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Procurement Draft

Help Us Achieve the Vision

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.’s vision is to be the catalyst for making Atlanta a global beacon for equitable, inclusive, and sustainable city life. The Procurement Division obtains goods and services to advance the mission of the organization.

  • Professional Services
    Sought

    Learn more about our procurement process, procedures and requirements for doing business with ABI.

  • Become a
    Vendor

    The Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Procurement Division works diligently to create open and fair business opportunities. Register to become a vendor.

  • Economic
    Development

    The Atlanta BeltLine is a catalyst for economic growth and renewal.

Professional Services Sought

To achieve the organizational objectives, we work to procure goods and services at the best value available, in sufficient quantities, consistent with high standards of service and quality. Most of the business opportunities offered to interested companies that are in alignment with our organizational mission are included in the following (but not limited to) Professional Services:

  • Architectural
  • Art
  • Consulting
  • Construction Management
  • Economic Development

  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate and Property Management
  • Signage

Procurement Methods

  • Informal Quotes
  • Formal Quotes
  • Formal Bids/Proposals/Qualifications
  • Limited Competition and Special Procurement
  • Emergency, Sole Source and Public Private Partnerships (P3)

Funding Sources

Procurement requirements may vary due to funding source. 

  • Tax Allocation District (TAD)
  • Federal 
  • State of Georgia
  • Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABP)
  • Other Available Sources
Opportunities for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE)

ABI is committed to the practice of non-discrimination in procurement opportunities with a desire to reflect diversity in the participation of vendors engaged in the Atlanta BeltLine Project.

Get Started as a Vendor

The Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) Procurement Division works diligently to create open and fair business opportunities.

The Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) utilizes an on-line Vendor Management System powered by Vendor Registry for the registration and maintenance of our vendor files. The first step in doing business with ABI is to register through our on-line Vendor Management System. There is no cost to register, and doing so will provide the Procurement Division with the information needed to contact you when the goods or services you provide are needed.

Register


Easy Step-by-Step Registration Instructions

Registering is a snap! Please follow these quick steps to become a registered vendor. If you have any questions about the process, contact us at procurement@atlantabeltline.org.

STEP 1

Visit the Vendor Registration Portal to access the ABI Vendor Registration System. Once you click on the link, you will be directed to the online vendor registration form.

STEP 2

Complete your registration with ABI by filling out the entire registration form. 

STEP 3

Press “Get Started Button” to submit your vendor application.

STEP 4

You will receive a confirmation email that provides further registration instructions. If you do not receive the email, please check your SPAM or JUNK folders.

The email will come from: Vendor Registry <cservice@vendorregistry.com>

Sample Registration Notification Email+-

Below is a sample email notification you will recieve once you have submitted your application through the Vendor Management System.

Congratulations! You’re now a registered vendor with Atlanta BeltLine. As a registered vendor, Atlanta BeltLine has access to your company profile, including the products or services that you provide. This information gives Atlanta BeltLine the ability to easily contact you regarding a quote or a bid that applies to your business should they choose to do so.

Along with your profile information, Atlanta BeltLine requires the following information:

  • Contractors license
  • EVerify document
  • Everify number
  • W9

Please upload the above documents to the Business Documents section in your profile:

Click here to go to your profile

We pride ourselves on connecting local governments and vendors in their communities. If you frequently respond to RFPs and spend too much time searching for leads in your sales territory, check out the regions available for our Lead Notification service, which delivers relevant leads directly to your inbox. If you’re interested in registering with more governments but find the process to be too cumbersome, take a look at the areas in which we provide Registration assistance—we’ll do the hard work for you.

If you have questions or need assistance, please feel free to call or email us anytime.

Thank you,
Vendor Solutions Team
Toll free: 844-802-9202
Copyright © 2018 Vendor Registry, All rights reserved.

Understand the Process

We want to ensure that your company understands our procurement process, procedures and requirements for doing business with ABI.

Please take a moment to review our procurement policies, process summary and general terms and conditions. 

DocumentDescription
General Terms and ConditionsReview Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.'s General Terms and Conditions for procurement.
Process Summary ChartThe Process Summary Chart highlights the minimum requirements by each dollar threshold of the Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. procurement process.
Procurement PolicyAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) procures goods and contractual services to advance the mission of the organization. In pursuit of this goal it desires to procure goods and services at the best prices available in sufficient quantities, consistent with standards of service and quality. Please read our Procurement Policy to learn more.


View Solicitations

The Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Procurement Division diligently works to create full, open, and fair business opportunities. View the Solicitations tab for open RFPs and RFQs with Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI).


