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Two-Phase Design Build of a Visitor/Administrative Center at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Amargos Valley, Nevada

Solicitation Number: F11PS00618
Agency: Department of the Interior
Office: Fish and Wildlife Service
Location: CGS-WO
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All solicitation documents for this requrrement inclusive of forms, attachments, drawings, specifications, and statement of work are available at the following ftp site for immediate download:

The US Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 1/8-Pacific Southwest, is preparing to issue a solicitation (Request for Proposals-RFP) for a two-phase design-build of an approximately 12,000 square foot Administrative/Visitor Center Building at the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Desert National Wildlife Refuge, near Amargosa Valley, Nevada .

The full solicitation package inclusive of the two-phase evaluation and selection process(es), solicitation forms, documents, drawings, and specifications required to submit an offer for this requirement in response to Phase I of the solicitation will be available on approximately June 28, 2011.

SET-ASIDE: 100% Competitive 8(a)

PROEJCT MAGNITUDE: $5,000,000 to $10,000,000 (Five to Ten Million US Dollars)

NAICS: 236220 Commercial and Institutional Building Construction

PROJECT LOCATIONUS Fish and Wildlife Service, Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, 610 Spring Meadows Road, Amargosa Valley, Nevada, 89020-0115.

PROJECT OVERVIEW:The project will entail the selected contractor providing all design, engineering, architectural, labor, management, permitting, fees, supplies, and materials, except for any specified Government furnished materials outlined within the solicitation specifications/drawings, to design and construct a new complete and functioning 12,000 square foot Administrative/Visitor Center Building in turn-key operation for government occupancy at completion of the project. The awarded contractor shall also provide design and construction of all associated building systems including but not limited to site preparation, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fire suppression, ventilation, telephone, communications, and interpretive exhibit design, fabrication, and installation in accordance with the solicitation documents. Design and Construction shall be required to meet a minimum of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver in addition to meeting all federal energy mandates.

The work shall be constructed in phases as conditioned by the Contracting officer and contract documents for an overall period of performance of not more than 810 calendar days upon the awarded contractors receipt of Notice-to-Proceed, inclusive of 360 calendar days for design, and 450 calendar days for construction.

The two-phase design-build solicitation and evaluation process shall be conducted in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation(FAR) SubPart 36.3. The issued RFP shall set forth the requirements for responding to Phase I of the solicitation, as well as all technical evaluation factors and subfactors for both Phase I and Phase II.

At the closing date of the Phase I Solicitation, the government shall evaluate responsive proposals received in response to Phase I of the solicitation to short-list no more than five (5) contractors to Phase II. Only those successful firms selected as a result of Phase I evaluations will be requested to submit technical and pricing proposals for Phase II. Phase II proposals will only be requested from those firms who are short-listed as a result of the Phase I evaluation process, and shall be evaluated in accordance with the Phase II Evaluation Process.

Please note that the government will not be maintaining a bidders list during the solicitation period for this requirement during Phase I. However, vendors are strongly encouraged to review the "Interested Vendors List" tab found at near the center-middle portion of the screen where this announcement is posted.

Please also note that solicitation package materials, documents, drawings, specifications, and attachments to the anticipated solicitation will be available ONLY electronically and via the government point of entry(GPE) found at Hard copy documents will NOT be supplied by the government to any interested parties as a result of this solicitation.

Vendors submitting offers for this requirement must be actively registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) to participate; offers received from vendors that are not currently registered will be rejected. Website: The CCR Help desk number is 888-227-2423.

Vendors must have completed and have accurate and current on-line representations and certifications found at to be considered for award.

Award for this requirement is anticipated to be based on "Best Value" to the Government, price and other evaluation factors considered. Identification of significant evaluation factors and subfactors will be duly noted within the solicitation documents, once issued.
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Solicitation 1

Posted Date:
June 29, 2011

Amendment 1

Posted Date:
July 12, 2011

Amendment 2

Posted Date:
July 20, 2011
Division of Contracting and General Services U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service911 NE 11th Avenue Portland OR 97232
Approximately 90 Miles North-Northwest of Las Vegas, Nye County, Nevada
Paul Griffin Contracting Officer 5032312391;

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