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Department for this solicitation: Procurement
Date Prepared: 04/06/22 Types: RFA
Advertisement Type:
Solicitation/Project#: 700-48 Phase 2 Solicitation/Project Title: New Bolton Ctr - Construct New PA Equine Tox Lab
Description: This Project includes:  PROFESSIONAL SELECTIONS.  PROJECT TITLE:  New Bolton Center – Construct New PA Equine Toxicology & Research Lab at University of Penn BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, the design, documentation, construction and fit out of a new approximately 71,000 gsf veterinary diagnostic, analytic and research laboratory building and attendant site development and improvements on the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine New Bolton Center campus.
APPLICATION DUE DATE WEDNESDAY, May 11, 2022 AT 4:30 P.M.  All applicants must be registered
to view/download Project Documents and must have a Current, Active Vendor Number. To register click
the following link: 
All Applicants are required to create a user profile within e-Builder.  Please click on the link below to create a user profile and view the documents: 
e-builder Professional Selections Link 
Please see e-Builder Invitation Documents tab for most recent COVID-19 Guidelines and site access requirements.  Note that the requirements vary per site, and some agencies may have more stringent requirements.
The PROFESSIONAL SELECTIONS MEETING is scheduled for WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2022 AT 10:00 AM.
The Department of General Services Public Works and the Bureau of Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities identified this procurement as eligible for the setting of Small Diverse Business (SDB) and/or Veteran Business Enterprise (VBE) participation goals. Applicants now must agree to meet the SDB and VBE Participation Goals in full or demonstrate that they have made Good Faith Efforts to meet the Goals. Refer to the project e-builder solicitation folder for instructions regarding Small Diverse Business and Veteran Business Enterprise participation.
The Goals for SDB participation: See Program Development Study for University requirements
The Goals for VBE participation: See Program Development Study for University requirements
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OF SHORT-LISTED FIRMS Interviews will be conducted with all short-listed firms. The short-listed professionals will be notified as to the date, time and location of the interviews.  A “Detailed Proposal” will be requested from short-listed firms for this project.  The following information will need to be provided:  detailed resumes for key design and management personnel with references; the firm’s approach to the project, including descriptions of tasks and scope of services, and an explanation of how the approach provides value to the Commonwealth; a detailed description from the firm’s portfolio of a project that illustrates the firm’s ability to translate design intentions into a solution that meets the client’s needs and expectations; an organizational chart and detailed work plan, identifying key personnel roles and percent of time assigned to the project; an explanation of how the firm assures high quality bidding documents; examples of relevant projects completed by the lead design professional and key personnel, with contact information for references for these projects; an assessment of key project issues and risks to the project; identification of special investigations, studies or testing that may be required; a description of how diversity will be accomplished within the team; evidence of financial capability; a list of professional liability claims and/or legal actions within the last ten years and a non-binding fee proposal.
APPLICATIONS FOR THIS PROJECT WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ELECTRONICALLY THROUGH AN E-BUILDER BIDDING PORTAL.  Technical support is also available via email at or by phone at 1-888-288-5717.  Due to technical limitations, public selections must be viewed using a Windows PC. At this time, mobile devices are not supported. Interested parties may also watch the live selection process in the Public Works Arsenal Building, 18th and Herr Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17125
The online professional selections can be viewed by clicking the following link: Professional Selections Web Conference
Phone Conference ID: 145 650 59#
Toll-free: 1 267-332-8737
To view a list of recommended firms and selection results click the link below:
Professional Selections Results
Department Information
Department/Agency: Agriculture Delivery Location:
County: Chester Duration: 0
Contact Information
First Name: Susan Last Name: Stanisic
Phone Number:
717-783-3273 Email:
Solicitation Information
Bids must be received by the purchasing agency on the Solicitation Due Date no later than the Solicitation Due Time as set forth in the solicitation. Any conflict between the dates and/or times contained in the solicitation itself or its attachments and this advertisement shall be resolved in favor of the solicitation.

Solicitation Start Date: 04/06/22
Solicitation Due Date: 05/11/22 Solicitation Due Time: 4:30 PM
Solicitation Opening Date: 06/15/22 Solicitation Opening Time: 10:00 AM
Opening Location: 1800 Herr Street  Arsenal Building  Harrisburg  Pa 17103
No. of Addendums: 0
Amended Date: 04/06/22
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