Evaluating Smart Home Technology: It’s About More Than the Bottom Line

Outfitting a commercial real estate space with smart technology can be a significant cost. While the long-term benefits and strategic improvements we’ve discussed previously can make that investment worthwhile, the evaluation period is critical to ensure an impactful ROI. Property developers, owners, and managers should undertake a rigorous evaluation process to ensure the technology procurement aligns with the project’s overall financial plan. And ...

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Can We Improve The RFP Process For Online Learning Platforms?

The COVID-19 pandemic threw a lot of new scenarios at the world. One of those forced us to move school to an at-home, online model. As the world opens back up and schools start to go back, what does that mean for the world of online learning? Will schools use a hybrid model, or will online learning disappear? Voice of ...

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Texarkana Symphony Orchestra tapped to manage Perot Theatre

TEXARKANA, Texas — A citizen advisory committee tasked by the city of Texarkana, Texas, to pick the future management company for the city-owned Perot Theatre has selected the Texarkana Symphony Orchestra for the job. The TSO was picked by three committee members versus one vote apiece for the Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council and VenuWorks, according to a city ...

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Commission vs. Commission

The battle between two public bodies — the freshly reconstituted Shelby County Election Commission and the Shelby County Board of Commissioners (more familiarly known as the county commission) — is shortly due for resumption over the issue of whether new voting machines for the county will be purchased, when they will be purchased, and what sort of machines they’ll be. ...

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County OKs RFP For Rental Assistance Program

The Hays County Commissioners Court approved a Request For Proposal for administrative services for a new Emergency Rental Assistance Program in its meeting Tuesday. After receiving funding from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to provide financial rent and utility assistance, the county is soliciting proposals for a firm to manage the program. The program will provide financial assistance to ...

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EMS study RFP moves forward, the town of Cottage Grove will not participate in fire study

The town and village of Cottage Grove and village of Deerfield will move forward with seeking a consultant to study Deer-Grove EMS staffing and other needs. The Deerfield Village Board voted unanimously on Monday, April 12 to sign onto the effort but stopped short for now of committing to help pay for the study. Board members said they want to ...

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AHS eyeing expansion of cataract, ophthalmology surgeries

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services is issuing a Request for Proposals as it seeks to increase the number of publicly-funded surgeries in the province. Today’s RFP is for ophthalmology chartered surgical facilities (CSF). “Cataract and ophthalmology surgeries have long waitlists with many Albertans waiting longer than is clinically appropriate,” says AHS vice president, Quality, and chief medical officer Dr. Francois ...

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IRSDC invites e-RFP for Bijwasan railway station development

New Delhi: The Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Ltd. (IRSDC) has invited e-Request for Proposal (RFP) for leasing of land parcel for mixed-use development as a part of Bijwasan railway station development project. The IRSDC in a statement said that the total land area available for mixed used development is 18,000 square meter and is available for bidders on lease hold ...

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QBE releases RFP for building consultant and engineer services

QBE Insurance Australia has launched a request for proposal (RFP) for the provision of insurance building consultancy and engineering services across its personal and commercial lines. This follows previous RFPs for the provision of building repair and restoration services as part of its ongoing strategic review of its property and motor claims divisions. Jon Fox, chief claims officer at QBE, said ...

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Traffic enforcement to get a boost as police invite proposal for ITES

The objective of RFP is to select a system integrator for implementing ITES. KOCHI: With an eye on reducing road accidents and traffic rule violations, Kerala Police have invited proposals for Integrated Traffic Enforcement System (ITES) in which advanced technology will be used for traffic rule enforcement activities. Kerala Police recently invited a Request for Proposals (RFP) from companies that have ...

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Town of Greenwich Issues RFP for Mixed-Use Development in Island Beach Parking Lot

On Monday the Town of Greenwich issued an RFP (#7626) for a mixed use development in the Island Beach Parking lot at 121 Arch Street. The lot is located across from the ferry dock, DPW shed, Arch Street Teen Center and Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. The proposal would be part of a public-private partnership. According to the RFP, the Town ...

