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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
RFP #BW81521

Request for Proposal: Development Partner - Academic Facility

Award Info Published Tuesday January 24, 2023

Vermilion Development / Provident Resource GroupChicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $130,000,000
  • Terms: One-time transaction
  • Turner / Clayco Construction (subcontractor)

Unsuccessful respondents (5)



6 total

1 successful respondent

5 unsuccessful respondents

0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Candy Deaville, (217) 300-7345

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Bridget McHatton

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 October 7, 2021
ADDENDUM 3 document has been added for information:

Supplement 2 - Clarifications and Responses to Submitted Questions

See attached.

This notice has been modified
Published Friday October 1, 2021
ADDENDUM 2 document has been added for information:

Supplement 1 - Responses to Submitted Questions

See attached.

This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday September 29, 2021
ADDENDUM 1 documents have been added for information:

Pre-proposal Meeting Presentation
Pre-proposal Meeting Presentation Attendee List

See attached.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday September 9, 2021

A REVISED document BW81521-UIUC-SCCIL-RFP9_7_21 has been attached below which has a CORRECTED REGISTRATION LINK for the pre-proposal meeting.

See attached REVISED document.
First published Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Wednesday October 20, 2021:
At the following address:
Office of Real Estate Services
506 S. Wright St, Suite 208
208 Henry Administration Bldg
Urbana, IL 61801

The University of Illinois is soliciting qualifications and proposals from experienced development teams for the award of a concession, as further described below, involving land owned by the University on the UIUC campus in Champaign, Illinois (Project Site) and to enter into a public-private partnership for the construction of new academic facilities on the Project Site. The Proposer Team selected by the University will be responsible for the planning, design, financing, and construction of the project.

Pre-proposal Zoom Meeting:
September 27, 2021 11:00 A.M. CST
By registration - see attached ad for information.

Contact Information:
Submit questions by email only by October 4 3:00 P.M. CST to
Bruce Walden Senior Director of Real Estate

Further Instructions:
For information on Disclosure forms or other submittal logistics contact:
Amy McGinness

See attached file(s) for complete information.

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 - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
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
  • ADDENDUM_1-BW81521-Pre-proposal_meeting_attendee_list.pdf (69 KB)
  • ADDENDUM_1-BW81521-Pre-proposal_meeting_presentation.pdf (987 KB)
  • ADDENDUM_2-BW81521-Supplement_1_Responses_to_Submitted_Questions.pdf (172 KB)
  • ADDENDUM_3-BW81521-Supplement_2_Responses_to_Submitted_Questions.pdf (200 KB)
  • BW81521-UIUC-SCCIL-RFP9_7_21.pdf (405 KB)
  • BW81521-UIUC-SCCIL-RFP9_7_21_REV.pdf (406 KB)
  • ExhibitA-GroundLease9_7_21.pdf (397 KB)
  • ExhibitB-Sublease9_7.pdf (195 KB)
  • ExhibitC-U20115ProgramStatementFINAL081721editedforRFP.pdf (12 MB)
  • ExhibitDU19095UISouthCampusInterdisciplinaryFacilityFeasibilityStudy_FinalReportRFPAttachment.pdf (20 MB)
  • ExhibitE-OfficeBuildingScopeStattement.pdf (226 KB)
  • ExhibitF-DevelopmentAgreement9_7_21.pdf (485 KB)
  • ExhibitG-Pre-DevelopmentAgreement9_7_21.pdf (189 KB)
  • ExhibitH-CodeStandardsandRegulations-1.pdf (1 MB)
  • EXHIBITI-titlesearchreport.pdf (114 KB)
  • EXHIBITJ-BudgetDevelopmentConsiderationsandguidance8_26_21v4_docx.pdf (132 KB)
  • EXHIBITK-ProposerTeamsChecklist9_7.pdf (82 KB)