceed $1,500,000. Learn more & get qualified. 


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Electronic Notification of Contract Opportunities

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Design & Construction has a program that will enable any vendor to be notified of upcoming projects that match the counties and construction specialties in their "Vendor Interest Profile." Vendors also have the ability to be listed on the OGS website as a potential subcontractor or supplier for those same construction projects. Businesses are encouraged to register to receive notifications and purchase bid documents. 


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New York State Contract Reporter

Design & Construction also posts all bid solicitations on the New York State Contract Reporter. The Contract Reporter is a centralized portal for all state business solicitations, businesses are encouraged to register on the Contract Reporter to receive notifications from OGS and other state agencies. 


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