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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
QBS #PSSU19019

Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Altgeld Hall Renovation and Illini Hall Replacemen

Published Thursday December 5, 2019
Consultant: Cannon Design, Inc.
Amendment Amount: $731,611

This is an amendment to increase the project budget to cover increased scope of work on the campus landmark facility Altgeld Hall.
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 April 22, 2019
Awarded to:
Consultant: Cannon Design, Inc., Chicago, IL
Amount: $1,724,017
Section/Division: Professional Service (Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 4)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 4
Other firms considered:

Johnson, Lasky, Kindelin, Chicago, IL
Moody Nolan, Inc., Chicago, IL
Solomon Cordwell Buenz, Chicago, IL
Trivers Associates, Edwardsville, 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.
First published Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Project Description
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking a Professional Service Consultant (PSC) for the Altgeld Hall Renovation and Illini Hall Replacement project. The project will begin with the Conceptualization and Schematic Design Phases to better define the scope, schedule, cost, and project delivery method. Following the Schematic Design Phase, the project will seek approval and a funding increase from the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. It is also the University's intent to utilize the same PSC firm for the remainder of the project for design development and construction documents, bidding, and construction administration professional services.

Other items incidental to the scope of work include:
Assess and provide remediation procedures for any hazardous materials, including but not limited to asbestos and lead, which may be encountered as part of this renovation project.

Design and select Audio/Visual (A/V) and Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment (FF&E) to be purchased and installed by the Contractor as required to adequately serve the needs of the project.

Assess and provide geotechnical engineering services and survey work to determine the subsurface soil and groundwater conditions and all surface features of the project site.

Coordinate and provide any infrastructure needed to support the University selected Art for this project.

Project Location:

Altgeld Hall is located at 1409 W Green, Urbana, Illinois.

Illini Hall is located at 725 S Wright, Champaign, Illinois.

Two other sites will also be considered and the final approved site shall be confirmed by the start of the Conceptualization Phase.

Please see attached file for more information
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted below until 4:00 PM, Friday December 7, 2018:
At the following address:
Facilities and Services - UIUC
1501 South Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Attention: Brian Bundren,, 217-244-6445
Champaign, IL 61820
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
  • PSSU19019Ad.pdf (10 MB)
Conflict of Interest Document
  • SPOCOIRRDeterminationPSSU19019OWPCannon.pdf (164 KB)