Get Answers to Common Questions

We are eager to work with interested parties to achieve the vision for the Atlanta BeltLine. Please review some the most common questions about the Procurement Process in our FAQs section.

Doing Business with Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.

Management of the Atlanta BeltLine project is very much a collaborative process. Check here often for all current RFPs and RFQs with Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI).

Requests for Proposals and Qualifications

The Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Procurement Division diligently works to create full, open, and fair business opportunities.

Vendor Registry

The Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) now uses an online Vendor Management System powered by Vendor Registry for the registration and maintenance of our vendor file.

To do business with the Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., follow these steps:

STEP 1: Visit our Vendor Management System to become a registered vendor

STEP 2: Register your firm /organization through out online registry system form

STEP 3: Review open solicitations below to apply for applicable solicitations


Solicitations Available

Please select the solicitation title below for more information. If no solicitations are listed, please check back soon for updates.

All Documents

DocumentDescriptionCategory
Southside Corridor Emergency RepairsThis bid is now closed. Download the Bid Response Log Atlanta Beltline, Inc. is soliciting bids (ITB) for the Southside Corridor Emergency Repairs.  The ITB is an emergency procurement with a condensed procurement schedule and a condensed completion schedule. Download the Invitation to Bid. Download the Pre-bid meeting attendee list. No addenda will be issued for […]Construction
Request for Qualifications: Design GuidelinesRequest for Qualifications (RFQ) Design Guidelines *See solicitation document for more information DOWNLOAD Addendum 1 Pre-submittal Conference Call: Took place on May 22, 2018 at 10:00 am EST DOWNLOAD Pre-submittal Conference Call Attendee List Question Deadline: May 29, 2018 by 3:00 pm EST Statement of Qualifications Due: June 8, 2018 by 3:00 pm ESTProfessional Services

Construction

DocumentDescription
Southside Corridor Emergency RepairsThis bid is now closed. Download the Bid Response Log Atlanta Beltline, Inc. is soliciting bids (ITB) for the Southside Corridor Emergency Repairs.  The ITB is an emergency procurement with a condensed procurement schedule and a condensed completion schedule. Download the Invitation to Bid. Download the Pre-bid meeting attendee list. No addenda will be issued for […]

Professional Services

DocumentDescription
Request for Qualifications: Design GuidelinesRequest for Qualifications (RFQ) Design Guidelines *See solicitation document for more information DOWNLOAD Addendum 1 Pre-submittal Conference Call: Took place on May 22, 2018 at 10:00 am EST DOWNLOAD Pre-submittal Conference Call Attendee List Question Deadline: May 29, 2018 by 3:00 pm EST Statement of Qualifications Due: June 8, 2018 by 3:00 pm EST

Looking for More Details?

We are eager to work with interested parties to achieve the vision for the Atlanta BeltLine. Please review some the most common questions about the Procurement Process. If your specific question is not addressed here, please contact us for more information.

Who is my point of contact in Procurement Services?+-

If you have any questions, please email: procurement@atlbeltline.org

What goods and services does ABI utilize?+-

Once you register as a vendor, you will see the commodity codes that fit the type of industry that ABI typically utilize.

How do I become a registered vendor?+-

To become a registered vendor please go to our website, click the vendor registration tab on the Procurement page and follow the instructions for vendor registration completion.

What do I do if I do not see my commodity code when I register as a vendor?+-

How will I know when my vendor registration is complete?+-

 Complete all required fields in the Vendor RegistryAttach the appropriate documentation and designate your firms’ appropriate NIGP code. Upon receipt, you should receive a confirmation email notifying you that you are now a registered ABI vendor.

How do I update my contact information?+-

To update your information, you must click the vendor registration tab on the ABI Procurement webpage and follow the instructions for updating vendor information. Once the information has been updated, you will receive a confirmation email verifying the change has been made in the system. 

Why is it important to provide commodity codes on my vendor registration form? +-

Commodity codes allow you to tell us what types of good or/and service your firm provides. If you have supplied a current e-mail address and indicated you wish to receive e-mail notification, then it is easier for our vendor registration system to notify you when we release an opportunity based on the commodity code indicated. If you do not see a commodity code related to the good or service your firm provides, it is likely that it is a good or service that ABI does not procure.

Does a vendor need to be pre-qualified to bid? +-

The solicitation will state whether or not pre-qualification is required.

Can bids or proposals be faxed? +-

Bids and/or Proposals must be returned to ABI in accordance with the instructions contained within the solicitation document. 

What disqualifies a bid/proposal? +-

Please read the solicitation requirements of the solicitation document which will outline instructions. Failure to follow the instructions outlined in the document may cause a submittal to be non-responsive.

