Department of Education, University of West Florida  


    The State of Florida and The University of West Florida Board of Trustees announce that Professional Services in the discipline of Architecture will be required for the Project listed below:

    Project No. F06035 Project and Location: Science & Technology, Phase I, The University of West Florida.

    The selected firm will provide an Advanced Program Analysis, Design, Construction Documents and Contract Administration for the referenced project. Programming and Site Analysis will also be included in the scope of services. Consultant must meet minimum insurance requirements for this project. Contact Architectural & Engineering Services, (850)474-2938, or e-mail for those requirements.

    The project consists of design and construction of a new Science & Technology Building. The facility will include offices, meeting rooms, 11 general classrooms, two equipped for distance learning, and one auditorium/lecture hall and formal and informal learning areas. The new facility, as planned, will be approximately 107,380 gross square feet (GSF) and 73,700 net assignable square feet. The project budget of the new facility is $21,200,000, of which $16,200,000 is estimated construction cost. This cost includes all site development, parking, roadway improvements and site utilities.

    Additionally, two existing buildings will be remodeled after Departments relocate to the new building, comprising 24,300 GSF with an estimated construction cost of $1,400,000.


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

    The letter of application should have attached:

    1.A completed Board of Regents "Professional Qualifications Supplement," revised September 1999.   Applications on any other form will not be considered.

    2.A copy of the applicant's 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 six (6) copies of the above on, or before, the requested date bound in the order listed above. Representative samples of related work should be included. The selection committee will review each applicant's proposal to determine its design ability. The scoring range for this PQS category will be 0-5 points in addition to the shortlist interview scoring range of 0-20 for experience and ability. Applications, which do not comply with the above instructions, may be disqualified.  Application information will not be returned.

    The plans and specifications for State University System 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 $10,000.00 in connection with this project for a period of 36 months from the date of their being placed on the convicted vendor list.

    An open meeting has been scheduled for Consultants wishing to submit for Friday, April 7, 2006. This meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Central Standard Time at the University of West Florida Campus, Building 92 Training Room. Visitor Passes and Parking will be available in Parking Lot Z located North of Building 92. Please access the Campus Map at the following link.

    Professional Qualification Supplements, descriptive project information, and selection criteria may be obtained by contacting:

    The Office of Architectural and Engineering Services

    The University of West Florida

    11000 University Parkway

    Building 90,

    Pensacola, Florida 32514


    Submittals must be received in the Office of Architectural and Engineering Services, The University of West Florida, Building 90, by 4:00 p.m., Central Standard Time, on May 8, 2006.

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