Procurement Opportunities

 

The Department's Procurement Office is responsible for procuring goods and services through micro purchases valued at up to $20,000; small purchases of up to $100,000; and formal contracts for services valued at over $100,000.

What We Procure

  • Office Supplies (not listed on Citywide Requirements Contract)
  • lT Services and Equipment
  • Software and Maintenance
  • Off-the-Shelf and Customized Training
  • Directional and Office Signs
  • Printing Services
  • Public Information Programs and Advertising (not covered under the Citywide Requirements Contract)
  • Process Server Services
  • Elevator Inspection Services
  • Interior Construction Projects (moving non-structural walls, framing and hanging doors, wiring, ductwork, plumbing, suspended ceilings, etc.)
  • Interior Painting
  • Safety Equipment (hardhats, steel tipped boots, CO2 Detectors, etc.) Recruitment Services
  • Catering Services (for special events)

Contact Us

Benjamin S. Karan, Agency Chief Contracting Officer
Leesel A. Wong, Deputy Agency Chief Contracting Officer
Marie Gill, Chief/Purchasing

General Information
purchasing@buildings.nyc.gov
(212) 393-2392


Minorirty and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) Opportunities

By creating an equitable and competitive environment, the Department of Buildings continues the City’s efforts to develop, broaden and facilitate innovative practices, procedures and initiatives that foster diversity and inclusion. The Department is committed to its role in advancing procurement opportunities for NYC certified Minority and Woman-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE).

The City's M/WBE program, enacted by the NYC City Council and signed by the Mayor as Local Law 129 of 2005, as amended by Local Law 1 of 2013 is designed to promote government contracting opportunities for businesses owned by minorities and women.

Minority and woman-owned businesses that want to do business with New York City government must be certified by the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS). Once certified, a firm is listed in the SBS Directory which is used by all City Agencies and contractors. To qualify, businesses must be:

  • At least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by a minority or woman
  • In business for at least 1 year
  • Located in New York City or have a significant tie to the City's business community

You can determine eligibility and submit a portion of your M/WBE Certification application online.

For additional information on the M/WBE Program, and to determine if your business qualifies, visit nyc.gov/getcertified. You can also obtain an application for certification by calling the Certification Hotline at (212) 513-6311 or visiting nyc.gov/sbs.


Useful Websites for New York City Vendors

  • Register – Be added to the City's Bidders List by registering
  • Manage – Manage your business contact information and commodity code listings through the City's Payee lnformation Portal (PlP)
  • Stay Informed – Subscribe to the City Record Onlineto get the latest information on notices of new solicitations, awards and procurement cancellations

Additional Resources