COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - April 08, 2016) - The Chalmers P. Wylie Veterans Affairs Ambulatory Care Center (VAACC) is seeking bids for the construction of a parking garage at its facility in Columbus, Ohio. The winning bidder must be able to provide all labor, materials, equipment, insurance, supervision, and any other necessary items to construct the garage, including, but not limited to, materials necessary to prepare the site for building operations and the demolition and removal of existing structures.

The parking garage, once completed, will complement the VAACC's planned additional clinic space and specialty clinics, and help address the limited patient parking concerns due to land-locked space constraints.

The VAACC is soliciting for bids pursuant to the Veterans' First Public Law 109-461 as a 100 percent set-aside for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs). In accordance with Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) 852.219-10(c) (4), the SDVOSB Contractor or SDVOSB Sub-Contractor is required to perform a minimum of 15 percent of the construction work on the project.

The VAACC expects the award to be between $5 million and $10 million. The North American Industrial Classification Standard (NAICS) code assigned to this construction project is 236220, with a small business size standard of $36.5 million. The VAACC also expects the parking garage to be completed within one calendar year of the winning bidder receiving a Notice to Proceed.

Bidders must be OK with a 120-day bid acceptance period, submit a 20 percent bond with the bid, and be able to provide a performance bond and payment bond at the outset of the project.

Bids must be submitted by e-mail to Shelton Beasley, Contract Specialist, at

Bidders must be listed in the VetBiz Registry Vendor Information Pages at and currently have a System for Award Management (SAM) Registration to be eligible for award. Bidders also must ensure registration in these websites is accurate, complete, and current.

The VAACC also strongly encourages bidders to register at to receive notification of actions including posting of the solicitation and any amendments. Bidders are advised to re-visit the website periodically to look for updates, as they are responsible for obtaining and acknowledging all amendments to solicitation prior to the time for receipt of offers are prescribed by Federal Acquisition Regulation.

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