Attention:           Commercial Construction:  Specialty Trade Subcontractors and Vendors

Bid Opportunity:

Please find attached invitation to bid for Army Reserve Center (ARC) on Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), WA.  This is a Federal project with Small Business goals.  SMALL BUSINESSES ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE!  If you are interested in bid opportunities on this project, please complete the paperwork and email back to ( or fax to 312-429-0651.  Feel free to contact me (Karen Macchitelli) if you have any questions.

Description of the Project:

This project will provide a new 1200 member Army Reserve Center (ARC) consisting of an approximately 104,497 SF Training Center, approximately 15,398 SF Vehicle Maintenance Shop (VMS), approximately 3,817 SF of Unheated Storage, and Military Equipment Parking located on JBLM. The buildings will be of permanent construction with reinforced concrete foundations, HVAC, plumbing, mechanical systems, electrical systems, and security systems. Supporting facilities will include paving, fencing, general site improvements, parking space for privately-owned vehicles, and extension of utilities and necessary permits to serve the project.

Interested bidders are required to complete ITB form, Qualification Questionnaire, SB Self-Certification, and provide a brief Capability Statement (optional).  Complete and return pre-bid docs ASAP.  Qualified proposals, directed toward your respective estimator contact, are due by 5:00 PM CDT on April 15, 2013.


Archer Western Contractors   (a large business)


Karen Macchitelli

Small Business Liaison, National Building Group

The Walsh Group | Walsh Construction Co  | Archer Western Contractors

929 W. Adams St., Chicago, IL 60607

P: 312-563-5933

F: 312-429-0651

NOTE:  If you get a contract related to this opportunity (or other opportunities) and/or added jobs, we’d appreciate it if you’d let us know since the PTAC gets our funding from the Dept. of Defense.  Our goal under Economic Development is to report that we’ve helped client businesses with their financial and job growth.  We greatly appreciate your assistance so we can continue to provide these services at no-cost to you. Award Reporting