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    Sarasota Memorial Hospital


    REQUEST FOR STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS for Architectural and Engineering Services

    The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board of Sarasota County, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, Florida (“the Hospital”) is accepting statements of qualifications from Architectural/Engineering Consulting Firms under the provisions of the Consultants’ Competitive Negotiation Act, Section 287.055, Florida Statutes. The scope of work may include programming, schematic design, design development, construction documents, and construction administration for all architectural, interior design, civil, site work, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and structural design work for an approximately 12,000 square foot, two-story, Urgent Care Center, to be located at 997 U.S. 41 Bypass South, Venice, FL.  Project design must comply with the regulations of the City of Venice, FL, and all other applicable regulatory agencies.  This includes, but is not limited to, the Urgent Care Center reflecting a Northern Italian Renaissance architectural style as required by the City of Venice.

    Firms to submit include Architectural/Engineering firms or an association of firms under the direction of the Architect.  Services required may include architectural design; civil, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and structural design and engineering; and construction administration.  Firms interested in being considered are required to submit five bound statements of qualifications that include at least the following data, to be organized in the following order:

    1. A copy of Florida Professional and Corporate Registration certificates.

    2. Proof of General and Professional Liability Insurability.

    3. Whether the firm or any of the associations are a Minority Business Enterprise.  If your firm claims WMBE, MBE status, a copy of the current valid certificate is required as part of the submission package.

    4. Proposed design team with resumes

    5. At least five client references to include all contact information and the name of the project(s).

    6. Past design experience on urgent care centers and associated support functions.

    7. Design and permitting experience associated with the City of Venice, FL, and other applicable permitting agencies.

    8. Design firm main office location.

    All interested firms are further informed as follows:

    1. The Hospital reserves the right to reject any or all submittals and to discontinue the selection process at any time.

    2. The Hospital reserves the right to request information or the submittal of documentation in addition to that set forth above.

    3. The basis for selecting candidates includes, but is not limited to, the firm’s experience with local regulatory agency having jurisdiction, consideration of related project experience, qualifications of proposed team, design criteria experience as stated above, ability to respond, and project approach. 

    4. Questions regarding submissions shall be directed to: Thomas Perigo (941) 917-1804.

    Submissions shall be titled

    Statement of Qualifications


    Architectural and Engineering Services


    Sarasota Memorial Hospital

    Venice Urgent Care Center

    5. Submittals must be received by the Hospital no later than 3:30 PM Tuesday, November 27, 2012.  Submit statements to Thomas Perigo, Director of Architecture and Construction at 1515 S. Osprey Avenue, Building A, Sarasota, FL 34239.  Submittals received after this deadline will remain unopened and available for pick up.

    6. Only Thomas Perigo shall be contacted with regard to this Request.  No other SMH staff, administrators, or board members shall be contacted.  Failure to comply could result in immediate disqualification at the discretion of the Director of Architecture and Construction.

    7. The selection committee will meet in a public meeting at Waldemere Auditorium located at 1700 S. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota, FL 34239, level one, on Thursday, December 20, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to discuss and announce the top three ranked firms with whom the Hospital will subsequently engage in contract negotiations.  All interested parties are invited to attend.


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