FA2521-20-Q-B063 – Sources Sought – Lane Furniture – Bowling Center

Aug 11, 2020 | Sources Sought

SOURCES SOUGHT – Request for Information (RFI) :  THIS IS NOT A NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL OR QUOTATION BUT INFORMATION AND PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY!  This notice does not constitute a commitment by the Government. All information submitted in response to this announcement is voluntary, and the Government will not pay for information requested nor will it compensate any respondent for any cost incurred in developing information provided to the Government. 

FA2521-20-Q-B063 shall be used to reference any written responses to this Sources Sought-RFI.

Patrick Air Force Base anticipates a requirement that is being considered under a small business set-aside program.  The North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) Code proposed 337214.  The size standard for this proposed NAICS is 1000.

GSA SIN/MAS:  71 / 3

Description:  45 FSS/FSWB is looking to purchase Lane Furniture (sofas, tables and bowling balls lane storage racks) for the Patrick AFB Bowling Center— for customers to sit while participating in “10-Pin” Bowling.

Salient Characteristics:  See Attachment.

* For delivery, a two (2) weeks advance notice is requested to coordinate the removal of the old/existing furniture.

The purpose of the above requirement item(s):  This new furniture requirement is needed to replace old, worn and outdated furniture for the Patrick AFB Bowling Center.

45 CONS is interested in comments, questions or concerns from industry regarding commercial practices per the above salient characteristic requirements.  Include in your capabilities package your DUNS, Cage Code, and System for Award Management (SAM) expiration date, and any related specifications/drawings.

NOTE: RESPONSES TO THIS SOURCES SOUGHT SHALL STATE IF THEY ARE A SUPPLIER OR MANUFACTURER!

45 CONS is interested in all parties that are capable of meeting this requirement. Market research is being conducted to determine interest, capability, and socio-economic category of potential sources for the requirement. The government requests interested parties submit a brief description of their company’s business size (i.e. annual revenues and employee size), business status (i.e., 8(a), Historically Underutilized Business Zone, or SDVOSB, WOSB, EDWOSB, or small business) anticipated teaming arrangements, and a description of similar services offered to the Government and to commercial customers. Any responses involving teaming agreements should delineate between the work that will be accomplished by the prime and the work accomplished by the teaming partners. The Government will use this information in determining its small business set-aside decision.” All interested firms shall submit a capabilities package that explicitly demonstrates company capabilities-indicating examples of commercial sales-and product specifications related to this effort. Respondents are further requested to indicate their status as a Foreign-owned/foreign-controlled firm and any contemplated us of foreign national employees on this effort.  As stipulated in FAR 15.201, responses to this notice are not considered offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. No solicitation exists; therefore, do not request a copy of the solicitation. The decision to solicit for a contract shall be solely within the Government’s discretion.

Any responses involving teaming agreements should delineate between the work that will be accomplished by the prime and the work accomplished by the teaming partners.  The Government will use this information in determining its small business set-aside decision.” 

Commodity Capabilities Package:  All interested firms shall submit a capabilities package that explicitly demonstrates company capabilities-indicating examples of commercial sales-and product specifications related to this effort.  Also indicate if you are the manufacturer, or provide the name and size of the manufacturer of the product(s) you will be supplying. Respondents are further requested to indicate their status as a Foreign-owned/foreign-controlled firm and any contemplated us of foreign national employees on this effort.

DISCLAIMER:  This Sources sought notice is not a solicitation.  This notice is issued solely for information and planning purposes and does not constitute a solicitation.  All information received in response to this notice that is marked “proprietary” will be handled accordingly.  Responses to the sources sought notice will not be returned.  In accordance with FAR 15.201(e), responses to this notice are not offerors and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract.  Responders are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this notice.  The Government does not guarantee any action beyond this notice.  The Government may not respond to questions posed in Industry responses.

ATTENTION:  Although this is a Sources Sought notice only, interested parties or potential contractors must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) to be eligible for contract award or payment if the Government chooses to make an award.  Information on registration and annual confirmation requirements may be obtained via https://www.beta.sam.gov 

Sources Sought response time:  Monday 17 August 2020 – 2:00 PM, EDT.  Please submit the information electronically in PDF format.  Reference RFQ:  FA2521-20-Q-B063 to the Contracting Officer, Linda Penuel / Email:  linda.penuel@us.af.mil  and the Contract Specialist, Amie Kendrick-Conner / Email:  amie.kendrick-conner@us.af.mil   Telephone responses will not be accepted.   

Future information about this acquisition, including issuance of a solicitation and/or applicable amendments, will be issued through FedBizOpps.  Interested parties are responsible for ensuring they have the most up-to-date information regarding this acquisition.

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