University of Illinois at Chicago
RFP #RFP699C18041

Request for Proposal: Computer Design Research & Learning Center CM

Award Info Published Friday March 6, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: M.A. Mortenson Construction, Itasca, IL
Amount: $267,326
Section: Professional Service (Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 5)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 5
Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents
Barton Malow Company Chicago, Illinois
Berglund Construction Company Chicago, Illinois
Clayco Inc. Chicago, Illinois
Gilbane Building Company Chicago, Illinois
Turner Construction Company Chicago, Illinois

See attached file for complete BEP information.
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.
First published Monday, May 6, 2019
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 4:00 PM, Friday May 31, 2019:
At the following address:
Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
Office of Capital Planning and Project Management
1140 South Paulina, M/C 892
Chicago, IL 60612
The University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking a Construction Management Professional Services Consultant for the construction of a new building, to be built at 900 W. Taylor Street, for the College of Engineering. The building is intended to accommodate the computer science department and include dry labs, special use spaces, student spaces, administrative and office space. The scope of the work will include, but is not limited to, cost estimating, project scheduling, review of pertinent feasibility reports, soil boring reports, or other engineering reports and an analysis to help determine if the entire building should be connected to the central campus utility plant, provided with stand-alone utility services, or a combination of both. The conceptualization phase is already underway. The conceptual phase will establish the scope of the work for the project, and the construction budget. The overall project budget is limited to $90,000,000.00.

The project will be designed to LEED Gold.

The project is located at Lot 10 - 900 W. Taylor Street, Chicago, IL

See attached for more details.
William Bradford
Phone: 312-996-9101
Please deliver submittals to Room 204

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Denise Rowe
807 S. Wright, Suite 340
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 265-4525
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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

  • RFP69918041ad.pdf (682 KB)

Other Public Documents

  • AwardPSCPSS699C18041-CDRLC.pdf (111 KB)
  • DiversityParticipationPrimeandSubC18041.pdf (81 KB)

Conflict of Interest Document

  • MortensonCOIRRSPODetermination.pdf (180 KB)
  • RFP699C18041MSMorteCOIexpanded.pdf (1 MB)
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