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Governors State University
QBS #QBS1134
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): architectural services
Award InfoPublished Monday July 25, 2011
Awarded to:
Consultant: FGM Architects Inc., Oak Brook, IL
Amount: An amount not to exceed $284,600
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 32
CDB will handle contract negotiations, as this is a CDB project. GSU's recommendation of the awarded firm was approved by the CDB Board last week at the public meeting.
Reference CDB Project #816-010-039; Project Manager: Chima Uwanamodo.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, July 22, 2010
Project Description
GSU is seeking an architectural firm for architectural/engineering services related to the renovation of one or more of its multi-use/lecture halls and/or classrooms. Renovation may include but is not limited to interior finishes, lighting, acoustical improvements, A/V improvements, structural, information technology, roofing and accessibility.

This award will include full architectural/engineering services from program analysis through construction administration.
All firms must provide an Illinois Capital Development Board (CDB) 255 Form listing only relevant experience and must be CDB pre-qualified. Only firms with higher education experience in Illinois will be considered. Applicable projects must be itemized and references must be provided for each.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday August 10, 2010:

Procurement & Bid Department
One University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484

GSU will be pursuing a Qualifications Based Selection (QBS) process.

Be certain the exterior envelope is clearly labeled "A/E Letter of Interest Enclosed." All required documents must be delivered prior to above date and time. Facsimiles will not be accepted.
The following forms are required with your submittal, and incorporate the attached documents available for download:
  • IL CDB Form SF255;
  • Higher Education Disclosure and Conflict forms;
  • University Certifications;
  • W-9; and
  • a current State of Illinois required SBE Certificate.
GSU or CDB may issue additional awards/contracts to multiple firms for additional potential multi-use, lecture hall, or classroom renovation projects within 36 months of this initial solicitation, subject to approvals and funding.

For additional information, contact:
Tracy Sullivan
Phone: (708) 534-4990 Ext: 3018
FAX: (708) 235-3970
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
  • Submitted 5 copies of their qualifications.
  • Licensed to practice as an architect, landscape architect, or engineer in the State of Illinois.
  • Pre-qualified with the State of Illinois Capital Development Board.
  • Registered and authorized to do business in the State of Illinois.
Selection will be consistent with the Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Qualifications Based Selection Act (30 ILCS 535/1).

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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