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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Northern Illinois University
QBS #KMC1082014
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Urban Design and Planning Services
Award Info Published Thursday June 25, 2015
Awarded to:
Consultant: Knight E/A Inc., Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $250,000
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 14
The buyer for this procurement is now Scott Olsen, (815) 753-6111.
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 September 24, 2014
Addendum #1 has been issued. Please print/download the additional document.
First published Monday, September 15, 2014
Project Description
Northern Illinois University is seeking qualified urban design and planning firms to provide urban design and planning services for the Main Campus in DeKalb, Illinois. The project will include the development of an urban design framework plan to guide near term architectural and space planning studies within the core campus area of the main campus. This project will be administered by Northern Illinois University, DeKalb.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 4:00 PM, Wednesday October 8, 2014:

Thomas L. Wroblewski, Director
Architectural / Engineering Services
Northern Illinois University
180 West Stadium Drive
DeKalb, IL 60115

The designer must work within established University project requirements and protocol.

For specific submittal requirements and additional information refer to the attached file.

Prior to contract award, the selected firm will be required to complete and submit a “Disclosures and Conflicts of Interest” form. The completed form and all information shown thereon will be provided to the Procurement Policy Board.
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
  • Pre-qualified with the State of Illinois Capital Development Board.
  • Registered and authorized to do business in the State of Illinois.
  • There is no BEP goal for this procurement.
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
  • FinalCharretteReport25Feb2014.pdf (2 MB)
  • KMC1082014.docx (4 MB)
  • KMC1082014Addendum1.docx (32 KB)