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University of Illinois at Chicago
QBS #PSS600C19103

Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Architectural Retainer

Renewal Info
Published Monday May 16, 2022
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Bailey Edward Design, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 3rd of 3, 7/1/2022 through 6/30/2023
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Consultant: Gensler Architecture, Design & Planning, P.C.
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 3rd of 3, 7/1/2022 through 6/30/2023
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Consultant: Griskelis Young Harrell, Ltd.
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 3rd of 3, 7/1/2022 through 6/30/2023
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Consultant: Moreno Architects, Inc. dba JGMA
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 3rd of 3, 7/1/2022 through 6/30/2023
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Consultant: Ross Barney Architects
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 3rd of 3, 7/1/2022 through 6/30/2023
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Consultant: Solomon Cordwell Buenz
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 3rd of 3, 7/1/2022 through 6/30/2023
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Friday March 12, 2021
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Ross Barney Architects
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Section/Division: Professional Service
Renewal: 2nd of 3, 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Comments:
The contract at issue has been reviewed and confirmed that it contains an option for renewal, that the terms of the renewal option have been met, and that the renewal does not require modification to a material term or condition of the contract.

The estimated amount reflects fees per fiscal year. There is no guarantee that any work will be assigned.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Thursday February 25, 2021
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Gensler Architecture, Design & Planning, P.C.
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Section/Division: Professional Service
Renewal: 2nd of 3, 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Comments:
The contract at issue has been reviewed and confirmed that it contains an option for renewal, that the terms of the renewal option have been met, and that the renewal does not require modification to a material term or condition of the contract.

The estimated amount reflects fees per fiscal year. There is no guarantee that any work will be assigned.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Friday January 22, 2021
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Moreno Architects, Inc. dba JGMA
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Section/Division: Professional Service
Renewal: 2nd of 3, 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Comments:
The contract at issue has been reviewed and confirmed that it contains an option for renewal, that the terms of the renewal option have been met, and that the renewal does not require modification to a material term or condition of the contract.

The estimated amount reflects fees per fiscal year. There is no guarantee that any work will be assigned.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Friday January 8, 2021
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Griskelis Young Harrell, Ltd.
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Section/Division: Professional Service
Renewal: 2nd of 3, 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Comments:
The contract at issue has been reviewed and confirmed that it contains an option for renewal, that the terms of the renewal option have been met, and that the renewal does not require modification to a material term or condition of the contract.

The estimated amount reflects fees per fiscal year. There is no guarantee that any work will be assigned.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Thursday December 17, 2020
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Bailey Edward Design, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Section/Division: Professional Service
Renewal: 2nd of 3, 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Comments:
The contract at issue has been reviewed and confirmed that it contains an option for renewal, that the terms of the renewal option have been met, and that the renewal does not require modification to a material term or condition of the contract.

The estimated amount reflects fees per fiscal year. There is no guarantee that any work will be assigned.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Monday November 30, 2020
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Solomon Cordwell Buenz
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Section/Division: Professional Service
Renewal: 2nd of 3, 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2022
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Comments: The contract at issue has been reviewed and confirmed that it contains an option for renewal, that the terms of the renewal option have been met, and that the renewal does not require modification to a material term or condition of the contract.

The estimated amount reflects fees per fiscal year. There is no guarantee that any work will be assigned.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Friday June 5, 2020
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Gensler Architecture, Design & Planning, P.C.
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Section/Division: Professional Service
Renewal: 1st of 3, 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2021
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Comments: : I have reviewed the contract at issue and confirm that it contains an option for renewal, that the terms of the renewal option have been met, and that the renewal does not require modification to a material term or condition of the contract.

The estimated amount reflects fees per fiscal year. There is no guarantee that any work will be assigned.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Wednesday March 18, 2020
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Moreno Architects, Inc. dba JGMA
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Section/Division: Professional Service
Renewal: 1st of 3, 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2021
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Comments: I have reviewed the contract at issue and confirm that it contains an option for renewal, that the terms of the renewal option have been met, and that the renewal does not require modification to a material term or condition of the contract.