How can I see the results of a solicitation? +-

After a contract has been executed. Allow at least (90) days for an award to be fully executed and posted.

How can I find solicitations?+-

Anyone viewing our portal can click and browse our website for Outstanding Solicitations. If you have registered, you will receive e-mails that notify you immediately when a solicitation is released.

Does ABI support Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs)?+-

ABI is committed to the practice of non-discrimination in the selection of team members and relationships with sub-contractors with a desire to reflect diversity in the participation of companies engaged in the Atlanta BeltLine Project. ABI strongly encourages participation by Female Business Enterprises (“FBE”), Minority Business Enterprises (“MBE”), Small Disadvantaged Businesses (“SDB”), and Small Business Enterprises (“SBE”) in all contracts issued by ABI. These enterprises shall be collectively referred to herein as Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (“DBEs”). It is anticipated that as a part of a responsive proposal, DBE participation will be included. Projects may have a DBE goal and Local business utilization goal. The goal for certain funded Project has been set at 30%.

However, nothing herein should indicate that a DBE may not apply and be selected independently, as DBEs that meet the qualifications of this RFP are encouraged to submit their qualifications for consideration. In order to participate as a DBE on the contract, said DBE must be certified (as an FBE, MBE, SDB, SBE or DBE) through GDOT, the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council, the U.S. Small Business Administration, or the City of Atlanta. SBEs must be registered with the City of Atlanta and are defined in Section 2-1357 of Division 9 of the City of Atlanta Code of Ordinances, as amended. ABI maintains data on the utilization of DBE entities on all contracts with the utilization of ABI’s Subcontractor/Subconsultant Utilization and DBE Participation Certification.

Each Offeror for ABI shall list any and all Female, Minority, Small Disadvantaged Business, Small Business Enterprises, and/or Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (FBE, MBE, SDB, SBE, and/or DBE) that have been or will be utilized on this contract; the amount of revenue received or to be received by the DBE; and the percentage of the overall Scope of Services the specific DBE will provide under the contract. All invoices should be in a format approved by the ABI Project Manager and reflect the sums to be received by DBEs (FBEs, MBEs, SDBs, and SBEs) from the total payment to be received by the Offeror. The invoices should also reflect a total amount of compensation paid to date to the Offeror and each DBE participant along with their corresponding percentage of the total compensation received. Offeror will also be responsible for submitting lien waivers from each of its DBE participants for all payments received, where necessary, and affirm that the Offeror is current with all payment obligations due to the DBE participants at the time of the submission of an invoice for payment. Offeror shall be deemed a Constructive Trustee of the funds paid to it that are to be disbursed to a specific DBE participant. Failure to pay sums due to DBE participants shall be deemed a material breach of the terms of any agreement to which Offeror may become a party as a result of its selection as the Offeror.

Persons or firms interested in obtaining applications for certification should contact one or more of the following organizations:

  • City of Atlanta – Office of Contract Compliance (FBE/MBE/SBE Certification): 55 Trinity Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, Tel: (404) 330-6010, Fax: (404) 658-7359.
  • U.S. Small Business Administration (SDB certification): acceptable provided certification reflects minority or women-owned status. Requirements are found at www.sba.gov.
  • Georgia Department of Transportation (DBE Certification): One Georgia Center, 600 West Peachtree NW, Atlanta, GA 30308, Tel: (404) 631-1990. DBE Helpdesk: (404) 631-1273.
  • MARTA (DBE Certification): 2424 Piedmont Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30324, Tel: (404) 848-5270 Fax: (404) 848-4302, Email: asmith1@itsmarta.com.
  • Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (MBE Certification): 759 West Peachtree Street, Suite 107, Atlanta, GA 30308, Tel: (404) 589-4929.

A firm selected by the Offeror can only satisfy one of the three categories. The same firm may not, for example, be listed for participation as an MBE organization and an SBE organization even if the level of participation exceeds each category’s goal. All firms must be registered or certified prior to the submittal of the proposal. An Offeror is at risk in that there may be an issue of time to certify or register if it intends to use a firm that is not certified or registered at the time the Proposal is submitted.   Applicants must include copies of MBE, FBE, SDB, and/or DBE certifications for the contractors and subcontractors listed in their proposal packages, if any. Test

CONTACT US

If you have additional questions about the Procurement process for the Atlanta BeltLine, please direct all inquiries via email to: procurement@atlbeltline.org

BECOME A VENDOR

The first step in doing business with ABI is to register through our on-line Vendor Management System. There is no cost to register, and doing so will provide the Procurement Division with the information needed to contact you when the goods or services you provide are needed.

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