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Professional A/E Services for Capitol Complex, Phase 2

Solicitation ID: 303-1-01556

Status: Awarded

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

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: 7/7/2021

Response Due Date: 8/3/2021

Last Modified: 1/24/2022 9:19 am

Solicitation Description:

SCOPE:  TFC is requesting submittal of qualifications to provide prime professional architectural/ engineering (A/E) services for Project #20-028-8011, for two new state office buildings, associated parking structures, and extension of pedestrian mall (“Capitol Mall”) within the Capitol Complex in Austin, Texas. The project includes all aspects of the planning, development, architecture, engineering, design, procurement, demolition, renovation and construction of facilities and improvements for Phase Two of the Capitol Complex project.

CONTRACT TERM: It is the intention of TFC to award a Contract for full prime professional architectural/engineering (A/E) services for the term of the project. Services undertaken pursuant to this RFQ will be required to commence within ten (10) calendar days of delivery of a Notice to Proceed. The Project associated with the services requested in this solicitation is anticipated to be sixty (60) months.


  1. The A/E shall provide the architectural, engineering, scheduling, cost estimating and all other necessary services.   

  2. A/E services shall be comprehensive in nature and will include programming, conceptual design, schematic design, design development, construction documents, solicitation assistance, construction administration, warranty management, and project close-out assistance.

  3. Specialized professional services will be required including, but not limited to:  life cycle costing; utility infrastructure design; interior design; acoustics; lighting; food service; wayfinding signage and graphics; and landscape design.

  4. The construction of the project will be implemented using a Construction Manager at Risk (CMR) delivery process.  The construction of the project will be divided into different stages, each with different dates for implementation and completion under separate Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) contract amendments or separate contracts, which require the A/E’s issuance of multiple design packages.  The number of design packages will be determined by TFC in cooperation with the A/E and CMR as reasonably necessary to execute the project in a logical and efficient manner.

  5. The project will require close coordination with the City of Austin, Travis County, and other governmental jurisdictions to secure agreements and permits.  The project will also require multiple presentations to stakeholders and interested parties, as well as, ongoing communication to the general public.

  6. A/E services shall be offered with the understanding of full compliance with non-discrimination requirements of the State of Texas by the A/E.

MANDATORY PRE-SUBMITTAL TELECONFERENCES: The mandatory pre-submittal conferences will be held on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 10:00 AM and Wednesday,  July 21, 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) scheduled pre-submittal teleconferences. TFC shall reject submittals 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/46934   








Issue RFQ



Mandatory Pre-Submittal Conference


Tuesday, 10:00 AM




Mandatory Pre-Submittal Conference


Wednesday, 10:00AM

Deadline for Submission of Questions



Deadline for Submission of Qualifications & HSP


Tuesday @ 3:00 PM

Notification to Interview

Interview of Short-Listed Respondents





Step Two – Preliminary Conceptual Design



Notification of Step Two short-listed Respondents



Deadline for Submission of Questions/Clarifications



Deadline for Submission of Preliminary Conceptual Design


Friday @ 3:00 PM

Interviews of short-listed Respondents



Award by Commission



Execute Contract




Class/Item Code(s): 90608-Automation
Instrumentation - Architectural Services
90610-Buildings - Architectural Design
90619-Concrete Architectural Services
90630-Fire Protection - Architectural Services
90638-General Construction - Architectural
90652-Interior Design, Space Planning, And Exhibits/Displays
90656-Landscape Architecture
90657-Land Development And Planning - Architectural
90658-Lighting (Interior, Exterior) - Architectural Services
90658-Lighting (Interior, Exterior) - Architectural Services
90678-Security Systems
Intruder And Smoke Detection - Architectural
90738-Drafting Services
92507-Air Conditioning, Heating And Ventilating Engineering
92517-Civil Engineering
92519-Concrete Engineering
92522-Control Systems Engineering
92528-Drainage Engineering
92533-Engineer Services, Professional
92536-Engineering Services (Not Otherwise Classified)
92537-Facilities Design Services, Engineering
92539-Fire Protection Engineering
92542-Foundation Engineering
92544-General Construction: Management, Scheduling, Cost Estimation - Engineering
92556-Inspecting, Structural/Engineering
92567-Mechanical Engineering
92581-Roofing, Engineering
92586-Surveyor Services, Land
92588-Structural Engineering
92593-Traffic And Transportation Engineering
92591-Video Design And Engineering Services
92595-Utilities (Gas, Steam, Electric)/Engineering

Contractor Name Mailing Address Value Per Contractor Contractor Hub Status Award Date Award Status
Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, Inc 717 North Harwood Street, Suite 2850, LB 8 Dallas, TX 75201 19,600,000.00 NOT HUB CERTIFIED 1/24/2022 Full Award