University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
QBS #PSSU16055
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): African American Cultural Center
Award Info Published Friday December 2, 2016
Awarded to:
Consultant: Interactive Design, Inc., Chicago, IL
Amount: $456,200
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 5
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, June 3, 2016
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 associated with the African American Cultural Center Replacement Project to raze the existing 8,200 gross square foot structure (Bldg. #173) located at 708 S. Mathews Avenue, Urbana, and build a new state of the art facility to accommodate student affair developments.

See the attached file for more information.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 4:00 PM, Thursday June 23, 2016:

Facilities and Services - UIUC
1501 South Oak Street
Attention: Anthony M. Battaglia,, (217) 333-8262
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.
  • 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

  • PSSU16055ad.pdf (133 KB)

Conflict of Interest Document

  • COI_InteractiveDesign1116.pdf (190 KB)
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