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Public Higher Education Bulletin

 
Northern Illinois University
RFI #10704wwa

Request for Information: Architectural Qualifications for Stone Repair

Award Info
Published Friday August 20, 2004
 
Awarded to:
Vendor:  McGuire, Igleski & Associates
Amount:  $72,700 (CDB)
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 15
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday December 10, 2003
Sealed responses will be accepted at the address below until 4:30 PM, Wednesday January 7, 2004:
Lowden Hall, Room 107
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115-2870

NIU is accepting submittals of qualifications by architects for program analysis, preliminary design, estimation and preparation of plans and specifications for bidding. Within the scope of work is repair of exterior limestone surfaces on Swen Parson Hall on NIU's DeKalb Campus. The project will require assessment of existing conditions, expert knowledge of limestone construction techniques and recommendations for repair and/or reconstruction methodologies. Selected firm must provide:

  • Estimate of anticipated construction costs
  • Alternative program solutions
  • Construction documents for bidding
  • On-site observation during construction
Schedule
The desired construction completion is before winter 2004.

For technical questions, contact James Bryant at 815-753-0400.

This is a QBS advertisement. Do not call Procurement Services if you have questions regarding this advertisement. This project is being handled by James Bryant, Architectural & Engineering Services, NIU. Procurement Services is handling the advertisement only.

Submittal Requirements
Use of the CDB Standard Form 255 is required for submittal of qualification. The project will be administered by the Capital Development Board. Please include the following:
  • Resumes of key project personnel
  • Evidence of prequalification with the Capital Development Board (CDB)
  • References
  • Descriptions of similar, previously completed projects
  • Information regarding current workload and availability
A selection committee has been established by the University to review those firms that indicate interest in this project. A recommendation will be made to the Capital Development Board to execute a professional services contract with the most preferred firm selected by the committee. This committee will evaluate all submittals and recommend a preferred firm based on the following, weighted, evaluation criteria:
  • 50% Successful completion of similar stone repair projects
  • 20% CDB or State University experience
  • 20% Responses of references listed on CDB SF255
  • 10% Minority and Female Business Enterprise involvement
Submittal Due Date: January 7, 2004, 4:30 p.m. Local Time

Submittal of Qualifications
Send five copies of your firm's qualifications to:

James P. Bryant, Director
Architectural/Engineering Services
Northern Illinois University
100 Stadium Drive
DeKalb, IL 60115
Telephone: (815) 753-0400

(Submitted by Steven D. Cunningham, State Purchasing Officer.)

For additional information, contact:
Bill Welch
E-Mail: wwelch@niu.edu

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