WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - November 03, 2016) - The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) released on November 3, 2016 a solicitation for landscaping and related services for the U.S. Customs Cargo Inspection Facility in Detroit, Michigan.

Expected services include but are not limited to mowing lawns, overseeding, edging, mulching, pruning, watering, weeding pest and disease control, and plant maintenance.

The contractor who receives this award also will be required to:

  • Maintain lawns and keep free of weeds and trash
  • Maintain lawns at a height of four inches
  • Provide rejuvenating pruning to groundcover each year and maintain within established bed lines at a height of between 24 inches and 26 inches
  • Keep walkways, landings, and steps free of trash and weeds
  • Prune and maintain shrubbery, trees, and other landscaping, and keep free of deadwood, suckers, litter, and weeds
  • Keep fenced areas, turf areas, sidewalks, gutters, roadways, and other surfaces in the maintenance area free of leaves, litter, and debris
  • Perform landscaping maintenance during the growing season on a cycle approved by the government to maintain the outside area in a neat and clean manner
  • Provide the management, supervision, manpower, equipment, and supplies necessary to provide landscaping and related services.

The contractor also must comply with all federal, state, county, and city laws and codes. The contractor also must follow all applicable standard industry practices including, but not limited to, Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA).

This procurement is a total small business set aside. The NAICS code is 561730 (Landscaping Services), PSC is S208, with a size standard of $7.5 million. This is a negotiated best value procurement with a one-year base period and four one-year option periods. The government will evaluate proposals on price and non-price factors.

Offerors will be responsible for downloading the solicitation and for monitoring FBO for amendments and/or additional information. All responsible small business concerns may submit a proposal which shall be considered by the agency.

Responses are due by no later than November 18, 2016 at 3 p.m. EST and must be emailed to Contracting Officer Tikelia Murphy at Tikelia.murphy@gsa.gov.

To receive the contract, contractors must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database, and have as part of the Registration all current Representations and Certifications. Contractors also must be registered with FEMA.

US Federal Contractor Registration, the world's largest third-party government registration firm, completes the required Registrations on behalf of its clients. It also makes available information about opportunities like this, as well as training on how to locate, research, and respond to opportunities.

For more information, to get started with a SAM registration, or to learn more about how US Federal Contractor Registration can help your business succeed, call 877-252-2700, ext. 1.

Contact Information:

US Federal Contractor Registration
William Henderson, Marketing Manager
877-252-2700, ext. 750