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 - Elements of the lease
A lease for a period of approximately 10 years, starting on or around December 1, 2022, plus an option to extend the lease for one (1) additional period of two (2) years and three (3) additional periods of one (1) year;
Approximately 1,492 contiguous usable square meters (um2) for office space.
The proposed premises must be available approximately 20 weeks before the date of entry into force of the lease indicated above so that they can be fit out for their occupation.
The hours of operation required during the lease will be from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday. However, if necessary, it must be possible to use the premises in the evening or during the weekend, and the building systems (energy, plumbing and heating, ventilation and air conditioning) must be able to be operational on request.
Of this 1,492 m2u, at least 717 m2u must be located on the ground floor of the building, with good visibility from the street, to accommodate the public. The space on the ground floor must have a depth which is less than double its width. The remainder may also be on the ground floor or on the floor immediately above.
At least thirty (30) parking spaces must be available within a hundred (100) meter radius of the entrance to the building housing the rented spaces. And the building must be located no more than 500 meters from public transit.
The proposed premises must be located in the city of Laval, within the perimeter indicated below:
West: Laurentian Highway (15)
North: Jean-Noël-Lavoie highway (440)
East: Boulevard Papineau (19)
South: Boulevard Cartier West and Boulevard Lévesque East
The proposed premises cannot be in a building located in an industrial zone, subject to flooding, near a railway or unsafe.
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 electronic address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please indicate File No. 81002038 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 5 th , 2021 . 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 the beginning of the fit up work. 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 Serge Sauvageau, Senior Leasing Officer, by phone at 514-349-1708 or by email to: email@example.com.
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.