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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
QBS #QBS112918
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): CDB - Roof Replacement Design for Three Buildings
Award Info Published Tuesday March 5, 2019
Awarded to:
Allied Design Consultants
Construction Technology Laboratories
Reifsteck Reid & Co, _, IL
Amount: $0
Section/Division: _ (Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 7)
An estimated start date of 11/29/2018 through 11/29/2019
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 7
Illinois State University did not award any contracts under this solicitation for design services. The University evaluated candidate firms' qualifications and submitted a recommendation for award to the Capital Development Board. The award and administration of this project is performed by the Capital Development Board as project # 821-010-119 Replace Roofing Systems.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday November 21, 2018

Interested firms are reminded that the aspirational goal for this QBS is 20%. An updated, form-fillable version of the BEP Utilization Plan has been attached as file:


A form-fillable version of the Letter of Intent has been attached as file:


A reminder of state requirements has been attached as file:



First published Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Project Description

Illinois State University, assisting the Capital Development Board (CDB) in A/E selection, is seeking statements of qualifications from architectural firms interested in providing design and construction administrative services for the installation of new roof systems on the Science Laboratory Building ? North Roof, Ropp Agricultural Building, and Turner Hall on the Illinois State University main campus in Normal, Illinois. Work will include the removal of the existing roof and replacement with a new membrane roofing system.  The estimated cost for this total project work is $2,250,000. See the solicitation for further information.

Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday November 29, 2018:
At the following address:
Purchasing Office
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 Tuesday, November 20, 2018 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.

BEP Vendor Listing

Please see the attached spreadsheet: QBS112918_BEP_List*

*This list represents Illinois State University's outreach efforts for this solicitation only. It is attached here for the convenience of potential bidders, not as an official or comprehensive list of BEP vendors that are capable of meeting the solicitation requirements. For current and official BEP resources go to:

For additional information, contact:
Corey Leslie
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790-1220
Phone: (309) 438-1946
FAX: (309) 438-5555
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.
  • Pre-qualified with the State of Illinois Capital Development Board.
  • 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.

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Specification Documents
  • QBS112918.pdf (812 KB)
  • QBS112918_BEP_Utilization_Plan.pdf (173 KB)
  • QBS112918_CDB_255.pdf (346 KB)
  • QBS112918_Letter_of_Intent.pdf (120 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • QBS112918_BEP_List.xlsx (25 KB)
  • QBS112918_State_Requirements_Reminder.pdf (264 KB)