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Architect-engineer (a/e) Services For New Nasa Research Support Building

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Synopsis Added: Oct 31, 2012 3:05 pm NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECTGSA Design Excellence Solicitation for Lead Design Architect C-Architect-Engineer Services Solicitation # GS-05P-12-GB-C-0027 Region: Great Lakes (5)City: ChicagoState: IllinoisContracting Officer: David MazzoliniPhone Number: 312-353-0617 PROJECT: NASA Research Support Building, Cleveland, OhioBUILDING TYPE: New Federal Office BuildingCLIENT AGENCY: NASASIZE: 100,000 gross square feetBUDGET: $15 to $20 millionFUNDING: Funds Are Not Currently Available Continuing a legacy of outstanding public architecture that was initiated with the founding of the nation, the General Services Administration (GSA) Design Excellence Program seeks to commission our nation's most talented architects, landscape architects, interior designers, and engineers to design federal buildings of outstanding quality and value. These projects are to demonstrate the value of true integrated design that balances aesthetics, cost, constructability, and reliability; create environmentally responsible and superior workplaces for civilian Federal employees; and give contemporary form and meaning to our democratic values. In this context, GSA announces an opportunity for Design Excellence in public architecture for performance of Architectural-Engineering Design in accordance with GSA quality standards and requirements. As required by law, the facility will meet Federal Energy Goals and security requirements and the facility will be designed in metric units. The project will be at a minimum LEED Gold. PROJECT DESCRIPTIONThis project is for the new construction of a building for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in accordance with their Repair by Replacement program. The project will require the demolition of an existing building, and in its place, creation of a new three-story Research Support Building of approximately 100,000 gross square feet (GSF). NASA is in the process of creating a new centralized downtown campus area at Lewis Field with the Research Support Building being at its new central hub. The Research Support building will house support offices such as a credit union, cafeteria, etc on the first floor and federal office space on the 2nd and 3rd floors. The proposed building will be located at NASA's Glenn Research Center (GRC) located on Lewis Field in Cleveland, Ohio. This new project will need to be responsive to NASA's overall campus and master plan and is adjacent to a National Register Historic District. SCOPE OF WORKThe scope of professional services will require at a minimum: professional architectural, landscape architectural, engineering, interior design, and related consulting services for concept design documents, design development documents, construction documents, specifications, cost estimates, value engineering services, BIM, computer-aided design and drafting (CADD), LEED administration, and post-construction contract services (PCCS) for the new three-story Research Support Building. The project is also to include GSA design standards and NASA Procedural Requirements (NPR) for secure facilities; conformance to the P-100 (Facility Standards for Public Buildings), including at a minimum LEED Gold requirements; and customer agency requirements. SELECTION PROCESSThis is a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) of A/E Firms/Lead Designers interested in contracting for this work. The A/E Firm as used in this RFQ means an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity permitted by law to practice the profession of architecture or engineering that will have contractual responsibility for the project design. The Lead Designer is the individual or the team of designers who will have primary responsibility to develop the concept and the project design. The A/E firm will address the contractual relationship with the Lead Designer and project team in Stage II. The A/E selection will be completed in two stages as follows: In Stage I, interested firms will submit portfolios of accomplishment that establish the design capabilities of the Lead Designer and Design Firm. In Stage II, shortlisted Lead Designer-A/E teams will be interviewed. Stage I All documentation will be in an 8 ½" x 11" format. The assembled content for the Stage I portfolio should be no more than 1/4 inch thick. Submissions may be double-sided where feasible. The portfolio should include the following: a cover letter referencing the FBO announcement and briefly describing the firm and its location, organizational makeup, and noteworthy accomplishments; Standard Form 330 Architect Engineer Qualifications Part II, and responses to the submission requirements and evaluation criteria listed below. An A/E Evaluation Board consisting of a private sector peer and representatives of the client and GSA will evaluate the submissions. The Board will establish a short-list of the highest rated firms, following an evaluation of qualifications submitted. Identification of team members, other than the Lead Designer(s), is not required at this stage. Consultant and "production firm" (if different from the