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Construction Materials Testing for North Austin Complex, Phase2

Solicitation ID: 303-3-03368

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: 11/28/2022

Response Due Date: 12/21/2022

Last Modified: 3/17/2023 9:14 am

Solicitation Description:




Testing Services


Foundation Engineering


General Construction:  Management, Scheduling, Cost Estimation Engineering


Inspection, General Engineering


Inspection Services, Construction Type


Concrete Testing Services


Core Sample, not Concrete Testing Services


Miscellaneous Testing and Calibration Services


Copying Services (Reproduction)


SCOPE:  In accordance with the provisions of Texas Government Code, Chapter 2254, Subchapter A, Professional Services, and Rules and Procedures adopted by the Texas Facilities Commission (TFC), TFC is requesting submittal of qualifications to provide prime professional Architectural/Engineering Services for the North Austin Complex Phase II, Project #20-027-8061, construction materials testing and special inspections for one new state office building, one multi-level parking structure, and extension of infrastructure and connection to the Central Utility Plant at the parking garage within the NAC Phase I  in Austin, Texas.

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 Thirty (30) months.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Provide construction materials observation and testing services for the proposed North Austin Complex, Phase II as described herein below:

The 86th Legislature, in 2019, appropriated $161 Million for implementation of Phase Two of the plan to be comprised of an approximate 302,000 gross square foot building on the existing John H. Winters Campus in the vicinity of 51st street and Lamar Blvd. and a parking structure with approximately 2,000 parking spaces.  More specifically, the “Project” is comprised of:

1)      New State Office Building – approximate six (6) level office building, totaling 302,000 gross square feet (GSF) located along the west edge of the John H Winters campus.  Structure to be south of 51st street in the vicinity of the intersection of W. Guadalupe and Lamar Blvd. 

2)      New Multi-level Parking structure – six (6) level above grade parking structure accommodating 1550 parking spaces.  Approximate location to be on the east side of the John H Winters campus on the west side of Guadalupe Street, within the existing surface parking.

3)      Connection to existing Central Utility Plant located in the garage of Phase I and expansion of plant equipment to accommodate Phase II.

Approximate cost of construction for the aforementioned list of projects is estimated to be One hundred thirty-one million, one hundred thousand dollars ($131,100,000.00).


The Pre-Proposal Tele-Conferences are scheduled for:

PPC 1: December 6, 2022, 10:00 AM,

PPC 2: December 7, 2022, 10:00 AM


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/26282








Issue RFQ



Mandatory Pre-Submittal Conference


Tuesday, 10:00 AM




Mandatory Pre-Submittal Conference


Wednesday, 10:00 AM

Deadline for Submission of Questions



Deadline for Submission of Qualifications & HSP


Wednesday @ 3:00 PM

Notification to Interview




If Interviews are NOT required by TFC



Award by Commission



Execute Contract



If Interviews are required by TFC



Interviews of short listed firms



Award by Commission



Execute Contract




Class/Item Code(s): 90783-Testing Services
92542-Foundation Engineering
92544-General Construction: Management, Scheduling, Cost Estimation - Engineering
92555-Inspecting, General/Engineering
96847-Inspection Services, Construction Type
99234-Concrete Testing Services
99236-Core Sample (Not Concrete) Testing Services
99255-Miscellaneous Testing And Calibration Services

Contractor Name Mailing Address Value Per Contractor Contractor Hub Status Award Date Award Status
Raba Kistner 8100 Cameron Rd., Suite B-150, Austin, TX 78754 788274.70 NOT HUB CERTIFIED 3/17/2023 Full Award