Urban Farming

Tender for Rental of Multi-storey Carpark Premises for Urban Farming for a term of three years

Announcements


17 Jun 2020 - SFA has received a total of 74 proposal for single sites and 14 proposals for cluster sites upon tender close on 16 June. More details can be found in the joint Media Release here.

29 May 2020 - SFA has extended the Tender closing date by 1 week to 16 June 2020 at 4pm.

12 May 2020 - SFA has launched nine sites at the rooftops of Housing & Development Board (HDB) multi-storey carparks (MSCP) for rental by public tender today. The sites shall be used to farm vegetables and other food crops, as well as for other related purposes, such as the packing/storage of produce.

Tenderers must submit their proposals via GeBIZ before the tender closes on 9 June 2020, 4 pm. 

More details can be found in the joint HDB-SFA media release here.

Sites available for tender

S/N Type of site Location Address
1 Single site  Choa Chu Kang  Blk 513A Choa Chu Kang Street 51
2 Single site
 Tampines  Blk 723A Tampines Street 72
3 Single site  Hougang  Blk 946A Hougang Street 92
4 Single site  Ang Mo Kio  Blk 352A Ang Mo Kio Street 32
5 Single site  Toa Payoh  Blk 260 Kim Keat Avenue
6 Cluster site  Sembawang  Blk 354 Admiralty Drive / Blk 316A Sembawang Vista
7 Cluster site  Jurong West  Blk 276 Jurong West Street 25 / Blk 273 Jurong West Avenue 3

Note: For cluster sites, the successful Tenderer will be awarded all sites within the cluster. For example, a Tenderer who successfully bid for the Sembawang Cluster will be awarded Blk 354 Admiralty Drive and Blk 316A Sembawang Vista.

 

Tender Method and Criteria

The new rooftop spaces will be tendered using the Price-Quality Tender Method.

The following lists the tender evaluation criteria used to assess the tender proposals:

Single sites Cluster sites
  • Price Criteria (20 points)
  • Quality Criteria (80 points), comprising:
    • Production output (32 points)
    • Design & site layout (32 points)
    • Business / Marketing plan (16 points)
  • Price Criteria (30 points)
  • Quality Criteria (70 points), comprising:
    • Production output (21 points)
    • Design & site layout (21 points)
    • Business / Marketing plan (28 points)

Enquiries

To mitigate the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), SFA will not be conducting tender briefing sessions. The Tender Briefing slides and Questions & Answers can be found under the Tools and Resources section.

If you have any questions regarding the tender, please refer to our Top FAQs below.

For any further queries, you can reach us at landsales@sfa.gov.sg and we will get back to you within 3 working days.


How do I submit tenders and where can I view the tender documents?

 

All tender proposals are to be submitted electronically via GeBIZ and tenderers are required to register as GeBIZ Trading Partners for the submission. You may search for the tenders using tender reference no. SFA000/(R)001(20) for single sites or SFA000/(R)002(20) for cluster sites, on GeBIZ (https://www.gebiz.gov.sg). Tender documents are available for download on GeBIZ as well as the SFA website.
 
Some useful links for GeBIZ:
GeBIZ user guide for new signups: https://www.gebiz.gov.sg/ptn/gtpregistration/signup.xhtml
GeBIZ user guide for revenue tenders: https://www.gebiz.gov.sg/cmw/content/getstart.html

If your company is not registered with ACRA or if you are an individual, your registration will take approximately 3 to 5 working days for verification and approval.

Will we be able to visit the sites?

 

Pictures and site plans are provided for every site. Although the sites are opened to public during the tender period, visitors are advised not to make unnecessary visits due to the current COVID-19 situation.

What is Production Output? What can be grown?

 

The Production Output is the annual Vegetable and Food Crop production output for the proposed farm. Tenderers shall provide the Production Output in Section 1 of the Tender Proposal Form for the site selected. Vegetables means any parts of plants (including flowers, fruits, stems, leaves, roots and seeds) that are intended for human consumption. Food Crop means any edible plant or fungi cultivated for human consumption.

What is allowable under the 10% quantum for Community/Ancillary Uses?

 

The site can be used for secondary purposes to support social/community aspect of urban farming such as the provision of educational or community activities and for ancillary use that supports urban farming and other activities such as offices, communal facilities and other practices approved by SFA and/or the relevant authorities. Any proposal for other ancillary uses is subject to the approval of SFA and the relevant authorities.

Tools and Resources

You will be redirected to form.gov.sg to fill up your particulars before downloading of Tender Information, including Tender Briefing slides, Tender Documents, and Questions & Answers. 

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