Y1DA--SPS Relocation and Renovation Minor #689-408 – West Haven

Published Date
October 10th, 2023
Response Deadline
October 24th, 2023
West Haven VAMC 950 Campbell Avenue
West Haven, CT, 06516, USA
Notice Type
Sources Sought
Solicitation No.





Set Aside

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Set-Aside (FAR 19.14) (SDVOSBC)


Sources Sought VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF is seeking potential sources for the Minor Construction Project for Sterile Processing Service Relocation at VAMC West Haven, CT. The project involves relocating the Sterile Processing System (SPS) service space from the Ground Floor to the Second Floor of Building 1 at VAMC West Haven. The work includes demolition, construction, mechanical and electrical work, and utility systems. The project is estimated to be between $10,000,000 and $20,000,000 in magnitude and is planned for advertising in December 2024. Interested contractors are requested to submit a response addressing specific information by October 24, 2023.


SYNOPSIS: INTRODUCTION: In accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 10.002(b)(2), this Sources Sought Notice is for market research and information purposes only at this time and shall not be construed as a solicitation or as an obligation on the part of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Program Contracting Activity Central (PCAC) is conducting a market survey and is seeking potential sources for the Minor Construction Project for Sterile Processing Service Relocation at VAMC West Haven, CT. PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Completely prepare the site for building operations, including demolition and removal of existing structures/equipment, furnish labor and materials, and perform work for relocation of the Sterile Processing System (SPS) service space at VAMC West Haven from the existing space on the Ground Floor of Building 1 to the Second Floor of Building 1. Work includes, but is not limited to, general construction, alterations, mechanical and electrical work, utility systems, necessary demolition, and removal of existing structures, associated appurtenances and certain other items necessary to project completion. The drawings and specifications, furnished by an independent Architect-Engineer firm, will outline the complete details of project work. PROCUREMENT INFORMATION: The proposed project will be a competitive, firm-fixed-price contract utilizing the design-bid-build approach (Final Specifications and Drawings will be provided). The anticipated solicitation will be issued either as a Request For Proposal (RFP) in accordance with FAR Part 15, considering Technical and Price Factors or as an Invitation for Bid (IFB) in accordance with FAR Part 14, considering Price only. The results and analysis of the market research will finalize the determination of the procurement method. The type of socio-economic set-aside, if any, will depend upon the responses to this notice and any other information gathered during the market research process. This project is planned for advertising in December 2024. In accordance with VAAR 836.204, the magnitude of construction is between $10,000,000 and $20,000,000. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code 236220 (size standard $45.0 million) applies to this procurement. The duration of the project is currently estimated at 560 calendar days from the issuance of a Notice of Award. The services for this project will include providing all construction related services such as: providing labor, materials and equipment required to complete the project as per contract documents prepared by an independent Architect-Engineer firm. CAPABILITY STATEMENT: Respondents shall provide a general capabilities statement to include the following information: Section 1: Provide company name, DUNS number and Unique Entity Identifier (UEI), company address, Point-of-Contact name, phone number and email. Section 2: Provide company business size based on NAICS code 236220. Also, provide business type (i.e., Large Business, Small Business, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Women-Owned Small Business, Hub Zone Small Business, etc.). Section 3: Provide a Statement of Interest in the project. Section 4: Provide the prime contractor s available bonding capacity in the form of a letter of intent from your bonding company with this submission. Please ensure that the individual bonding capacity is in line with the VAAR Magnitude of Construction listed above. Section 5: Provide the type of work your company has performed in the past in support of the same or similar requirement. This section is IMPORTANT as it will help to determine the type of socio-economic set-aside, if any. Please provide the following in your response: No more than three (3) contracts that your company has performed within the last seven (7) years that are of comparable size, complexity, and scope to this requirement. Include the project name, project owner and contact information as this person may be contacted for further information, project scope, project size (Example: square footage), building use (Example: Medical Facility, Office Building, etc.), project dollar value, start and completion dates. Describe specific technical skills and key personnel your company possess to perform the requirements described under description of work. Describe your Self-Performed* effort (as either a Prime or Subcontractor). Describe Self-Performed work in terms of dollar value and description. **Self-Performed means work performed by the offeror themselves, NOT work performed by another company for them for any of the project examples provided. It is requested that interested contractors submit a response (electronic submission) of no more than eight (8) single sided pages, single-spaced, 12-point font minimum that addresses the above information. This response must be submitted as a single application-generated (not scanned) PDF document that is less than or equal to 4MB in size. Please note that hard copies will not be accepted. Please also include a cover page, which includes, at a minimum: the company s name, address, Dun & Bradstreet number, Unique Entity Identifier (if available), socio-economic status, point-of-contact name, phone number, and e-mail address. Responses must include the Sources Sought number and project title in the subject line of their e-mail response. Submissions (responses) shall be submitted via email to the primary point of contact listed below by October 24, 2023 at 12:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. No phone calls will be accepted. The Capabilities Statement submitted in response to this Sources Sought shall not be considered to be a bid or proposal. This notice is for information and planning purposes only and is neither to be construed as a commitment by the Government nor will the Government pay for information solicited. No evaluation letters and/or results will be issued to the respondents. After completing its analyses, the Government will determine whether to limit competition among the small business categories listed above or proceed with full and open competition as other than small business. At this time no solicitation exists; therefore, please do not request a copy of the solicitation. If a solicitation is released it will be synopsized in Contract Opportunities at https://sam.gov/. It is the potential offeror's responsibility to monitor this site for the release of any solicitation or synopsis. Contracting Office Address: VHA Program Contracting Activity Central (VHA-PCAC) 6150 Oak Tree Blvd. Suite 300 Independence, OH 44131 Primary Point of Contact: Dean Flanders Contracting Officer Dean.flanders@va.gov Secondary Point of Contact: Kathryn Allison Contract Specialist Kathryn.allison@va.gov

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