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Sumeru Equity Partners’ CAD$252 Million Investment in Loopio

Tagged: Amanda ScolieriCassels Brock & Blackwell LLPChandimal NicholasCorinne GrigoriuErin MinukFrank ArnoneGaurav AnandKristin TaylorMarco CiarlarielloMichael BrittonNicola GearyParas PatelSuhuyini AbudulaiSumeru Equity Partners Cassels acted as Canadian counsel to Sumeru Equity Partners on the transaction. On April 8, 2021, Sumeru Equity Partners, a growth-focused technology investment firm based in San Mateo, California, announced its strategic investment in Loopio, a Toronto-based software provider that helps ...

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2021 for 3 Chevy Suburbans

Public Notice Request for Proposals – 178 2021 Chevy Suburbans Blinn College District, the Junior College District of Washington County, is receiving proposals for three (3) 2021 Chevrolet Suburban 2WD 1500LS. Proposal packets must be received via e-mail to Ross Schroeder by 2:00 PM C.D.T. on May 3, 2021. All sealed proposals must be submitted: Via email: ross.schroeder@blinn.edu Mail or Deliver: Blinn ...

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Request for qualification and proposals (RFP) under bid window 5 of the REIPPPP Tender no: DMRE/001/2021/22

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (“the Department”) formally invites interested parties to register prospective bids under Bid Window 5 of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme. Prior to accessing the RFP, each prospective bidder is required to pay a non-refundable documentation fee of twenty five thousand Rand (R25 000) per prospective Project and to complete an ...

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City Releases RFP for $34M 20 Federal Place Redevelopment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city of Youngstown has scheduled question-and-answer sessions Thursday and Friday for parties interested in acquiring and redeveloping 20 Federal Place.  Plans for the sessions were included in a request for proposals the city released April 1 for the downtown Youngstown building, with a 4 p.m. June 1 deadline for responses. In March, representatives of St. Louis-based Steadfast City ...

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Google Is Looking for Israelis With Security Clearance. Here’s Why

As part of its bid to provide Israel with cloud services, Google Cloud seems to be looking for Israelis who can work with sensitive government offices Google to build data center in Israel for its cloud services. The move would see massive investment in Israel’s cloud infrastructure  Google seems to be confident it is going to win one of the ...

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Procurement Perspectives: Potential conflict of interest when hiring consultants

It is common knowledge that the use of consultants potentially raises a host of conflict problems when not done correctly. For instance, some consulting firms have hidden links to municipalities and have been known to use their influence over sourcing to direct contracts to them. Subtle steering may involve raising the spectres of “incompatibility” with existing equipment or software, the ...

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Lawmakers Target Hogan Administration’s Proposed Changes to Emissions Testing Program

Senate Finance Committee Vice Chair Brian J. Feldman (D-Montgomery). In a last-minute maneuver, Maryland lawmakers are using a piece of legislation to scrutinize and possibly block a Hogan administration proposal to scale back the state’s vehicle emissions inspection program. The Senate Finance Committee this week added amendments to a House bill that would extend and increase a tax incentive program ...

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DUBUQUE Community School District

DUBUQUE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Food and Nutrition Services 2300 Chaney Road Dubuque, IA 5201 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL  The Dubuque Community School District invites written, sealed proposals for Food and Nutrition Services related to chemical products for distribution for the 2021-2022 school year: beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022. The Dubuque Community School District Board of Education reserves the right to reject ...

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The City of Richmond announces the following project(s) available for services relating to IFB No. 210009267 HSIP City Wide Improvements

The City of Richmond announces the following project(s) available for services relating to RFP No. 210008424: Road Condition Assessment Due Date: May 10, 2021 Time: 3:00 P.M. For all information pertaining to this RFP please log on to the Richmond website (www.RichmondGov.com). NOTE: Offerors choosing to submit proposals through hand-delivery should allow extra time for delivery of proposals. Due to ...

