Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

University of Florida
Golf Course CM Ad
6C1-3.072: Finance and Administration; Construction; Construction Contract Bidding and Award (Contractor)


The University of Florida Board of Trustees announces that CM-At-Risk services will be required for the project listed below:

Project No.: UAA-19

Project Name and Location: Golf Course Club House Renovation, Gainesville, Florida.

The project consists of the renovation of Golf Course Club House at the University of Florida Golf Course, which includes renovation of the existing offices, locker rooms, athletic shop, and upgrade of the MEP systems. The estimated construction cost is $1,200,000.00.

Silver LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification by the U.S. Green Building Council is mandatory.

The contract for construction management services will consist of two phases, providing the GMP based on the conformance set document that are completed by the selected A/E firm for this project, included in the GMP are analysis of the design documents for constructability, coordination, detailing, materials, and systems; development and maintenance of the construction schedule; production of detailed jobsite management plans; development of strategies for the procurement of trade contracts; and development of a Guaranteed Maximum. If the GMP proposal is accepted and executed, the construction phase will be implemented. In this phase, the construction manager becomes the single point of responsibility for performance of the construction of the project and shall publicly bid trade contracts. Failure to negotiate an acceptable fixed fee for phase one of the contract, or failure to arrive at an acceptable GMP budget within the time provided in the agreement may result in the termination of the construction manager’s contract.

Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their past performance, experience; personnel, references, bonding capacity, workload, and responses to questions posed both in the shortlist and interview phases. The Selection Committee may reject all proposals and stop the selection process at any time.

At the time of application, the applicant must be licensed to practice as a general contractor in the State of Florida and, if the applicant is a corporation, must be chartered by the Florida Department of State to operate in Florida.

Applicants desiring to provide construction management services for the project shall submit a proposal only after thoroughly reviewing the facilities program, Project Fact Sheet, and other background information. The proposal shall be limited to 40 single-sided, consecutively-numbered pages and shall include:

1.     A Letter of Application that concisely illustrates the applicant’s understanding of the scope of services, schedule, and other goals and considerations as outlined in the Project Fact Sheet and facilities program.

2.     Company information and signed certification.

3.     A completed, project-specific “CM Qualifications Supplement” (CMQS) proposal. Applications on any other form will not be considered.

4.     Resumes, LEED accreditation, and other pertinent credentials for all proposed staff.

5.     Proof of the applicant’s corporate status in Florida (if applicable) and a copy of the applicant’s current contracting license from the appropriate governing board.

6.     Proof of applicant’s bonding capacity.

As required by Section 287.133, Florida Statutes, an applicant 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 manager 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.

Unsigned proposals or proposals containing expired or invalid licenses will be disqualified. Submittal materials will not be returned.

The project-specific CMQS forms, instructions, Project Fact Sheet, facilities program, UF Design Services Guide, UF Design and Construction Standards, UF General Terms and Conditions, standard University of Florida Owner-CM agreement, and other project and process information can be found on the Facilities Planning and Construction website.

Finalists may be provided with supplemental interview requirements and criteria as needed.

Provide six copies of proposals. Submittals must be received in the Facilities Planning and Construction office by 3:00 p.m. (Local Time), on Friday, January 11, 2007. Facsimile (FAX) submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered.

Facilities Planning and Construction

232 Stadium / P. O. Box 115050

Gainesville, FL 32611-5050

Telephone: 352-392-1256; Fax: 352-392-6378