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This page provides general opportunities that are both regional and local. Please contact bid holder or project manager for the most up-to-date information including pre-bid meeting requirements.
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Current Bid Opportunities

Projects in Washington and Oregon States

Click below for a list of projects and contact the MBDA-Tacoma Business Center for detailed project information.
The opportunities are updated every two weeks.

Construction Projects Bidding (Last update: October 20, 2020)

Architecture & Engineering Projects (Last update: October 20, 2020)

King County Procurement

Procurement Page
View current solicitations, Register in the current system, Register in the new system (Fall 2020)

King County Upcoming Capital Projects

Projects include: Construction, Architecture & Engineering, Professional, Design-Build, Consultant, Small Works, and Goods & Services.

*Supplier Registration in New System (Fall 2020) 
New system will be used for solicitations starting Fall 2020. See directions and more information here.

Port of Seattle Projects

Port of Seattle VendorConnect
View Current Solicitations, Future Solicitations, and register for Port of Seattle VendorConnect to be placed on rosters: Small Works (construction less than $300,000), Consulting Services, and Goods &Services.

See Future Procurement Opportunity List as of 9/4/20.

Sound Transit

Sound Transit Procurement and Contracts
View upcoming and active procurement opportunities, Small Works Roster, and Awarded Contracts. Vendors and contractors can register for the Sound Transit vendor portal to receive automatic notifications about upcoming solicitations that match their selected commodity codes, and can download solicitation documents and associated addenda.

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)

WSDOT Contract Ad & Awards
Call for bids, prequalify to bid on contracts, and view currently advertised & awarded contracts. WSDOT encourages contractors to submit bid proposals electronically via BidX.com. 

City of Tacoma

Contracting Opportunities
The City of Tacoma invites qualified suppliers to submit bids and proposals for posted solicitations. The City of Tacoma publishes and distributes solicitation documents (RFBs, RFPs, RFQs, RFIs, etc.) in electronic form, either on the City website or in SAP Ariba.

City of Tacoma 2020/2021 Construction Projects Forecasting


WSDOT Gateway Program SR 167 Completion Project Voluntary Submitters Meeting and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Information Session

Meeting Date: Thursday, November 5, 2020
Submitters Meeting: 9 a.m.
DBE Information Session: 10 a.m. (or as soon as the submitters meeting ends)

The meeting and information session will consist of a presentation about the project and the selection process. There will be opportunities to ask WSDOT questions at both.  All interested parties are welcome to attend the Submitters Meeting and Information Session.

Click here to register for Zoom conference

 


Flatiron-Lane JV Quarterly Outreach Event: I-405 Renton to Bellevue D-B Project

Event Date: November 12, 2PM

Join Flatiron-Lane JV to learn about upcoming opportunities on the I-405 Renton to Bellevue Design-Build Project. The Eventbrite registration is open here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/i-405-renton-to-bellevue-quarterly-outreach-event-tickets-126002002381 

This $705 million WSDOT design-build project will widen 12 miles of I-405 between Renton and Bellevue. This is a state-funded project with voluntary goals of 10% MBE, 6% WBE, 5% VBE, and 5% SBE.

Some of the Scopes of work listed:
Welding; Lightweight Concrete; Temporary Seeding; Concrete Barrier/Moment Slab; Waterproofing; Bridge Railing; Asphalt Milling; Post-Tensioning; Ground Improvements; High Friction Surface Treatment; Geotechnical Monitoring; Earth Cam/Video; Project Photography; Construction Materials/Consumables (safety equipment/lumber); Support Services (janitorial, security, bio-hazard, catering, porta-johns, trash hauling); Safety Supply; Office Supply


**GSA COVID-19 PPE Sources Sought

The General Services Administration (GSA), Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), Office of General Supplies and Services (GSS) and Central Office Acquisition Division’s seeking information related to how interested contractors could provide the following item(s):

Level 1 Surgical Masks
Nitrile Examination
Gloves Hand Sanitizers
Bottles (Cases) Bleach
Disinfecting  Wipes
Hospital Grade Disinfectant
Cleaner All-Purpose Cleaner
Antibacterial Bar Soap
Antibacterial Liquid soap
Tampons
Female Sanitary Napkins
Toilet Paper
Paper Towels
Trash Bags

Responses Due:  Continuously Open
Non TAA Compliant Materials are currently allowed under the current pandemic response. Questions: [email protected]

See GSA Page to fill out information about your company.
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Tacoma Challenge – Win $100K to locate your business in Tacoma

$100K to locate your business in Tacoma? If you’ve got a good idea, you might qualify!

