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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Northeastern Illinois University
Bid #61-0212-0113
Invitation for Construction Bid: CCICS Auditorium Renovation
Award InfoPublished Wednesday June 12, 2013
Awarded to:
Contractor: AGAE Contractors, Inc., Chicago, IL
Amount: $708,701
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Broadway Electric, Inc., Elk Grove Village, IL
Amount: $998,700
Division of Work: Electrical (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 0)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: R.J. Olmen Compnay, Inc., Glenview, IL
Amount: $111,075
Division of Work: Ventilation (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 5
There was a 20% BEP Goal for all divisions of work.

All awards include the base bid amount plus alternate 1.

General Work

MAFBE Goal Successful Bidder: AGAE Contractors, Inc. - $708,701, 20% MAFBE

MAFBE Goal Unsuccessful Bidders: Simpson Construction - $732,500, 15% MAFBE; Tyler Lane Construction - $777,743, 0% MAFBE

Electrical Work

MAFBE Goal Successful Bidder: Broadway Electric, Inc. - $998,700, 20% MAFBE

Ventilation Work

The low bid for ventilation work was non-responsive for failure to submit required disclosure, certification and BEP Utilization Plan forms.

MAFBE Goal Successful Bidder: R.J Olmen Co. - $111,075, 20% MAFBE

MAFBE Goal Unsuccessful Bidders: CT Mechanical - $138,500, 100% MAFBE; Amber Mechanical Contractors - $156,000, 20% MAFBE; Stern Corporation - $182,950, 17% MAFBE.
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 May 15, 2013
Addendum 2 is issued to provide updated bid specifications, drawings and clarifications.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday May 14, 2013
Addendum 1 is issued to provide updated bid specifications, drawings and clarifications to questions regarding the project. Bidders must acknowledge receipt of all issued addenda or the bid will be considered non-responsive.
First published Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Project Description
Northeastern Illinois University is requesting bids from qualified contractors to furnish and install all necessary labor, material and equipment required to complete the project known as the CCICS Auditorium Renovation Project No.61-0212-0113 consisting of the renovation of the existing Auditorium on the second floor of the building. The scope of work includes reconstruction of the stage and seating area floor; new seating; new interior finishes; refinishing of existing millwork; new millwork; new AV equipment; new theater equipment; and mechanical and electrical improvements.

Separate Prime Contracts will be awarded for:

1. General Construction – the Prime General Construction Contract includes the responsibility of coordinating contractor for the Prime Contracts listed below.
2. Ventilating
3. Electrical

A MANDATORY pre-bid meeting will be held on May 6, 2013 @ 11:30 AM, in the first floor Conference Room at the Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, 700 East Oakwood Avenue, Chicago, IL.

Bid Security: 5% of the base bid amount for each subdivision of work

Northeastern Illinois University strongly supports the participation of businesses owned by Minorities, Females and Persons with Disabilities (MAFBE) and has established a goal that 20% of the resultant contracts be awarded to Business Enterprise Program (BEP)/MAFBE owned businesses. The University desires participation either on a direct basis or through sub-contracting efforts. Bidders must submit a Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Utilization Plan in accordance with Section 004115 of this bid document.

Technical questions may be directed to:
Karl Tabor, Project Manager, 773-442-5230
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 1:00 PM, Monday, May 20, 2013:
Purchasing Department
Building C, 4th Floor
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699

For additional information, contact:
Robert Filipp
Phone: (773) 442-5308
FAX: (773) 442-5314
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
All responses must include:
  • Submit 3 copies of the response as defined in the specifications.
  • Sealed envelopes containing the bids have the bid number and project title on the envelope.
  • Bid security (see complete bid for details).
  • A letter from a surety company in substantially the form set forth in the Instructions to Bidders assuring the issuance of the performance and payment bonds.
  • There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.

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
  • 61-0212-0113_Addendum-01_00-CoverSheet_20130513.pdf (12 KB)
  • 61-0212-0113_Addendum-01_10-Specifications_20130513.pdf (434 KB)
  • 61-0212-0113_Addendum-01_20-Drawings_20130513.pdf (21 MB)
  • 61-0212-0113_Addendum-01_30-Bidding-RFI-Log_20130513.pdf (53 KB)
  • 61-0212-0113_Addendum-02.pdf (12 KB)
  • 61-0212-0113_Addendum-02_10-087100DoorHardwareSpecification_20130514.pdf (78 KB)
  • 61-0212-0113_Addendum-02_20-A503_20130514.pdf (395 KB)
  • 61-0212-0113_Bid_Document.pdf (8 MB)
  • 61-0212-0113_Bid_Drawings.pdf (18 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • 61-0212-0113_PreBid_Attendance.pdf (1 MB)
Public Opening Documents
  • 61-0212-0113_Bid_Results.pdf (50 KB)