Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind
RFP for CM Services


The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) announces that construction management services are required for the project listed below.

PROJECT NUMBER:         FSDB – 20120002 & 20120004

PROJECT NAME:              Settle’s Gym, Building #17 – Exterior Maintenance

                                              Large Pool, Building #24 – Swimming Pool Renovation and Addition

PROJECT LOCATION:     The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, 207 N. San Marco Ave.,

                                              St. Augustine, FL 32084-2799

SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED: The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) requests qualifications from Construction Management firms to provide Construction Management at Risk for exterior building maintenance and refurbishment of an existing enclosed swimming pool. The applicant firm needs to demonstrate construction and staff experience in roofing, mechanical, and swimming pool. The project shall conform to the FSDB Construction Standards and shall be LEED Certified.

The two facilities is a gymnasium which is an exterior renovation to replace the barrel roof with a standing seam metal roofing system, new exterior windows and window systems, and exterior painting. The building area is 25,460 square feet and initial construction was 1952. The large pool requires a new standing seam roof, new exterior windows, new pool equipment and finishes, and new MEP systems. The building area is 10,154 square feet and initial construction was 1956.

PROJECT BUDGET: $3,250,000.00



PHONE NUMBER: (904)827-2363

RESPONSE DUE DATE: Submittals must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. local time on Monday, November 28, 2011, and should be mailed or delivered to the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, Attn.: Mr. John Connor, Purchasing Director, Stores & Receiving, Building #28, 207 N. San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084-2799. Facsimile (FAX) submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTAL: Firms interested in being considered for this project should contact: The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind by email; Laura Bowden, Contract Administrator, requesting instruction booklet “Selection of the Construction Management firm, dated January 2009.”

The results of the short-list and final selection will be posted at FSDB, Purchasing Dept., 207 N. San Marco Ave., Stores & Receiving, Building #28, St. Augustine, FL and may be viewed during regular working days between the hours of 7:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. beginning 24 hours after the selection. Final selection results will also be posted in the Florida Administrative Weekly. Firms must be properly registered at the time of application to practice their profession in the State of Florida. Applications that do not comply with these instructions or those that do not include the requested data may not be considered. Information received will be maintained with the project file and will not be returned. Any protests of the selection must be made within 72 hours of the posting. Failure to file a protest within 72 hours (not including Saturday, Sunday, or a legal holiday) after posting shall constitute a waiver of proceedings under Chapter 120, Florida Statutes. Applicants are advised that plans and specifications for projects may be reused.