FBO Notice Date 11/21/17
BIDS Reference Number 295
Document Type: Sources Sought
Construction Of Structures And Facilities

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Maryland Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, 21902

Y -- VISN 5 CONSTRUCTION MULTIPLE AWARD TASK ORDER CONTRACT $2,000 -$1,000,000 AKA: MATOC TWO SOL 36C24518R0046 DUE 120517Marvin A. NunezMarvin.Nunez@va.govTHIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE ONLY.This announcement is seeking information from industry, which will be used for preliminary planning purposes. No proposals are being requested or accepted with this synopsis.

THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION FOR PROPOSALS AND NO CONTRACT SHALL BE AWARDED FROM THIS SYNOPSIS.

The purpose of this synopsis is to gain knowledge of interest, capabilities andqualifications of various members of industry, namely Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) in accordance with the requirements of Public Law 109-461.

The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN)/Network Contracting Office (NCO) 5 has a requirement for on-going facilities construction, alterations, and repair of buildings, structures and other real property, and minor construction relating to, but not limited to, civil, mechanical, plumbing, structural, electrical, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), for the facilities located in VISN/NCO 5. VISN/NCO 5 for the purpose of this notice is separated into four geographic areas, defined as, Maryland, Western West Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Central/Eastern West Virginia.

Interested parties meeting the requirements of this notice should submit the attached area of consideration with their response. Limitations on subcontracting, the prime contractor must perform at least 15% of the cost of the contract, not including the cost of materials, with its own employees for general construction-type procurements. Prior Government contract work is not required for submitting a response under this sources sought synopsis. The intent of the project is to award Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) via multiple-award Indefinite-Delivery Indefinite-Quantity multi-trade construction contracts to includethe areas identified above. The types of work to be performed will be Buildingand Heavy Construction, which includes General Construction. General building construction contractors have a size standard of $36.5 million in average annual receipts; the applicable NAICS code is 236220.  The resulting contracts will not have fixed unit costs. All contract work will be completed through individual Firm Fixed Price (FFP) task orders awarded for individual projects valued between $2,000.00 (minimum task order) and $1,000,000.00 (maximum task order). Eachtask order will be priced individually and will include its own wage determination. These task orders will be competed amongst the IDIQ awardees. The term ofthe IDIQ Multi-Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) will be a one-year base periodfrom date of award, with four (4) one (1) year options to extend. Each task order will have its own period of performance established.

This notice is published to conduct market research to determine if there is a sufficient number of verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) capable of performing the requirements for each geographic location noted. In order to be eligible as an SDVOSB, a firm must be registered in VetBiz. Registration may be accomplished at http://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/. Additionally, allinterested firms must be verified by the Center for Veteran Enterprises upon submission of a proposal in accordance with VAAR 804.1102 in order to be eligible. An active registration in System for Award Management (SAM) is also required.Registration is available at www.sam.gov. For planning purposes, the Government intends to publish a solicitation for this requirement on or about January 5,2018.

Interested parties responding to this sources sought request shall submit the following information at a minimum: (1) company name and address, point of contact with phone number, and DUNS number; (2) proof of registration in the VA Vet Biz website and verification by VA Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) or status of verification application; (3) completed area of consideration form. The response date to this Sources Sought Notice is December 5, 2017, at 2:00 pm. This market research is for informational and planning purposes only to determine if sufficient numbers of SDVOSB exists for all sites noted within this notice. The Government will not pay any costs for responses submitted. Electronic submissions are required via marvin.nunez@va.gov. Subject line relating to this sources sought must read 36C24518R0046 MATOC II SOURCES SOUGHT RESPONSE .

Should any firms interested in responding to this solicitation not be able to open the attachment for the area of consideration, please send an email to marvin.nunez@va.gov subject title must read Send area of consideration MATOC .

RESULTS INFORMATION: Respondents will not be notified of the results of the market analysis. Firms responding to this sources sought announcement, who fail to provide ALL of the required information requested, will not be used to help the Government make the acquisition decision, which is the intent of this sources sought announcement.

The official synopsis citing the solicitation number will be issued on Federal Business Opportunities www.fbo.gov and inviting firms to register electronicallyto receive a copy of the solicitation when it is issued.CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/VA/VAMHCS512/VAMHCS512/36C24518R0046/listing.html

SET-ASIDE: Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business