NC18-004 RFQ Pre-Qualification for Fire Station 71


RFQ NO.: NC18-004

​ Notice is hereby given that Nassau County is soliciting Design-Build Pre-Qualification Application packages for RFQ: NC18-004 DESIGN-BUILD PRE-QUALIFICATION FOR CONSTRUCTION OF FIRE STATION 71. Firms seeking to be pre-qualified to bid the design and construction of Fire Station 71 shall submit one (1) original and six (6) copies for a total of seven (7) sets of a Pre-Qualification Application package to: John A. Crawford, Ex-Officio Clerk, Robert M. Foster Justice Center, 76347 Veterans Way, Suite 456, Yulee, FL 32097. All Pre-Qualification Application packages are due to be received by no later than 4:00 p.m. (EST), Tuesday, March 20, 2018. NOTE: Pre-Qualification Application packages submitted, received or delivered after 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 20, 2018, will not be considered and shall be returned to the sender unopened. Proposals will be opened on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., or soon thereafter, at the office of John A. Crawford, Ex-Officio Clerk, Robert M. Foster Justice Center, 76347 Veterans Way, Yulee, Florida 32097.

​ SCOPE: The scope of this RFQ is to evaluate, rank and short-list design-build teams seeking to pre-qualify to bid the design and construction of Fire Station 71 (“Project”). Interested firms shall be qualified and experienced in design and construction of new buildings of the size, type and dollar value of the proposed Project. Firms shall provide evidence of required qualifications and financial capability and stability in accordance with the information specified in this document. The intent of this RFQ is to pre-qualify no less than five (5) firms using the established selection criteria. Only those firms pre-qualified through this RFQ process will be invited to bid the design and construction of the designated Project. Selected pre-qualified firms shall be required to participate in a mandatory pre-proposal meeting to review and discuss the Request for Proposals (RFP) documents. including the Design-Build Criteria Package. The County will be utilizing the Low Bid Technically Acceptable method for the final selection process for the pre-qualified design-build teams.

​ EVALUATION OF APPLICATION PACKAGES: Application packages will be evaluated in accordance with the following Evaluation Criteria: 1. Company Qualifications 2. Project Experience 3. Financial Capability 4. Cost & Schedule Control 5. Staff Experience & Resources 6. Financial References 7. References RFQ PACKAGE REQUESTS & QUESTIONS/INQUIRIES: Design-Build Pre-Qualification Application documents may be obtained electronically from Charlotte Young by submitting an email request to Each request for Pre-Qualification Application documents should reference

​RFQ No. NC18-004, DESIGN-BUILD PRE-QUALIFICATION FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF FIRE STATION 71, and include the full company name, full company address, company phone number, primary contact name and email address.

​All questions/inquiries related to this RFQ shall be in writing, and directed only to Point Person for the County: Charlotte Young, Contracts Manager via fax number (904) 321-2658 or email to The deadline for submitting all questions/inquiries related to this RFQ shall be 4:00 P.M. (EST), Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Nassau County is not required to respond to any questions/inquiries received after the specified deadline. 

​Design-Build teams intending to pre-qualify shall not contact, lobby, or otherwise communicate with any Nassau County official, agent or employee, other than the Point Person referenced above, beginning from the time this RFQ is advertised until the time that the Design-Build project is awarded.

​ Additionally, vendors registered with Onvia DemandStar may visit to download Pre-Qualification Application documents or electronically download documents.

​ The Nassau County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, waive minor formalities or award to/negotiate with the firm whose proposal best serves the interest of Nassau County.