The estimated amount reflects fees per fiscal year. There is no guarantee that any work will be assigned.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Monday February 24, 2020
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Bailey Edward Design, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Section/Division: Professional Service
Renewal: 1st of 3, 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2021
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Comments: The estimated amount reflects fees per fiscal year. There is no guarantee that any work will be assigned.

I have reviewed the contract at issue and confirm that it contains an option for renewal, that the terms of the renewal option have been met, and that the renewal does not require modification to a material term or condition of the contract.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Monday February 3, 2020
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Ross Barney Architects
Amount: $1,000,000
Section/Division: Professional Service
Renewal: 1st of 3, 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2021
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Consultant: Solomon Cordwell Buenz
Amount: $1,000,000
Section/Division: Professional Service
Renewal: 1st of 3, 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2021
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Comments: Comments: The estimated amount reflects fees per fiscal year. There is no guarantee that any work will be assigned.

I have reviewed the contract at issue and confirm that it contains an option for renewal, that the terms of the renewal option have been met, and that the renewal does not require modification to a material term or condition of the contract.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Friday January 31, 2020
Renewal entered into with:
Consultant: Griskelis Young Harrell, Ltd.
Amount: $1,000,000
Section/Division: Professional Service
Renewal: 1st of 3, 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2021
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Comments: The estimated amount reflects fees per fiscal year. There is no guarantee that any work will be assigned.

I have reviewed the contract at issue and confirm that it contains an option for renewal, that the terms of the renewal option have been met, and that the renewal does not require modification to a material term or condition of the contract.

.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Amendment
Published Monday January 27, 2020
Consultant: Solomon Cordwell Buenz
Amendment Amount: $1,000,000
The award amount is corrected to: An estimated $1,000,000 per fiscal year and Potential Future Renewals of $1,000,000 per fiscal year.

The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Amendment
Published Friday January 24, 2020
Consultant: Ross Barney Architects
Amendment Amount: $1,000,000
The award amount is corrected to: An estimated $1,000,000 per fiscal year and Potential Future Renewals of $1,000,000 per fiscal year.

The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Amendment
Published Friday January 24, 2020
Consultant: Moreno Architects, Inc. dba JGMA
Amendment Amount: $1,000,000
The award amount is corrected to: An estimated $1,000,000 per fiscal year and Potential Future Renewals of $1,000,000 per fiscal year.

The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Amendment
Published Friday January 24, 2020
Consultant: Griskelis Young Harrell, Ltd.
Amendment Amount: $1,000,000
The award amount is corrected to: An estimated $1,000,000 per fiscal year and Potential Future Renewals of $1,000,000 per fiscal year.

The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Amendment
Published Friday January 24, 2020
Consultant: Gensler Architecture, Design & Planning, P.C.
Amendment Amount: $1,000,000
The award amount is corrected to: An estimated $1,000,000 per fiscal year and Potential Future Renewals of $1,000,000 per fiscal year.

The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Amendment
Published Friday January 24, 2020
Consultant: Bailey Edward Design, Inc.
Amendment Amount: $1,000,000
The award amount is corrected to: An estimated $1,000,000 per fiscal year and Potential Future Renewals of $1,000,000 per fiscal year.