The TACOMA CHALLENGE is intended to drive awareness of Tacoma as an outstanding place to grow your product, idea, or creation. Tacoma wants YOUR company and has the resources, network, space, and funding that you need to flourish. Visit Tacoma Challenge on their Facebook Live Stream or in person to meet the mentors and founders to learn how YOUR COMPANY can win it all.
More information on website: tacomachallenge.org

How it works:
1. Attend the Virtual Informational Session on November 2.
2. Submit your application when available in late 2020.
3. Five founders will then be selected to receive a stipend to travel to Tacoma to pitch their ideas to our judges in .
4. The winning team receives $50,000 of equity-free cash, $25,000 in free co-working space, and $25,000 in in-kind services.
5. The two runner-up companies receive $5,000 of equity-free cash, $25,000 in free co-working space, and $25,000 in in-kind services.
*All winning teams must commit to moving their company headquarters to Tacoma for a minimum of 1 year.*


City of Tacoma – RFB – S 19th St Signal & Crosswalk Improvements at Yakima Ave and Tacoma Ave – PW20-0261F

Due Date: November 3, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: Improve traffic signal phasing and the visibility of pedestrian crosswalks at S 19th St / Yakima Ave and S 19th St / Tacoma Ave intersections. Add high-visibility crosswalk markings. Add protected left turn signal phasing, including associated supporting hardware and conduit.
Estimate: $444,000.00

This bid is distributed by the City’s designated plan distributor, ARC Document Solutions, Inc. Please click here for more information.


City of Tacoma – RFB – Tacoma Municipal Building Fire Pump, Domestic Water & Automatic Transfer Switch Projects – PW20-0061F

Due Date: November 3, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A virtual Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on Friday, October 16, 2020 at 10 AM. Registration is required. Please register in advance at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pxT141aRSbavAYspQ8kJHg. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Pre-proposal site walk will be held by appointment only on Tuesday, October 20 and Wednesday, October 21 by emailing Stephen Kruger at [email protected] Questions shall be submitted in writing and responses to all contractors questions will be issued via addendum.
Project Scope: The project consists of upgrades and renewals to the TMB Fire sprinkler pump and test line, Domestic flush water system and Automatic Transfer Switch
Estimate: $253,000

Specification
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Port of Seattle – RFB – Electrical On-Call Portwide 2020-3 – SW-0320431

Due Date: November 5, 11 AM
Description:
The electrical work includes but is not limited to installations of raceways, wiring, boxes, transformers, miscellaneous electrical devices, temporary power and lighting assemblies, and equipment, testing, and grounding in accordance with all requirements of the code-enforcing agencies.
Estimated amount: The contract will be awarded for an estimated amount not to exceed $300,000.00, which includes Washington State Sales Tax.
The Contractor shall furnish all labor, tools, equipment, materials and incidentals necessary to perform the work as requested by the Port of Seattle via a Work Authorization. All Contractor labor shall be provided as defined by the labor classifications per the Schedule of Unit Prices listed in Document 00 41 00 – Bid Form.
The contract will last one (1) year, 365 calendar days, from the official contract award date, which is the date the Port of Seattle signs the Agreement, or until the contract amount is depleted, whichever comes first. This contract contains an option to extend the contract time up to 12 months beyond the original contract completion date.

A Pre-bid meeting will be held October 29, 2020, at 11:00 am, via Microsoft Teams Meeting or by telephone. To attend the Pre-Bid meeting, follow the link: Join Microsoft Teams Meeting or by calling in (425) 660-9954, Conference ID: 478 237 10#

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Scarsella Bros., Inc. – Sub-Bids Requested for Landscaping Package Rebid for Port of Seattle Sites 23-25 Restoration Project

Due Date: November 6, 1 PM
Scope of Work include: Landscaping, Irrigation, Planting, Plant Maintenance, etc.

