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Northern Illinois University
QBS #smo21712A
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Architect/Engineer Retainer
Renewal Info
Published Thursday April 13, 2017
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Altus Works
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 5th of 5, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Consultant: Arcon Associates, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 5th of 5, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Consultant: Cordogan Clark & Associates, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 5th of 5, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Consultant: Dewberry, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 5th of 5, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Consultant: Farnsworth Group Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 5th of 5, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Consultant: Healey, Bender & Associates
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 5th of 5, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Consultant: Larson & Darby, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 5th of 5, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Consultant: LCM Architects, LLC
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 5th of 5, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Consultant: McGuire Igleski & Associates, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 5th of 5, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Consultant: Middough Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 5th of 5, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Consultant: Wold Architects and Engineers
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 5th of 5, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Comments: Dewberry, Inc. is Dewberry Architects, Inc.
Wold Architects and Engineers is a dba under Wold Architects, Inc.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Nicole Krneta Rogers.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Wednesday May 4, 2016
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Altus Works
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 4th of 5, 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $249,000
Consultant: Arcon Associates, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 4th of 5, 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $249,000
Consultant: Cordogan Clark & Associates, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 4th of 5, 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $249,000
Consultant: Dewberry, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 4th of 5, 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $249,000
Consultant: Farnsworth Group Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 4th of 5, 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $249,000
Consultant: Healey, Bender & Associates
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 4th of 5, 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $249,000
Consultant: Larson & Darby, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 4th of 5, 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $249,000
Consultant: LCM Architects, LLC
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 4th of 5, 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $249,000
Consultant: McGuire Igleski & Associates, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 4th of 5, 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $249,000
Consultant: Middough Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 4th of 5, 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $249,000
Consultant: Wold Architects and Engineers
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 4th of 5, 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $249,000
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Pamela Amoako.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Friday April 24, 2015
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Altus Works
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 3rd of 5, 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $498,000
Consultant: Arcon Associates, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 3rd of 5, 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $498,000
Consultant: Cordogan Clark & Associates, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 3rd of 5, 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $498,000
Consultant: Dewberry, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 3rd of 5, 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $498,000
Consultant: Healey, Bender & Associates
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 3rd of 5, 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $498,000
Consultant: Farnsworth Group Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 3rd of 5, 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $498,000
Consultant: Larson & Darby, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 3rd of 5, 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $498,000
Consultant: LCM Architects, LLC
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 3rd of 5, 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $498,000
Consultant: McGuire Igleski & Associates, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 3rd of 5, 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $498,000
Consultant: Middough Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 3rd of 5, 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $498,000
Consultant: Wold Architects and Engineers
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 3rd of 5, 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $498,000

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Monday May 5, 2014
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Altus Works
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 2nd of 5, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $747,000
Consultant: Arcon Associates, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 2nd of 5, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
3% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $747,000
Consultant: Cordogan Clark & Associates, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 2nd of 5, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $747,000
Consultant: Dewberry, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 2nd of 5, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $747,000
Consultant: Farnsworth Group Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 2nd of 5, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $747,000
Consultant: Healey, Bender & Associates
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 2nd of 5, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $747,000
Consultant: Larson & Darby, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 2nd of 5, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $747,000
Consultant: LCM Architects, LLC
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 2nd of 5, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $747,000
Consultant: McGuire Igleski & Associates, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 2nd of 5, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $747,000
Consultant: Middough Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 2nd of 5, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $747,000
Consultant: Wold Architects and Engineers
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 2nd of 5, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $747,000

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Monday May 6, 2013
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Altus Works
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 1st of 5, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $996,000
Consultant: Arcon Associates, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 1st of 5, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
3% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $996,000
Consultant: Cordogan Clark & Associates, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 1st of 5, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $996,000
Consultant: Dewberry, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 1st of 5, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $996,000
Consultant: Environ International Corporation
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 1st of 5, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $996,000
Consultant: Farnsworth Group Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 1st of 5, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $996,000
Consultant: Healey, Bender & Associates
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 1st of 5, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $996,000
Consultant: Larson & Darby, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 1st of 5, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $996,000
Consultant: LCM Architects, LLC
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 1st of 5, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $996,000
Consultant: McGuire Igleski & Associates, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 1st of 5, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $996,000
Consultant: Middough Inc.
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 1st of 5, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $996,000
Consultant: Wold Architects and Engineers
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Renewal: 1st of 5, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
5% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $996,000

