SOURCE: US Federal Contractor Registration


October 26, 2015 15:30 ET

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Seeks Expressions of Interest for Clinical/Administrative Space

Will Consider Existing Building, Land for New Construction

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - October 26, 2015) - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) seeks to lease approximately 114,000 net usable square feet (approximately 154,000 gross square feet) of space and 770 parking spaces for use as a community-based outpatient clinic in New Port Richey, FL. The VA will consider space located in an existing building as well as land for new construction.

Space in an existing building must be located on no more than two contiguous floors and be contiguous on each floor. If space offered is on more than one floor, a minimum of three passenger elevators and one combination (passenger/freight) elevator must be provided. The building must be able to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act and meet security requirements as set forth in the Interagency Security Committee Standards and Best Practices and be able to comply with recommendations established for Federal facilities by the Department of Justice, Vulnerability Assessment, dated June 28,1995.

New construction requires a minimum of 16 acres of developable land. Complying with all local laws, rules, and regulations, the land must be sufficient size and proportions to accommodate the required space on no more than two contiguous floors as well as provide sufficient security setbacks. The land must also accommodate the parking requirement as surface parking.

On-site parking must be dedicated for the exclusive use of the VA; be fully compliant with local laws, rules, and regulations; and have at least 770 spaces that are handicapped designated in accordance with local code. All spaces shall be sized in accordance with design standards as described in the VA Lease Based Outpatient Clinic Design Guide and must meet all requirements of Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Standards.

Submitted properties must be located within the delineated area, which is bound by the following roads, or must front on any of the following roads:

  • North: Starting at intersection of State Road 52 and Little Road (Route 1) east to Suncoast Parkway (Route 589)
  • East: Suncoast Parkway (Route 589) south to the Pasco County Line
  • South: Starting at intersection of Suncoast Parkway (Route 589) and the Pasco County Line west to of the intersection of Trinity Blvd and the Pasco County line
  • West: Starting at intersection of the Pasco County Line and Trinity Blvd. eastward to the intersection of Trinity Blvd. and Little Road (Route 1) then north to State Road 52

The VA plans to lease the building or land for a minimum of 20 years.

Submissions must include the following information:

  • Name of owner
  • Address or described location of building or land
  • Location on map, demonstrating the building or land lies within the delineated area
  • Description of ingress/egress to the building or land
  • A statement as to whether the building or land is currently zoned for medical and medical office use
  • Description of the uses of adjacent property
  • FEMA map evidencing that the property lies outside the 100-year floodplain
  • A narrative and map describing proximity of the building or land to the nearest bus and/or train stop, and major transportation routes
  • Evidence of ownership, if building/site submitted by owner. Non-Owners (e.g. prospective developers/lessors) submitting a building or land must provide evidence of authority granted by property owner to submit the property to VA for development.
  • Information related to title issues, easements, or restrictions on the use of the building or land
  • A description of any planned land development or construction which will affect the site, including neighboring projects and road or utility line construction

For land, provide the following additional information:

  • Size of parcel, amount (or range) of developable acreage offered, and an indication of how the site addresses the requirements described in this advertisement
  • Site plan, boundary and topographic surveys, and plot map of the site indicating the location of the parcel offered
  • Map or site plan showing location of utilities, easements, adjacent roads, and any information regarding issues that may affect the potential development of the parcel

For existing buildings, provide the following information:

  • Age of building
  • Total existing gross square feet, and gross square feet per floor
  • Site plan depicting the building and parking
  • Floor plan and gross square footage of proposed space
  • Identification of on-site parking to be dedicated for VA’s use

VA will conduct a market survey to evaluate all properties submitted that meet VA's minimum criteria. The contracting officer will evaluate all submitted properties, and, if the site meets VA’s criteria, a market survey team will evaluate properties.

Responses are due by no later than 4 p.m. EST on November 16, 2015 to Jennifer Shaw at

If you plan to submit a property for consideration, you must have a valid System for Award Management (SAM) Registration. If you are not registered on SAM and are interested in bidding on government contracts, please call US Federal Contractor Registration, the world's largest third-party registration firm, at (877) 252-2700 ext. 1. One of its specialists can help register you with SAM.

Contact Information

  • US Federal Contractor Registration
    877-252-2700 ext. 1