INVITATION TO SUBMIT AN EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
AS TO THE AVAILABILITY OF OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE
ON THE ISLAND OF MONTREAL, QUEBEC
FILE NUMBER 81001196
Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is asking interested parties to provide information for a potential lease of space that meets the following criteria:
Section A: Lease Components
a lease term of approximately 10 years, commencing on or about June 1 st , 2021, plus an option to extend the lease for one additional period of two (2) years;
approximately 893 usable square meters (m2u) for contiguous office space;
Preference will be given to premises located on the ground floor;
the proposed premises must be available approximately 20 weeks before the effective date of the lease indicated above so that they can be arranged for occupancy:
The proposed space shall be located within 500 meters of a regular public transportation system to the nearest entrance to the proposed space, taking into account sidewalks and pedestrian crossings;
The proposed space shall not be located in an industrial zone, a flood zone, near railroad tracks;
The proposed space must be secured.
The occupant's employees must be able to get to the proposed premises using a maximum of one bus ride from the nearest metro station;
A minimum of fifteen (15) outdoor parking spaces must be available within 100 meters of the proposed space.
The proposed space must be located within the following perimeter on the Island of Montreal:
North: Gouin Boulevard.
South: Highway 40 between St-Michel Boulevard and Langelier Boulevard, and Jean-Talon Street between Langelier Boulevard and the west side of Highway 25.
East: The west side of Highway 25.
West: St-Michel Boulevard.
on or before the lease commencement date, the proposed space will have to comply with all requirements contained in PWGSC’s
Standards for Leased Accommodation , a copy of which may be obtained from the contact listed in Section F;
Note: PWGSC may wish to visit or inspect the proposed space upon reasonable notice and a threat and risk assessment may be undertaken in order to assess potential threats to the security of the proposed space and to the public.
Section B: Responses
Interested parties are requested to submit their response to this EOI in writing to the following address:
Public Works and Government Services Canada c/o Mr. Serge Sauvageau
800, de la Gauchetière St. W., Suite 7300
Montreal, Qc, H1A 1L6
or by email to the contact listed below in Section F.
Please indicate File No. 81001196 on all correspondence.
Section C: Responses Requested by
As this may be the only invitation to submit an Expression of Interest for this potential lease project, owners or their agents should provide their response by January 29, 2020. Any response received after this date may not be considered.
Section D: Information Provided by Interested Parties or Agents of Interested Parties
Information provided by interested parties or agents of interested parties should include the file number, the location and municipal address of the building, current zoning, specific location of space within the building, measured area of space, architectural drawings identifying the proposed space with washrooms, exits and other design elements, private/public parking facilities, and details addressing the criteria listed above in Section A. Mandatories submitting a response to this EOI must provide PWGSC with a letter authorizing them to do so.
Section E: Security Requirement
If this EOI results in a future tender process, the building owners of the proposed spaces will have to hold a valid security clearance at the reliability level, approved and granted by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD) of PWGSC prior to award. All parties interested in this potential lease project are advised to obtain this security clearance level in advance. Information regarding security clearance can be obtained on the website of the CISD/ PWGSC at
Please contact the person listed in Section F to initiate the security clearance process.
Section F: Additional Information
For more information, please contact Mr. Serge Sauvageau, Senior Leasing Officer, by phone at 514-349-1708 or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Section G: List of Available Space
This EOI is issued in order to invite interested parties to demonstrate their interest in providing the requirements described herein. This information may be included in a list of available space and used for potential future solicitations.
Section H: Not a Solicitation Process
Note that this is not a tender process, nor a request for proposal, but only an inquiry as to the availability of space to lease. PWGSC will not necessarily invite offers, or lease any space, and may not post any future ads related to this request. The information provided through this EOI may be included in a source list of available space and PWGSC may issue an invitation to tender for other leasing requirements based on this information, or based on any other information which may come to its attention prior to an issuance of an invitation to tender; or it may invite offers by way of public tender. PWGSC reserves the right to proceed with an Invitation to Offer to Lease by inviting only parties deemed to most effectively meet specific operational, security and public safety requirements.