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Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
QBS #10265
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): QBS for Architectural Services
Award Info Published Wednesday August 15, 2018
Awarded to:
Consultant: Dewberry Architects Incorporated, Peoria, IL
Amount: An estimated $400,000
Section/Division: Architectural (Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 12)
An estimated start date of 8/30/2018 through 6/30/2022
Consultant: BSA LifeStructures, Clayton, MO
Amount: An estimated $400,000
Section/Division: Architectural (Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 12)
An estimated start date of 8/30/2018 through 6/30/2022
Consultant: Farnsworth Group, Incorporated, Peoria, IL
Amount: An estimated $400,000
Section/Division: Architectural (Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 12)
An estimated start date of 8/30/2018 through 6/30/2022
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 12
Vendor BEP Goal breakdown attached.
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 Thursday March 22, 2018
Addition of document to address vendor questions.
First published Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Project Description
The Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University governing the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine hereby requests letters of interest and statement of qualifications from Architectural firms interested in providing professional consulting services for various small School of Medicine projects. The selected firm(s) would be used to design small projects that would be funded from appropriations or other University funds that arise unexpectedly and have a short window for execution. The Contract period would be from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2022.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday March 29, 2018:

Purchasing Office
327 W. Calhoun, Room 201
Springfield, IL 62702

Firms interested in providing such services should be a full-service architectural firm or team and pre-qualified with the Capital Development Board in all the architectural disciplines. The following related criteria will be among that used to evaluate the firms requesting consideration for selection: CDB pre-qualification status, location of firm, adequate staff size and disciplines, prior performance of the firm and its consultants with completed projects at SIU School of Medicine and other State clients, and current workloads. As part of the submission, each proposal should include a complete description of the history, size and capabilities of your firm and a list of projects which demonstrate your level of experience. For each project, indicate a knowledgeable reference (name, address and telephone number) and a copy of your CDB Pre-Qualification Certificate. CDB255 format is required. Faxed or electronic submittals will not be accepted.
Firms are required to submit their State Board of Elections Registration at time of submittal or submittal will be rejected.
A Certificate of Insurance conforming to the attached SIU School of Medicine insurance requirements must also be provided.
There are no formal RFP documents, specifications, drawings, etc. available for this project. The information provided in this posting and the attachments are the only information that is available. (See bullet-points of qualifications below and attached forms.)
The submittals will not be opened publicly. However, the names of the companies responding to this posting will be read publicly at 2:01 PM on the bid opening date, in the Fruge Conference Room of 327 West Calhoun, Springfield, Illinois. No other information will be released after that date and time until the awardee is posted on the Bulletin website.
To avoid disqualification, there should be no communication regarding the scope of this project with University staff, faculty, or students other than through Becky Murray at (217) 545-6719 or SIU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Proposals may be sent via common courier to SIU School of Medicine, PO Box 19605, Purchasing, Attn Becky Murray, QBS #10265, Springfield, Illinois 62702-1965 or dropped off at SIU School of Medicine, 327 West Calhoun, Room 201, Purchasing, Attn: Becky Murray, QBS #10265, Springfield, Illinois 62702. The QBS number and Bid opening Date must be clearly marked on the outside of the shipping package.
Interested firms need only submit one (1) copy of the attached forms (Financial Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest, Contract Certification, IDHR Form, Insurance Certificate checklist, Authority To Do Business in Illinois, State Board of Elections) and Form A or Form B.

For additional information, contact:
Becky Murray
Phone: (217) 545-6719
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
  • Submitted 7 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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  • BEP.doc (62 KB)
  • DraftContract.pdf (6 MB)
  • FormA.doc (204 KB)
  • FormB.doc (50 KB)
  • QBS10265BEPVendorAttachment.pdf (184 KB)
  • QBSForms.pdf (12 MB)
  • VendorQuestionsQBS10265.docx (14 KB)