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 15 years, commencing on or about July 1 st , 2021, plus an option to extend the lease for one additional period of five (5) years;
approximately 1448 usable square meters (m2u) for contiguous office space including showers, 673 m2u for contiguous storage space, 1014 m2u for contiguous garage space as well as sixteen (16) standard size exterior parking spaces;
the proposed premises must be available approximately 22 weeks before the effective date of the lease indicated above so that they can be arranged for occupancy:
The proposed warehouse 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 occupant's employees must be able to get to the proposed premises using a maximum of one bus ride from the nearest metro station;
The clear height in the storage and garage rooms is at least 5.5 m from the floor;
The proposed warehouse and garage space must be equipped with CO2 and NOx detectors;
The warehouse must be equipped with a motorized garage door with a minimum height of 16 feet and 18 feet wide, with an access ramp;
The floor of the garage must have a load capacity capable of supporting vehicles, including trucks, and heavy machinery.
The space for outdoor parking spaces must be independent of any other parking space and its perimeter must be completely fenced.
The proposed space must be located within the following perimeter:
On the Island of Montreal:
North: Highway 40
South: The St. Lawrence River
East: Highway 25
West: Highways 13 / 520 / 20 / 15
On the South Shore of Montreal:
North: The St. Lawrence River
South: Highway 30
East: Highway 20
West: Highway 10
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
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. 81001027 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 March 6 th , 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.