36C24423Q0872 – Sources Sought – X1DZ–Lease of Space 38,985 Net Useable Square Feet Westmoreland County CBOC, PA

May 25, 2023 | Sources Sought

THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AT THIS TIME. This is a request for information (RFI) only and does not constitute a request for proposals. Submission of any information in response to this RFI is purely voluntary. The Government assumes no financial responsibility for any costs incurred associated to this request for capability information.

Notice: This advertisement is for market research purposes for a potential opportunity. This advertisement is not a solicitation for offers, nor is it a request for proposals. The purpose of this advertisement is to identify potential sources and suitable locations and is not intended to pre-qualify or disqualify any potential offers. The Government will not pay for any costs incurred because of this advertisement. The Government cannot provide any warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of contents of the furnished information found within this advertisement. Respondents are advised that the Government assumes no responsibility to award a lease based upon responses to this advertisement

The is issuing this RFI to conduct market research for sufficient Rentable Square Footage (RSF) of real property space to yield up to approximately 38,985 Net Usable Square Feet (NUSF) in Westmoreland County for use as a Westmoreland Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC). Space must be contiguous, outside 100-year flood plain, and VA prefers space located on the first floor; space must be accessible by elevators if not on first floor. The Department of Veterans Affairs will consider existing space that complies with all current building, seismic, and ADA code requirements. On-site, dedicated parking for 125 vehicles is required.

Delineated Area:

Space within or fronting on the following boundaries will be considered:

South: Pleasant Unity Rd, Shinsky Rd, Rt 981

West: Route 66

North: McLaughlin Dr, McWilliams Rd, Donohoe Rd, Industrial Blvd

East: Rt 217

Available Space must have the capacity to accommodate PACT (Patient Aligned Care Team) space model (http:/www.cfm.va.gov/til/dGuide/dgPACT.pdf). The following is an estimate of needed rooms/space:

Room Types
Lobby Area:
Waiting PACT Family
Waiting PACT 2
Public Toilets Male, Female (1 Each)
Public Toilets Family
Wheelchair Storage
Workstation, Patient Education
Kiosk Patient Check in
Alcove Volunteer

PACT Clinic 2:
Exam Rooms PACT
Exam Rooms Women s Health
Restroom PACT Patient
Restroom Women s Health Exam Room Patient
Restoom General Procedure Room Patient
Consult Room PACT
Alcove Height/weight station, Accessible
Alcove Height/weight station
Telehealth Room
Tele-Retinal Room
Shared Medical Appointment Room
Team Work Area
Workstation, Extended Team
Workroom PACT
Worstation – Administrative
Storage Shared Medical Appointments
Storage Medical Equipment
Alcove Medication
Alcove Resuscitation Cart
Conference Room
Utility Room Clean
Staff Restrooms
Staff Lockers
Staff Lounge

Audiology and Speech Pathology Clinic:
Hearing Aid Fitting Room
Exam/Consult Audiology
Storage Equipment
Exam Audiometric Booth

Eye Clinic:
Sub-Waiting Dialation Patient
Fitting and Dispensing Room
Exam/Training Room Low Vision
Exam Treatment Room
Team Work Area

Mental Health Clinic:
Consult Room

Multi-Specialty Clinic:
Exam Room Podiatry
Exam Room Multi-Specialty
Alcove Height/Weight Accessible
Restroom Multi Specialty Patient
Team Room
Storage Equipment

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic:
Dressing Room
Treatment Exercise Area
Treatment Room
Office Therapist
Storage Equipment
Restroom PM&R Patient

Dressing Room
Radiology Room General Purpose

Pathology and Laboratory:
Blood Specimen Collection Room
Restroom Patient
Restroom Staff
Storage Bulk

Office CMO
Office Nurse Manager
Storage Equipment
Lactation Room

Support Rooms (Logistics, Police, Housekeeping):
Workstation Logistics
Receiving/Shipping Dock – Logistics
Storage Area – Logistics
Operations Room Police
Locker Room Police
Holding Room Police
Storage Secure Police
Restroom Non-patient, Single User, Universal Police
Vending Machine Area
Communications Room
Utility Room Soiled
Utility Room Recycled Material
Utility Room Clean
Housekeeping Aides Closet

SDVOSB and VOSB firms are invited to provide information in response to this RFI to contribute to the market research for this project. SDVOSB and VOSB firms must be registered in VA s Vendor Information Pages (VIP) site at https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/ and have the technical skills and financial capabilities necessary to perform the stated requirements. Only SDVOSB and VOSB firms are requested to submit a Capabilities Statement to VA for review.

SDVOSB and VOSB firms may provide a Capabilities Statement if they are interested in participating in this project. A submission checklist and information sheet is provided below for firms to fill out and submit, which will serve as the firm s Capabilities Statement.

Capabilities Statement Will Include:

1. Company name, address, point of contact, phone number, Dunn & Bradstreet number, System for Award Management identification (if registered at www.SAM.gov), and e-mail address;

2. Evidence of SDVOSB or VOSB status through registration at VIP (https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/);

3. Evidence of ability to offer under NAICS Code 531120 and listing in the System for Award Management (www.SAM.gov), including a copy of the representations and certifications made in that system;

4. A summary describing up to three (3) projects of similar size and scope completed in the past five (5) years that demonstrate your experience designing, constructing, and managing Federal leased facilities or health care facilities relevant to the project described above. (3-page limit);

5. Evidence of capability to obtain financing for a project of this size.

If desired, the company may also submit a narrative describing its capability.

Although this notice focuses on SDVOSB and VOSB, we encourage all small businesses and other interested parties to respond for market research purposes.

Responses to this RFI must be submitted by email to Ashley Saeler, Lease Contract Specialist (Ashley.Saeler@va.gov ) by the publicized response date/time and must include the following information:

Building name, address and location of available space

Amount of available space in Rentable Square Feet (RSF) and Net Usable Square Feet (NUSF)

Building ownership information, brokers or legal representatives must show written acknowledgement and permission to represent the property

Amount of parking available on-site

Business socio-economic category if other than a large business

The Government is limited by law (40 USC 278a, as Amended 10-1-81) to pay no more than the appraised fair rental value for space.

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