Office of General Services

New York State Office of General Services

Project No. SB818: Exposition Building New York State Fairgrounds

581 State Fair Boulevard, Syracuse, New York

Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Design-Build Services

Project Overview

The project will generally consist of the design and construction of an Exposition Building on the state-owned land on the New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse. Construction must be substantially complete August 3, 2018 for use at the 2018 Great New York State Fair.

Design features for this multi-purpose building to include:

Request for Proposals

Three development teams from upstate New York were selected to respond to the Request for Proposals to design and build the new Exposition Building. The technical proposals are due October 18 and the cost proposals are due October 25. Learn more at:

Statements of Qualifications Due Thursday, August 10, 2017

All Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) must be received in hard copy format by 3:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Thursday, August 10, 2017. See the “Request for Qualifications” document for other SOQ delivery requirements.

Project Information Meeting

A Project Information Meeting was held Thursday, July 27, 2017. The attendance sheet and meeting minutes are available below.

Submit a Question or Inquiry

The New York State Office of General Services, Design & Construction's (OGS D&C) primary contact person (Bruce C. Trobridge) is the addressee for receiving all communications about the Project. Agency designated contacts for the Project are Bruce C. Trobridge, Carl Ruppert, and Pierre Alric in the OGS Project No. SB818 Exposition Building - Request for Qualifications - Design-Build Services D&C Division of Contract Management.

Only electronic inquiries will be accepted. Any inquiries or comments regarding the Project and the procurement thereof must be made by e-mail to

Offerors' inquiries and comments will be reviewed by:

View Questions, Clarifications, and Addenda

The State reserves the right to revise this RFQ at any time before the SOQ due date. Such revisions, if any, will be announced by addenda to this RFQ.

Project No. SB818 Questions & Clarifications

Project No. SB818 Addenda