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Y--Design/Bid/Build of an Army Reserve Center located in Homewood, IL, 25 miles south of Chicago.

Solicitation Number: W912QR-11-HOMEWOOD-ARC
Agency: Department of the Army
Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Location: USACE District, Louisville
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Sources Sought
Added: Aug 26, 2011 2:02 pm
A market survey is being conducted to determine if there are a reasonable number of interested small business concerns to set this future project aside for them. If your firm is a Small Business, certified HUBZONE, 8A, or Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business and you are interested in this project please respond appropriately. The proposed project is for the construction of an addition and alteration to a 400-member Army Reserve Center (ARC). Primary facilities include the ARC training building and unheated storage building. Buildings will be of permanent construction with reinforced concrete foundations, concrete floor slabs, structural steel frames, masonry veneer walls, standing seam metal roof, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, mechanical systems, security systems, and electrical systems. Supporting facilities include land clearing, paving, fencing, general site improvements, and extension of utilities to serve project. Accessibility for the disabled will be provided. Physical security measures will be incorporated into design including maximum standoff distance from roads, parking areas, and vehicle unloading areas. Berms, heavy landscaping, and bollards will be used to prevent access when standoff distances cannot be maintained. Sustainable Design and Development (SDD) and Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct05) features will be provided. Air Conditioning (Estimated 132 Tons).

Contract duration is estimated at 490 Days. The estimated cost range is between $10,000,000 and $25,000,000. NAICS is 236220. All interested Small Businesses, certified HUBZONE, 8A, or Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business contractors should respond to this survey by email 09 September 2011 by 12:00 Eastern Standard Time. Responses should include: (1) Identification and verification of the company's small business status. (2) The level of performance and payment bonding capacity that the company could attain for the proposed project. (3) Descriptions of Experience - Projects considered similar in scope to this project include new construction of national guard armories, army reserve centers, armed forces training centers, office complexes, education facilities, and warehouses. Projects similar in size will include new construction projects with a single building of 35,000 SF. Construction of pre-engineered buildings does not count as new construction. Projects of similar dollar value will be new construction projects with an original contract amount in excess of $10M.

(4) A statement of the portion of the work that will be self performed on this project, and how it will be accomplished. Please only include a narrative of the requested information; additional information will not be reviewed.

Email responses to Mr. Morgan Strong at or mail to The US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, 600 Martin Luther King Jr. Place, Room 821, and ATTN: Morgan Strong, Louisville, KY 40202-2267. If you have questions please contact Morgan Strong at This is NOT a Request for Proposal and does not constitute any commitment by the Government. Responses to this sources sought notice will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. All interested sources must respond to future solicitation announcements separately from responses to this market survey.
USACE District, Louisville, 600 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Place, Room 821, Louisville, KY 40202-2230
Morgan Strong, 502-315-6210

USACE District, Louisville