Department of Education, Florida Atlantic University  



    Florida Atlantic University

    BT676 FAU College of Medicine Office Building - A/E


    BT 676

    College of Medicine Office Building

    Boca Raton Campus


    Florida Atlantic University, on behalf of its Board of Trustees, announces that Professional Services in the discipline of Architecture/Engineer, will be required for the project listed below:

    Project No. BT- 676

    Project and Location: Located on Florida Atlantic University’s Boca Raton Campus on the north side of North University Dr. just east of the newly constructed Parking Garage III; the project consists of 16,000 GSF facility to accommodate Faculty programs for the College of Medicine. Envisioned as a two story building, each floor will accommodate approximately 8,000 sq. ft. of offices, clinical procedure rooms and support space.

    The total construction budget is approximately $2,740,000. The selected firm will provide site master planning, schematic design, design development, construction documents and construction administration for the referenced project. This project will be delivered via a construction manager at risk. Blanket professional liability insurance will be required for this project in the amount of $250,000 and will be provided as a part of Basic Services.


    Firms desiring to apply for consideration shall submit a letter of application.

    The letter of application should have attached:

    1.A completed Florida Atlantic University Professional Qualifications Supplement (FAUPQS Revised August 2008). Applications on any other form may not be considered. Selection of finalists for interview will be made on the basis of professional qualifications, including experience and ability; past experience; design ability; volume of work; and distance from project.

    2.A copy of the applicants current Professional Registration Certificate from the appropriate governing board. An applicant must be properly registered at the time of application to practice its profession in the State of Florida. If the applicant is a corporation, it must be chartered by the Florida Department of State to operate in Florida.

    Submit 6 bound sets of the above requested data bound in the order listed above. Applications which do not comply with the above instructions may be disqualified. Application materials will not be returned. The plans and specifications for the State of Florida University projects are subject to reuse in accordance with the provisions of Section 287.055, Florida Statutes. As required by Section 287.133, Florida Statutes, a consultant may not submit a proposal for this project if it is on the convicted vendor list for a public entity crime committed within the past 36 months. The selected consultant must warrant that it will neither utilize the services of, nor contract with, any supplier, subcontractor, or consultant in excess of $15,000.00 in connection with this project for a period of 36 months from the date of their being placed on the convicted vendor list.

    Sole Point of Contact: The FAU Professional Qualifications Supplement, the Project Fact Sheet, and the approved Facilities Program are available online at or by contacting the University’s Sole Point of Contact for this project, Robert Richman, Bldg. 69, room 104 on the Boca Raton campus, (561)297-3166 or From the date of issuance of this Notice until a final selection of a consultant is made or a notice of cancellation is posted, the consultant must not make available or discuss its proposal, or any part thereof, with any member of the Selection Committee, unless permitted by the Sole Point of Contact, in writing, for purposes of clarification only, as set forth herein. Any individual associated with a consultant who contacts members of the Selection Committee, regarding any aspect of this project, whether such contact be in person, telephone, or through electronic or written correspondence, may be determined to have violated the terms and conditions of this solicitation. If that determination is made, any proposal received from such an individual OR their company may be rejected as non-responsive and not subject to evaluation. If there are any changes or additions to the Sole Point of Contact information at any time in the process, participating consultants will be notified via an addendum to the Notice.

    Questions regarding the Notice and/or process should be submitted via fax or email to the Sole Point of Contact. No oral communications shall be considered as a change to the Notice.

    FAU may respond to questions deemed by the University to be material in nature via a written addendum to the Notice. Interpretation of the wording of this document shall be the responsibility of the FAU and that interpretation shall be final.

    All postings referred to in this Notice will be posted electronically on the FAU Facilities website: At all times it shall remain the responsibility of the consultants participating in this solicitation to check the postings at the Campus Operations Building CO#69 directory and/or the Purchasing Department in the Administration Building. No further notice will be given.

    Six (6) bound sets of the required proposal data shall be submitted to the Office of Facilities Planning, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Campus Operations Building #69-Room 107, Boca Raton, Florida 33431 by 5:00 p.m. local time, on Tuesday, January 7, 2014. Facsimile (FAX) submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered.

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