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Northern Illinois University
QBS #smo12418
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Architect/Engineer Retainer
Award Info Published Monday May 13, 2019
Awarded to:
Consultant: Solomon Cordwell Buenz & Associates, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 6/1/2019 through 5/31/2024
Renewals:
1 five-year
Potential Future Renewals: $5,000,000
Consultant: Knight E/A, Inc., Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 6/1/2019 through 5/31/2024
Renewals:
1 five-year
Potential Future Renewals: $5,000,000
Consultant: Dewberry Architects, Inc, Elmhurst, IL
Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 6/1/2019 through 5/31/2024
Renewals:
1 five-year
Potential Future Renewals: $5,000,000
Consultant: Larson & Darby, Inc., Rockford, IL
Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 6/1/2019 through 5/31/2024
Renewals:
1 five-year
Potential Future Renewals: $5,000,000
Consultant: Cordogan Clark & Associates, Aurora, IL
Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 6/1/2019 through 5/31/2024
Renewals:
1 five-year
Potential Future Renewals: $5,000,000
Consultant: FGM Architects Inc., Oak Brook, IL
Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 6/1/2019 through 5/31/2024
Renewals:
1 five-year
Potential Future Renewals: $5,000,000
Consultant: Legat Architects, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 6/1/2019 through 5/31/2024
Renewals:
1 five-year
Potential Future Renewals: $5,000,000
Consultant: LCM Architects LLC, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $5,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 6/1/2019 through 5/31/2024
Renewals:
1 five-year
Potential Future Renewals: $5,000,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 23
Comments:
All vendors awarded met BEP requirements of 20% (10% MBE and 10% WBE)
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Carla Carreno.
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 28, 2018
Addendum #1 is available for downloading.
First published Friday, November 16, 2018
Project Description
Northern Illinois University is seeking qualified architectural engineering firms to provide all disciplines of professional architectural services, including architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing, ventilation, and electrical engineering and design on an open-order basis for a five (5) fiscal year term, with the option to renew for one additional five (5) fiscal year term (including provisions for the adjustment of the consultant's hourly rate schedule). The State of Illinois Fiscal Year is July 1 through June 30. The University anticipates selecting several qualified Architectural/Engineering firms for this retainer list. Generally, work will be done on the Main Campus of Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, and satellite facilities located in Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Rockford and Lorado Taft Campus located in Oregon, IL and associated rental property that may be located in the general northern Illinois region.

The selected architect/engineer must work within all existing and established University project requirements and protocol including digital imaging, electronic specifications, and AutoCad/BIM compatible computer aided drawing system.

This project will be administered by Northern Illinois University, DeKalb.

For specific information, submittal requirements and additional information refer to the attached file.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday December 4, 2018:
At the following address:
Purchasing Office
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
Minority Participation
Minority and Female, Disabled and Veteran Business Enterprise involvement is required. The State of Illinois has mandated (30 ILCS 575/4) a goal of 20% with a breakdown of the goal identified as follows: 10% Minority Owned Business (MBE) and 10% Women Owned Business (WBE).
NOTICE
A voluntary pre-submission conference call will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. CST.

You may attend via telephone by calling into (815) 753-0010 (USA Caller Paid/International Toll).

For additional information, contact:
Scott Olsen
Northern Illinois University
Procurement Services & Contract Management
590 College Avenue
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
Phone: (815) 753-6111
FAX: (815) 753-6800
State Purchasing Officer - Carla Carreno
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.
  • The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.
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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