Commercial – 2

2018 Problem Statement

Project Description

The City of Lion’s Gate, Nebraska is seeking for a qualified General Contractor or a Construction Manager for the construction of a new 39,000 SF, two story library. The estimated total project cost for this project is between 14 – 17 Million dollars.

Firms will be evaluated on the completeness of the following items below.

Please note, the client reserves the right to make the final contractor selection based upon “Best Value” as determined by the client.

Request for Qualification Information

The City of Lion’s Gate is seeking requests for qualification from your company. These qualifications will be evaluated on the following.

The qualification package shall include, but not be limited to:

  • Letter of Transmittal
  • Table of Contents
  • Cover Letter
  • Company Information
    • Mission Statement
    • History
    • Locations
    • Services Provided
    • Organizational Chart (Project Specific)
    • Financials
  • Key Personnel
    • Resumes
  • Safety Program
    • EMR Scores
    • TRIR
  • Relevant Experiences
  • Current Projects
  • Quality Management Program
  • Bonus Section
    • Provide a breakdown of your company’s lean program with processes that proven successful on your past

Qualifications packages must be submitted electronically, via the Google Drive by 6pm on October 19, 2018. To obtain access to the Google Drive folder, each team must create a Gmail account that does not identify your school name/location, and email their information to Please note that this email address will be used for all electronic communications during the competition. The RFQ response is limited to total of 17 pages (not including the bonus section) with the bonus section limited to max of 3 pages.

Qualifications will be graded prior to the start of the competition and judges’ comments will be provided to each company during the pre-bid conference.

Your qualifications must be combined into a single PDF file that does not exceed the page limits set above. Any package that is submitted late or not meeting these requirements will be disqualified.

Note: Information submitted in the Qualifications Package should not be repeated in the written proposal, unless specifically requested by the owner.

Request for Proposal Information:

The RFP documents will be distributed to teams during a mandatory pre-bid conference being held at 6:30 am CST on Thursday, October 25, 2018. Final proposals will be due at 12:00 am CST on Friday, October 26, 2018 One (1) hard copy and one (1) electronic copy of your proposal will be required. Hard copies are to be bound in a binder, labeled, and tab divided. Electronic copies are to be submitted via the Google drive with a backup on a flash drive submitted with the hard copy.

Division Rules

Specific rules and scoring sheets for the Commercial Division can be found by clicking here.

Past Problem Statements

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