University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
QBS #PSSU13113
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg - Crane Bay Infill
Award InfoPublished Friday October 25, 2013
Awarded to:
Consultant: Architectural Expressions, LLP, Forsyth, IL
Amount: $207,145
An estimated start date of 12/6/2013 through 6/17/2016
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 Friday, June 7, 2013
Project Description
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois is seeking a professional services consultant for the design, bid/award, and construction phase services for the Newmark Civil Engineering Building Crane Bay Infill. This infill project will build-out a portion of the existing crane bay and provide added functional space for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The new addition will be four stories and will provide innovative “dry lab” research spaces that are flexible in configuration and dynamically shared based on research needs.

Please see the attached file for more information.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 4:00 PM, Wednesday June 26, 2013:

Facilities and Services - UIUC
1501 South Oak Street
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:
  • There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
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

  • PSSU13113ad.pdf (94 KB)

Conflict of Interest Document

  • COI_ArchitecturalExpressions0813.pdf (273 KB)
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