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In accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 10.0002 (b)(2) this Request for Information is for planning purposes only and shall not be construed as a Request for Proposal (RFP), an offer to negotiate or as an obligation on the part of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Responses are strictly voluntary. Respondents will not be compensated, and all information becomes property of the Government upon submission.
The Program Contracting Activity Central (PCAC) is seeking a potential contractor to provide all labor, materials, supervision, design, and all other resources for the remolding and renovation of our Medical Office Building (MOB) Halls and Walls currently located at the Garland Veterans Affairs (VA) Outpatient Clinic on the first through third floors of the facility. Work will include but not limited to: demolition, casework, millwork, new flooring and all associated all associated utilities and appurtenances and associated areas.
Work will include complete finish renovations and new design layouts to meet the VA design guidelines.
Modification and/or replacement of all utility systems (lighting, electrical, telecommunications, fire alarm, ceiling ,wall and floor finishes). Modification and/or replacement to our mechanical (HVAC) and plumbing systems to accommodate the revised upgrade including a new room temperature control system directed towards our existing Siemens Desigo building automation and control systems.
This is a Design-Build project.
The proposed project will be a competitive, firm-fixed-price contract utilizing the design-build approach outlined in FAR Part 36.3 Two-Phase Design-Build Selection Procedures. This project is planned for advertising in November 2020. In accordance with VAAR 836.204, the magnitude of construction is between $2,000,000.00 and $5,000,000.00 The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this action is 236220 with a size standard of $39.5 million. The duration of the project is currently estimated at 260 calendar days from the issuance of a Notice to Proceed. However, the results and analysis of the market research will finalize the determination of the procurement method. The type of socio-economic set-aside, if any, will depend upon the responses to this notice and any other information gathered during the market research process.
There will be remediation required and build back required in some areas due to the water damage. During the remediation period the contractor shall be responsible for the protection of affected areas of building(s) the contractor will maintain a negative air environment to ensure no contaminants spread throughout active areas. This project work will be performed per Occupation Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 1910 and 1926, workers must be trained in proper mold remediation. Contractors must have Certified Mold Remediator Certification (CMR) and wear proper PPE required to perform interior work. The completed design will satisfy all requirements assuring compliance with all applicable local, state and VA TIL/federal codes and guidelines. The proposed designs should include the following requirements: Complete architectural, structural, electrical, civil, mechanical, communication, and fire protection system design. All other work related to provide a complete and usable project based on the requirements stated above.
Respondents shall provide a general capabilities statement in the following information:
Section 1: Provide company name, DUNS number, company address, Point-of-Contact name, phone number and email.
Section 2: Provide company business size based on NAICS code 236220. Also, provide business type (i.e., Large Business, Small Business, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Women-Owned Small Business, Hub Zone Small Business, etc.).
Section 3: Provide a Statement of Interest in the project.
Section 4: Provide the type of work your company has performed in the past in support of the same or similar requirement.
Section 5: Provide the prime contractor s available bonding capacity in the form of a letter of intent from your bonding company with this submission.
It is requested that interested contractors submit a response (electronic submission) of no more than ten (10) single sided pages that addresses the above information. This response must be submitted as a single application-generated (not scanned) PDF document that is less than or equal to 4MB in size. Please note that hard copies will not be accepted. Responses shall be submitted via email to the primary point of contact listed below by Tuesday, November 5, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. Eastern Local Time. No phone calls will be accepted.
The Capabilities Statement submitted in response to this Sources Sought shall not be a bid or proposal. No evaluation letters and/or results will be issued to the respondents. After completing its analyses, the Government will determine whether to limit competition among the small business categories listed above or proceed with full and open competition as other than small business. The Government reserves the right to consider a small business, SDVOSB, VOSB or the (8) a program based on the responses received.
Because this is a Request for Information announcement, no evaluation review letters and/or results will be issued to the respondents. No solicitation exists. Therefore, do not request a copy of the solicitation. Respondents will not be notified of the results of the review.
Contracting Office Address:
Department of Veterans Affairs
Program Contracting Activity Central (PCAC)
6150 Oak Tree Boulevard
Independence, Ohio 44131
Primary Point of Contact:
Yolanda M. Ray, Contracting Officer