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FBO DAILY ISSUE OF JULY 17, 2009 FBO #2790
SOLICITATION NOTICE

Y -- Minor Construction, Alteration and Rehabilitation of various NIH Facilities

Notice Date
7/15/2009
 
Notice Type
Presolicitation
 
NAICS
236220 — Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
 
Contracting Office
Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Office of Research Facilities/Office of Acquisitions, 13 South St., Room 2E43, MSC 5711, Bethesda, Maryland, 20892-5738
 
ZIP Code
20892-5738
 
Solicitation Number
NIHOF2009083
 
Archive Date
9/15/2009
 
Point of Contact
Anthony Rowell,
 
E-Mail Address
rowella@mail.nih.gov
(rowella@mail.nih.gov)
 
Small Business Set-Aside
8a Competitive
 
Description
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is soliciting for 8(a) small businesses capable of performing Minor Construction, Alteration and Rehabilitation of various NIH Facilities ranging from $100 to $100 thousand. The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code is 236220 (Commercial and Industrial Building Construction) and the small business size standard is $33.5 million. It is anticipated that the Office of Research Facilities (ORF) will award one (1) fixed price indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts with a contract cumulative ceiling amount not to exceed $50 million (Base Year plus four (4) Option Years). BACKGROUND: The NIH main campus is located in Bethesda, Maryland. As part of the U.S. Public Health Service under the Department of Health and Human Services, NIH is the Federal Government’s primary biomedical research agency. Within NIH, the following are some of the locations/facilities where task orders under the awarded contracts may be performed: 1) NIH Main Campus, Bethesda, Maryland (306 acres, 60 buildings, over 5.5 million square feet of space 2) NIH Animal Center, Poolesville, Maryland (500 acres, 188,000 square feet of floor space) 3) Gerontology Research Center (GRC), Baltimore, Maryland (7.5 acres) DESCRIPTION OF THE REQUIREMENT: The NIH seeks highly qualified credentialed contractors with capability to perform the contracts awarded from the solicitation, which will include various simultaneous task orders ranging from $100.00 to $100 thousand per task order. The selected contractors shall exhibit demonstrated experience, capability and resources enabling them to plan and construct projects of comparable size and complexity with comparable clients, and most significantly with demonstrated track record of performing such projects with a high degree of customer satisfaction. Contractors proposing to perform the contract as joint venture shall use the procedure described at the Small Business Administration (SBA) web site. The SBA URL is www.sba.gov, and the keyword search is Joint Venture and or Mentor Protégé. Potential contractors shall have current information in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database. The CCR URL is www.ccr.gov The selected contractors shall provide all labor, supervision, tools, materials, equipment, transportation, and management necessary or incidental to provide planning, construction, alteration and rehabilitation for NIH, and must exhibit demonstrated experience, capability and resources in projects of comparable size and complexity, with comparable clients, and most significantly, with a demonstrated track record of performing such projects with a high degree of customer satisfaction. The selected contractors shall be responsible for, and capable of, performing all associated demolition, removal of hazardous material, and construction of projects. The selected contractors shall be capable of controlling dust and flying debris, and protecting all adjacent areas as the work area will be occupied is most instances. All offerors submitting a proposal to the solicitation must be fully qualified and licensed and have qualified subcontractors (as applicable) for asbestos and hazardous waste abatement; be capable of supporting a field office as required by specific project at NIH Bethesda Campus. Failure to meet these qualifications may result in a determination of technical unacceptability. Utility shutdown once scheduled must be strictly adhered to as continuity of utilities is imperative. Projects may include, but are not limited to the following areas: 1) Renovation of clinical and patient care units and all related areas to include general and specialized hospital spaces, including surgical areas. 2) Renovation of general or highly specialized laboratory spaces and all associated support areas. 3) Renovation of general or highly specialized animal spaces and all associated support areas. These areas will be designed and constructed in strict accordance with the American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) Requirements. 4) Renovation of office, administrative, public and all associated support areas. 5) Replacement, repair and relocation of both interior and exterior utility systems. 6) Parking Garage repairs and alterations. 7) Renovation or retrofit of Bio-safety level (BSL)-3 and BSL-4 laboratory and animal spaces and all associated spaces. These areas will be designated and constructed in strict accordance with the 5th ed. of the Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL), and the latest edition of the NIH Design Requirements Manual sections with emphasis on the sections that relate specifically to bio-containment design requirements. 8) Interior design and alterations; reconfigure workstations. 9) Cleaning services. 10) Install and maintain flooring systems. 11) Maintain stairs and stairwells. 12) Installation and repair of roofing systems. 13) Professional trade work will be required in the following areas of carpentry, electrical, plumbing, etc. THIS IS A PRE SOLICITATION NOTICE. ORF anticipates releasing the solicitation on or about August 3, 2009. ORF will conduct a pre-proposal conference on or about August 13, 2009. The solicitation proposal due date shall be on or about September 1, 2009. The date and time of the pre-proposal conference, and solicitation due date will be provided in the solicitation when posted. Inquiries shall be submitted via e-mail. No local or collect calls will be accepted. All questions/inquiries must be submitted in WRITING through email to Anthony Rowell, at rowella@mail.nih.gov Point of Contact Anthony Rowell, Contract Specialist (C) Office of Acquisitions/ORF National Institute of Health Bldg 13, Room 1319 MSC 5711 9000 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD 20892-5711 Fax 301-402-0331, Email: www.rowella@mail.nih.gov. Place of Contract Performance: Various See Solicitation
 
Web Link
FBO.gov Permalink
(https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/NIH/ORS/NIHOF2009083/listing.html)
 
Place of Performance
Address: Various See Solicitation, Bethesda, Maryland, 20892, United States
Zip Code: 20892
 
Record
SN01876154-W 20090717/090715235945-272bd6cfc1f19b8a7fc09bbab3232060 (fbodaily.com)
 
Source
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