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In accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 10.002(b)(2), this Sources Sought Notice is for market research and information purposes only at this time and shall not be construed as a solicitation or as an obligation on the part of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Program Contracting Activity Central (PCAC) is conducting a market survey and is seeking potential sources for the Expand SPD (Minor) construction project at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center (VAMC) located at 921 NE 13th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104.
The Expand SPD project # 635-411 is to be constructed in 2 phases.
Phase 1 of construction is to build a Surgery Locker up on the 8th floor and extend elevator 11 up to 8th floor as show on the drawings and specified in specifications. After new Surgery Locker up on 8th floor has been completed and VA HCS Oklahoma City took beneficial occupancy of the area, then the construction Phase 2 can start.
Phase 2 of construction is to renovate SPS and expand into existing Surgery Locker Room as show on the drawings and specified in specifications.
The proposed project will be a competitive, firm-fixed-price contract utilizing the design-bid-build approach (Final Specifications and Drawings will be provided). The anticipated solicitation will be issued as an Invitation for Bid (IFB) in accordance with FAR Part 14. The results and analysis of the market research will finalize the determination of the procurement method. The type of socio-economic set-aside, if any, will depend upon the responses to this notice and any other information gathered during the market research process.
This project is planned for advertising in mid to late February 2021. In accordance with VAAR 836.204, the magnitude of construction is between $5,000,000.00 and $10,000,000.00. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code 236220 (size standard $39.5 million) applies to this procurement. The duration of the project is currently estimated at 650 calendar days from the issuance of a Notice to Proceed. The services for this project will include providing all construction related services such as: providing labor, materials and equipment required to complete the project as per contract documents prepared by an independent Architect-Engineer firm.
Respondents shall provide a general capabilities statement to include the following information:
Section 1: Provide company name, DUNS number, company address, Point-of-Contact name, phone number and email.
Section 2: Provide company business size based on NAICS code 236220. Also, provide business type (i.e., Large Business, Small Business, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Women-Owned Small Business, Hub Zone Small Business, etc.).
Section 3: Provide a Statement of Interest in the project.
Section 4: Provide the prime contractor s available bonding capacity in the form of a letter of intent from your bonding company with this submission.
It is requested that interested contractors submit a response (electronic submission) of no more than six (6) single sided pages, single-spaced, 12-point font minimum that addresses the above information. This response must be submitted as a single application-generated (not scanned) PDF document that is less than or equal to 4MB in size. Please note that hard copies will not be accepted. Please also include a cover page, which includes, at a minimum: the company s name, address, Dun & Bradstreet number, socio-economic status, point-of-contact name, phone number, and e-mail address. Responses must include the Sources Sought number and project title in the subject line of their e-mail response. Submissions (responses) shall be submitted via email to the primary point of contact listed below by January 22, 2021 at 1:00 PM ET. No phone calls will be accepted.
The Capabilities Statement submitted in response to this Sources Sought shall not be considered to be a bid or proposal. This notice is for information and planning purposes only and is neither to be construed as a commitment by the Government nor will the Government pay for information solicited. No evaluation letters and/or results will be issued to the respondents. After completing its analyses, the Government will determine whether to limit competition among the small business categories listed above or proceed with full and open competition as other than small business.
At this time no solicitation exists; therefore, please DO NOT REQUEST A COPY OF THE SOLICITATION. If a solicitation is released it will be synopsized in Contract Opportunities at https://beta.sam.gov/. It is the potential offeror’s responsibility to monitor this site for the release of any solicitation or synopsis.
Contracting Office Address:
VHA Program Contracting Activity Central (VHA-PCAC)
6150 Oak Tree Blvd. Suite 300
Independence, OH 44131
Primary Point of Contact: