Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

Florida International University
Rule No.6C8-5.009 - Use of University Facilities
6C8-5.009: Use of University Facilities


Florida International University Board of Trustees announces that Professional Services in the discipline of Architecture will be required for the project listed below:

Project Name and Number: Parking Garage Five (BT-865)/Retail/Public Safety (BT-875)

Project Description: The project consists of the design and construction of a multilevel open garage for approximately 1,441 cars and related site, utility, roadwork and 150 gross square feet of parking garage support space. To be included in the garage will be 25,000 gross square feet of retail space (shell only) and 9,065 gross square feet of office space for the FIU public Safety Department. Consideration of a future phase of approximately 6,300 gross square feet for Public Safety future expansion will be planned as a part of the project.


Firms desiring to apply for consideration shall submit a letter of application.

The letter of application should have attached:

1.     A completed Board of Regents “Professional Qualifications Supplement (SUSPQS),” dated September 1999. Applications 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 properly 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 that do not comply with the above instructions will not be considered. State of Florida Minority Business Enterprise certification is no longer requested. Application material will not be returned.

The plans and specifications for A/E 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 $15,000.00 in connection with this project for a period of 36 months from the date of their being placed on the convicted vendor list.

Professional Qualifications Supplement and the Project Fact Sheet forms may be obtained on-line at Requests for meetings by individual firms will not be granted.

Submit qualifications to: Selection Committee, Florida International University, Facilities Planning, Campus Support Complex, Room 236, University Park, Miami, Florida 33199, by 2:00 p.m. (Local Time), on August 17, 2007. Late submittals shall be disqualified. Facsimile (FAX) submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered.