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Request for Proposals: Provision of Consulting Services to Conduct Housing Socio-Economic Survey and Assessment

(Ref.# RFP 400:211-1/2023.05.HousingSurvey)

The Urban Development Corporation (UDC), in accordance with the Public Procurement Act, 2015 and the Public Procurement Regulations, 2018 invites suitably qualified bids for the Provision of Consulting Services to Conduct Housing Socio-Economic Survey and Assessment of the Government Campus/National Heroes Park Project Area. Bidding will be conducted using the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procurement methodology via the Government of Jamaica’s eProcurement (GOJEP) System.

The Scope of Work:

The Consultant will be required to carry out a comprehensive Housing Survey and Needs Assessment within the Project Area including inter alia:
 the compilation and evaluation of specific demographic data, economic characteristics and trends relevant to housing analyses
 current ownership, state and characteristics of the housing inventory
 existing government policies and incentives
 the adequacy, availability and proximity of selected community services
 engaging and sensitizing the area stakeholders and residents while collecting their feedback and input.
 quantifying the number of housing units needed in the market by tenure (rentals vs. for-sale), price point, bedroom type and market segment (e.g. families, seniors, disabled/special needs, young professionals, etc.).

Bidders MUST submit the following documents with their bids:
A copy of a valid Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC)

Bidding Documents will be made available for download on the Government of Jamaica Electronic Procurement website ( on May 9, 2023.

A virtual Pre-bid meeting will be held. The date and time for the Pre-bid meeting are as follows:

Location: Virtually
Date and Time: May 19, 2023, at 10:00 a.m.

Bidders are required to email by May 18, 2023, at 1:00 pm confirming their interest, following which a link will be shared.

The UDC will respond to any request for clarification received by June 10, 2023.

Bids must be submitted online via by June 20, 2023, at 2:00 p.m.
Late bids will be automatically rejected by the system.

An online bid opening will take place on June 20, 2023, at 2:15 p.m.
An online bid opening report will be generated by the GOJEP System and will be accessible to all Bidders who submitted a bid.


Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Department
Urban Development Corporation
12 Ocean Boulevard

This procurement is open to national bidders only.

All documents submitted by the bidders must be in English Language

This is an online tender where bids will only be made available and accepted via the Government Electronic Procurement Portal ( No offline (hardcopy) bids will be accepted and there will be no physical box for the drop-off of bid documents.

To participate in this bid opportunity, Bidders must first be registered on the GOJEP System via the platform

To register, please select the ‘Register as a Supplier’ link from the system home page.

For assistance regarding training, download and upload of bid documents, please contact the Ministry of Finance, the Office of Public Procurement Policy Customer Care Desk at 876 932 5220/932 5253/932 5251/932 5244 or email at

The Urban Development Corporation reserves the right not to accept the lowest, or any other bid or to annul the bidding process and reject all bids at any time prior to the award of contract without incurring any liability.