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PRINCE GEORGE’S COMMUNITY COLLEGE 301 Largo Road Largo, ... The design team will be responsible for adherence to both State and Prince George’s County
PRINCE GEORGE’S COMMUNITY COLLEGE 301 Largo Road Largo, Maryland 20774-2199

REQUEST FOR LETTERS OF INTEREST AND QUALIFICATIONS TO PROVIDE ARCHITECTURAL/ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR “QUEEN ANNE ACADEMIC CENTER RENOVATION AND ADDITION” Prince George’s Community College, 301 Largo Road, Largo, Maryland 20774, requests Letters of Interest and qualifications to be submitted from firms with previous experience providing specifications/design for College/University and/or large commercial building renovation/new construction projects. Previous experience must support the firm’s capability to design large renovation/new projects. Firms must have building design experience with projects over 100,000 Gross Square Feet (GSF) and design and construction administration experience with Performing Art buildings or spaces. The Queen Anne Academic Center project will renovate approximately 22,852 Net Assignable Square Feet (NASF)/33,455 GSF of space and add approximately 75,321 NASF/136,545 GSF of space to the existing Queen Anne Fine Arts Center. The proposed solution will replace deteriorated building infrastructure components, correct extensive issues that will meet so they meet current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) code requirements, modernize finishes and equipment, provide spaces for a new Dance major in the Theatre curriculum, and drastically expand spaces to improve, and transform the curriculums of Music, Theatre, Speech, and Television, Radio, and Film on campus. Beyond standard offices and classrooms the Queen Anne Academic Center will feature an 800-seat theatre, a 250-seat Proscenium theatre, a 200-seat Blackbox Studio, Instructional Theater and Educational Technology (TET) Labs, Flexible Performance and Instructional spaces, Radio, Television and Film Broadcast and Production Labs, a 125-seat Recital Hall, music band and rehearsal space, dance studios, and an Art Gallery. The College has established a requirement of LEED Gold Certification for this project, with an expected construction costs of over $60,000,000. The design team will be responsible for adherence to both State and Prince George’s County requirements on this project. Letters of Interest and Qualifications will be accepted until 10:00 a.m., May, 7, 2013, in the Office of Procurement and Contracting, Attn: Mrs. LaTonya Holland, Kent Hall, Room 264, Prince George’s Community College. If the college is closed, submissions will be accepted the next day the college is open for business. The Letters of Interest and Qualifications submission package must include 1) Letter of Interest 2) a current U.S. Government Standard Form 254, Architect-Engineer and Related Services Questionnaire (SF-254), and (3) a response with applicable examples to meet each stated screening criteria. The complete submission with supporting documentation shall be no longer than 10 pages. One (1) original and three (3) copies shall be provided to the Office of Procurement and Contracting.

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SCREENING CRITERIA

The following criteria must be met for firms interested in submitting technical and price proposals for the listed project. For consideration, firms must indicate if they meet the stated criterion in their qualification submission. 1.

Submitting firms must have design experience (through Construction Administration) with performing art buildings or performing art spaces within buildings as the principal/ architect of record. Firms must have completed a minimum of two performing art projects or spaces. Submitting firms must have completed at least one (1) project where the performing art space within a building (including supporting space) is over 25,000 (GSF). In addition, firms must have completed at least one (1) project where the performing art space within a building (including supporting space) is over 50,000 GSF.

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Submitting firms must have design experience with major building renovations or new construction as the principal/ architect of record. Firms must have completed at least three (3) renovation or new construction of projects over 100,000 GSF.

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Submitting firms must have design experience with multi-story renovations or new construction as the principal/ architect of record. Firms must have completed at least three (3) renovation or new construction projects that included facilities three floors or higher.

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Submitting firms must have executed design and construction administration work as the principal/ architect of record for at least three (3) projects with construction costs of $30 Million or more.

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Submitting firms as the principal/ architect of record must have experience designing and providing LEED Gold (or greater) documentation, consulting and coordination services for at least one (1) project.

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Submitting firms must have executed all of the above design work within the past (10) ten years or less from the date of advertisement.

*The same project can be used to fulfill the requirements of multiple criteria items. *No information about subconsultants is needed nor should be included. *The original qualification package should be in color, but copies can be submitted in Black and White.

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The following qualification matrix must be included in the firms’ Letter of Interest and Qualifications submission package to detail projects that coincide with question #11 on the SF-254 (A minimum of 3 projects and a maximum of 10 projects should be included). NOTE: Although the SF-254 requests a list of projects completed within the last (5) five years, for purposes of this project only, firms may include a list projects completed within the last (10) ten years.

Qualification Matrix Evaluation Criteria

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Performing Art Space over 25,000 GSF

Performing Art Space over 50,000 GSF

Project Size of over 100,000 GSF

Project contains 3 floors or more

Construction Cost of $30M+

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LEED Gold or higher

Completed within past 10 years

Project 1 Project 2 Project 3 Project 4 Project 5 Project 6 Project 7 Project 8 Project 9 Project 10 Note: Place an "X" in all fields that apply

The Board of Trustees is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in all procurement activities, to the end that college purchases and contracts shall be solicited and entered into without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, national origin, or status as a Vietnam war veteran, qualified disabled veteran, or qualified individual with a disability, or any bidder, prospective bidder, vendor or contractor. Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Participation The College has established a MBE goal for this project, with mandatory 25% MBE participation. It is the policy of Prince George’s Community College to encourage minority businesses and local businesses to provide goods and services for the performance of College functions. Minority businesses include nonprofit entities organized to promote the interests of handicapped persons and firms that are 51% owned and controlled by a member(s) of socially or economically disadvantaged minority groups, which include: Blacks, Hispanics, American Indians, Alaska natives, Asians, Pacific Islanders, women, and the mentally or physically disabled. The contractor is required to demonstrate that a mandatory minimum 25% of the subcontractors and/or vendors anticipated to be retained by the Contractor for the College’s project are minority firms.

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PROCESS AND CONTRACT AWARD INFORMATION All firms that meet the noted screening criteria will qualify to submit a Technical Proposal.

AWARD STEPS Note: dates are subject to change PHASE I (Estimate Time Period: April 2013 – May 2013) Request for Letters of Interest/Qualifications advertised – April 15, 2013 Letters of Interest/Qualifications Due – May 7, 2013 Qualification evaluation review process By Prince George’s Community College -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------PHASE II (Estimate Time Period: May 2013 – August 2013) Technical documents released to all qualified firms Informational pre-proposal meeting/site/building walk-thru Last requests for information due to Procurement Procurement addendum submitted Sealed technical proposal due Technical proposal evaluation review process by Prince George’s Community College -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------PHASE III (Estimate Time Period: August 2013 – September 2013) Oral presentation/interviews/ Request for price proposals for short-listed firms College oral presentation evaluation process Final evaluation process by Prince George’s Community College Notification to firms not short-listed -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------PHASE IV (Estimate Time Period: September 2013- October 2013) The College recommends to the College’s Board of Trustees and the Department of General Services (DGS) an intended Architect/Engineer The College notifies the most responsive bidder/award of the A/E contract The College notifies all oral presentation firms not selected for the contract award

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