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Architectural, Engineering & Surveying - Construction Professional Services

Facilities, Maintenance, Repair & Building Operations - Construction Professional Services

 
Issue Date: 09/14/2020 Contract Number: 1299

Architectural Service - Hospital Consultant Backdrop Agreements


Description:

SUNY Upstate Medical University is seeking qualifications of architectural firms to lead projects that may involve the partial renovations, modifications and reconfigurations of the interior and/or exterior of SUNY Upstate Downtown and Community hospitals, support, service and facilities buildings.  The projects scopes may include modifications to building structure, envelope and building systems including: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, communications systems, audio-visual and/or other systems. Services may also include full design and construction phase services or may be limited to planning studies, investigations, feasibility studies or condition assessments. The planning studies may include investigative assessment of the underlying causes of existing conditions, construction phasing and impact analysis, cost estimates, and/or other services. Services will be requested and contracted on an as needed basis and the type and value or each project will vary.

The focus of this solicitation is to select three (3) Architectural firms to provide architectural and/or engineering expertise on various design/construction projects located on both of the University’s campuses over a three (3) year term.

There will be no formal site visit nor will tours of the facility be given prior to the receipt of responses to the RFQ.

A minimum of five years of experience in design of medical research laboratories, partial renovations, modifications and reconfigurations of the interior and/or exterior of SUNY hospital, research, support, service and facilities buildings for both the architectural firm and its team members is required.

Request for Qualifications (RFQ) are attached below and may be download by all firms interested in responding to this advertisement.  

Responses to the RFQ should describe the consultant's experience and qualifications to undertake this work as described therein.  The successful firm will be required to provide evidence demonstrating that the firm and any of the firms' engineering, land surveying, architectural or landscape architectural sub-consultants, are legally authorized by the NYS Education Department to do business in NY State.   All firms must also provide proof of New York State Worker's Compensation Insurance and Disability Insurance coverage. 

Qualifications must be submitted as five (5) complete qualification packages, three (3) of which must have original signatures, the other two (2) can be on separate flash drives and may be delivered to the location below. Any submission not including five (5) complete qualification packages (three (3) hard copies and two (2) separate flash drives will be rejected.   Qualifications must be received by 2:00 PM on

 Tuesday, October 13th, 2020.

Contact - mailing & delivery address:                                                

Mrs. Shawna Frigon & Miss Ivy Lopez                                                                                                

Contracts & Campus Purchasing              

SUNY-Upstate Medical University                          

650 South Salina Street, Room 2048

Syracuse, New York 13202 

All questions to be by fax or email (email is preferred) to each: Ivy Lopez (Lopezi@upstate.edu) and Jenny Lee Ragan (Raganj@Upstate.edu). The RFQ is due 2:00 PM – Monday, October 5th, 2020. The date and time for the last questions to be considered is 5:00 PM – Monday, September 28, 2020. All questions will be answered by 5:00 PM – Tuesday, September 29, 2020.These will be issued as an Addendum.                                                     

Effective 1/1/06, in accordance with State Finance Law Section §139 j&k, AKA the Lobbying Law, all questions pertaining to this procurement shall be made formally to the following Designated Staff: Mrs. Shawna Frigon, Procurement Manager and Contracts Administrator, and Miss Ivy Lopez, Contracts Administrator, Phone: 315-464-4780, email FrigonS@upstate.edu and lopezi@upstate.edu. Contact made to other staff regarding this procurement may disqualify the firm and affect future procurements with government entities in the State of New York.  Please refer to the OGS’ (www.ogs.state.ny.us/aboutogs/regulations/defaultAdvisoryCouncil.html) for more information on this law.

NYS Executive Law Article 15-A and University policy require campuses, and the consultants with whom they do business, to make a good faith effort to procure materials, supplies, equipment and services (including printing) from NYS certified minority- or women-owned businesses (M/WBEs) and meet University established goals for M/WBE participation in contracts.   State University of New York goals are: 15% MBE participation and 15% WBE participation of the total contract value and 6% Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business participation goal.

State University of New York also has a goal for the Work Force participation:  EEO 10% WBE and EEO 10% MBE of total work force on the project. The selected consultant will be required to comply with M/WBE requirements.

The State University of New York Upstate Medical University reserves the right to reject any or all Qualification packages.

The actual schedule for this project will be determined during programming.

Due Date: 10/13/2020 2:00 PM

Contract Term: 3 Years

Location: 750 East Adams Street

Ad Type: General


Technical contact:     SUNY Upstate Medical University
Office of Capital Programs

Jenny Lee Ragan
Project Manager
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
United States
Ph: 315-727-7275
Fax: 315-464-7376
raganj@upstate.edu

Primary Contact:     State University of New York (SUNY)
SUNY Upstate Medical University

Ivy Lopez
Contract Administrator
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
United States
Ph: 315-464-4695
Fax:
lopezi@upstate.edu

Secondary contact:     State University of New York (SUNY)
SUNY Upstate Medical University
SLC 2048
Shawna Frigon
Contracts Administrator
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
United States
Ph: 315-464-4595
Fax: 315-464-4679
frigons@upstate.edu
Secondary contact:     State University of New York (SUNY)
SUNY Upstate Medical University

Ivy Lopez
Contract Administrator
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
United States
Ph: 315-464-4695
Fax:
lopezi@upstate.edu