Subject: C1DA--528A6-20-633 DESIGN RENOVATE BUILDING 9
Solicitation Number: 36C24221R0075
Notice Type: SRCSGT
NAICS: 541310
Set-Aside: Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
Notice Published: 05-03-21
Response Due: 06-03-21

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Contact: Devan Bertch, Contract Specialist This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (716) 698-6459
Office Address: ALBANY, NY 12208
Place of Performance: Bath VA Medical Center 76 Veterans Ave. Bath, NY 14810

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This is a Sources Sought Notice for the following services related to the Bath VA Medical Center, Bath, NY project 528A6-20-633; Renovate Building 9. SCOPE The general scope of this project is for design services to renovate and improve accessibility within the existing building 9. Design items include an ADA compliant restrooms and reconfiguration of the existing interior space for new office space with necessary infrastructure to support the offices. Design work shall address structural, plumbing, electrical, HVAC and architectural concerns. The project will be located in the existing building 9 which is a listed historical building at the VA Medical Center located in Bath, New York. The A/E shall work with program staff to provide an operations flow study to maximize operational efficiency and provide maximum utilization of the existing space. All designs will follow the VA design guidelines, and specifications for VA construction. The design will be completed in a manner such that the estimated construction cost is within the VA budget. It is not expected that any new space will be added to the existing building footprint. EXISTING CONDITIONS The current Building 9 was constructed in 1877. The building has brick exterior walls, stone foundation, crawl space, attic space and a pitched-type roof with fiberglass shingles. The current heating system is steam radiators and cooling is by window mounted AC units. The building is sprinkler protected. The building was renovated in the late 1970 s to house the facility engineering offices. Existing finishes are carpet flooring, acoustic ceiling panels, drywall and paneled interior partitions. The building has not been used for about seven years and has deteriorated due to non-use. A/E SCOPE OF SERVICES 1. Provide investigative and schematic services, construction documents, working drawings, specifications, cost estimate, shop drawing review and construction period services as required to provide renovations at building 9. Services will include all Plumbing, Electrical, Architectural, Fire Protection, HVAC and/or other Engineering work associated with this project. Final design submission shall include drawings of all abatement, demolition, and construction work as required. The building is currently unoccupied. 2. Provide contract specifications utilizing the VA Master Specifications available at www.cfm.va.gov/TIL/. Edited specifications are to be provided to the Bath VAMC electronically by either email or on a CD rom. All edited specifications are to be edited to the specified project and have all impertinent specs and information removed. 3. Attend design review meetings and make all necessary site visits during design to gather information necessary from the existing sites, building plans, utility plans, interview kitchen staff, etc. to provide a complete assessment of the proposed work. 4. Assess the intent and scope of this project and work with the Medical Center staff to develop final working drawings and cost estimate to best suit the needs and constraints of the government, while incorporating VAMC Bath Engineering Service, VA Network 2, or any other government comments. 5. Provide an electronic set and one (1) hard copy set of Architectural E1 (30 x42 ) size working drawings, specifications, and cost estimate at the 30%, 60%, 90% and the 100% review stage. Also, provide an electronic set and one (1) set of drawings stamped and signed by an Engineer and / or Architect licensed in the State of New York, specifications, and cost estimates at final design submission. Electronic set at 100% final stage is to be provided in both PDF and 2019 AutoCAD formats. 6. Upon completion of the 90% documents and prior to the red line and final adjustments, the A/E shall take the drawings and go completely through the design in the purposed spaces and make sure the contract drawings and specifications are 1. Feasible for construction and 2. Complete. 7. Project completion of construction documents, including final design, contract drawings, specifications, and cost estimate is to be 120 days from award of contract. 8. Provide a detailed material/labor cost estimate for construction of this project at the 100% review stage. 9. Attend pre-bid job walkthrough and provide all engineering responses to questions asked by potential bidders and issue an addendum, if necessary. Attend pre-construction meeting. 10. Provide a technical review of all project submittals/shop drawings related to the project and provide all required responses to any design/conflict questions encountered in these areas during construction in an expeditious manner, (two-week turnaround on all submittals) max. 11. Provide expeditious responses to all design/conflict questions encountered during the construction term. 12. Upon completion of the project, the A/E will do a complete walkthrough and review (punch list) of the completed project work, for contractual obligation verification. 13. Upon completion of the project, provide a set of stamped Architectural E1 (30 x42 ) as-built drawings, as well as complete electronic sets in PDF and AutoCAD 2019 formats (including reference files/drawings/specifications). EVALUATION CRITERIA The following evaluation criteria will be used during the A/E selection process: 1. Team proposed for this project; 2. Proposed management plan; 3. Previous experience of team proposed for this project; 4. Location and facilities of working offices; 5. Proposed design approach for this project; 6. Project control; 7. Estimating effectiveness; 8 Miscellaneous experience and capabilities; 9. Awards & recommendations; 10. Insurance & litigations. The applicable NAICS code is 541310. This acquisition for design services will be a 100% set aside for service disabled veteran owned small business concern (SDVOSB). All SDVOSBs must be verified by the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilizations Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) through www.vetbiz.gov before award. SDVOSB firms desiring consideration must have a working office located within 300 miles of the Bath, New York city limits and be licensed in New York State. All interested SDVOSB A/E firms are invited to submit Standard Form 330, Architect Engineer Qualifications and for any consultants, on SF 330 Extra Sections E and F. Standard form 330 can be obtained at the following web site: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/download/21DBF5BF7E860FC185256E13005C6AA6 . The estimated construction cost for this project is $1,000,000 to $5,000,000. The NAICS code for this procurement is 541310 and small business size is $8.0 million. Responses must be received by 4:00 PM, June 3, 2021. Electronic submission of SF 330 s is mandatory; email completed SF330 s to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Subject Line: 36C24221R0075 DESIGN RENOVATE BUILDING 9 - SF330