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Friday September 7, 2012
Awarded to:
Consultant: Environ International Corporation, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 9/25/2012 through 6/30/2013
Renewals:
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,245,000
Consultant: Farnsworth Group Inc., Shorewood, IL
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 9/25/2012 through 6/30/2013
Renewals:
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,245,000
Consultant: LCM Architects, LLC, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 9/25/2012 through 6/30/2013
Renewals:
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,245,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 36
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Wednesday July 25, 2012
Awarded to:
Consultant: Altus Works, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/30/2012 through 6/30/2013
Renewals:
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,245,000
Consultant: Arcon Associates, Inc., Lombard, IL
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/30/2012 through 6/30/2013
Renewals:
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,245,000
Consultant: Cordogan Clark & Associates, Inc., Aurora, IL
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/30/2012 through 6/30/2013
Renewals:
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,245,000
Consultant: Dewberry, Inc., Elgin, IL
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/30/2012 through 6/30/2013
Renewals:
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,245,000
Consultant: Healey, Bender & Associates, Naperville, IL
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/30/2012 through 6/30/2013
Renewals:
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,245,000
Consultant: Larson & Darby, Inc., Rockford, IL
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/30/2012 through 6/30/2013
Renewals:
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,245,000
Consultant: McGuire Igleski & Associates, Inc., Evanston, IL
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/30/2012 through 6/30/2013
Renewals:
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,245,000
Consultant: Middough Inc., Oakbrook, IL
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/30/2012 through 6/30/2013
Renewals:
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,245,000
Consultant: Wold Architects and Engineers, Palatine, IL
Amount: An estimated $249,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/30/2012 through 6/30/2013
Renewals:
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,245,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 36
Comments:
Additional awards will be made in the next few weeks.
The buyer for this procurement is now Scott Olsen, (815) 753-6111.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Lee Saulter.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, February 2, 2012
Project Description
Northern Illinois University is requesting submittal of qualifications from interested architectural/engineering firms to provide all disciplines of professional architectural services, including architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing, ventilation, and electrical design on an open-order basis for one fiscal year starting July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2013 with the option for a new one year contract (including provisions for the adjustment of the consultantâ??s hourly rate schedule) each year for five additional one-year periods (July 1 through June 30). 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.

Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 4:30 PM, Friday February 17, 2012:

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

Services will be performed on an as-needed basis during the contract period. There will be a budget limit of $2,500,000 per project or a â??Basic Feeâ?? limit of $250,000 for any one single project assignment. There may also be multiple project assignments during the contract period to the consultant(s) on retainer. However, there is no guarantee of work to be assigned. The University anticipates selecting several qualified Architectural consultants for this retainer contract.
The scope of services will vary depending on the project and may include but not necessarily be limited to:
  • Program analysis
  • Preliminary design with cost estimation and construction feasibility study
  • *Structural investigation
    *MEP evaluation
    *HVAC evaluation
  • Design development
  • Preparation of construction plans and specifications for bidding with cost estimate
  • Field observation during construction
  • Special consulting services which may include:
  • *Roof replacements
    *Small renovation projects
    *Space Planning
    *Master Planning
    *Energy audits
    *ADA and Life Safety reviews and investigations
    *Exterior wall repair and replacement investigations, inspections, and reports:
    ^Masonry
    ^Stone
    ^Precast Concrete panels
    ^Curtain wall systems
The architect/engineer must work within all existing and established University project requirements and protocol including digital imaging, electronic specifications, and AutoCad drawing system.

For additional information please refer to the attached file.
Prior to contract award, every selected firm will be required to complete and submit the â??Disclosures and Conflicts of Interestâ?? form. The completed form and all information shown thereon will be posted on the IPHE Procurement Bulletin for the Procurement Policy Board.
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.
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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