Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

Florida International University


Florida International University, on behalf of the State of Florida, Board of Regents, announces that construction management services will be required for the project listed below:

Project and Location:  Continuing Services Contracts for all sites of Florida International University, Miami, Florida

Project Deion: The construction Manager will be the single point of responsibility for performance of the project construction contracts, functioning as an independent contractor, publicly bidding trade contracts.

Continuing Services Contracts are specific projects for renovations, alterations, and additions that have a basic construction budget estimated to be $1,000,000 or less.  Accordingly, the selected firm(s) minimum bonding capacity should be $1,000,000.  This will be a multiple award contract for an initial period of one year with an Owner’s option to renew an additional year.  Two contracts will be awarded.  Campus Service Contracts provide that the consultant will be available on an as-needed basis for the Fiscal Year, July 1 - June 30.

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; qualification of the firm's personnel, and staff and consultants.  Finalists will be provided with a list of the final interview evaluation criteria, and a copy of the standard SUS construction management agreement for continuing services projects.  The final ranking shall be determined based on oral presentations and references.  The Selection Committee may reject all proposals and stop the selection process at any time.


Firms desiring to provide construction management services for this project shall submit a letter of application and a completed State of Florida, Board of Regents "Construction Manager Qualifications Supplement,” (CMQS).  Proposals must not exceed 80 pages, including the Construction Manager Qualifications Supplement and letter of application.  Pages must be numbered consecutively.  Submittals that do not comply with these requirements or do not include the requested data will not be considered.  No submittal material will be returned.

All applicants must be licensed to practice as general contractors in the State of Florida at the time of application.  Corporations must be registered to operate in the State of Florida by the Department of State, Division of Corporations, at the time of application.  As required by Section 287.133, Florida Statutes, a construction management firm 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 construction management firm 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.

Construction Manager Qualifications Supplement forms and the Project Fact Sheet may be obtained by contacting:  Facilities Management, Florida International University, Campus Support Complex, Room 236, University Park, Miami, Florida 33199, telephone (305)348-4090, or by Faxing a request to (305)348-4091 or login to (Find project under Facilities Construction Project Information).  Requests for meetings by individual firms will not be granted.  Eight (8) bound copies of the required proposal data shall be submitted to: Robert Griffith, Director of Facilities, Florida International University,  Campus Support Complex, Room 236, University Park, Miami, Florida 33199.

Submittals must be received by 2:00 p.m. local time, on July 21, 2006  Late submittals shall disqualified.  Facsimile (FAX) submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered.