ADVERTISEMENT FOR A/E REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Pursuant to section §41-16-72 of the Code of Alabama, as amended, the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) is soliciting qualifications from design professionals licensed in the State of Alabama to provide basic design services for a facility for the ACCS Innovation Center to be located near Decatur, Alabama.
Project General Description and Scope: The scope of the project is to renovate an existing building of
approximately 18,000 square feet including a Simulation Lab, Classrooms and Collaboration Areas, Offices, Renovation of the Exterior and Façade,
Entry, Lobby, Restrooms, Elevator, and Circulation Corridors. The project includes emphasis on delivering a fully integrated facility in a functional
and economical manner.
Form of Agreement and Scope of Services: The form of agreement will be Division of Construction Management standard forms B-2 and B-2A and the scope of services will include Services A, B, C, D, and E as described therein. The executed agreement will include signed Disclosure Statement and required E-VERIFY certification forms.
Qualifications: Applicants should have significant design experience with projects of similar program requirements. ACCS will select the most qualified design professional as outlined in the Manual of Procedures, 2001 edition, provided by the Division of Construction Management. Recognizing the composition of Alabama’s citizenship, ACCS encourages proposals from design professionals that represent Alabama firms with diversity in their staffing, proposed project team, and associated design professionals and consultants.
Proposal Evaluation Criteria: Selection by the Alabama Community College System - ACCS shall be based on factors which may include, among others, the following:
a. Demonstrated experience and competence of the proposed project team with similar projects within the past five years.
This request for qualifications is not an offer to contract but seeks the submission of proposals from qualified, professional respondents that may form the basis for the negotiation of an agreement. It is the intent of ACCS to select at least three A/E firms from those submitting proposals for further and more detailed evaluation and review by a committee. ACCS reserves the right to award a contract to one or more selected entities, reject any or all proposals and to solicit additional proposals, through the RFQ process, if that is determined to be in the best interest of the State of Alabama.
Response: Interested professionals should submit a letter of interest, statements of qualification utilizing GSA Standard Form 330 for the architectural firm and civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing consultants, Disclosure Statement, plus any other relevant information.
Proposals must be delivered no later than 4:00 p.m. (Central Daylight Time) on February 1, 2019.