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17 Avenue SE Stampede Crossing Prime Design Consultant

The extension of 17 Avenue SE at-grade roadway crossing and pedestrian LRT crossing into Stampede Park is an important first step in the Rivers District Master Plan. CMLC is currently seeking proposals from an engineering firm to perform the services of Prime Design Consultant for the project. The RFP is open March 20. 2019 and will close April 10, 2019 at 2pm MTN. The full RFP will be posted on Biddingo, MERX and APC.

An information session on the project will be hosted on March 27, 2019 at CMLC offices (430- 8 Avenue SE) at 11am. For more information please contact Jill Huber at 403-718-0300.

BMO Centre Expansion Request for Proposals

The BMO Centre has been Calgary’s main venue for consumer and trade shows, special events, meetings and conferences since it was built in 1982. As a key component of the Rivers District Master Plan, the expansion of the BMO Centre is a critical first step toward establishing downtown Calgary’s east end as Calgary’s Cultural and Entertainment District. Culminating in 535,500 square feet of rentable space, the planned $500 million expansion will make BMO Centre the second largest meeting facility in the country after the Toronto Convention Centre, and it will position Calgary as a top Canadian destination in the highly competitive meetings and conventions market.

All RFP’s relating to the expansion of the BMO Centre will be posted on Biddingo, MERX and APC.

On January 9, 2019, CMLC and Calgary Stampede hosted an information session to provide an overview of the project and tendering process. A copy of that presentation can be found here.

Prime Design Consultant Update:

The RFP issued for Prime Design Consultant closed on February 7, 2019. The prime design short list includes:

  • GEC & Grimshaw

  • Stantec, S2 & Populous

  • IBI & Fosters + Partners

  • Gibbs Gage & tvsdesign

  • Dialog & LMN

  • Zeidler & Woods Bagot

Construction Management RFQ/RFP Timelines:

RFQ issued: March 8, 2019 with closing deadline of March 20, 2019.

RFP Issued: March 25, 2019 with closing deadline of April 18, 2019.