This procurement will be issued as a 100% Set-Aside for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) through Invitation For Bid (IFB) procedures under FAR 14 and other FAR Parts and Subparts as applicable. The Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHCS) has a requirement to Provide and Install a Mezzanine Platform for Canteen Storage. The tentative date for issuing the IFB is on or around February 6, 2018, with bids due approximately 30 calendar days later on-or-around March 8, 2018 (the IFB will state the exact time/date thatbids are due). The anticipated contract award date is approximately 15 calendar days or less after receipt of bids. The Contract Performance Period is 45 calendar days after issuance of the Notice to Proceed. Location of the work is at the SLVHCS, 2400 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119. The contractor shall provide all labor, materials, tools, equipment, expertise, administration, supervision transportation and anything else necessary to perform all work as described in project Scope of Work, Drawings, and Specifications.
NAICS Code 236220 is applicable to this IFB and the Small Business Size Standard is $36.5M. The Construction Cost Range for this project (Magnitude of Construction) is between $25,000 and $100,000.
Interested offerors are asked to please first read over the IFB and all of its associated attachments/documents in their entirety prior to forwarding any questions to the Contracting Officer. A cut-off time/date for receipt of questions will be established and listed in the IFB as well as a time/date for the scheduled Site Visit. Only one Site Visit will be conducted and no requests for additional Site Visits or make-up Site Visits will be granted.
The IFB number for this project is 36C25618B0271. The IFB will be posted and can be downloaded (without charge) from the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) website (https://www.fbo.gov/). Amendments to this IFB will not be mailed, but will be posted at the FBO website. Bidders are responsible for obtaining the IFB (and associated documents/attachments) from the FBO website and for acknowledging all Amendments to the IFB. It is the responsibility of all interested bidders to check the FBO website as necessary for any Amendments to the IFB (to include the day bids are due). SOURCE: https://www.fbo.gov.
In accordance with VAAR 819.7003 Eligibility, at the time of submission of a bid, the bidder must represent to the Contracting Officer that it is a SDVOSB concern, that it is a small business concern under the NAICS Code assigned to the acquisition, and that it is verified for eligibility in the Vendor Information Pages (VIP) database on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization s VIP website (https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/) and have the Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) Verification Icon/Seal/Logo. Tobe considered for award, SDVOSB concerns must be registered and verified in theVetBiz Registry as a SDVOSB and have the Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) Verification Icon/Seal/Logo. SDVOSB concerns must also be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database. Information on the VetBiz Registry and CVE Verification can be found at http://vip.vetbiz.gov/. Information on SAM Registration can be found at https://www.sam.gov.
SET-ASIDE: Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business