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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
QBS #PSS699C18041

Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Computer Design Research and Learning Center

Published Wednesday September 25, 2019
Consultant: Booth Hansen Engineering, Inc.
Amendment Amount: $5,831,613

Owner desires to amend the original agreement to continue professional consultant services for Schematic Design through Construction Administration (warranty) phases and add additional supplemental services and reimbursable expenses in connection with the Computer Design Research and Learning Center at the Chicago campus of the University of Illinois.
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 June 3, 2019
Awarded to:
Consultant: Booth Hansen Engineering, Inc., Chicago, IL
Amount: $321,900
Section/Division: Professional Service (Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 21)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 21
Other firms considered:

BKL Architecture, Chicago
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Pittsburgh, PA
Cannon Design, Chicago
Cordogan Clark & Associates, Chicago
DLR Group, Chicago
EC Purdy & Associates, Chicago
FGM Architects. Inc., Chicago
Forum Studio, Chicago
Gensler, Chicago
Harley Ellis Devereaux, Chicago
John Ronan Architects, Chicago
Moody Nolan, Chicago
M.E.P. Infrastructure Solutions Inc., Chicago
RATIO Architects Inc., Chicago
Ross Barney Architects, Chicago
Shive-Hattery Inc., Chicago
SmithGroup, Chicago
Solomon Cordwell Buenz, Chicago
Stantec Architecture Inc., Chicago
UrbanWorks Ltd., Chicago
William Rawn Associates & Sheehan Nagle Hartray, Chicago

See attached files for BEP information
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.
First published Monday, August 27, 2018
Project Description
The College of Engineering is in need of a new facility primarily for the Computer Science Department. The new facility will include auditoria and lecture halls, classrooms, dry laboratories, faculty and staff offices, student organization spaces, special program spaces, and social and collaboration spaces. The project will be designed to LEED Gold standards and seek LEED certification. The Conceptualization Phase will determine the building design and will confirm the construction budget for the project. After successful Conceptualization Phase, and following the University of Illinois Board of Trustees approval, the Professional Services Consultant may be authorized to proceed with ensuing phase(s) of Design Development documents, Bid documents, Bid/Award, Construction Administration, and Warranty.

Project Location: Lot 10 - 900 W. Taylor Street, Chicago, IL

See attached file for more information.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted below until 5:00 PM, Friday September 14, 2018:
At the following address:
Office of Capital Planning and Project Management - UIC
1140 South Paulina, M/C 892
Attention: William Bradford,, 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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Specification Documents
  • PSS699C18041ad.pdf (125 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • BKLArchitecture_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (481 KB)
  • BohlinCywinskiJackson_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (487 KB)
  • BoothHansen_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (779 KB)
  • Cannon_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (160 KB)
  • CordoganClarkAssociates_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (463 KB)
  • DLR_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (959 KB)
  • ECPurdyAssociates_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (488 KB)
  • FGMArchitects_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (467 KB)
  • ForumStudio_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (491 KB)
  • Gensler_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (321 KB)
  • HarleyEllisDevereaux_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (512 KB)
  • JohnRonanArchitects_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (640 KB)
  • MEPInfrastructureSolutionsInc_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (230 KB)
  • MoodyNolan_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (2 MB)
  • Ratio_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (272 KB)
  • RossBarneyArchitects_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (444 KB)
  • Shive-Hattery_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (511 KB)
  • SmithGroup_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (424 KB)
  • SolomonGordwellBuenz_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (668 KB)
  • StantecArchitectureInc_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (573 KB)
  • UrbanWorksLtd_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (685 KB)
  • WilliamRawnAssocSheehanNagleHartray_699-C18041_PRZM_255Form.pdf (673 KB)