Design Firm) information should not be included in the Stage I portfolio. Submission Requirements and Evaluation Criteria: PAST PERFORMANCE ON DESIGN (35%): The A/E Firm(s) will submit a portfolio of not more than five projects completed in the last ten years (maximum of five pages per project). The narrative shall address the design approach with salient features for each project and discuss how the client's program, function, image, mission, economic, schedule, and operational objectives were satisfied by the overall design/planning solution. It should comment on the relevance of submitted projects to this project. This section of the submission should include tangible evidence such as certificates, awards, peer recognition, etc. demonstrating design excellence, and provide a client reference contact for each project, including name, title, address, email, phone, and fax numbers. A representative floor plan, a site plan, a building section, or other appropriate drawing, and a minimum of two photographs must be included for each project. PHILOSOPHY AND DESIGN INTENT (25%): In the Lead Designer's words (maximum of two pages), as related to this project, state: the parameters of an overall design philosophy; his/her approach to the challenge of public architecture and related issues; parameters that may apply in creating a new three-story Research Support Building of approximately 100,000 gross square feet of federal office space on a historically significant campus and commitment to integrated and sustainable design.LEAD DESIGNER PROFILE (15%): Submit a biographical sketch (maximum of three pages) including education, professional experience, recognition for design efforts inclusive of the portfolio examples. Identify and describe areas of responsibility and commitment to each project. LEAD DESIGNER PORTFOLIO (25%): Submit a portfolio representative of the Lead Designer's ability to provide design excellence. Address his or her participation in each project. If a single designer, submit a portfolio of up to three projects completed in the last ten years (maximum of five pages per project). If the Lead Designer is a team, submit graphics and a description of up to two projects from each Lead Designer or Lead Design discipline. The narrative shall address the design philosophy with salient features for each project and discuss how the client's program, functional, image, mission, economic, schedule, and operations and maintenance objectives were satisfied by the overall design/planning solution. Include tangible evidence such as certificates, awards, peer recognition, etc., demonstrating design excellence. Where there is duplication with criteria (1) Past Performance on Design, the Lead Designer shall address his or her participation in the project. Stage IIThe short-listed firms will be notified and asked to submit more detailed information indicating each member of the design team, including all outside consultants. Sufficient time will be provided for the Lead Designer-A/E Design Firm to establish its team. The firms will be required to complete Standard Form 330 Architect Engineer Qualifications Parts I and II that reflect the entire design team. The Government will establish the detailed evaluation criteria and the date that these submittals are due and provide the selection criteria for the interviews along with the Stage I short-list announcement. The Selection Board shall interview each team. Candidates should be prepared to discuss all aspects of the criteria indicated above and evaluation criteria as established for Stage II, and demonstrate their ability to fulfill all project requirements. Emphasis will be placed on the Lead Designer-A/E Team's understanding of the unique aspects of the project, their design philosophy, project management process, and quality assurance plan. Responses to the evaluation criteria and interview questions will be used to rank the Lead Designer-A/E Teams. IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR STAGE I SUBMITTALSFirms having the capabilities to perform the services described in this announcement are invited to respond by submitting Standard Form 330 Architect Engineer Qualifications Part II, which must not be dated more than twelve (12) months before the date of this synopsis along with letter of interest and the portfolio TO: Contracting Officer: Mr. William ChapmanDelivery Address: General Services Administration 230 South Dearborn Suite 3600 Chicago, IL 60604 Phone number: 312-353-0868 ALL SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE by 4:00PM local time on December 3, 2012. A total of 6 copies should be submitted. The following information must be on the outside of the sealed envelope 1) Solicitation Number/Title, 2) Due Date, 3) Closing Time. Late responses are subject to FAR 52.214-7. This procurement is open to only small business concerns. A small business is defined as a business with $7,000,000 average annual receipts over the past three years. This contract will be procured under the Brooks A/E Act and FAR Part 36. The government will not allow payment for travel, living expense, computer time or hookups for the prime or the consultants during the selection process. This is not a Request for Proposals (RFP). Added: Nov 08, 2012 6:42 pm This additional posting is being issued to clarify the Stage II evaluation criteria and to inform interested firms of an applicable clause for small business set-aside procurements which will be included in the resulting contract. Answers to questions about the Design Excellence process and program can be found at the following site: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/content/103738.