ADVERTISEMENT FOR PROPOSALS
Project: Minnesota Multi-Purpose Stadium – Preview Center
Owner: Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority
Construction Manager: Mortenson Construction, in association with Thor Construction
Architect: HKS, Inc.
Mortenson Construction (the Construction Manager at Risk) is soliciting proposals for Procurement and Construction on the Minnesota Multi-Purpose Stadium – Preview Center. Notice is hereby given that responses to this Request for Proposals (RFP) will be received by Mortenson for the provision of Construction Services on the Minnesota Multi-Purpose Stadium Preview Center for general construction, mechanical construction, and electrical construction. Please see the RFP for specific subcontract categories.
The current projected process and schedule for selecting the subcontractors is as follows:
100% Design Development Documents Issued September 6th, 2013
RFP Proposal Manual Issued September 6th, 2013
Job Site Walk Through September 17th, 2013
RFP Submission September 24, 2013
Proposer Interviews September 24-October 4, 2013
Selection September 27-October 9, 2013
All dates are approximate and are provided as a courtesy to Proposers. Mortenson reserves the right, acting in its
sole judgment, to modify this process or schedule.
Plans and specifications are available via www.isqft.com. For access to the plans and specifications on isqft.com,
contact My Nhia Vang at [email protected] (Phone: 763-287-5639). Copies of the plans and
specifications will also be provided to the following plan rooms for viewing:
NAMC of Upper Midwest
4801 4th Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN 55409
St. Paul Builders Exchange
445 Farrington Street
St. Paul, MN 55103
Rochester Builder’s Exchange
108 Elton Hills Lane
Rochester MN 5590
507- 282 6531
MEDA D/W/MBE Plan Room
250 2nd Ave S., Suite 106
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Duluth Builder’s Exchange
802 Garfield Ave
Duluth, MN 55802
Minneapolis Builders Exchange
1123 Glenwood Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55405
McGraw Hill Plan Room
St. Cloud Builder’s Exchange
110 6th Avenue South
St. Cloud MN 56301 3621
One (1) electronic copy and five (5) bound copies of Sealed Proposals shall be submitted to Mortenson at the address provided below no later than 2:00 pm on September 24, 2013 which is the deadline for submittal of Proposals.
M. A. Mortenson Company
700 Meadow Lane North
Minneapolis, MN 55422
Attention: Carolyn Wolf, Project Manager
Proposals shall be valid for 120 days. Proposals will be opened privately by Mortenson in the presence of the representatives of the Minnesota Sports Facility Authority, if requested by the Authority.
The subcontract will be held by M. A. Mortenson Company. The form of Subcontract Agreement, together with the Construction Services Agreement between the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and Mortenson, are available within the RFP.
The Owner has adopted a comprehensive Equity Plan for the construction phase of the Project. The Targeted Business Program sets an 11% and 9% goal for construction contracts for the Project to be awarded to women and minority-owned Minnesota-based business enterprises (MWBE), respectively. The Targeted Business Program also establishes a Veterans Inclusion Program to ensure that our veterans have every opportunity to participate in the Project. The Veterans Inclusion Program will include efforts to include small veteran-owned businesses. See the RFP Proposal Manual for Subcontract Category specific MWBE goals.
The Work Force Program sets a 32% and 6% goal for workforce utilization for the Project of minorities and women, respectively. The Equity Plan applies to all subcontractors and suppliers of all tier levels. The Veterans Inclusion Program will also include efforts to utilize veteran in the construction workforce. Proposers are expected to use all necessary and reasonable means to comply with the Equity Plan, including without limitation soliciting work from a broad number of Targeted Businesses and for work scopes suitable for their participation.
Pre-Proposal Meetings have been scheduled as follows:
Job Site Walk Through
Date and Time
September 17, 2013 at 1:00 pm
1010 South Sixth Street,
All questions regarding this RFP shall be directed in writing to Carolyn Wolf, Mortenson Project Manager, at the
address above or via e-mail at [email protected] Interpretations or clarifications considered
necessary by Mortenson in response to such questions will be issued by Addenda to all parties recorded as having
received the RFP documents. Questions received less than seven (7) days prior to the date for openings of the
Proposals may not be answered. Only responses issued by formal written Addenda will be binding. Oral and other
interpretations or clarifications will be without legal effect. Addenda may be issued to modify the Proposal
Documents as deemed advisable by Mortenson.
MN Spokesman-Recorder, September 5, 2013