Illinois State University
Bid #NB070918
Invitation for Bid: fully upholstered lounge furniture
Award Info Published Wednesday August 1, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Louer Facility Planning, Inc., Collinsville, IL
Amount: $249,040
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 4
BEP Utilization is reflected in file "NB070918BidTab_BEP.pdf"
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday July 2, 2018
Questions received are addressed in Addendum #2.

See attached file: NB070918Addendum02.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday June 28, 2018
The Specification Documents have been modified.

Addendum #1 has posted. See attached file: NB070918Addendum01
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday June 26, 2018
This modification is to remind vendors about the State of Illinois requirements for submitting a bid.

See attached file: NB070918StateIllinoisRequirementsReminder.
First published Friday, June 22, 2018
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Monday July 9, 2018:

Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790

University Housing at Illinois State University is hereby requesting manufacturers and/or suppliers of fully upholstered lounge furniture to submit bids to furnish and deliver lounge furniture for use within two residence halls located in Normal, Illinois, in accordance with the attached bid document. The University highly desires delivery of the furniture between July 9 - July 20, 2018, but delivery must be made by August 31, 2018.

For additional information, contact:
Nick Mullins
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790-1220
Phone: (309) 438-1946
FAX: (309) 438-5555
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.

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

  • NB070918.pdf (1 MB)
  • NB070918Addendum01.pdf (287 KB)
  • NB070918Addendum02.pdf (422 KB)

Other Public Documents

  • NB070918BidTab.pdf (68 KB)
  • NB070918BidTab_BEP.pdf (358 KB)
  • NB070918StateIllinoisRequirementsReminder.pdf (524 KB)

Conflict of Interest Document

  • NB070918LOUERCOIDeterminationForm.pdf (86 KB)
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