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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
QBS #PSS605C17034
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Student Center East Fire Alarm System
Award Info Published Wednesday November 14, 2018
Awarded to:
Consultant: Interface Engineering, Inc.,, Chicago, IL
Amount: $233,200
Section/Division: Professional Service (Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 7)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 7

Globetrotters Engineering Corporation, Chicago, IL

Henneman Engineering, Inc., Chicago, IL

IMEG Corporation, Naperville, IL

McGuire Igleski & Associates, Evanston, IL

Millhouse Engineering and Consultants, Inc. Chicago, IL

Primera Engineers, Chicago, IL

Stanley Consultants Inc., Chicago, IL

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.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday April 19, 2018
Firms shall submit EIGHT (8) packets, organized and tabbed as indicated, in hard copy format to the address noted.
First published Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Project Description
The project is to replace the entire fire alarm system in Buildings 605 and 606 (Student Center East and Tower) over several phases. Phased work includes new fire alarm infrastructure for Building 605/606, new fire alarm system in Building 605 Basement through 3rd floors, new fire alarm system in Building 606 Basement through 8th floors, new smoke evacuation system in Building 606, new area of rescue assistance communication system in Building 606, new fire shutters at escalators in Building 605, and a new emergency systems backup generator.

Project location: 710 and 750 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL.

See the attached file for more information.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 4:00 PM, Tuesday May 8, 2018:

Office of Capital Planning and Project Management - UIC
1140 South Paulina, M/C 892
Attention: William Bradford, Associate Director,, 312-996-9101
Chicago, IL 60612

State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
  • There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
  • 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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  • PSS605C17034ad.pdf (279 KB)