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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Bid #BA910C18033

Invitation for Construction Bid: 5th Floor Auditorium - CMET

Award Info Published Friday March 26, 2021

Division 01

Joseph ConstructionLynwood, IL

  • Amount: $426,000
  • Terms: One-time transaction
  • Robert L. Miller & Associates Inc. (subcontractor)
    BEP [30% / $127,800]

Unsuccessful respondents (9)



10 total

1 successful respondent

9 unsuccessful respondents

0 BEP contractors
0 VBP contractors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Amy McGinness, (217) 244-4483

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: John Knittle

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Thursday, November 12, 2020
Project Description
The existing auditorium located on the 5th floor of CMET was built in 1936 and has not been used for the last 30 years.

The scope of work includes
Demolish existing auditorium tear seating and associated structural elements.
Provide new 5th floor infill slab

This Project is located at CMET, 808 S Wood Street, Chicago, 4th and 5th floors of building 910.

A MANDATORY pre-bid meeting will be held on 11/20/20 at 1100 AM through Zoom call in #312-626-6799 enter Meeting ID 884 4073 4412 and Passcode - 42693347. Site visit will be on 11/30 between 9am and noon, Project Manager will send out email invites with the time assigned. Representatives of the Owner and the Professional Services Consultant will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures. All prospective bidders are REQUIRED to attend.

See attached file for complete details and information on electronic bidding.
Division 01
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 10:30 AM, Thursday, December 10, 2020:
At the following address
via Electronic Bid ONLY
na, na 60612
via Electronic Bidding
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact

Branko Bogicevic, Project Manager - 312-355-5661 - Email

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Chris Rogan
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
All responses must include:
  • There is a 30 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
  • 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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  • BA910C18033Ad.pdf (79 KB)
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  • BEP_910C18033_Div_1.pdf (159 KB)