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University of Illinois at Chicago
QBS #PSS909C12070
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): COM Facade Repair and Window Replacement
Award InfoPublished Friday August 23, 2013
Awarded to:
Consultant: AltusWorks, Inc., Chicago, IL
Amount: $598,111
An estimated start date of 8/30/2013 through 10/1/2015
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 3
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, November 16, 2012
Project Description
The purpose of the project is to stabilize and repair the existing deteriorated building envelope conditions, eliminate air and water infiltration issues, replace existing windows and restore the aesthetic appearance of the buildings. A complete and comprehensive assessment or critical facade inspection of the existing 909 building envelope by the Architect/ Engineer will be required. Repair and replacement work anticipated (a non-exhaustive list) is as follows: Removal and replacement of bulging/cracked/failed/efflorescent/spalling limestone and masonry, deteriorated flashings, structural supports/brackets/lintels/anchor systems, mortar/tuck pointing, sealant; reinstatement of displaced limestone and masonry; provision of expansion joints and weep systems, if necessary; replacement of existing steel and wood framed window and glazing units, skylights, and cracked window panes and glass blocks; and repair of downspouts, scuppers, drains and flashings.

Please see the attached file for more information.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 4:00 PM, Monday December 3, 2012:

Office for Capital Programs-UIC
1140 South Paulina M/C 892
Attention: John HIltscher ( 312-413-1360
Chicago, IL 60612

State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
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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