You are invited to a
Pre-Pre-Bid Conference
Interested Prime Contractors and Subcontractors
State Department of Enterprise Services
Project No. 2008-028
DVA – Skilled Nursing Facility
Walla Walla, WA

NBBJ – Architect of Record

Maximum Allowable Construction Cost (MACC) – $26,000,000

The Department of Enterprise Services (DES) and the Department of Veterans Affairs invite you to attend a Pre-Pre-Bid Conference to discuss the coming solicitation for Project No. 2008-028.

For bidder convenience (attendance is optional), two sessions will be conducted:

August 28 9:30 am to 11:30 am 801 West Riverside Avenue, Suite 100, Spokane, WA
August 28 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm Columbia Basin College, Room TD 439, 2600 N. 20th Ave., Pasco, WA 99301

The Pre-Pre-Bid Conference is an opportunity for interested Prime bidders and subcontractors to meet each other and to meet with the Project Manager and Outreach Manager to learn about the bid strategy and supplier diversity expectations for the project. Most importantly, however, it is an opportunity for interested bidders to share standard industry practices, cost saving initiatives, challenges of being a state contractor, and suggestions for ensuring an inclusive, open and competitive process.

Representatives from DES’s Supplier Diversity Program, the Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprises, and the Department of Veterans Affairs may also be in attendance to discuss the state’s supplier diversity goals.

Agendas are attached and are subject to change. SBE application info

For Additional information regarding this solicitation please contact Steffens, Jim, (360) 407-9356  Or Servando Patlan

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. The PTAC gets our funding through 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