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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Architectural/Engineering Design Services
Award Info Published Monday August 18, 2014
Awarded to:
Consultant: White & Borgognini Architects, Carbondale, IL
Amount: An estimated $0
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 17
University administration canceled this award.
This award corrects and replaces the award posted below on May 29, 2014.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Thursday May 29, 2014
Awarded to:
Consultant: White & Borgognoni Architects, Carbondale, IL
Amount: An estimated $400,000
An estimated start date of 6/16/2014 through 12/31/2015
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 17
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Project Description
The Student Center at Southern Illinois University is seeking qualified architectural and planning firms to provide professional design and planning services for a master plan that will create a long term vision to support future facility, program and service growth. This project will be administered by Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday May 16, 2013:

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

The Student Center in support of the educational mission of Southern Illinois University (SIU) provides programs, services and facilities supporting student’s co-curricular experience while enriching the campus life experience. SIU is a substantial and multifaceted organization with a focus on student achievement and development in a complex and changing society. SIU is looking for a corporate partner to work with to manifest and enhance these characteristics throughout the Student Center.
The Student Center is a vibrant place providing the students with a variety of food service, the University Bookstore, an assortment of meeting spaces and multiple programs and services to meet the needs of an ever changing student population. Information specific to the Student Center may be obtained by visiting the department website at
The available PDF attachment pertaining to SQBS30 contains detailed information, as well as required documents that must be completed and returned with your Letter of Interest response.
Effective January 1, 2011 communications regarding the specifications of this solicitation, which are not given in a public forum, are subject to public reporting. Questions regarding where the bid is to be mailed, the date and time of the opening or how to obtain a copy of the solicitation or any other procedural question will not need to be reported. The disclosure of the inquiries that need to be reported will include the name, address, phone number and email address of the person and firm making the inquiry. The reporting of this information will be published on the Procurement Policy Board website:
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 responses. This procurement will be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
In addition to the qualifications listed below, the following will be required:
  • (BIM) Building Information Modeling

  • For additional information, contact:
    Gregory Simmons
    Phone: (618) 453-5751
    FAX: (618) 453-6714
    State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
    Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
    • Submitted 6 copies of their qualifications.
    • 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.
    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
    • SQBS30.pdf (1 MB)