Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

University of South Florida
USFSP Science and Technology/General Academic Facility, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Florida.


The University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) announces that Professional Services for the discipline of Architecture and Engineering will be required for the project listed below:

Project Name and Location: USFSP Science and Technology/General Academic Facility, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Florida.

The proposed project is a multi-functional, multi-use facility, which may include research and instructional labs, faculty offices, computer classrooms, general academic and study rooms, and joint use areas to serve large groups for both academic and conference functions. This facility is anticipated to be a two-story structure of about 40,000 G.S.F.

The selected firm will be required to provide design, construction documents and contract administration for the referenced project utilizing CADD drawings in accordance with the standards of the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. Blanket professional liability insurance will be required for this project in the amount of $1 million and will be provided as a part of Basic Services.

Instructions: Firms desiring to apply for consideration shall submit a letter of application. The letter of application should have attached:

1.     A completed USF St. Petersburg “Professional Qualifications Supplement,” Revised 04/07. APPLICATION ON ANY OTHER FORM WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

2.     A copy of the applicant’s current Professional Registration Certificate from the appropriate governing board. An applicant must be properly registered at the time of application to practice its profession in the State of Florida. If the applicant is a corporation, it must be chartered by the Florida Department of State to operate in Florida.

Submit six (6) copies of the above requested data bound in the order listed above. Applications which do not comply with the above instructions may be disqualified. Application information will not be returned.

The plans and specifications for State University System projects are subject to reuse in accordance with the provisions of Section 287.055, Florida Statutes. As required by Section 287.133, Florida Statutes, a consultant may not submit a proposal for this project if it is on the convicted vendor list for a public entity crime committed within the past 36 months. The selected consultant must warrant that it will neither utilize the services of, nor contract with, any supplier, subcontractor, or consultant in excess of $25,000.00 in connection with this project for a period of 36 months from the date of placement on the convicted vendor list.

Professional Qualifications Supplement form, descriptive project information, and selection criteria may be obtained by contacting:

Yoli Lanuza, Administrative Specialist

University of South Florida St. Petersburg

Facilities Planning and Construction Services

140 Seventh Avenue South, TER 100

St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Phone (727)873-4822


Interested firms are invited to attend a meeting to be held at 10:00 a.m., June 22, 2007, in Davis Hall, Room 130, USFSP Campus, St. Petersburg, Florida. The purpose of this meeting is to review the scope and requirements of this project.

Submittals must be received in the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, Facilities Planning and Construction Services, TER 100 office by 2:00 p.m., June 29, 2007, and shall be addressed to James A. Grant, Director (same address as above). Facsimile (FAX) submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered.