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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #BAU18036

Invitation for Construction Bid: Beckman Institute - Fire Alarm Replacement

Award Info Published Tuesday May 26, 2020
Awarded to:
Contractor: Glesco Electric, Urbana, IL
Amount: $924,716
Division of Work: Division 03 (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2
Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders:
Broadway Electric, Elk Grove Village, $980,000
Oberlander Electric, East Peoria, $2,493,947

See attached file for complete BEP information.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, December 9, 2019
Project Description
Complete replacement of building's fire alarm system. Building includes five floors above grade plus basement and attic spaces, app. 358,000 sq. ft. New system shall be Siemens Cerberus Pro Modular series fire alarm system (per campus standard).

This Project is located at: 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801.

See attached file for complete information.
Division 05
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:30 PM, Thursday, January 16, 2020:
At the following address
The Board of Trustees, University of Illinois
c/o Facilities and Services
1501 South Oak Street, Room 115
Attn: Dennis Craig,
Champaign, IL 61820

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Amy McGinness
807 S Wright St Ste 340
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-4483
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
All responses must include:
  • There is a 20 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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Specification Documents
  • BAU18036Ad.pdf (80 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • U18036-BEP-BeckmanInstituteFireAlarmRep.pdf (193 KB)