IFB – Esmond Elementary School Annex (C1588)

PBC Alert 17-024

The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) has invited all Class A prequalified firms to bid on PBC Contract C1588 for the construction of a new approximate 20,000 sq. ft., two-story annex to an existing two-story school and demolition of the existing annex building. The proposed annex will include (1) standard classroom, (1) science classroom with storage, (1) computer room with storage, (1) art room with storage, (1) administrative office, a new library, a new dining room, hybrid kitchen and kitchen servery, storage, toilets, elevator, utility rooms and building support space. The Project will also include parking lot upgrades, loading area, refuse enclosure, stormwater management infrastructure, a new turf field and a new outdoor playground. Additionally, exterior envelope repairs will occur and a new roof will be constructed at the existing building.

The project page containing additional information can be viewed here: https://pbcchicago.com/opportunities/esmond-elementary-school-annex-c1588/

On Tuesday, October 31, 2017, in the Esmond Elementary School Auditorium, the Commission will host a Pre-Bid Meeting at 10:00 a.m., Mandatory Technical Review Meeting at 10:30 a.m., and Mandatory Site Visit (walk-through of the facility) at 11:00 a.m. The Technical Review Meeting and Site Visit are mandatory for all prequalified firms interested in submitting a bid for this Project.

All activities mentioned above are to occur at the school, located at 1865 West Montvale Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60643. Parking in school’s parking lot is prohibited. Street parking is available. Please enter through Main Entrance on Montvale Avenue. All Mandatory Technical Review Meeting and Site Visit attendees must wear safety vests.

Subcontractors and suppliers are invited to attend the Pre- Bid Meeting and stay for the following activities to meet the prequalified contractors bidding on this Project. The sign-in sheets for the above-mentioned meetings will be posted to the PBC’s website.

Sealed bids shall be received at the Public Building Commission, Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington, Room 200, until 11:00 a.m., Thursday, November 30, 2017, at which time they will be publicly opened.

Plans and specifications for the above-referenced project may be found here:

The list of Assist Agencies who will have access to complete sets of drawings and specifications can be found here:  Assist Agencies

Information on this invitation and all of the projects currently open for bid is available at pbcchicago.com.
Information on this invitation and all of the projects currently open for bid is available at www.pbcchicago.com.

Public Building Commission of Chicago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chairman
Carina E. Sánchez, Executive Director

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