This is a sources sought announcement. This notice is for market research purposes only and IS NOT a request for proposal, quotation or bid. The Government will not reimburse respondents for any costs incurred in preparation of the response to this announcement. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, is seeking sources with current relevant qualifications, experience, personnel, and capabilities for a construction single award task order contract (SATOC). The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, requests letters of interest from potential prime construction contractors (small and large businesses).
This SATOC would be mainly used to renovate and upgrade Intelligence Community (IC) facilities within the National Capital Region. The programmatic value of all task orders awarded under this anticipated SATOC is currently estimated to be $50M, therefore, potential prime construction contractors will need a bonding capacity of $50M or greater. The task orders may range in size and complexity from small to large and from non-complex to highly technical.
The scope of this contract will encompass Design-Build and Design-Bid-Build renovation and new construction projects. It may also include a broad variety of minor repair, modification, rehabilitation and/or alterations of existing buildings. The salient characteristics of these projects include: Vertical construction, full complement of construction disciplines to include: foundation, infrastructure, site utilities, superstructure, building systems; features of work include: interior/ exterior mechanical/ electrical/ fire protection / HVAC/ architectural finishes/ concrete/ plumbing/ carpentry/ roofing. It may also include, but not be limited to: demolition, geo-technical investigation, infrastructure projects, interior fit-up, communications, security and force protection (AT/FP) projects.
The Contractor shall be required to perform all work in accordance with the access and security requirements of the facility. All personnel working on this project must be U.S. citizens. Successful bidders will require Top Secret level of Facility Security Clearance (TS FCL). Details of the security requirements will be provided within the draft DD254 Construction Security Specifications for use during the sample/seed project proposal preparation. A final DD254 will be issued to the successful contractor upon award for the sample/seed project. All succeeding task orders will have a project specific DD254 issued for each task order.
Interested prime contractors should submit a narrative demonstrating their experience in task order construction type contracts of similar nature as described above.
Responders should also address all of the following in their submittal:
1.) Firm’s name, address, point of contact, phone number, e-mail address, CAGE code and DUNS number.
2.) Indicate if your company is currently registered with the beta.SAM.gov database. If not, indicate if it has been registered or does it plan to register.
3.) In consideration of NAICS code 236220, with a small business size standard in dollars of $36.5M, indicate which of the following small business categories your business is classified under: Small Business, Veteran Owned Small Business, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Woman-Owned Small Business, HUBZone Small Business, or 8(a) Business.
4.) Provide a letter from the surety regarding the bonding capability for a single contract action and aggregate of the interested prime contractor.
5.) Provide evidence that your company has and maintains the ability to handle classified materials with an active Top Secret Facility Site Clearance.
6.) Provide evidence that your firm has successful subcontractor relations in the National Capital Region.
7.) Provide details of similar completed contracts to include at a minimum, project references, (including owner with phone number and email address), contract number, brief description of project, dollar value, what type of work and the percentage of work your firm provided on these contracts.
The Government would also like Industry feedback on the following:
1.) The Government is contemplating this to be an R.S. Means based contract. Does Industry have any input on this decision or any other ideas on the pricing mechanism?
2.) What evaluation factors would you recommend for Phase I and Phase II for the source selection criteria?
Comments will be shared with the Government project team, but otherwise will be held in strict confidence.
Submission Instructions: THIS NOTICE IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. It is a market research tool being utilized to determine the availability of potential qualified contractors before determining the method of acquisition. In addition, this sources sought is not to be considered as a commitment by the Government, nor will the Government pay for any information solicited or delivered.
Interested parties who consider themselves qualified to perform the above-listed requirement are invited to submit a response to this Sources Sought Notice NLT 10:00AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) 24 August 2020. All responses under this Sources Sought Notice must be emailed to, Patricia Morrow at Patricia.Morrow@usace.army.mil and Erica Eaton at Erica.A.Eaton@usace.army.mil referencing the sources sought notice number PANNAD-20-P-0000 007536. Responses should be no more than 10 pages.
Telephone inquiries will not be accepted or acknowledged, and no feedback or evaluations will be provided to companies regarding their submissions. If you have any questions concerning this opportunity please contact: Patricia Morrow via email – Patricia.Morrow@usace.army.mil and Erica Eaton via email at Erica.A.Eaton@usace.army.mil.