Issuance of Solicitation: 12/18/2018
Proposals Due: 02/15/2019
Contract Award Date: 05/01/2019
Start of JOCC IDIQ: 06/01/2019
Funds Availability: Issuance of this pre-solicitation notice does not warrant that funds are presently available for award of a contract. Award of a contract shall be subject to the availability of appropriated funds, and the Government shall incur no obligation under the solicitation and notice in advance of such time as funds are made available for the contracting officer for the purpose of contract award.
Document Availability: The solicitation will be available for electronic download from the Federal Business Opportunities website at https://www.fbo.gov. The download will be available at no charge. The solicitation will be listed under a different identifying number than the one assigned to this pre-solicitation notice.
The City Cost Index from the RS Means Book will NOT be applied when pricing task orders. Any adjustment for location has already been included in the offeror's Bid Factor
The unit prices listed in the RS Means Building Construction Cost Data are bare costs. Bare cost equals a factor of 1.000, the same as "NET", all other bidfactors "MINUS" or "PLUS" will be added or subtracted from the bare cost factor. A "MINUS" 4% shall be written 0.96, a "PLUS" 4% shall be written 1.040 and "NET" shall be written 1.000.) The offered bid factors for the base and each option period will be applied to all work items for which a unit price is stated in the Price Schedule that are ordered via task orders in the respective base/option period.
Resulting IDIQ Contracts Awarded: The maximum order limitation for the five year duration is $10,000,000. The awarded contract will contain a guaranteed minimum amount of $2,000. Terms which support the payment of the guaranteed minimum amount will be specified in the solicitation.
Potential Task Order Requirements: A typical task order issued as a result of this contract will be valued at or less than the simplified acquisition threshold. The successful offeror will be required to complete a widerange of construction projects over the life of the contract. Task orders will consist of repair/alteration and tenant finish projects for the GSA and other Government agencies in occupied federally owned or leased buildings. Task orders may contain some or all of the following: modifications to architectural components and related electrical systems associated with, but not limited to ceilings, walls, floors (including access floor systems), roofing systems, millwork and wall covering. Work may also include modifications and replacement of mechanical systems to include, but not be limited to: air handling units, chillers, boilers,ductwork systems and accessories, piping systems (including pumps), HVAC systemcontrols, fire protection sprinkler systems and accessories, and plumbing equipment/accessories. In addition, scope may also include work on electrical systemsincluding, but not limited to lighting systems, primary and secondary power distribution systems and transformers. Special competencies will be required for any work involving membrane roofing, asbestos abatement, PCB removal and/or elevator work.
Pre-Construction Task orders may require Pre-Construction Phase Services andshall include, but are not limited to, review and evaluation of the concept, design development and construction document submission for constructability, value engineering or alternate means and methods recommendations, identification of any problems or errors in the design documentation, consultation during construction document production, preliminary project schedule development, primary costestimates during design development and construction documents, and developmentof subcontractor and supplier interest.
Contract Type: The expected base contract shall be a single-award indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity job order construction contract(IDIQ JOCC). All task orders placed against the IDIQ JOCC shall be firm-fixed price based on the RS Means pricing structure and contractor bid factors. The ordering activity shall specify whether bonds are applicable to the construction activity for each task order.
Estimated Scope of Task Orders: The following is provided for informational purposes only. Contractors should be aware that annual budgetsare highly variable and the actual quantities and value of work changes annually. Data shows that GSA, Region 8 executes about 50 - 60 contract actions annually to perform minor alterations and repairs that fall within the scope of construction services under the IDIQ JOCC. GSA also executes reimbursable work authorizations on behalf of other agencies for tenant improvement projects. Although construction activities take place throughout the year, a large quantity of these projects typically falls between the months of April and September. The expected average dollar value of projects executed under the scope is about $25,000 with a median dollar value of about $12,500. The majority of task orders are expectedto be between $2,000 and $25,000.
Additional Proposal Submission Information: Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) and the System for Award Management (SAM) are available for use by all Federal agencies. You must be registered with SAM before registering with FedBizOpps. No Federal material can be downloaded until you have registered under both sites. The solicitation will be available through the Federal Business Opportunities website (FedBizOpps.gov). FedBizOpps is a secure website designed to safeguard sensitive but unclassified (SBU) acquisition information. You may access FedBizOpps via the following address: www.fedbizopps.gov. You will then be required to register as a vendor by selecting the "register now" hyperlink. At a minimum all vendors must supply the following information: Your Company DUNS Number (contact Dun & Bradstreet at 1-866-705-5711 for a free DUNS Number if you do not have one), Your Company Information and Personal Information. It is the vendor's responsibility to monitor FedBizOpps for any changes and/or conditions. Online Representations and Certification is required in Federal solicitations as part of the bid submission process, thereby eliminating the need to submit a paper copy of Representations and Certifications with each offer. Please enter and maintain your representation and certification information in SAM via the internet at https://www.sam.gov.
Requests for Information: Interested contractors are encouraged to submit any requests for information directly to the Government point ofcontacts shown in this FBO notice. Please be aware that the Government may not respond to requests until release of the RFP. Submitted requests may be taken into consideration by the Government in planning the project requirements, solicitation, and contract documents.
The Contracting Officer for this procurement is Dylan White (email@example.com). The Contract Specialist for this procurement is Garrett Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Additional Information Updated 12/13/2018: The Government plans to include the evaluation of a go-no-go factor as part of the proposal. Thefactor requires interested offerors to provide evidence of a bona fide place ofbusiness within the state of Utah. A bona fide place of business is a location where a participant regularly maintains an office which employees at least one full time individual within the appropriate geographical boundary; it cannot be aconstruction trailer or temporary site. Business activities must be conducted on a daily basis from the location.
Acquisition planning has resulted in a change in the anticipated technical package to remove schedule and only include past performance, management plan, and past experience. Elements of schedule may be evaluated as part of the management plan, but not as a separate factor.
Internal planning has resulted in a slight delay in the anticipated release date of 12/18/2018 for the Request for Proposal. The Government still anticipates release of the solicitation package prior to the end of the calendar year.
SET-ASIDE: Total Small Business