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    Sarasota County Public Hospital Board


    The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board of Sarasota, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota County, 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, contract and permit documents, and construction administration through final agency having jurisdiction approved occupancy for all architectural, civil, site work, roadway,  mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and structural design work documents for a new, two-story expansion to the existing Sarasota Memorial Health Care Center at University Parkway building, located at 5350 University Parkway, Sarasota FL, 34243-5800.  Level one will be design of a new PET-CT Suite and support service areas and an Interventional Radiology Suite and support service areas.  Level two will be air-conditioned grey-level finished shell space.  Both levels will connect and allow access to the existing facility. There will be significant connectivity, and access to the existing facility will need to remain active during all phases of the construction with a multi-phase approach with restricted contractor parking.  Services required may include architectural design, civil, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing, fire protection, structural design and engineering including working in tandem with a consulting construction manager and the owner.

    Firms interested in being considered as candidates 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 Architectural Licensure and corporate registration certificates.
    2.                 Proof of Professional Liability Insurability, Errors and Omissions.
    3.                 A separate statement as to whether the firm is a certified Minority Business Enterprise. If your firm claims MBE, WMBE status, a copy of your firm’s current, valid MBE, WMBE certificate is required as part of the submission package.
    4.                 Proposed design team with resumes, and their local agency experience relevant to this project.
    5.                 A list of at least five client references consisting of name, title, address, telephone number and project name(s) for each project specified.  These references are contacted.  A Non-Answer response negates the reference.
    6.                 Past design experience with new multi-level construction expansions to existing facilities while remaining operational.
    7.                 Past experience with PET – CT, and Interventional Radiology specific projects and renovations as they relate to a combination of enabling and tertiary projects, including roadway access.  Include projects requiring a multi-phased approach.
    8.                 Design and permitting experience within local agencies in Florida and all other applicable permitting agencies.
    9.                 Location of the design firm’s main office.

    All interested firms are further informed as follows:

    1.                 The Hospital reserves the right to reject any or all submittals at any time during this process.
    2.                 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.
    3.                 The Hospital reserves the right to request additional information beyond the data set forth above.
    4.                 Questions regarding submissions shall be directed only to Thomas Perigo, (941) 917-1804.

    Submissions shall be titled

    Statement of Qualifications for


    for the

    Expansion to Sarasota Memorial Health Care Center at University Parkway

    1.                 Submittals must be received by the Hospital no later than 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2019.  Submit statements to

    Thomas Perigo, Director of Architecture and Construction

    1515 S. Osprey Avenue, Building A

    Sarasota, FL 34239

    1.                 Submittals received after this deadline will remain unopened and available for pick up.
    2.                 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.
    3.                 Interested persons should contact Thomas Perigo, (941)917-1804, with any project-related questions.
    4.                 The selection committee will meet in a public meeting on April 26, 2019, in the Waldemere Auditorium, located at 1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL, 34239, level one, Waldemere Tower, from 1:30 p.m.to 3:30 p.m. to discuss and announce the top three top ranked firms.
    5.              The Hospital will subsequently engage in contract negotiations. All interested parties are invited to attend.

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