Department of Education, University of Central Florida  


    The University of Central Florida announces that Professional Services in the discipline of architecture will be required for the project listed below:

    Project No. UCF-521

    Project and Location: Physical Sciences Building, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida 32816-3020.

    The design and construction of a new research facility that contains approximately 68,010 NASF/102,015 GSF which include 600 sq. ft. for classrooms, 4,000 sq. ft. for teaching labs, 45,460 sq. ft. for research labs and 17,950 sq. ft. for offices.

    The new building will provide a facility for Physics and Chemistry. Two (2) locations are being considered for this project, which will be discussed with the shortlisted firms.

    The Physical Science Building will be located on the University of Central Florida campus within the academic core. The total project cost is anticipated to be $21,382,461 contingent upon the availability of funding.

    This facility will be in the planning phase in the year 2006-2007.

    The selected firm will provide design, construction documents, and administration for the referenced project. Blanket professional liability insurance will be required for this project in the amount of $1,000,000 and will be provided as a part of Basic Services.

    Note: With respect to the Florida Building Code, the University may elect to use the “affidavit method” for compliance, to include plans review and construction inspection services to be provided by the architect.


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

    The letter of application should have attached:

    1.     The most recent version of the “Professional Qualifications Supplement” dated 7/03, completed by the applicant. Applications on any other form will not be considered. We will be giving 1 point for in state firms and 0 for out of state firms for location.

    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 four (4) copies 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 University of Central Florida 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 placement on the convicted vendor list.

    Professional Qualifications Supplement forms, deive project information, and selection criteria may be obtained by contacting: Ms. Gina Seabrook, University of Central Florida, Phone (407)823-2166, Fax (407)823-5141, Email:, Web site

    Submittals must be received in the: Physical Plant Building, University of Central Florida, Office of Facilities Planning, 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, P. O. Box 163020, Orlando, FL 32816-3020, by 5:00, p.m., local time, on August 25, 2006. Facsimile (FAX) submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered. Late submissions will not be accepted.

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