Illinois State University
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Milner Library Student Success Center Design
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents:
Consultant: Demonica Kemper Architects, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $356,580
Section/Division: Design (Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 14)
An estimated start date of 9/23/2019 through 6/30/2023
See file: QBS030119_submittal_log for BEP Utilization Summary.
No funds appropriated by the General Assembly will be used for this project.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Constance Ratliff.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
A reminder of state requirements has been posted as file: QBS030119_State_Requirements_Reminder
First published Thursday, February 14, 2019
Illinois State University is seeking professional architectural and engineering services from firms who have experience in university academic library improvements. A Master Plan has been completed for Milner Library and identified as Priority #1 is space now termed as a Student Success Center which is
"Envisioned as a student-facing 'hands-on' production space with a focus on digital technology....It is imagined that the Library will offer technology specialist services, possibly student ambassadors, and that some joint effort or partnership with other appropriate units would benefit the users as well."
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Friday March 1, 2019:
At the following address:
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790
A voluntary pre-submission conference call will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. CST
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.
A list of potential BEP Certified contractors has been posted as file:
*This list represents Illinois State University's earnest effort to identify commodity codes that may be involved with this solicitation, and provide contact information for BEP Certified vendors that self-identify as providing those commodity codes. It is attached here for the convenience of interested vendors, not as an official or comprehensive list of BEP Certified vendors that are capable of meeting the solicitation requirements. For current and official BEP resources go to: https://cms.diversitycompliance.com
Subcontractors must meet the same requirements as prime contractors to do business with Illinois State University.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
- Licensed to practice as an architect, landscape architect, or engineer in the State of Illinois.
- Registered and authorized to do business in the State of Illinois.
- Utilize an AutoCAD compatible system to provide documents.
- There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
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.