Added: Jul 19, 2019 8:20 am
MULTIPLE SINGLE AWARD INDEFINITE DELIVERY, INDEFINITE QUANTITY (IDIQ) ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING (A/E) SERVICE SYNOPSIS
This is a SOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS, seeking response from Small Business concerns only. This announcement seeks information from the industry, which will be sed for preliminary planning purposes. No proposals are being requested or accepted with his synopsis. THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION FOR PROPOSALS AND NO CONTRACT SHALL BE AWARDED FROM THIS SYNOPSIS. Respondents will not be notified of the results of this synopsis.
Veterans Integrated Service Network 10 (VISN 10), which includes all Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio, is seeking Mechanical Electrical & Plumbing (MEP) Firms capable of providing multi-discipline design services on an as-needed basis under Multiple Single Award fixed price, indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts, for the VA facilities in Ohio, which includes the Chillicothe VAMC, Cincinnati VAMC, Cleveland VAMC, Columbus VAACC and Dayton VAMC. Firms will be selected for negotiation based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work.
We are soliciting the most highly qualified businesses, encompassing Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) and Small Business (SB) socio-economic groups to determine the appropriate set-aside necessary to fulfill the governments design requirements for the VA facilities in Ohio. To assist the government in making an accurate determination, we must know your firm s interest.
The required design services will be for an undetermined number of projects of varying size and complexity. Services may include, but are not limited to, providing scope, development, planning, concept development, environmental studies, feasibility studies, program analysis, design review, value engineering reviews, consulting/construction management for work, building designs for facilities as well as rehabilitation and upgrade of existing facilities and systems, to include new buildings, building additions and/or building renovations or other real property alterations. Additional services that may be required include, but are not limited to, commissioning, master planning/medical planning, preparation of designs, plans, drawings, life-style cost analysis, construction cost estimates, project specifications, fact-finding studies, surveys, investigations, other professional MEP services not necessarily connected with a specific construction project, and supervision/inspections of projects under construction.
In order to be eligible interested parties must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) data base at https://www.sam.gov. For firms claiming either SDVOSB or VOSB classification status, they must also be registered and certified through the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization data base, located at https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov.
The planned duration for these contracts is a total of five years, if necessary a six (6) months option extension, consisting of a one-year base ordering period plus four unilateral options for ordering periods of one year each with a unilateral option extension of 6 months available based on government need. The anticipated capacity of the each IDIQ is anticipated to be a not to exceed capacity of $9.9M. Task Orders will be issued as needed. Contracts are anticipated to be awarded beginning in/or around fiscal year 2020.
As detailed above, the anticipated contract will provide for a full range of planning, architectural, engineering, program management, and construction management support services. Technical task orders could range from very small $3.0K to $2M multi-building projects.
The North American Industry Classification (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 541330 Engineering Services, which currently has a small business size standard of $15 million.
Interested parties responding to this Sources Sought Notice shall submit as much of the following information as possible:
Company name and address, point of contact with phone number, email address and DUNS number;
Proof of registration in the SAM and VA Vet Biz websites or intention of registration prior to submission of offers to a solicitation;
If your firm has a history or is contemplating joining with a partner for this requirement, we ask that you detail that arrangement as well to allow the government to make the most well informed decision possible. In this event, we advise that you thoroughly investigate whether or not a partnership would affect your business size standard. Also, if you anticipate or are considering using a Joint Venture Agreement, a copy of the agreement must be submitted along with the response to this Sources Sought Notice;
The response date to this Sources Sought notice is August 1 2019 at 3:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. This market research is for informational and planning purposes only to determine if there are adequate qualified SDVOSB or VOSB concerns to warrant a 100% set-aside. Hard copy submissions are not acceptable. The Government will not pay any costs for responses submitted. Electronic submissions are acceptable and may be directed to Shelton.Beasley@va.gov.
NO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE OTHER THAN WHAT IS NOTED HEREIN. A&E FIRMS ARE REQUESTED NOT TO CALL THE INDIVIDUAL VAMC(S) OR VAACC REQUESTING MORE INFORMATION.