Ellison Hall Rooms 1617 and 1629 Laboratory Renovation, Bldg. 563



Bidding Closed

Prebid Date9/2/21 1:30pm

Bid Date9/14/21 2:30pm

Company & Contacts

UCSB Design and Construction Services

Jennifer Hernandez, University Rep.   jennifer.hernandez@ucsb.edu


UCSB Campus

NOTE: A bidder must be registered and logged into the UCSB planroom to submit its bid electronically via the ‘Submit Bid’ tab above AND that bid must be submitted prior to the stated bid deadline.

Description of Work: Contractor shall provide all labor, equipment, tools, transportation, insurance, and services, and specified materials to renovate a 705 sq. ft. area that includes: growth chamber room, office, and exterior equipment pad. Contractor shall provide new MEP services and architectural finishes throughout. The work will be performed on the first floor of the University’s Ellison Hall building to create new space to house laboratory equipment and connect with the existing lab space. The proposed lab project will be designed to accommodate casework, benches and two (2) University-Furnished/ Contractor Installed (“UFCI”) growth chambers. Contractor will provide an exterior pad for outdoor condenser unit and all associated MEP requirements, as specified in the Construction Documents.

Estimated Construction Cost: $275,000

License Requirement(s): B- (General Building Contractor)

Pre-Bid Conference: A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference and mandatory Pre-Bid Job Walk will be conducted BOTH in person AND electronically via Zoom. Zoom attendees may access the meeting using the following link:

Meeting ID: 882 7587 6094

Only bidders who participate in the (virtual or in-person) pre-bid conference, will be allowed to bid on the Project as prime bidders. Only attendees of the original job walk will be permitted to schedule a subsequent site visit with the University Representative.

Bid Security: Bid Security in the amount of 10% of the Lump Sum Base Bid shall accompany each Bid. The Surety issuing the Bid Bond shall be, on the Bid Deadline, an admitted surety insurer (as defined in California Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120). If a bid is submitted electronically then a scan copy of the required bid security is acceptable; however, an original, wet-signed copy of that bid security must be delivered to the University within 3 days of the bid deadline date.

General Project Information: Every effort will be made to ensure that all persons shall have equal access to contracts and other business opportunities with the University within the limits imposed by law or University’s policy. Each Bidder may be required to show evidence of its equal employment opportunity policy.

The work described in the contract is a public work subject to section 1771 of the California Labor Code. No contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a Bid for this project unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5 [with limited exceptions from this requirement for bid purposes only under Labor Code section 1771.1(a)].

The successful Bidder and its Subcontractors will be required to follow the nondiscrimination requirements set forth in the Construction Documents and to pay prevailing wage rates at the location of the Work.