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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
QBS #8803
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Commissioning Services for Various SIUE Projects
Award InfoPublished Monday January 31, 2011
Awarded to:
Consultant: Farnsworth Group, Inc., St. Louis, MO
Amount: An estimated $44,200
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 12
Phase 1 for commissioning services for the Art and Design Building. Negotiations with the awardee for additional buildings and the next phases will be done in the future.
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 Monday July 26, 2010
The attached Disclosure Form is not cut-off on the left margin. Either the original form or the attached form will be accepted.
First published Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Project Description
The Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University governing Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) hereby requests letters of interest and statements of qualifications from architectural and engineering firms interested in providing full commissioning services for up to three projects on the Edwardsville campus and one project on the Alton campus. The scope of work provides for full commissioning for an approximately 29,000 sf Art & Design Building, an approximately 35,000 sf Engineering Building, an approximately 30,000 sf Athletic Building, and an approximately 7,000 sf Multi-Discipline Dental Lab. Commissioning work will include the design phase, the construction phase, and the building delivery. The scope of work also provides for reporting and documenting requirements for LEED certification.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 4:00 PM, Wednesday July 28, 2010:

Rich Walker, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Administration
Campus Box 1158
Rendeman Hall, Room 2228
Edwardsville, IL 62026

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, related State experience, team structure, and current workload. 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).
To avoid disqualification, there should be no communication with University staff, faculty, or students other than through Rich Walker at (618) 650-2536 or SIUE is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Submit one copy of the Bidders Application, IDHR form, Iran Statement, Certifications and Conflicts, Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest, Vendors Legal Authorization, No Bid Reply Form, and the State Board of Elections Certificate for the lead submitter. Submit one copy of Standard Qualification, Certifications, Representations and Disclosures form and Vendors Legal Authorization for each first-tier subcontractor in which sub-contract may be in the amount of $25,000 or more.

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
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
  • Submitted 5 copies of their qualifications.
  • Pre-qualified with the State of Illinois Capital Development Board.
  • Registered and authorized to do business in the State of Illinois.
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.

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