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Construction Manager-at-Risk for Deferred Maintenance at th Elias Ramirez Building in Houston, TX

Solicitation ID: 303-1-00976

Status: Awarded

Contact Name: James Gonzalez

Contact Number: 512-936-0647

Contact Email: james.gonzalez@tfc.state.tx.us

Response Due Time: 3:00 PM

Agency/Texas SmartBuy Member Number: 303

Days Solicited: 21+ Days for Solicitation Notice

Solicitation Posting Date: 1/28/2021

Response Due Date: 3/2/2021

Last Modified: 5/28/2021 9:38 am

Solicitation Description:

SCOPE: In accordance with the provisions of Texas Government Code, Chapter 2269, Subchapter F, Construction Manager-at-Risk Method, and Rules and Procedures adopted by the Texas Facilities Commission (TFC), TFC is requesting qualifications for a Construction Manager-at-Risk (CMR) to perform MEP and Structural repairs of Deferred Maintenance Deficiencies at the Elias Ramirez Building located at 5425 Polk Street in Houston, Texas hereinafter described as TFC Project #20-018-8446 (the Project). This Project will be administered by TFC. This procurement will be a two-step award process with a two-part work requirement.

  1. Step One of the solicitation will include a submittal of company experience and qualifications focusing on projects of similar size and type. Respondents will be evaluated on experience and qualifications, as detailed in Section V, Submission Requirements.

  2. Step Two of the solicitation will include only the highest ranked five or fewer Respondents from Step One who will be asked to provide pricing.

CONTRACT TERM: Construction is required to commence within Fourteen (14) calendar days after the Notice to Proceed for Construction is issued. For planning purposes, the pre-construction time period is estimated to be One Hundred Eighty (180) calendar days.  The construction contract period is projected for a term of Three Hundred Sixty-five (365) calendar days except as may be otherwise amended or negotiated.

COST OF WORK: Respondents to the RFQ should consider the “Cost of Work” as One Million Two Hundred Forty Thousand One Hundred Eighty Two dollars Fifty-five cents ($1,240,182.55), not including any Pre-construction Management fees, Construction Management fees, and Construction General Conditions, as part of the construction budget or the Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP).

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Provide Construction Manager-at-Risk services including Preconstruction and Construction Services for the Elias Ramirez Building in Houston. The aforementioned services include, but are not limited to, deferred maintenance repairs and replacement of AHUs and ductwork, replacement of loose & bowing tiles, replacement of stairwell ramp, & repair of bridge structure.

MANDATORY PRE-SUBMITTAL TELECONFERENCES: Mandatory pre-submittal teleconferences will be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 10:00 AM and Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 10:00 AM. Pre-registration is required to participate in the teleconference.  Respondents must have an employee of their firm attend at least one (1) of the two (2) pre-submittal conferences. TFC shall reject qualifications submitted by firms that did not attend one of the mandatory pre-submittal conferences. 


TFC is using the eProcurement system Bonfire.  Respondents must register for a Bonfire account (No Charge) to submit a response.  Respondents must submit their responses/submittals at the following link: https://tfcstate.bonfirehub.com/opportunities/37621 




Issue RFQ


Mandatory Pre-Submittal Teleconferences

1st PSC

2nd PSC


02/09/2021, 10:00 AM

02/10/2021, 10:00 AM

Deadline for Submission of Questions


Deadline for Submission of Qualifications and HSP

03/02/2021, 3:00 PM

Notification of Short List Selection


Deadline for Submission of Proposals

03/17/2021, 3:00 PM

Notification of Interview Selection




Award by Commission

04/22/2021, 9:00 AM

Execute Contract



Class/Item Code(s): 90922-Building Construction, Non-Residential (Office Bldg., Etc.)
90924-Building Construction, Commercial And Institutional
90930-Building Construction (Not Otherwise Classified)
90961-Maintenance And Repair, Non-Residential Building
90963-Maintenance And Repair, Commercial And Institutional Building
91036-Heating, Air Conditioning, And Ventilation Maintenance And Repair Services (Including Installation)
91052-Maintenance And Repair Services, Building (Not Otherwise Classified)
91060-Plumbing Maintenance And Repair (Includes Pressure Tapping Services, Pipe Freezes, Toilets, Etc.)
91075-Wall And Ceiling Repair And Replacement (Including Drywalling)
91078-Weatherization, Weather And Waterproofing Maintenance And Repair Services
91450-Heating, Ventilating And Air Conditioning (Hvac)
91473-Roofing And Siding
91484-Trade Services, Construction (Not Otherwise Classified)

Contractor Name Mailing Address Value Per Contractor Contractor Hub Status Award Date Award Status
J.T. Vaughn Construction, LLC 152 Carrie St., Houston, TX 77047 1771689 NOT HUB CERTIFIED 5/7/2021 Full Award