THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE.  THIS NOTICE IS ISSUED FOR MARKET RESEARCH PURPOSES ONLY.  THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION OR INVITATION FOR OFFERORS TO SUBMIT BIDS.  A PRE-SOLICITATION SYNOPSIS OF THE PROPOSED CONTRACT ACTION WILL BE POSTED AT A LATER DATE THAT WILL PROVIDE INSTRUCTIONS FOR BIDDERS TO RESPOND TO THIS OPPORTUNITY.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP) anticipates the need for a firm-fixed-price construction contract for a project entitled “Renovate Unit 1B” at the Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) located in Allenwood, Pennsylvania.

Pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 36.204, the estimated magnitude of this project lies between $1,000,000 and $5,000,000.  (NOTE: This range is one of eight available ranges from FAR 36.204 and is not meant to imply that the project has necessarily been estimated/budgeted to the maximum of the selected range.  It merely conveys that the estimate/budget lies somewhere within that range.)

FCC Allenwood is a federal correctional complex located on Route 15, 2 miles north of Allenwood, PA 17810.  The project consists of furnishing all equipment, materials and labor for the complete construction of the work.  The project includes the renovation of housing Unit 1B including interior renovations and site improvements.  Interior renovations include renovations of cells, conversion of cells to other uses, and interior recreation areas, as well as renovations in the lower shower area. Site improvements include a new exterior recreation area with detention enclosures as well as ramps and controlled access to the exterior area. Work includes demolition, architectural, concrete, electrical, mechanical, electrical and IT, plumbing and fire protection, finishes, earthwork and site utilities, and associated work more fully described in the specifications and drawings attached to this notice.

Access to the attachments will require an active https://sam.gov vendor registration (log in).  If you encounter problems accessing these documents, please contact the Federal Service Desk at 866-606-8220.

Interested bidders must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) at https://sam.gov.

The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code applicable to this requirement is 236220 (Commercial and Institutional Building Construction) with a corresponding small business size standard of $39,500,000. 

The FBOP is seeking small business contractors for this project.  Your business size metrics information entered in your https://sam.gov registration must be less than or equal to the small business size standard specified above (see provision 52.219-1 in the Representations & Certifications section of your https://sam.gov registration).  Interested contractors are requested to respond to this notice by adding their business names to the Interested Vendors List for this posting in https://sam.gov (must be logged in to your vendor account).  Please add your business name only if you are interested in submitting a bid as a Prime contractor and are capable and eligible to compete for and perform this project.  This notice is intended only for those who would be entering into a Prime contract with the FBOP for the entirety of the project.  The FBOP does not award subcontracts.   Subcontracts (if applicable/necessary) are the responsibility of the Prime contractor.  The FBOP has no privity of contract with subcontractors.

The pre-solicitation synopsis (to be posted at a later date) will include further instructions for responding to this opportunity.  Interested bidders are advised to continuously monitor https://sam.gov for all future updates.