__________________________________________________________________________Following the Stage One Evaluation and development of the short list of lead designers, the short-listed firms will be notified and asked to submit more detailed information indicating each member of the design team, including all outside consultants. Sufficient time will be provided for the Lead Designer-A/E Design Firm to establish its team. The firms will be required to complete Standard Form 330 Architect Engineer Qualifications Parts I and II that reflect the entire design team. Further details of the stage two specific submission requirements and interview parameters will be available to the short-listed firms. The evaluation of the complete design team after stage one will be as follows:(1) Team Design Performance (50%) Lead designer-A/E teams must address issues of historical context, design image, and function as they have been approached on past projects. The presentation of this factor shall draw similarities to the scope and complexity of this project. The proposed lead designer-A/E team should demonstrate it can work together successfully. (2) Team Organization and Management Plan (30%) The management plan shall clearly identify key roles and lines of communication, and shall present the means to integrate client, community, and—when required— preservation input. The plan should explain steps to ensure cost and quality control, as well as identify all review stages. Lastly, the plans should identify the physical location of major design and production work, the coordination plan for consultant work, and for work produced in remote offices. (3) Professional Qualifications (15%) The lead designer-A/E team project manager, lead designer and engineers should demonstrate that they have the qualifications, experience, and commitment to organize all efforts required for this project. The lead designer-A/E team must indicate: • A process where the lead designer plays a substantive leadership role. • A quality control methodology for the design. • A primary commitment from the lead designer to this project. (4) Geographic Location (5%) The lead designer-A/E team must demonstrate capability to perform 35% of the contract effort within the State of Ohio.__________________________________________________________________________GSA intends to hold a small business networking session in Cleveland, Ohio after the shortlist is developed. The date, time and location will be announced with the short list. This session is intended to assist short-listed lead designers in assembling their full teams. This small business set-aside procurement will result in a contract between the GSA and a small business that will include the following clause. Your attention is directed to paragraph c part 1.52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting.Limitations on Subcontracting (Nov 2011)(a) This clause does not apply to the unrestricted portion of a partial set-aside.(b) Applicability. This clause applies only to-(1) Contracts that have been set aside or reserved for small business concerns or 8(a) concerns;(2) Part or parts of a multiple-award contract that have been set aside for small business concerns or 8(a) concerns; and(3) Orders set aside for small business or 8(a) concerns under multiple-award contracts as described in 8.405-5 and 16.505(b)(2)(i)(F).(c) By submission of an offer and execution of a contract, the Offeror/Contractor agrees that in performance of the contract in the case of a contract for-(1) Services (except construction). At least 50 percent of the cost of contract performance incurred for personnel shall be expended for employees of the concern.(2) Supplies (other than procurement from a nonmanufacturer of such supplies). The concern shall perform work for at least 50 percent of the cost of manufacturing the supplies, not including the cost of materials.(3) General construction. The concern will perform at least 15 percent of the cost of the contract, not including the cost of materials, with its own employees.(4) Construction by special trade contractors. The concern will perform at least 25 percent of the cost of the contract, not including the cost of materials, with its own employees.(End of clause) Added: Dec 18, 2012 5:28 pm The following firms have been included in the shortlist to provide A/E services for the NASA Research Support Building project in Cleveland, Ohio: Charles Rose Architects 115 Willow Avenue Somerville, MA 02144 Koening/Eizenberg1454 25th StreetSanta Monica, CA 90404 Kreuk + Sexton Architects221 West Eire StreetChicago, IL 60654 Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects 111 J.W. Dobbs Avenue, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30303 Michael Maltzan Architecture2801 Hyperion AvenueStudio 107Los Angeles, CA 90027 Ten Arquitectos227 W 29th Street11th FloorNew York, NY 10001
