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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
QBS #PSS600C23001

Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): FY24 Architectural Retainer

First published Wednesday, September 7, 2022
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, 2023 and ending on June 30, 2024) 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 of less than $5,000,000 or professional fees up to $750,000. 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 not limited to, Higher Education, housing, research, recreation, parking, etc. Project cost, fees and aggregate fee may be amended with required approval.

See attached for complete details.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted below until 4:00 PM, Wednesday September 28, 2022:
At the following address:
via electronic bidding
Chicago, IL 60612
via Electronic Bidding
Contact Information:
William D. Bradford
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (847) 490-4741

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 - Bridget McHatton
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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