SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwired - November 08, 2016) - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Construction and Facilities Management, Office of Real Property (ORP), Washington, DC, is conducting market research/seeking capable sources from bondable and experienced Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs) or Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs) that are interested in a forecasted lease project for a 190,800 square-foot Community-Based Outpatient Clinic in San Antonio, Texas.
The NAICS Code is 531120 - Lessors of Nonresidential Buildings (except Miniwarehouses), and the small business size standard is $38.5 million. The VA, in the Sources Sought notice it published on November 8, said it anticipates the construction/buildout for each project to be between $50 million and $100 million.
VA makes monthly lease rental payments in arrears upon facility acceptance and may elect to make a single lump-sum payment or amortize over the course of the firm term for specified tenant improvements. VA makes no progress payments during the design or construction/build-out phases of the project.
The ORP seeks information from Offerors who are capable of successfully performing a lease contract, including design and construction of the 190,800 square-foot facility, on a VA pre-approved site for a term of up to 20 years, inclusive of all options, as well as all maintenance and operation requirements for the duration of the lease term.
SDVOSB and VOSB firms interested in the opportunity are invited to submit a Capabilities Statement that must include:
- Company name, address, point of contact, phone number, Dunn & Bradstreet number, and e-mail address
- Evidence of SDVOSB or VOSB status
- Evidence of ability to offer under NAICS Code 531120 and listing in the System for Award Management, including a copy of the representations and certifications made in that system
- A summary describing at least three projects of similar size and scope completed in the past five years that demonstrate the company's experience designing, constructing, and managing federal-leased facilities or health care facilities (3-page limit)
- Evidence of the company s bonding capacity to meet a bid bond of $100,000, and evidence from a surety of capability to obtain payment and performance bonds in values based on the project magnitude listed above
- Evidence of capability to obtain financing for a project of this size
- An optional narrative describing the company's capability
Companies interested in this opportunity must submit their Capabilities Statement by no later than 4 p.m. EST on November 29, 2016 to LeasingSourcesSought@va.gov.
To receive the contract, contractors must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database, and have as part of the Registration all current Representations and Certifications.
US Federal Contractor Registration, the world's largest third-party government registration firm, completes the required Registrations on behalf of its clients. It also makes available information about opportunities like this, as well as training on how to locate, research, and respond to opportunities.
For more information, to get started with a SAM registration, or to learn more about how US Federal Contractor Registration can help your business succeed, call 877-252-2700, ext. 1.