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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
QBS #PSS949-701-06

Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Radiology Core Imaging Reconfiguration

Award Info
Published Wednesday July 26, 2006
Awarded to:
Consultant:  Design Organization, Inc., Chicago, IL
Amount:  $146,300
Terms:   One-time transaction
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 Monday December 12, 2005
Project Description
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois hereby requests qualifications from professional services consultants to provide professional services in connection with the Radiology Core Imaging Reconfiguration project.

The Hospital proposes to reconfigure 3,551 SF of Imaging Department space on the second floor of the hospital, including the patient waiting and changing, ultrasound and radiologist reading areas. The project will be constructed in three phases. The Imaging department will remain in operation throughout construction.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 4:00 PM, Wednesday December 28, 2005:
The Office for Capital Programs
ATTN: John D. Hiltscher
1140 South Paulina Street
M/C 892
Chicago, IL 60612-7215

As part of the schematic design phase the Professional Services Consultant will reaffirm the project program and provide other programming as necessary to accomplish stated goals. The PSC will investigate and identify the infrastructure requirements to support the program including, but not limited to, the electrical requirements. Additionally the Professional Services Consultant will prepare construction documents which minimize construction disruption, especially plumbing work, on the first floor emergency department.

Existing hospital interior finish standards will be applied.
An independent commissioning engineer will be utilized by the University to define procedures, monitor and evaluate the testing and certification process and verify the MEP systems performance.

The project drawings will be submitted to IDPH for their courtesy review.

Project Area: GSF: 4000 s.f.
Project Area:NASF: 3551 s. f.
Project Budget:$ 1,540,000
Construction Budget: $ 1,252,000

Professional Services Consultant Submittal
Firms should submit 4 copies of the following: a letter of interest, a copy of its CDB pre-qualification letter, and a 255 form (section 8 should be modified to include additional information of relevant projects) and a copy of your current CDB prequalification applications. This form can be found on the CDB website at: form-03.doc.

For full consideration, interested firms should identify, at the time of submittal, all consultants anticipated to perform a significant role within the proposed team of professional consultants.

The University of Illinois encourages the participation of minority- and female-owned firms and consultants.

Project Contact
John D. Hiltscher
Associate Director, A/E and Pre-Construction Services

The following project-related criteria will be used to evaluate the firms requesting consideration for selection:

  • Current commitments of proposed staff and firm
  • Overall design quality of the projects submitted
  • Prior experience with projects at the University level
  • Prior experience in hospital imaging renovation projects
  • Prior experience investigating and resolving infrastructure issues
  • Prior experience with IDPH standards, especially ICRA and ILSM requirements
  • For additional information, contact:

    The University of Illinois at Chicago
    312 413-8722

    Minimum Qualifications
    Only those firms, which meet the following qualifications, will be considered for selection:

    • Licensed to practice as an architect, engineer, or landscape architect in the State of Illinois
    • Prequalified with the State of Illinois Capital Development Board
    • Registered and authorized to do business in the State of Illinois
    • Utilization of AutoCAD compatible system
    (Submitted by Kathe Shinham, State Purchasing Officer.)

    Selection will be consistent with the Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Qualifications Based Selection Act (30 ILCS 535/1).

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