The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

Award Info Published Monday October 28, 2019

Bailey Edward Design, Inc.Chicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $2,500,000
  • Section: Professional Service (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 38)
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 10/7/2019 through 6/30/2020
  • Renewals: 3 one-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $2,500,000

Gensler Architecture, Design & Planning, P.C.Chicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $2,500,000
  • Section: Professional Service (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 38)
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 10/7/2019 through 6/30/2020
  • Renewals: 3 one-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $2,500,000

Griskelis Young Harrell, Ltd.Chicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $2,500,000
  • Section: Professional Service (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 38)
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 10/7/2019 through 6/30/2020
  • Renewals: 3 one-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $2,500,000

Moreno Architects, Inc. dba JGMAChicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $2,500,000
  • Section: Professional Service (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 38)
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 10/7/2019 through 6/30/2020
  • Renewals: 3 one-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $2,500,000

Ross Barney ArchitectsChicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $2,500,000
  • Section: Professional Service (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 38)
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 10/7/2019 through 6/30/2020
  • Renewals: 3 one-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $2,500,000

Solomon Cordwell BuenzChicagp, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $2,500,000
  • Section: Professional Service (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 38)
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 10/7/2019 through 6/30/2020
  • Renewals: 3 one-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $2,500,000

Unsuccessful respondents (38)

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

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: Ben Bagby

State purchasing officer for this procurement: John Knittle

Comments:

Atul Karkhanis Architect, ltd., Chicago
A Epstein and Sons International, Inc., Chicago
Bauer latoza Studio, Ltd., Chicago
Bauhs Dring Main, Ltd. dba Main Architecture, Chicago
Cordogan Clark & Associates,Chicago
CSA Partners, ltd., Chicago
Doyle & Associates, Chicago
EC Purdy & Associates, Chicago
Farr Associates, Chicago
FGM Architects, Inc., Chicago
Ghafari Associates, Chicago
Globetrotters Engineering Corporation d.b.a. GEC Design Group, Chicago
Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED), Chicago
Holabird & Root, Chicago
HPZS, Chicago
IDG Architects, Inc., Peoria
JLK Architects, Chicago
Kaltsouni Mehdi, Inc., Chicago
Knight E/A, Inc., Chicago
KOO, LLC, Chicago
Legat Architects, Chicago
Lothan Van Hook DeStefano, Chicago
McGuire lgleski & Associates, Inc., Evanston
MGLM Architects. Ltd., Chicago
Middough, Oak Brook
Muller & Muller, Ltd., Chicago
M.E.P. Infrastructure Solutions, Inc., Chicago
PFB Architects, Chicago
R Brandon Sprague dba Aptus, Chicago
RADA Architects, Ltd., Chicago
Reifsteck Reid & Company Architects, Champaign
Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects, Chicago
Stantec Architecture, Inc., Chicago
The Architects Enterprise, Ltd. (TAEL), Chicago
UrbanWorks, Ltd., Chicago
Virtual Energy Solutions, La Grange
Weese Langley Weese Architects, Ltd., Chicago
Wight & Company, Chicago

The estimated amount reflects fees per fiscal year. There is no guarantee that any work will be assigned.

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, May 20, 2019
Project Description
Professional Services Consultant to provide professional services, concentrated in architectural services, on an open-ended basis for one fiscal year (beginning July 1, 2019 and ending on June 30, 2020) with options to renew for up to three additional fiscal year periods (July 1st through June 30th) with provisions for the adjustment of the consultant's hourly rate schedule in conjunction therewith. Professional Services Consultant must work with all University project specific / system software as required. There is no guarantee of work to be assigned. Projects are generally limited to those with project costs up to $2,500,000 or professional fees up to $500,000. Services shall be performed on an as-needed basis during the contract period. The University may select multiple consultants from this request. Each consultant selected may be limited to an aggregate of $1,000,000 in fees per fiscal year. Project types vary widely. A partial list of those types would include any and all departments/aspects of a major urban University including, but limited to, Higher education, housing, research, recreation, parking, etc. Project cost, fees and aggregate fee may be amended with required approval.

Project location: TBD

See attached file for more information.

Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted below until 4:00 PM, Friday June 14, 2019:
At the following address:
Office of Capital Planning and Project Management - UIC
1140 South Paulina, M/C 892
Attention: William Bradford, wdbrad1@uic.edu, 312-996-9101
Chicago, IL 60612

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
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
  • 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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