San Clemente Villages Student Housing Renovation - Phase II (GC Prequal)



Bidding Closed

Bid Date1/27/23 4:00pm

Company & Contacts

UCSB Design and Construction Services

Ernie Knapp, University Rep.


UCSB Campus

NOTE: Prospectiive bidders must be registered and logged into the UCSB planroom to submit its completed PREQUAL DOCS electronically via the ‘Submit Bid’ tab above AND the PREQUAL DOCS must be submitted prior to the stated deadline.

PREQUALIFICATION OF PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS: Subject to conditions prescribed by the University of California, Santa Barbara responses to the University’s Level 1 prequalification documents for a Lump Sum Contractor (Best Value Selection) are sought from prospective bidders for the San Clemente Villages Student Housing Renovation – Phase II project. The University has determined that bidders who submit a bid on this project must be prequalified. Prequalified bidders will be required to PASS the attched prequalification questionnaire and possess the following active and current California contractor’s license at the time of its submittal:

B – (General Building Contractor)

SUMMARY OF WORK: The successful prequalified bidder shall provide all labor, materials, equipment, tools, transportation, insurance and services to renovate graduate student housing apartments located at San Clemente Villages on the UCSB campus – in the Castaic, Bradberry and Arrowhead Villages (see attached Project Site map). The 3-story student apartments are a mixture of four-bedroom, two-bedroom, studio, and loft apartment types. The project includes 203 apartment units, several common areas throughout the complex, and a University housing office for a total of approximately 175,000 total assignable square feet. The work also includes minor exterior ADA accessibility work throughout all five Villages.

The work shall include interior refurbishment, the removal and replacement of flooring, kitchen countertops, cabinetry modifications and repairs, toilet and bath accessories, appliances, minor plumbing, plumbing fixtures, shower enclosure repair, light fixtures, light switches, life safety repairs, interior and exterior accessibility work, door and window hardware repair, removal and replacement of window treatments, a complete interior re-paint, exterior window cleaning and pressure washing of hardscape, and the reconfiguration and renovation of an office space within the complex.

Note, the renovation project described herein shall commence on June 26, 2023 and be completed no later than September 11, 2023. Time is of the essence with regard to the project schedule and final completion date.


UNIVERSITY CONTACT: All project-related questions may be directed to the University Representative, Ernie Knapp, at


Following is the anticipated (Best Value) Competitive Bidding Schedule:

1. Bidding Documents Available to Prequalified Bidders – February 10, 2023
2. Mandatory Pre-bid Meeting and Job Walk – February 15, 2023
3. Bids Received and Opened – March 7, 2023
4. License for Early Start of Construction & NTP/Contract Issuance – March 2023
5. Construction Start Date – June 26, 2023
6. Completion of Construction Work – September 11, 2023

The exact dates, times, and location for acceptance of competitive Best Value bids will be set forth in and communicated to prequalified bidders in the form of an “Announcement to Prequalified Bidders” and an “Advertisement for Bids from Prequalified Bidders.”

BEST VALUE SELECTION/COMPETITIVE BIDDING: The methodology used to determine Best Value as part of the competitive bidding process will be described in the Construction Documents. The lowest responsible bidder will be selected by the University on the basis of the Best Value to the University. The Best Value to the University will be determined using objective criteria with the resulting selection representing the best combination of both price and technical qualifications.

GENERAL PROJECT INFORMATION: Each candidate firm may 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.