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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
QBS #PSS999C19020

Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Drug Discovery and Innovation Pavilion

Published Friday December 11, 2020
Consultant: Holabird and Root
Amendment Amount: $300,701

In this Amendment 1, the Owner desires to amend the original agreement to provide additional professional consultant services for the Conceptualization phase related to the addition of Cancer Center Research space to the program in connection with the Drug Discovery and Innovation Pavilion at the Chicago campus of the University of Illinois.

The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
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 Thursday June 20, 2019

Holabird and RootChicago, IL

  • Amount: $323,300
  • Section: Professional Service (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 21)
  • Terms: One-time transaction

Unsuccessful respondents (21)

Buyer for this procurement: Denise Rowe, (217) 265-4525

State purchasing officer for this procurement: John Knittle

Other Firms Considered, along with BEP information attached:
Anderson Mikos Architects ltd, Oakbrook, IL
Cannon Design, Chicago, IL
Cordogan Clark & Associates, Chicago, IL
Eckenhoff Saunders Architects, Chicgo, IL
Gensler, Chicago, IL
HDR Architecture Inc, Chicago, IL
HED, Chicago, IL
Holabird & Root, Chicago, IL
JGMA, Chicago, IL
John Ronan Architects, Chicago, IL
Krueck & Sexton Architects, Chicago, IL
Legat Architects, Chicago, IL
Lothan Van Hook DeStefano Architecture LLC, Chicago, IL
M.E.P. Infracstructure Solutions Inc, Chicago, IL
Perkins Eastman Architects DPC, Chicago, IL
RATIO Architects Inc, Chicago, IL
Ross Barney Architects, Chicago, IL
Shive-Hattery, Chicago, IL
SmithGroup, Chicago IL
Stantec Architecture Inc, Chicago, IL
UrbanWorks Ltd, Chicago, IL

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Monday, November 19, 2018
Project Description
The UIC Drug Discovery and Innovation Pavilion will provide the physical infrastructure necessary to take the next step in the further progression of UIC and the Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) as leaders in the discovery, development, and commercialization of drugs and pharmaceutical technologies. The proposed five story building will be located adjacent to the University of Illinois Hospital and directly connected to the existing College of Pharmacy Building. The facility will feature team-based teaching classrooms, office and conference space, research laboratories, instrumentation rooms, clinical research laboratory space, clinical patient rooms, and other support spaces. The project will be designed to LEED Gold standards and will seek LEED certification. The Conceptualization Phase will determine the building design and will confirm the construction budget for the project. After a 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.

See attached file for additional information.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted below until 4:00 PM, Friday December 14, 2018:
At the following address:
Office of Capital Planning and Project Management-UIC
1140 South Paulina, MIC 892
Attention: William Bradford,, 312-996-1901
Chicago, IL 60612
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
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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Specification Documents
  • PSS999-C19020Ad.pdf (265 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • PSS999-C19020_AndersonMikosArchitectsLtd_255Form.pdf (468 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_CannonDesign_255Form.pdf (179 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_CordoganClarkAssociates_255Form.pdf (750 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_EckenhoffSaundersArchitects_255Form.pdf (506 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_Gensler_255Form.pdf (557 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_HDRArchitectureInc_255Form.pdf (175 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_HED_255Form.pdf (490 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_HolabirdRootZGF_255Form.pdf (646 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_JGMA_255Form.pdf (286 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_JohnRonanArchitects_255Form.pdf (654 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_KruekSexton_255Form.pdf (1 MB)
  • PSS999-C19020_LegatArchitectsInc_255Form.pdf (467 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_LothanVanHookDestefanoArchitectureLLC_255Form.pdf (533 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_MEPInfraSolutionsInc_255Form.pdf (705 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_PerkinsEastmanArchitDPC_255Form.pdf (387 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_RatioArchitectsInc_255Form.pdf (683 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_RossBarneyArchitects_255Form.pdf (405 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_Shive-HatteryInc_255Form.pdf (658 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_SmithGroup_255Form.pdf (599 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_StantecArchitectureInc_255Form.pdf (744 KB)
  • PSS999-C19020_UrbanworksLTD_255Form.pdf (833 KB)