X1DZ--Notice of Intent to Award Succeeding Lease Without Competition- Cumberland, Maryland 21502

Status
Inactive
Published Date
November 16th, 2023
Response Deadline
November 27th, 2023
Location
Cumberland, Maryland
21502, USA
Notice Type
Sources Sought
Solicitation No.
36C24524R0012

Buyer

VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OFVETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF245-NETWORK CONTRACT OFFICE 5 (36C245)LINTHICUM, MD, 21090, USA

PSC

LEASE/RENTAL OF OTHER HOSPITAL BUILDINGS (X1DZ)

Summary

Notice of Intent to Award Succeeding Lease Without Competition- Cumberland, Maryland 21502 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) intends to award a succeeding lease to Decatur Heights Development Co LLC for the lease/rental of other hospital buildings in Cumberland, Maryland. This lease is being awarded under the authority of General Services Acquisition Manual (GSAM) Part 570.402, which allows for sole source lease awards when awarding to any other location would result in substantial duplication of costs to the Government that are not expected to be recovered through competition. The VA currently occupies clinical and related space at 200 Glenn Street, Cumberland, MD 21502 in a lease that expires on January 16, 2024. To meet the VA's mission requirements, the current Cumberland Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) must remain operational. The estimated term of the lease is up to 10 years, with a firm term of up to 5 years and a non-firm term of 5 years. The space must be available for occupancy by January 17, 2024. The required space for lease is approximately 13,122 Rentable Square Feet/9,720 Net Usable Square Feet of Medical Space. The location must be within the delineated area of North- Frederick St., Queen City Drive; South- 68; East- Baltimore Ave, Bellvue St.; West- North Mechanic St. However, the Government will consider alternative space if it is economically advantageous. No tenant improvements will be performed under the succeeding lease award. The Government will consider leased space located in another existing building if all costs, such as physical move costs, replication of tenant improvements and telecommunications infrastructure, and non-productive agency downtime, can be offset by competition. Interested parties who believe they can provide a facility that satisfies the above requirements are invited to submit a written statement of capability, along with evidence to support their claim, to Rachael.Hallock@va.gov by Monday, November 27, 2023, 4:00 PM EST. The VA assumes no responsibility to award a lease based upon any affirmative response to this advertisement.

Description

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (VA) ADVERTISEMENT FOR SUCCEEDING LEASE ACTION The Department of Veterans Affairs (Government) intends to award a succeeding lease to Decatur Heights Development Co LLC, under the authority of General Services Acquisition Manual (GSAM) Part 570.402. This regulation authorizes use of the sole source lease awards where it is determined that award to any other location would result in substantial duplication of costs to the Government that are not expected to be recovered through competition. THIS ADVERTISEMENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR LEASE PROPOSALS- However, any party who believes it can provide a facility that would satisfy the above requirements, is invited to submit a written statement of capability to do so, with evidence to support its claim. Responses received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. The Government will not be responsible for any costs incurred by responding to this advertisement. This advertisement does not obligate the Government to award to any lease contract. The Department of Veterans Affairs currently occupies clinical and related space at 200 Glenn Street, Cumberland, MD 21502 in a lease that expires January 16, 2024. To satisfy the VA mission requirements, the current Cumberland Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) must remain operational. Term: Estimated term is up to 10-years; up to 5-years firm term, 5-years non-firm term. Tenant Improvements: No tenant improvements will be performed under the succeeding lease award. Space Availability: The space must be available for occupancy by January 17, 2024. Rentable Square Feet: Approximately 13,122 Rentable Square Feet/ 9,720 Net Usable Square Feet of Medical Space. Location: To be considered, space must be within the following delineated area: North- Frederick St., Queen City Drive South- 68 East- Baltimore Ave, Bellvue St. West- North Mechanic St. The Government will consider alternative space if it is economically advantageous, and that otherwise the Government intends to pursue a sole source acquisition.  In making this determination, VA will consider, among other things, the availability of alternate space that potentially can satisfy the Government's requirements as well as all costs likely to be incurred through relocating such as physical move costs, replication of tenant improvements and telecommunications infrastructure, and non-productive agency downtime.  VA will consider leased space located in another existing building providing all costs mentioned above can be offset by competition. Affirmative responses to this advertisement: Interested parties are invited to submit the above notice and evidence via email to Rachael.Hallock@va.gov no later than Monday, November 27, 2023 by 4:00 PM EST. Telephone responses shall not be accepted. RESPONDENTS ARE ADVISED THAT THE VA ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY TO AWARD A LEASE BASED UPON ANY AFFIRMATIVE RESPONSE TO THIS ADVERTISEMENT.

Contact Information

PrimaryRachael HallockContract Specialist
(304) 263-0811 ext.2033
Rachael.Hallock@va.gov
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