UW FSB – Founders Hall Demo & Abatement RFP

Seattle, WA

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University Foster School of Business – Founders Hall
Demolition and Abatement Request for Bids
MANDATORY PREBID: September 3, 2019 at 10AM


Package Description:

Hoffman Construction Company of Washington has been selected as the Design-Builder (“Contractor”) for the University of Washington Foster School of Business – Founders Hall (“Project”) being performed for the University of Washington (“Owner”) and has been approved to utilize an alternative subcontractor selection process per RCW 39.10.385 for the work described herein.  The University of Washington Foster School of Business – Founders Hall Project will design and construct a new 96,000 square foot building to replace Mackenzie Hall.  The program will be a mix of instructional, academic, and administrative spaces to include classrooms, offices, team and meeting rooms, workshop space, and large common areas.  The new facility will house the Foster School PhD program, the Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking, and the Foster School Advancement and Alumni teams.  The Foster School of Business is currently housed in five facilities on the central University of Washington Seattle campus: PACCAR Hall, Dempsey Hall, Bank of America Executive Center (BAEC), Mackenzie Hall, and the Foster Business Library.  The construction of PACCAR Hall in 2010 and Dempsey Hall in 2012 has proven transformative to successfully recruiting the highly qualified faculty and students who have driven the Foster School’s rise.  The replacement of Mackenzie Hall with a modern, larger building represents the next step of growth for the Foster School on the UW Seattle campus.  This bid package includes the demolition and abatement scope of work only.  Refer to the RFP for complete submittal requirements and additional information.

BIDS MUST UTILIZE THE SPECIFIED PROPOSAL FORM and be delivered, faxed or emailed to arrive at Hoffman Construction Company, 600 Stewart Street, Suite 1000, Seattle, Washington 98101, Bid Fax 206/286-7523, Email, no later than 2:00 p.m., September 17, 2019.  Bids that are materially incomplete, do not include current Questionnaire with latest year-end safety and financial information (unless previously submitted), are directed to other locations, or received after the bid deadline will not be considered.  There will not be a public opening of bids.

Bidders must be licensed in Washington State Labor and Industries at the time of submission of their bids.  Contact Washington State’s Department of Labor and Industries (Internet for additional information.  Bidders must comply with requirements of RCW Title 39 Public Contracts and Indebtedness and RCW Title 49 Labor Regulations.  Workers must be paid not less than the Washington State Prevailing Wage Rates for Public Works Contracts in King County effective March 1, 2018*.  (Effective date applicable to Pre-Construction Services, effective date applicable to Construction Services to be determined.)

The University of Washington and Hoffman Construction Company of Washington are committed to supporting the local economy and promoting the participation of small business enterprises and socially and economically disadvantaged business enterprises.

We are an equal opportunity employer and request bids from all interested firms including disadvantaged, minority, women, disabled veterans and emerging small business enterprises.  Visit our website ( for other Subcontracting Opportunities.


Pre-Bid Info:

A pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for 10:00 a.m., September 3, 2019.  Attendees are to meet at in the McCabe Room on the 1st floor of McKenzie Hall located at 4215 East Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA 98195.  All bidders are encouraged to attend the pre-bid meeting in order to acquaint themselves with the local conditions under which the work is to be performed and to correlate personal observations with the requirements of the contract documents.

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Bid documents may be viewed at local plan centers or downloaded for free at the following link:  CLICK HERE

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