The New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) was created in 1988 by the New York State Legislature for the purpose of constructing and renovating educational facilities throughout the five boroughs. The SCA enters into contracts with architects, engineers, general contractors, trade contractors, specialty consultants and other businesses. The SCA awards contracts to firms that are prequalified, with the exception of vendor contracts valued under $10,000. The SCA strongly encourages firms to submit an online prequalification application. If you are unable to submit electronically, contact the Contractor Qualification hotline at 718-472-8777.
The Business Development Division’s MWLBE programs provide opportunities for minority-owned, woman-owned and locally-based enterprise firms to participate in the SCA’s procurement process and gain valuable experience. To be eligible for this program, a business must become MWLBE-certified in addition to being prequalified.