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Construction Manager as Constructor (CMc) Services for USMS/USDC Marquette Renovation in the United States Postal Service Building in Marquette, MI

Illinois, United States
Government : Federal
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THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE ONLY. This notice DOES NOT constitute a Request for Proposal, nor does it represent any commitment by the Government.

The GSA, Great Lakes Region, is conducting market research for interested small business firms that have the applicable experience/capabilities to perform Construction Manager as Constructor (CMc) Services for the USMS/USDC Marquette Renovation in the USPS Building in Marquette, Michigan. Any interested small business firm may submit a market research questionnaire demonstrating its capability to perform the requirement. Your responses to the information provided will assist the Government in determining whether a small business set-aside is possible.

Project Description:

The base work includes the addition of a 3 story elevator to the exterior of an existing historical building with a vestibule at ground level and landings at floors 2 and 3. Elevator will likely be traction type to match current building elevator but this will be further investigated during design. Elevator work also includes necessary modifications to fire alarm systems and integration into Building Automation System.

Additional option work 1 includes a phased renovation of 2 floors of the building totaling approximately 5,500 SF. A portion of the work, approximately 1,000 SF, involves the demolition and construction of a holding cell area with special requirements such as filled CMU wall construction and specialty prison ceiling. The remaining space will be renovation of typical office areas including but not limited to: architectural modifications, HVAC modifications, lighting modifications, power and data outlets, and millwork cabinetry such as for a break room. There is also a judge's chambers which will mainly consist of upgrades to finishes. The building is thought to contain some ACM and LBP so remediation work will also be included.

Additional option 2 work includes the addition of approximately 325 LF of chain link type fencing to the perimeter of the site.

The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code for the proposed acquisition is 236220, Commercial and Institutional Building Construction, and the size standard is $36.5 million. The estimated total construction cost for this project falls within the range of $1,000,000 to $5,000,000.

Contracting Method:
The "best value trade-off process will be utilized in this procurement for the evaluation of offers and the selection of the successful company to receive the award. The Government will select the proposal that represents the best value based on the evaluation of both the technical factors and the total evaluated price. For this procurement, the technical factors will be significantly more important than price. The technical factors are projected to include: past performance, experience on similar projects, qualifications and experience of key personnel and management approach.

All offers submitted by joint ventures must include a copy of an executed joint venture agreement (with original signatures) which fully discloses the legal identity of each member of the joint venture, the relationship between the members, the form of ownership of each member, and any limitations on liability or authority for each member.

The project for this procurement includes Design Phase and Construction Phase Services.

Design Phase Services shall include, but may not be limited to: review and evaluation of concept, design development and construction documents; constructability review, sustainable design review; consultation during construction document production; preliminary project schedule development; cost estimates; development of subcontractor and supplier interest; and identification of long-lead items.

Construction Phase Services shall include, but may not be limited to: administration of the construction contract (whether work is performed with the CMc's own forces or under subcontract), coordination of regular pre-construction and construction meetings; SPM scheduling; daily logs and monthly reports; monitoring of construction costs (specifically open book accounting); record keeping; progress reporting; schedule control; inspections; and testing.

Responses to Sources Sought

Interested parties are encouraged to respond to this notice by completing the Market Research Questionnaire. Submission shall not exceed nine (9) pages. Project Experience examples MUST include the following:
Provide a minimum of two, and no more than five, successful GMP project examples that demonstrate experience in delivering Design and Construction Phase services using "open book accounting" that have been completed within the last six years that are similar in size, scope, complexity and/or context to this solicitation. Provide the following for each example: project description, including program, square footage, project schedule, safety record, and scope of Design and Construction Services; project owner and reference contact information; GMP or budget award; and GMP at the construction start and final contract value after adjustments, indicate whether liquidated damages were assessed against your company due to late completion.

Note that all contractors doing business now or in the immediate future with the Federal Government are required to be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM).

Completed Market Research Questionnaires with project experience must be submitted no later than Tuesday, June 12, 2016 at 3:00 PM Central Time. This information shall be emailed only to Selena Haavig, Contracting Officer, at

Selena M. Haavig, Contracting Officer, Phone 3123531607, Email

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