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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #R111517
Invitation for Bid: Dormitory Furniture
Award Info Published Tuesday December 19, 2017
Awarded to:
Vendor: J Squared Inc., dba University Loft Company, Greenfield, IN
Amount: An estimated $172,956.71
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2
Low bidder was not responsive per Section 4.2040(c)(1)(b).
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday December 6, 2017:

Procurement Services
113 Wakeland Hall, MC-6813
1215 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is accepting bids for the University Hall dormitory furniture project that will consist of furnishing and supervision of unloading and installation of furniture manufactured in accordance with the attached specifications and schedules in the IFB document.
Successful low bidder will be required to furnish, on or before December 20, 2017, the following: detailed production drawings and finished sample. This sample can be either a writing desk or chest, per the specifications. Sample shipping cost will be at the expense of the bidder.

For additional information, contact:
Betty Rouse
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. There is no BEP goal for this procurement. The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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
  • R111517DormitoryFurniture.pdf (271 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • BidTabR111517DormitoryFurniture.pdf (196 KB)