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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
QBS #80023
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Architectural Lead Teams-Nursing Simulation Bldg.
Award Info Published Friday April 27, 2018
Awarded to:
Consultant: Mackey Mitchell Architects PC, St. Louis, MO
Amount: An estimated $182,310
An estimated start date of 5/11/2018 through 12/31/2021
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 19
The dollar amount listed is for Phase 1 of the project. Change orders will be posted for additional phases, as well as extension of timeframe, if necessary.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, October 13, 2017
Project Description
The Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University governing Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) hereby requests letters of interest and statement of qualifications from architectural lead teams interested in providing third-party consulting services for a simulation focused School of Nursing ? Simulation Building on the Edwardsville campus. The design team will include an A/E firm Consultant to develop a Scope of Work, including programming, architecture and interior design services, as required to provide a Conceptual Design and a project budget estimate. The building location will be parallel and to the South of Alumni Hall and shall meet LEED Silver requirements.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 3:00 PM, Monday October 30, 2017:

Purchasing Department
99 Supporting Services Road, #2 Loading Dock
Room 1020
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026

The basic design elements include multiple simulation spaces and common shared areas and services, such as entry lobby, concessions area and restrooms and other facilities as required. Supplemental work beyond the initial scope of work will take place in the distant future when funding is identified. The entire project will be submitted for funding to the State of Illinois through the Capital RAMP process and, when funded, administered by the Capital Development Board.
The following related criteria will be among those used to evaluate the firms and/or teams requesting consideration for selection: location of firm, prior experience with similar projects, staff size appropriate to the scope, related State of Illinois experience, team structure, current workload, BEP status, and history of accurate cost information. Proposals should include a complete description of the history, size and capabilities of the submitting firm and a list of projects which demonstrate the firm's level of experience. For each project indicate a knowledgeable reference (name, address and telephone number). As part of the submission, each team member must include a copy of their CDB Pre-qualification Certificate and a copy of their CDB 255 Form. Faxed or electronic submittals will not be accepted.
There are no formal bid documents, RFP documents, specifications, drawings, etc. available for this project. The information provided in this posting is the only information that is available.
The submittals will not be opened publicly. However, the names of the companies responding to this posting will be read publicly at 3:01 p.m. on October 30, 2017, in the Supporting Services Building lobby. All parties interested in this information must be in attendance at this place and time. No information will be released after October 30, 2017, 3:01 p.m. until the awardee is posted on the Bulletin website.
It is preferred that a CD, or an electronic format containing all of the information submitted, including the forms, be submitted in addition to the number of hard copies listed below. The electronic format is a requirement.
Proposals may be sent via common courier to SIUE, 99 Supporting Services Road, #2 Loading Dock, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012, Attn: Shelly Albert, QBS #80023, due October 30, 2017, 3:00 p.m. The QBS posting number and due date must be clearly marked on the outside of the shipping package.
To avoid disqualification, there should be no communication regarding the scope of this project with University staff, faculty, or students other than through Roberto Canessa at (618) 650-3575 or Do not contact Rich Walker, Vice Chancellor for Administration. SIUE is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

For additional information, contact:
Shelly Albert
Purchasing Campus Box 1012
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
Phone: (618) 650-3265
FAX: (618) 650-3251
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.
  • 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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