NOTICE TO CONSTRUCTION MANAGERS
Project No.: FS-264
Project and Location: Ruby Diamond Auditorium Renovation and Expansion
The project consists of the design and construction of approximately 50,000 gsf of renovated space and 25,000 gsf of new space. The project will renovate Ruby Diamond Auditorium, in the
The contract for construction management services will consist of two phases. Phase one is pre-construction services, for which the construction manager will be paid a fixed fee. Phase one services include value engineering, constructability analyses, development of a cost model, estimating, and the development of a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) at 50% Construction Document phase. If the GMP is accepted, phase two, the construction phase, will be implemented. In phase two of the contract, the construction manager becomes the single point of responsibility for performance of the construction of the project and shall publicly bid trade contracts, encouraging the inclusion of Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs). Failure to negotiate an acceptable fixed fee for phase one of the contract, or to arrive at an acceptable GMP within the time provided in the agreement may result in the termination of the construction manager’s contract.
Selection of finalists for interviews will be made on the basis of construction manager qualifications, including experience and ability; past experience; bonding capacity; record-keeping/administrative ability, critical path scheduling expertise; cost estimating; cost control ability; quality control capability; and qualifications of the firm's personnel, staff and consultants. Finalists will be provided with the latest documentation prepared by the project architect/engineer, a description of the final interview requirements and, if requested, a copy of the standard
Firms desiring to provide construction management services for the project shall submit a letter of application and the completed
All applicants must be licensed to practice as general contractors in the State of
The Florida State University Construction Manager Qualifications Supplement forms and the Project Fact Sheet may be obtained through the website at www.fpc.fsu.edu or by contacting: Lynetta Mills, Facilities Design and Construction, 109 Mendenhall Maintenance Building A, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-4152, (850)644-2843 telephone, (850)644-8351 facsimile.
For further information on the project, contact Lisa Durham, Sr. Project Manager, at the address and phone listed above.
Five bound copies of the required proposal data shall be submitted. Submittals must be received at the address listed above by 2:00 p.m. (Local Time), on Friday, August 17, 2007. Facsimile (FAX) or electronic submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered. All applicants will be notified of the results of the short listing via the Facilities Design and Construction web site at www.fpc.fsu.edu.