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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
RFI #RFI111517DC
Request for Information: Real Property Lease
This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Thursday January 25, 2018
No submittals were received.
First published Monday, December 4, 2017
Responses will be accepted at the address below until 4:00 PM, Monday January 15, 2018:

University Office of Real Estate Services
Suite 208
506 South Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801

The University wishes to lease space for an energy efficiency-training unit located at Chicago (see below) for a period of ten years. This property will be used for energy efficiency-training unit.

The University of Illinois Applied Research Institute?s Indoor Climate Research and Training Center wishes to lease space (Facility) for an energy efficiency-training unit with an initial lease duration of ten years with a right to terminate after the fifth and seventh years of the lease term.

Facility space requirements will include a rental area of approximately 13,650 square feet, in a relatively modern building that will accommodate voice and data communication requirements, has an ample number of power outlets, located on the exterior of the building near an overhead door, gross lease structure, and available no later than June 30, 2018. The building housing the space must be within the boundaries of O?Hare International Airport on the north side, the intersection of Interstate Highway 80 and Interstate Highway 57 on the south side, within five (5) miles of Interstate 294 on the east side and Route 83 on the west side.

Respondent Instructions: (1) Submittal should include one hard copy and one PDF electronic version. (2) An exhibit indicating parking spaces available, including shared spaces, tenant assigned, guest, and ADA accessible, along with any associated cost. (3) Lease terms should include any credits for relocation, moving allowance, tenant improvement allowance, rent abatements or other financial incentives. (4) Lease terms shall specify the annual gross rental cost per lease year for initial term, along with renewal term gross rental costs or adjustments and an estimate of any other associated cost not included in gross rental rate. (5) Provide floor plan of proposed demised area and any building common areas. Bids are due by 4:00 PM on January 15, 2018.

At the time it submits its response to this RFI, the respondent must certify that it is a properly formed and existing legal entity and, if applicable, has obtained an assumed name certificate from the appropriate authority, or has registered to conduct business in Illinois and is in good standing with the Illinois Secretary of State (30ILCS 500/1.15.80, 20-34.)

Contact info:
Daniel Crawmer
Associate Director of Real Estate Services
University Office of Real Estate Services
University of Illinois
506 South Wright Street, Suite 208
Urbana, Illinois 61801
(217) 244-4483

For additional information, contact:
Mary White
807 S. Wright, Suite 340
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-8518
FAX: (217) 244-0882
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle

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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  • RFI111517DC.pdf (268 KB)