University Library Compact Shelving, Room 1410, Bldg. 525 (Prequalified DB Proposers ONLY)

Project No. FM240228S/981250


Bidding Closed

Prebid Date2/8/24 1:30pm

Bid Date2/22/24 2:30pm

Company & Contacts

UCSB Design and Construction Services
Perrin Pellegrin, University Rep.  
(805) 570-7429


UCSB Campus

NOTE: A prequalified proposer must be registered and logged into the UCSB planroom to submit its design-build proposal electronically via the 'Submit Bid' tab above AND that bid must be submitted prior to the stated bid deadline.

Subject to conditions prescribed by the University of California, Santa Barbara sealed proposals for a design-build contract are invited from prequalified proposers for the University Library Compact Shelving, Room 1410, Bldg. 525 project (Project No. FM240228S/981250).

 The University's primary objective in utilizing the design-build approach is to bring the best available integrated design and construction experience to this project.  The University has determined that proposers who submit proposals on this project must be prequalified.  Prequalified proposers will be required to satisfy the requirements set forth under Request for Proposals (RFP) No. FM240228S/981250.

Only prequalified design-build contractors will be allowed to submit a PROPOSAL on this project.  The following firms have been prequalified: Gatehouse MSI LLC dba McMurray Stern (Santa Fe Springs, CA).

License Requirement(s):  The successful proposer will be required to have the following California contractor's license at the time of the proposal opening: D-24 (Metal Products)                                                     

Maximum Acceptance Cost:  $880,000

Project Description: The purpose of this design-build project is to accommodate the University’s collection with the turnkey installation of a compact shelving system in Room 1410 of the UCSB Library. The University Library Compact Shelving, Room 1410, Bldg. 525 project will install manually operated, carriage mounted, high-density mobile storage units. All storage units will be mounted on a manufacturer’s track guided carriages to form a complete compact storage system. The University is seeking a qualified firm to provide the design-build delivery of a complete, turnkey compact shelving system.  Design and construction services will include, but not be limited to, 100% design, seismic calculations, product shop drawings and submittals, and all construction and scheduling/ phasing of the aforementioned Work.  The system will include new added cantilever mobile storage shelving in Room 1410 of the Sara Miller McCune Arts Library located on a portion of the first floor in approximately 2,820 sf of floor area.  Contractor shall construct new raised floor and ramps, cantilever bracket type metal library bookstack shelving, as defined by the American Library Association and published in their Library Technology Reports, described more fully as the design, provision and installation of mechanically-assisted, carriage mounted high-density mobile storage units, support rails, fabrication, including leveling of support rails and finished flooring. Based on the proposal and the evaluation criteria contained in the RFP, the University will determine which design-build proposal provides the Best Value to the University, based upon price and the technical factors enumerated in the RFP.  

Pre-Proposal Conference:  A mandatory Pre-Proposal Conference Job Walk will be conducted BOTH in person AND electronically via Zoom.  Remote participants may attend the mandatory pre-proposal conference via Zoom by using the following link:

Meeting ID: 868 5492 4425

Only proposers who participate in the initial (virtual or in-person) pre-proposal conference, will be allowed to submit a proposal on the Project. Only attendees as the original pre-proposal conference will be permitted to schedule a subsequent site visit with the University Representative. Any prospective Proposer arriving after the above designated starting time may be disqualified from submitting a proposal for this project.

 Bid Security:  Proposal (Bid) Security in the amount of 10% of the Lump Sum Base Proposal shall accompany each proposal.  The surety issuing the Proposal (Bid) Bond shall be, on the proposal deadline, an admitted surety insurer (as defined in the California Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120)

General Information:  Every effort will be made to ensure that all persons have equal access to contracts and other business opportunities with the University within the limits imposed by law or University policy.  Each Proposer may be required to show evidence of its equal employment opportunity policy.   The successful Proposer and its subcontractors will be required to follow the nondiscrimination requirements set forth in the RFP Documents and to pay prevailing wage at the location of the work.  The work described in the contract is a public work subject to section 1771 of the California Labor Code.  No contractor or subcontractor, regardless of tier, may be listed on a proposal for, or engage in the performance of, any portion of this project, unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5 and 1771.1.  This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations.