FBO Notice Date 01/17/18
BIDS Reference Number 289
Document Type: Sources Sought
Construction Of Structures And Facilities

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE District, Fort Worth, 76102-0300

Y -- SOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS, SUPPLY SUPPORT ACTIVITY (SSA) WAREHOUSE, FORT BLISS, TEXAS SOL W9126G-18-U-1650 DUE 013118 POC Richard D. Feller, Contract Specialist, Phone 817-886-1165, Email richard.feller@usace.army.mil - John H Rodgers, Contracting Officer, Phone 877-866-1048,Email john.h.rodgers@usace.army.milSUPPLY SUPPORT ACTIVITY (SSA) WAREHOUSE, FORT BLISS, TEXAS

This is a SOURCES SOUGHT announcement; a market survey for information only,to be used for preliminary planning purposes. THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION FOR PROPOSALS AND NO CONTRACT WILL BE AWARDED FROM THIS SYNOPSIS. No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this synopsis or any follow up information requests.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Fort Worth District has been tasked to solicit for and award a project to construct a standard design general purpose storage building with loading dock for use as Supply Storage Activity (SSA) Warehouses. Proposed project will be a competitive, firm-fixed price, Design Bid Build contract. The government intends to issue a solicitation; however, the results and analysis of the market research will finalize the determination of procurement method. The type of set-aside decision to be issued will depend upon the capabilities of the responses to this synopsis.

The purpose of this synopsis is to gain knowledge of interest, capabilities and qualifications of various members of industry, to include the Small BusinessCommunity: Small Business, Section 8(a), Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), The Government must ensure there is adequate competition among the potential pool of responsible contractors. Small business, Section 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOSB and businesses are highly encouraged to participate.

Statement of Work: The Government is seeking qualified, experienced sources capable of constructing a standard design general purpose storage building with loading dock for use as Supply Storage Activity (SSA) Warehouses. Primary facilities include storage buildings with loading docks, covered storage shed, organizational vehicle parking, building information systems, fire protection and alarmsystems, and Energy Monitoring and Control Systems (EMCS) connection, and installation of Intrusion Detection System (IDS), CCTV, and duress alarm. Supporting facilities include underground utilities (water, sewer, gas), electric service, parking and access roads, paving, sidewalks, curbs and gutters, sanitary sewer system, storm drainage, information systems, landscaping, site development, and site improvements. Heating and air conditioning will be provided by self-contained system. Measures in accordance with the Department of Defense (DoD) Minimum Antiterrorism for Buildings standards will be provided. Comprehensive building andfurnishings related interior design services are required. Access for individuals with disabilities will be provided. Cyber Security Measures will be incorporated into this project. Sustainability/Energy measures will be provided. Facilities will be designed to a minimum life of 40 years in accordance with DoD's Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC 1-200-02) including energy efficiencies, building envelope and integrated building systems performance. Air Conditioning (Estimated 124 Tons).

In accordance with FAR Part 36, the estimated construction price range is between $10M and $25M.

The Estimated duration of the project is 730 calendar days.

The North American Industry Classification System code for this procurement is 236220 which has a small business size standard of $36.5 Million.

Small Businesses are reminded under FAR 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting, they must perform at least 15% of the cost of the contract, not including the cost of materials, with their own employees for general construction-type procurement. If a large business firm is selected for this announcement they must also comply with the FAR 52.219-9 clause regarding the requirement for an approved subcontracting plan.

Should the acquisition be set-aside for the 8(a) program, 8(a) firms are reminded they need to have a bona fide office in the geographical area of consideration where the work is to be performed as determined by SBA.

Prior Government contract work is not required for submitting a response under this sources sought synopsis. However, all construction performance must be in compliance with the USACE Safety and Health Requirements Manual, EM 385 1-1, and must also comply with all Federal, State and local laws, ordinances, codes and/or regulations.

The type of solicitation to be issued will be a Design Bid Build RFP. No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this synopsis or any follow up information requests. Anticipated solicitation issuance date is on or about October 2018, and the estimated proposal due date will be on or about December 2018. The official Synopsis citing the solicitation number will be issued on Federal Business Opportunities www.fbo.gov andinviting firms to register electronically to receive a copy of the solicitationwhen it is issued.

Firm's response to this Synopsis shall be limited to 5 pages and shall include the following information:

1. Firm's name, address, point of contact, phone number, and e-mail address.
2. Firm's interest in bidding on STATEMENT OF WORK of the subject solicitation when it is issued.
3. Firm's capability to perform a contract of this magnitude and complexity, including the firm's capability to execute construction comparable work performed within the past five years. Incorporate a brief description of the project, customer's name, timeline of performance, customer satisfaction and dollar value of the project - provide at least three examples.
4. Firm's Size: Large, small business category and business size, (Small Business, HUB Zone, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, or 8(a).
5. Firm's Joint Venture information if applicable - existing and potential.
6. Firm's Bonding Capability (bonding level per contract and aggregate bonding level,both expressed in dollars, via letter from the bonding company).

Interested Firms shall respond to this Sources Sought Synopsis no later than2:00 p.m. CST 31 January 2018 via email only. All interested firms must be registered in SAM (www.sam.gov) to be eligible for award of Government contracts. Please email your response to:

Richard D Feller, Contract Specialist
Contracting Division, USACE - Fort Worth District, Fort Worth, TX 76102 Email: richard.feller@usace.army.mil

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/COE/DACA63/W9126G-18-U-1650/listing.html