RFQ No. FM200424

Marine Biotechnology Lab Building Assessment, Bldg. 555


Bidding Closed

Bid Date4/28/20 4:00 pm

Company & Contacts

UCSB Design and Construction Services

Ed Schmittgen, Univesrity Rep.   ed.schmittgen@ucsb.edu


UCSB Campus


SHORTLIST – The University Screening Committee has selected the following firms, in no particular order, for further consideration in the qualifications-based selection process: (1) Blackbird Architects (Santa Barbara, CA); (2) HED (San Diego, CA); (3) M. Arthur Gensler & Associates (San Diego, CA); (4) The Miller Hull Partnership (San Diego, CA); and (5) Page and Turnbull (Los Angeles, CA).

Project Description: Statements of Qualifications submittals are hereby solicited by the University of California, Santa Barbara (“University”) from qualified professionals and firms possessing relevant experience and expertise in providing building assessments, detailed project programming, cost planning/budgeting, and other pre-design services. The successful consultant shall provide services for the Marine Biotechnology Lab Building Assessment, Bldg. 555 (the “Project”) on the main campus of UC Santa Barbara, as more fully described in Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) No. FM200424.

The Marine Biotechnology Lab Building was constructed in two phases – in 1961 and 1985 – and has had minimal upgrades in the last 50 years. The building contains laboratories, offices, and classrooms. Many of the primary components of the building are at the end of expected service life. The Project will assess and document the existing condition of the building. Deliverables will include a Detailed Project Program and cost estimating for replacement and/or enhancement of building systems and components.

Instructions for Applicants: Qualified consultants and firms possessing relevant experience and providing similar services for projects similar in scale, size and scope are encouraged to respond to this RFQ.

University Contact Information: For additional project information contact: Ed Schmittgen, University Representative, at ed.schmitgen@ucsb.edu or (805) 451-1186.

SOQ Deadline: Interested firms shall provide one (1) digital (.pdf) copy of its SOQ submittal, as outlined in section III.B of the RFQ. All documents must be received EITHER in electronic form at greg.moore@ucsb.edu OR on a thumb drive or CD delivered to the following the address, in either case, by 4:00 p.m. on April 28, 2020:

Attn: Greg Moore, Associate Director
Contracting Services
Facilities Management Bldg. 439, Door ‘E’
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-1030

Affirmative Action Statement: Each candidate firm will be required to show evidence of its equal employment opportunity policy. Every effort will be made to ensure that all persons shall have equal access to contracts and other business opportunities with the University, regardless of: race; color; religion; sex; age; ancestry; national origin; sexual orientation; physical or mental disability; veteran’s status; medical condition; genetic information; marital status; gender identity; pregnancy; service in the uniformed services; or citizenship within the limits imposed by law or University’s policy.