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    University of North Florida

    RFQ # 14-16 Pre-Qualified General Contractors



    RFQ 14-16

    The University of North Florida Board of Trustees, a public body corporate, announces that pre-qualified general contractor services are required for construction renovation projects budgets at less than $250,000 for the University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224.

    The intent of this solicitation is to pre-qualify three to five area general contractor firms capable of successfully completing projects with a construction budget of under $250,000 per project. The period for awarded firms to remain on the pre-qualified general contractor list will be for an initial twelve month period with the opportunity for two additional annual renewals based on a review of services provided during the prior year. The evaluation of each applicant’s submittal will be based on its display of overall competence, compliance, format and organization as it relates to the defined criteria in this solicitation.

    The proposed schedule for this project is:

    Advertisements March 11, 2014

    Pre-submittal conferenceMarch 27, 2014, 3:00 p.m.

    Submissions dueApril 14, 2014, 2:00 p.m.

    Evaluation Meeting(s)April/May 2014

    Interviews (if needed)/AwardMay/June 2014

    Firms wishing to apply for consideration shall submit a Letter of Application/Interest with the appropriate documents from RFQ 14-16 titled Pre-Qualified General Contractors.

    The Letter of Application should have attached:

    1.The most recent version of the "General Contractor Qualification Supplement" and other information as requested to be completed by the applicant. Applications on any other form will not be considered.

    2.A copy of the applicant's current Florida Contractor’s License 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.

    3.Six complete copies of the above requested data bound and in the order listed above, plus one electronic copy of all submittal materials. Applications which do not comply with the above instructions may be disqualified. Application materials will not be returned.

    Minority business participation is strongly recommended and supported by the University of North Florida.

    As required by §287.133, Fla. Stat., 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 in connection with this project for a period of 36 months from the date of their being placed on the convicted vendor list.

    General Contractors Qualifications Supplemental forms, descriptive project information and selection criteria may be obtained online at the UNF Purchasing department website at

    Submit one original and five complete copies of submittals to the above referenced address. RFQ submittals must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. on April 14, 2014. Facsimile (fax) or email submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered.

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