State of New Jersey - NJ Schools Development Authority
Contract No. Contract Name & Location School District
HU-0012-M01 Elementary School # 3 Union City


The New Jersey Schools Development Authority ("NJSDA") is seeking to engage a firm that will provide construction management services for the following package:

Package Number: HU-0012-M01
School District: Union City
Package Name: Columbus ES #3 & Gilmore ES Retaining Wall
Construction Cost Estimate: $39,000,000
Prime Discipline: Construction Management
Minimum Rating: N/A

General Description of Package: New Construction and removal of retaining wall

The RFQ package is available at the link below:

                                        Click here for electronic copies

This RFQ is the first of a two-step process outlined below:

  1. A bidder must first respond to the RFQ. Shortlisted firms will be sent a Request for Proposals (RFP).
  2. Request for Proposals (RFP). The SDA will issue an RFP to firms that are shortlisted through the RFQ process.

In order to be included in the selection process a firm must be classified by the Department of Treasury, Division of Property Management and Construction and pre-qualified by the NJSDA in the following discipline as of the due date for the RFQ:

  • Construction Management



Responses to this RFQ must be received by the NJSDA by 5:00pm on Monday, March 30, 2009.Proposals may be submitted by hand or by overnight mail FAXED PROPOSALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. PROPOSALS RECEIVED AFTER THE ABOVE DATE AND TIME WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

The NJSDA requires the construction manager to provide opportunities to SBE firms to participate in the performance of this engagement, consistent with NJSDA's SBE Set-Aside Goals of 25% (5% to Category 4, 10% to Category 5 and the remaining 10% to be allocated among Catetory 4 and/or 5).

Please note:Firms may submit Qualifications for both Union City Columbus #3 ES HU-0012-M01 and Elizabeth Academic HS EL-0006-M01, but the submissions MUST include different key team members to be onsite full time. Proposals will be evaluated based upon the Construction Manager, Assistant Construction Manager and Field Engineer/Inspector having the following criteria:

  1. Overall Team Resume;
  2. Team CM experience;
  3. Team NJ school experience;
  4. Team governmental construction experience;
  5. Team experience with NJDEP & NJDCA;
  6. SBE Compliance

If a firm wishes to participate in the selection process for future projects but is not presently pre-qualified by the NJSDA please submit a Prequalification Questionnaire, which may be found at www.njsda.gov.


DATE ADVERTISED: March 16, 2009

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