RFQ: Richard Castro Building Architectural/Engineering Design Services

Closing date August 30, 2022, 11:00 AM

  • Reference number202263703
  • StatusOpen
  • SummaryThe City and County of Denver (City) is soliciting Requests for Qualifications from Design Teams to provide Architectural and Engineering Professional Services for the Richard T. Castro Building Revitalization Project at 1200 Federal Boulevard, Denver, CO 80204.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (“DOTI”), has issued a Request for Qualifications (the “RFQ”) for professional architectural and engineering design services for the Richard T. Castro Building Revitalization Project. The complete RFQ documents will be available for download at: www.bidnetdirect.com//cityandcountyofdenverdoti, reference solicitation no. 202263703; a link to the documents can also be found at www.work4denver.com.

General Statement of Work

The City and County of Denver (City) is soliciting Requests for Qualifications from Design Teams to provide Architectural and Engineering Professional Services for the Richard T. Castro Building Revitalization Project at 1200 Federal Boulevard, Denver, CO 80204.

This project is for the Department of Human Services (DHS) at the Castro building located at 1200 Federal Boulevard. The facility is approx. 300,000SF throughout (4) floors plus a partial basement. It contains the main office for DHS which consists of public services and houses over 1,100 employee offices/cubicles.

Planned renovations includes but are not limited to renovating the building and site to be ADA compliant, utilizing the first-floor entrance as the main entry for all client access with separate secure employee entrance, renovating the interior so that the client services are easily accessible from this main entry, additional interview rooms and trauma informed spaces, renovation of all employee workspace to utilize new City standards, restroom renovation, wayfinding, and FFE. Construction will likely be phased with construction delivery method to either be Hard Bid or CM/GC pending approvals.

The following documents were developed during previous master planning efforts and shall act as guiding documents for this project:

  • Castro Revitalization Master Planning Study, Gensler Inc. – May 2022


Virtual Pre-Submittal Meeting on July 28, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. local time

To access the meeting, please call (720) 388-6219 and enter conference ID: 435 717 312#.

Pre-Submittal Meeting Agenda(PDF, 297KB)

OPTIONAL SITE VISIT: An optional site visit will be held for this project between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on August 3, 2022. Location - 1200 Federal Boulevard, Denver, CO 80204. Any question the Consultant has during the walk-through will need to be submitted in writing by the question deadline date and will not be answered on site. Please submit all questions to doti.procurement@denvergov.org.

Questions Deadline: August 9, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. local time

Responses are due no later than 11:00 a.m. local time, August 30, 2022 and will ONLY be received and accepted through www.bidnetdirect.com//cityandcountyofdenverdoti. Late submissions will not be accepted.

MWBE Participation Goal: 20%

Project goals must be met with certified participants as set forth in Sections 28-62 and 28-66

D.R.M.C. or through the demonstration of a sufficient good faith effort under Sections 28-60 and 28-64 D.R.M.C.

A draft utilization plan is a required submittal as part of the response to this RFQ and it will be scored. DSBO’s approval of the utilization plan will be required prior to receiving an executed contract or notice to proceed.

Contract Administrator: Regina Diaz, doti.procurement@denvergov.org

As the City’s best interests may appear, the Manager of the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure reserves the right to waive informalities in, and to reject any or all, proposals.

Publication Dates:                            July 19, 20 & 21, 2022
Published In:                                     The Daily Journal