Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday February 12, 2019:
Illinois State University is accepting proposals from qualified firms to pursue a public-private partnership arrangement for development of a comprehensive, multi-phased University student housing program.
Illinois State University is a publicly-supported higher educational institution (awarding baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees in numerous academic disciplines), located in Normal, Illinois. The University's central campus supports an enrollment of about 20,000 students, with over 6,000 students living on campus in university-owned and operated housing facilities in West Campus, East Campus, Watterson Towers, Cardinal Court Apartments, and Fell and School Street apartments.
Illinois State University on behalf of University Housing Services requests proposals from qualified providers regarding the provision of student residential facilities in several possible locations on or near the campus. The University is seeking to augment its current on-campus housing offerings to meet the needs of single, undergraduate, freshman, sophomore, junior and senior students in a housing type not currently available on the campus. The University wishes to pursue a public-private partnership or (P3) arrangement with established firm(s) that may include an operating agreement that has the option to culminate in University ownership of the asset after a stated period of time.
The University wishes to have developers make residential living space available for up to 1,200 new beds/single students (preferably in one contiguous building containing pod-style residential spaces that are designed to accommodate at least 800 students at the same site) at location(s) on or near campus. This development must be constructed on available land owned either by the University or by a proposer, in whole or in part, and located in an area currently zoned for multiple residential living complexes, preferably located within approximately ½ mile of the campus, as measured from the center of the ISU campus Quadrangle. Illinois State University invites offers from qualified firms to provide professional planning, financing, design and construction of a high quality, professionally operated facility.
Please refer to the Specification Documents for more information.
A voluntary pre-submission conference call will be held on Thursday, January 10, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. Local Time.
You may attend via telephone by calling into either (888) 822-7517 (USA Toll-Free) or (713) 353-0212 (USA Caller Paid/International Toll). Use access code 5604312 to join the teleconference.
There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.