Contracting Office AddressGeneral Services Administration Public Buildings Service 230 South Dearborn Street, Room 3600 Chicago, Illinois 60604 United States
Place of PerformanceNASA Glenn Research Center 21000 Brookpark rd Cleveland, Ohio 44135 United States
Primary Point of Contact.William M. Chapman, Contract Specialist william.chapman@gsa.gov Phone
Secondary Point of ContactDavid Mazzolini, Contracting Officer david.mazzolini@gsa.gov Phone
General Information Notice TypeCombined Synopsis/Solicitation
Contract Award NumberSPM7L313C0001
Synopsis Added: Dec 21, 2012 11:41 am Redacted J & A
Contractor Awarded NameDlubak Corporation
Synopsis Added: Sep 04, 2012 9:54 am Modified: Oct 26, 2012 9:18 amTrack Changes This notice serves as a re-synopsis of solicitation SPM7LA-12-R-0056. The solicitation will be reopened on DIBBS on or about November 13th, 2012 and close December 14th, 2012. The original synopsis can be found below:The subject requirement is for the acquisition of NSN 6650-01-302-7685 with a full and open drawing set. The proposed procurement is an item within the Federal Supply Class of 6650. The requirement will result in the award of a Firm Fixed Price contract. The procurement will be in accordance with FAR part 15. The solicitation will be available on DIBBS on or about September 12, 2012.Shipping terms are to be FOB Destination. The solicitation will be issued as a small business set-aside under Full and Open Competition After Exclusion of Sources. Dual First Article Testing (Contractor and Government) applies. Periscope, Armored VehicleNSN 6650-01-302-7685FOB DestinationUnit of Issue: 1301 Each Requesting Delivery of 420 daysAll responsible sources may submit a capability statement, quotation, or proposal, which shall be considered by the agency.Based upon market research, the Government is not using the policies contained in FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items, in its solicitation for the described supplies or services. However, interested parties may identify to the contracting officer their interest and capability to satisfy the Government's requirement with a commercial item within 15 days of this notice.
Contractor Awarded Address2024 HAMPSTEAD CIR SUN CITY CENTER, Florida 335737350 United States
Synopsis Added: Sep 16, 2011 5:28 pm The Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (LSCDVAMC), 10701 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio, 44106 has a requirement for Project 541-10-1004, "Energy Conservation Upgrades". This acquisition will be solicited pursuant to the Veterans' First Public Law 109-461 as a 100% Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside. The SDVOSB contractor is required to perform a minimum of 15% of the construction work on the project. This does not include paperwork, submittals, etc. DO NOT SEND QUESTIONS TO THIS NOTICE. QUESTIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ELECTRONICALLY AFTER THE SOLICITATION HAS BEEN PUBLISHED. The contractor shall furnish all supervision, labor, tools, materials, supplies, and travel, to perform work under this project. The work will include but not be limited to general construction, alterations, mechanical, plumbing, fire protection, electrical work, utility systems, asbestos abatement, necessary removal of existing structures, construction, and certain other items. The work shall include but not be limited to: 1) Upgrading approximately twenty-five (25) central air handling units for energy conservation measures identified thru previously accomplished retro-commissioning analyses; 2) Replace two existing hydronic perimeter space heating steam-to-hot water heat exchanger systems; 3) Furnish and install a new packaged recirculating coil-tube steam generator and 4) Furnishing and installing a new dedicated process chilled water cooling system complete with chillers. The work to be performed will be at the Cleveland VA Medical Centers, Wade Park Division, and 10701 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106. The applicable NAICS code is 238220 with a size standard of $14.0 million. The IFB will be issued on or about October 3, 2011. The Government intends to award a firm-fixed-price contract. The period of performance shall be 300 days from the Notice to Proceed issue date. This notice is not a request for competitive offers. A pre-proposal conference shall be held at a date, time and location provided in the solicitation. In accordance with VAAR 836.204, Magnitude of Construction is expected to be between $5,000,000.00 and $10,000,000.00. Offerors must be listed in the VetBiz.gov Vendor Information Pages at www.vetbiz.gov, currently registered in Central Contractor Registration, www.ccr.gov and have completed online Representations and Certifications at http://orca.bpn.gov. The point of contact is Terance Crawley who can be reached by email at Terance.Crawley@va.gov. Questions may be submitted by e-mail to above point of contact. Telephone calls will not be accepted. It is the contractor's responsibility to view the FBO website daily for any amendments to the IFB. -END-
Contracting Office Address1940 ALLBROOK DRIVE WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio 45433-5309 United States
Contracting Office Address4100 W. Third St, Dayton, OH 45428
Contract Award DateDecember 21, 2012

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