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IRSDC invites e-RFP for Bijwasan railway station development

The Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Ltd. (IRSDC) has invited e-Request for Proposal (RFP) for leasing of land parcel for mixed-use development as a part of Bijwasan railway station development project. The IRSDC in a statement said that the total land area available for mixed used development is 18,000 square meter and is available for bidders on lease hold rights ...

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The B-52 is getting new wheels and brakes as part of the Air Force’s effort to keep it flying for decades

A pair of US Air Force B-52 bombers taxi after landing at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar, April 9, 2016.  The Air Force’s plan to keep the B-52 flying into the 2050s includes numerous upgrades to the bomber. As part of that effort, the service has awarded a contract for the design and development of a new wheel and ...

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Transportation experts bat for alternatives to metro rail

Faced with the ₹5,182-crore Kochi metro encountering a daily loss of around ₹1 crore and recording not even 10% of the passenger patronage mentioned in the DPR, urban transport experts are demanding that metro neo, metro lite, or modernised bus transport systems be adopted for its extensions and for mass rapid transport systems (MRTS) mooted for Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode. This ...

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Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation (IRSDC) invites e-Request for Proposal (RFP) for this railway station development

The Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Ltd. (IRSDC) has invited e-Request for Proposal (RFP) for leasing of land parcel for mixed-use development as a part of Bijwasan railway station development project. The IRSDC in a statement said that the total land area available for mixed used development is 18,000 square meter and is available for bidders on lease hold rights ...

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Analysis: Mobile NY Sports Betting Bid Process Could Help These Operators

Even the best-laid plans often go awry, and so it is in NY sports betting. Four companies moved ahead of the game and had first-skin access deals for the market months and even years ago:  DraftKings, partnered with Del LagoFanDuel, partnered with Tioga DownsBet365, partnered with Empire ResortsBetRivers, affiliated with Rush Street‘s Rivers Casino But under the New York sports betting deal reached this week, those agreements are moot. Instead, ...

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Cavite extends deadline to buy bid documents for Sangley airport plan

THE CAVITE government has extended the deadline for prospective bidders of the Sangley Point International Airport project to buy bid documents due to the quarantine restrictions imposed on the province. “In response to written requests and in view of the recent ECQ (enhanced community quarantine) status declaration in NCR (National Capital Region) Plus including the province of Cavite, please be ...

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PMKVY clause may hit MSMEs

Skill Ministry proposal contradicts the government’s commitment to handhold and stands by MSMEs in difficult Covid times With no fresh work, zero revenues and the responsibility of employee salaries during the Covid times, MSMEs will have a tough time, says industry. Hyderabad: The Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India, floated a request for proposal (RFP) on special projects ...

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What’s on track for Tri-Rail? Downtown Miami stop, Jupiter service, maybe VA station

If you’re wondering what former Boca Raton Mayor and Palm Beach County Commissioner Steven Abrams has been doing for the past couple of years, he’s been working on the railroad. The longtime Boca and Palm Beach County politician who initiated the post of Palm Beach mayor – and held that job for a year – took over the reins of ...

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An Up-Close Look At The Rockville High School Field Project

Patch sat down with the Vernon superintendent for a Q & A on the artificial turf and track replacement project last RHS. The RHS stadium complex. VERNON, CT, — Vernon Superintendent of Schools Joseph Macary on Monday outlined a plan to replace the natural grass surface with artificial turf at the Rockville High School stadium while also renovating the track ...

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Developer disputes City of Tampa decision to award ‘Rome Yard’ contract to a company that donated to the mayor, and employs her nephew

However, it’s unclear what Invictus’ protest is about. A developer is contesting the City of Tampa’s decision to award a multi-million dollar construction contract to Miami-based Related Group, which donated $10,000 to Mayor Jane Castor’s election PAC and currently employs her nephew, records show. A document shared with Creative Loafing Tampa Bay by the City of Tampa on Monday afternoon ...

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