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Opportunities for Contractors


The SCA solicits construction contractors through two methods:

  • Advertised Bids – typically used for construction jobs with an estimated construction value between $1 million and $4 million; public notices can be found in the City Record, CDS, Dodge, various other trade publications and the SCA's website; additionally, emails regarding these bids are sent to qualified contractors.

To view details on advertised bid projects - NYCSCA Advertised Bids

  • Limited List Bids – open only to an invited group of prequalified contractors; typically used for projects estimated at more than $4 million, Capacity projects, Mentor and Graduate Mentor projects. Mentor projects are typically valued at less than $1 million and are restricted to prequalified and certified Minority/Women-Owned or Locally-Based Business Enterprises (MWLBEs) enrolled in the Mentor/Graduate Mentor Programs.

To view details on limited list projects - NYCSCA Limited List Bids

To learn more about the SCA's Mentor Program - NYCSCA Mentor Program

To learn more about MWLBE certification - NYCSCA MWLBE Certification

Obtaining Bid Information

Do you want to find more information about a particular solicitation?

(Note: you will need to know the solicitation number for a project in order to access the information listed below.) Bid Information

Picking up Plans and Submitting Bids

The Sales Plans Room is located on the first floor of the SCA, opposite the security desk (Queens location). Firms may purchase bid documents directly from the Sales Plans Room. Upon request, bid documents can ONLY be shipped to firms located outside the tri-state area. Firms must provide their express couriers billing account information for shipment.

SCA qualified contractors may submit their bids from Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (except on SCA holidays). A non-refundable payment for each set of bid documents is required. We accept all major credit cards, certified checks and/or money orders payable to the SCA. The Sales Plans Room can be reached at 718-472-8836 (telephone) and 718-472-8830 (fax).

New York City School Construction Authority
30-30 Thomson Avenue
Long Island City, NY, 11101

When purchasing solicitation documents, all contractors must provide the following information: Legal company name, mailing address, telephone number, fax number and contact person.

Bid Tabulation

To view the contractors who submitted bids for a specific solicitation number
Click to view NYCSCA Bid Tabulation

Books, Drawings and Addenda​​

To obtain the number of books, drawings and addenda issued for a specific solicitation
Click to view NYCSCA Books, Drawings, and Addenda

Plans Pickup List​​

To see all of the vendors who picked up plans for a given solicitation
Click to view NYCSCA Plans Pickup List

Prequalified Contractor Lists

The following firms are prequalified and can performing work on SCA projects as prime contractors, consultants, members of a joint venture, subcontractors, subconsultants, vendors or material suppliers.
Click to view Prequalified Firms

Disqualified/Suspended/Ineligible Firms

The following firms are disqualified, suspended and/or ineligible to receive new/future work on SCA projects as prime contractors, consultants, members of a joint venture, subcontractors, subconsultants, vendors or material suppliers.
Click to view Disqualified/Suspended/Ineligible Firms​​

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