Z--Renovation of Building 607, for the Police, Fire Station and Director of Emergency Services (DES/Police Station), Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico
Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published March 27, 2015 - Deadline April 17, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District intends to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) W912QR-15-R-0023 for the Design and Construction of an alteration to an existing 20,500 square foot Army facility, a new 3,000 square foot conditioned storage space and a new 5,800 square foot apparatus building located at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico. Primary facilities include a Disaster Emergency Services (police, fire and 911) building, a storage building, a apparatus building and organizational parking. Buildings will be of permanent construction with heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, plumbing, mechanical systems, security systems, and electrical systems. Supporting facilities include land clearing, paving, fencing, general site improvements, and an upgrade of utilities to serve project. Accessibility for the disabled will be provided. Physical security measures will be incorporated into design including entry control points, maximum standoff distance from roads, parking areas, and vehicle unloading areas. Maximum stand-off distances may not be obtainable; therefore ATFP hardening of additions may be required. Berms, heavy landscaping, and bollards will be used to prevent access when standoff distances cannot be maintained.
The Contract Duration is four hundred and ninety (490) calendar days from Notice to Proceed.
TYPE OF CONTRACT AND NAICS: This RFP will be for one (1) Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP) contract. The North American Industrial Classification System Code (NAICS) for this effort is 236220 - Commercial and Institutional Building Construction.
TYPE OF SET-ASIDE: This acquisition will be a Total Small Business Set-Aside competitive procurement.
SELECTION PROCESS: The proposals will be evaluated using a Best Value source selection process. This is a two-phase Design-Build procurement process. Potential offerors are invited to submit their performance and capability information as will be described in Section 00116 of the Solicitation, for review and consideration by the Government. The selection process for Phase I will evaluate such factors (not necessarily in order): Prime Contractor Past Performance, and Design Contractor Past Performance, and Technical. Pro Forma Information such as bonding and financial capability will also be required to meet the minimum requirements of the solicitation. Following completion of the evaluation of Phase I, up to a maximum of five (5) most highly qualified offerors will be selected to participate in Phase II. An announcement identifying the expected date of issue of Phase II will be placed Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOps) website at https://www.fbo.gov. The selected offerors for Phase II will be invited to submit additional information as will be described in Section 00118 of the Solicitation, for review and evaluation by the Government. The selection process for Phase II will evaluate such factors (not necessarily in order): Technical Approach (Color Renderings, Design Drawings, and Design Narrative), Management Plan, Schedule, and Price.
DISCUSSIONS: The Government intends to award without discussions, but reserves the right to conduct discussion should it be deemed in the Government's best interest.
CONSTRUCTION MAGNITUDE: The magnitude of this construction project is anticipated to be between $10,000,000 and $25,000,000 in accordance with FARS 36.204.
ANTICIPATED SOLICITATION RELEASE DATE: The Government anticipates releasing the Phase I solicitation on or about 17 April 2015 and approximate closing date for Phase I is on or about 20 May 2015. The approximate issue date for Phase II solicitation is on or about 8 June April 2015 and the approximate closing date for Phase II is on or about 9 July 2015. Actual dates and times will be identified in the solicitation. Additional details can be found in the solicitation when it is posted.
PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE: A pre-proposal conference will be held after Phase I, for the five (5) qualified offerors at Ft. Buchanan, PR. Details regarding the conference will be issued in an amendment.
SOLICITATION WEBSITE: The official solicitation, when posted, will be available free of charge by electronic posting only and may be found at Federal Business Opportunities website, http://www.fbo.gov. Paper copies of the solicitation will not be issued. Telephone and Fax requests for this solicitation will not be honored. Project files are Portable Document Format (PDF) files and can be viewed, navigated, or printed using Adobe Acrobat Reader. To download the solicitation for this project, contractors are required to register at the Federal Business Opportunities website at http://www.fbo.gov. Amendments, if/when issued, will be posted to the above referenced website for electronic downloading. This will be the only method of distributing amendments prior to closing; therefore, it is the Offerors responsibility to check the website periodically for any amendments to the solicitation.
Offerors shall have and shall maintain an active registration in the following database:
System for Award Management (SAM): Offerors shall have and shall maintain an active registration in the SAM database at http://www.sam.gov to be eligible for a Government contract award. If the Offeror is a Joint Venture (JV), the JV entity shall have valid SAM registration in the SAM database representing the JV as one business/firm/entity. If at the time of award an Offeror is not actively and successfully registered in the SAM database, the Government reserves the right to award to the next prospective Offeror.
POINT-OF-CONTACT: The point-of-contact for this procurement is Contract Specialist, Jesse Scharlow, at Jesse.E.Scharlow@usace.army.mil.
This announcement serves as the Advance Notice for this project. Responses to this synopsis are not required.