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Department for this solicitation: Procurement
Date Prepared: 03/25/21 Types: RFA
Advertisement Type:
Solicitation/Project#: C-0412-0056 Phase 1 Solicitation/Project Title: Shippensburg Univ – Franklin Science Center Reno
Description: This Project includes:  PROFESSIONAL SELECTIONS.  PROJECT TITLE:  Shippensburg University – Franklin Science Center Renovation  BRIEF DESCRIPTION: THIS PROJECT IS A PILOT FOR IMPLIMENTATION OF LEAN PROJECT DELIVERY.  APPLICANTS MUST HAVE PRIOR EXPERIENCE LEADING PROJECTS USING LEAN TOOLS AND METHODS.  Pull Planning, Target Value Design, Continuous Estimating and Big Room Integration Events are some of the Lean tools and methods that are expected to be incorporated in the design process.  Please read the Program Development Study and Instructions for Completing and Submitting an Application in the e-builder portal carefully.    The scope of work includes, providing full renovation of the existing building and an addition to modernize the center and improve the function of the facility.  New laboratories shall be provided and renovations made to existing laboratories for teaching and student research spaces that facilitate the use of high impact and other best teaching and learning practices to boost student learning.  Classrooms are to retain a wide range of sizes and supplemental instructional areas provided. 


APPLICATION DUE DATE THURSDAY, April 29, 2021 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 
The PROFESSIONAL SELECTIONS MEETING is scheduled for THURSDAY, June 3, 2021 AT 10:00 AM.
The Goals for SDB participation: 16%
The Goals for VBE participation: 3%
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OF SHORT-LISTED FIRMS: Short-listed firms will be permitted to tour the site on June 22, 2021.  Interviews will be conducted with all short-listed firms on July 7, 2021. The short-listed professionals will be notified as to the 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 by June 30, 2021:  detailed resumes for key design and management personnel with references, key personnel must have experience leading or participating in Lean projects; 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 using Lean tools and methods that illustrates the firm’s ability to translate design intentions into a solution that meets the client’s needs and expectations with client  contact information; an organizational chart and detailed work plan, identifying key personnel roles and percent of time assigned to the project; visual 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; a description of the firm’s understanding of the LEAN processes described in the Program Development Study and how the firm has used these processes successfully on other projects, including references for the projects; 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.  A video tutorial is available on the e-Builder site for first time users to learn how to navigate e-Builder.  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: target="_New">Professional Selections Web Conference

PIN: 84216334
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: State System of Higher Education Delivery Location:
County: Cumberland 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: 03/25/21
Solicitation Due Date: 04/29/21 Solicitation Due Time: 4:30 PM
Solicitation Opening Date: 06/03/21 Solicitation Opening Time: 10:00 AM
Opening Location: 1800 Herr Street  Arsenal Building  Harrisburg  Pa 17103
No. of Addendums: 0
Amended Date: 03/25/21
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