LOUISVILLE, KY--(Marketwired - December 28, 2016) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released on Wednesday, December 28 a sources sought notice for small businesses interested in and capable of renovating a 20,000 square foot fire station, including its administrative spaces, vehicle bays, and sleeping quarters.
The construction also will include demolition and replacement of finishes, mechanical systems, interior walls, ceilings, selective exterior walls, and restrooms. Also, the Army requires that the existing vehicle bays remain operational for the duration of the project, and that the contractor who receives the contractor provide fully furnished temporary trailers (for the duration of the project) for administrative spaces and sleeping quarters.
The USACE is interested in hearing from small businesses, including those businesses with HUBZone and/or 8(a) certification and those owned and operated by a service-disabled veteran. The USACE estimates the contract value at between $1 and $5 million, and that the contract will last an estimated 525 days. The applicable NAICS Code is 236220.
Contractors interested in this opportunity must submit, by no later than January 6, 2017, the following information:
- Identification and verification of the company's small business status.
- Contractor's DUNS Number(s) and CAGE Code(s).
- Documentation from the firm's bonding company showing current single and aggregate performance and payment bond limits.
- Descriptions of Experience, including information of no more than three example projects with either greater than 95 percent completion or projects completed in the past five years where the interested firm served as the prime contractor. Each project must include the name, title, project role, e-mail address, and telephone number of at least one reference. References may be used to verify project size, scope, dollar value, percentages and quality of performance. Example projects must be of similar size and scope.
- Projects similar in scope to this project include Fire Departments, Police Stations, and other Disaster Emergency Services (DES) Facilities. Provided projects should at a minimum demonstrate renovation and/or construction of facilities with administrative spaces, sleeping quarters as well as vehicle bays associated with the necessary DES facilities.
- Projects similar in size to this project include projects under $10 Million.
- Current percentage of construction complete and the date when it was or will be completed (for each project)
- Scope of each project
- Size of each project
- Dollar value of each project
- The portion and percentage of work on each project that was self-performed (Under FAR 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting, contractors must perform at least 15 percent of the cost of the contract, not including the cost of materials, with the firm's own employees for general construction-type procurement.
- The percentage of work that will be self-performed (on this renovation project) and how the contractor plans to accomplish it
Responses must be no longer than eight pages and must be e-mailed to Stephen.P.Hutchens@usace.army.mil.
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