Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

Sarasota Memorial Hospital
Announcement of Request For Statements of Qualifications for General Contracting Work for The Sarasota Memorial Hospital Operating Room Air Handler Replacement Project for the Sarasota Co. Public



The Sarasota Memorial Hospital Operating Room Air Handler Replacement Project for the




The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board of Sarasota County, Florida is accepting statements of qualifications from General Contracting Firms. The scope of work may include pre-construction phase services such as cost estimating, value engineering, critical path method scheduling, constructability reviews and cost control, in addition to phased construction management services for the replacement of all related air handler equipment serving the main operating rooms located at 1700 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34239-3555. Firms interested in being considered as candidates are required to submit five bound statements of qualifications that include at least the following data, to be organized in the following order:

1.     A copy of Florida construction licensure and corporate registration certificates.

2.     Completed AIA Document A305 Contractor’s Qualification Statement, latest edition.

3.     Proof of general, automobile and workers’ compensation liability insurance coverage.

4.     A separate statement as to whether the firm is a certified Small/or Minority Business Enterprise as defined by the Florida Small Business Assistance Act of 1985.

5.     A list of at least five client references consisting of name, title, address, telephone number and project name(s) for each project.

6.     Resumes of key personnel that would be used on this project.

7.     A schedule of completion based on contract documents provided.

8.     Past experience of major mechanical systems replacement work supplying functioning occupied operating rooms.

9.     A list of AHCA reviewed and / or inspected projects. No others are considered applicable.

10.  Location of firm’s main office.

All interested firms are further informed as follows:

1.     The Hospital reserves the right to reject any or all submittals.

2.     The basis for selecting candidates includes, but is not limited to, consideration of related project experience, qualifications of proposed team and schedule. The Hospital reserves the right to request additional information beyond the data set forth above.

3.     Any general contracting firm previously engaged in phasing, scheduling or pricing on this project is excluded from participating in the selection of or providing general contracting work on this project.

4.     Electronic project related information packets are available for pick up Monday April 5, 2010, at 1515 S. Osprey Ave., Building A, Sarasota, FL 34239.

Submissions shall be titled



The Sarasota Memorial Hospital

Operating Room Air Handler Replacement Project


5.     Submittals shall not contain pricing information.

6.     Submittals must be received by the Hospital no later than 3:30 p.m., Thursday April 15, 2010 and submitted to Thomas Perigo, Director of Architecture and Facility Planning located at 1515 S. Osprey Avenue, Building A, Sarasota, FL 34239. Submittals received after this deadline will remain unopened and available for pick up.

7.     The selection committee will meet in a public meeting at Waldemere Auditorium located at 1700 S. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota, FL 34239, Level One, Thursday April 22, 2010, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., to discuss and announce the top three ranked firms with whom the Hospital will subsequently engage in contract negotiations. All interested parties are invited to attend.

8.     Interested persons should contact: Jim Bugyis at (941)917-1802 with any project related questions.

9.     No attempts shall be made to contact Administrators, Board Members or any SMH staff other than the contact name listed, under the potential penalty of disqualification from the process.