Bid Documents are available at:  https://hosting.portseattle.org/sops/


City of Tacoma – RFB – Sheridan Avenue Missing Links Sidewalks – PW20-0176F

Due Date: November 10, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: This Contract shall generally consist of grading, asphalt removal, concrete curb and gutter placement, asphalt paving, curb ramps, cement concrete sidewalk improvements as well as tree plantings.
Estimate: $337,000

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFB – East Portland Avenue Improvements – PW20-0231F 

Due Date: November 10, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: This Contract shall generally consist of removing and replacing existing traffic signal heads, pedestrian signal heads, pedestrian pushbuttons, junction boxes, and traffic controller cabinets, traffic signal poles, rewiring of existing traffic signals systems, removal and replacement of traffic islands and curb ramps, and installing channelization along East Portland Avenue between East Puyallup Avenue and East 72nd Street.
Estimate: $1,510,000.00

This bid is distributed by the City’s designated plan distributor, ARC Document Solutions, Inc. Please click here for more information.


City of Tacoma – RFB – Museum of Glass Joint and Sidewalk Repair – PW20-0323N

Due Date: November 11, 11 AM
Pre-Bid Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: This Contract shall generally consist of joint seal removal and replacement and removal and replacement of sidewalk panels.
Estimate: $27,000

Specification
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Port of Tacoma – RFB – Blair Terminal Fender System Upgrades – 071403

Due Date: November 12, 2 PM
Summary: The Work required for this Project includes the removal and disposal of thirteen (13) timber fender piles, demolition and disposal of the timber wale and chock systems, rubber fenders and associated connection hardware. The Work shall include labor, equipment and incidental materials necessary to install Port-Furnished items including: thirteen (13) timber fender piles with Contractor furnished and installed rub facings, Port-Furnished steel wale system, and Port-Furnished stay chains. The contractor shall provide all labor, tools and materials necessary for stay chain installation as shown in the Drawings and described in the Specifications. The Work includes fresh heading two (2) timber fender piles.
Estimated Cost Range: Estimated cost range is $220,000 to $270,000, plus Washington State Sales Tax (WSST).

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On-Call SEPA, NEPA and Environmental Permitting Services – 071433

Due Date: November 16, 2020
Summary: The Port of Tacoma (Port) is soliciting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from firms qualified and interested in providing On-Call SEPA, NEPA and Environmental Permitting Services.

City of Tacoma – RFB – Rail Crossing Improvements – 6th Ave & S 19th St – PW20-0228F

Due Date: November 17, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: This Contract provides for the improvement of the 6th Avenue/Titlow Beach and S. 19th Street/Seashore Drive rail crossings, including but not limited to, asphalt paving, curb ramps, driveways, sidewalks, striping, fencing, BNSF coordination and railroad flagging, traffic control, landscaping and installation of signage and other work, all in accordance with the attached Contract Plans, Special Provisions and the Standard Specifications.
Estimate: $351,700

This bid is distributed by the City’s designated plan distributor, ARC Document Solutions, Inc. Please click here for more information.


Absher Construction – RFB – Lam Bow Apartment Construction

Due Date: November 18, 2 PM

Summary of Work: Construction Activities: Construction of affordable housing in a wood-framed residential building consisting of approximately 89,832 sf and 81 dwelling units, a multi-purpose community space, building management office, and 75 surface parking stalls. The four- and five-story wood-frame building will sit on an auger-cast concrete pile foundation and have two elevators. The project will include site amenities including a central courtyard and play areas outfitted with children’s play equipment, landscape, hardscape and new adjacent ROW improvements.

This solicitation for proposal is part of a hard-bid project procurement process for the Seattle Housing Authority. All bidders must include Davis-Bacon Wage labor rates (or better) as well as projected labor/material escalations for their respective scope that align with the project start/finish dates. There will be no opportunity for bidders to revise pricing at a later date.

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Absher Construction – RFB – Puesta del Sol Elementary

Due Date: December 10, 2 PM
Pre-Bid Meeting Mandatory: November 12th, 2020 10:00 AM @ Existing Bellewood School site (New Puesta del Sol Elementary School), 301 151stst PL NE,
Bellevue, WA 98007
Description of Work: Construction of a new 96,000 SF elementary school and demolition of the existing 50,000 sf school. The campus will not be occupied during construction. Project includes phased off site street improvements at 151st Place NE and Main Street. The estimate of probable costs for construction is $55 million.
Schedule: Start Construction: January 11th, 2021. Substantial Completion*: July 3rd, 2022.

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Tacoma Public Utilities – Application – Tacoma Power Trade Ally (conservation installer) Program: Insulation, window replacement, lighting, ductless heat pump, duct leakage testing and sealing

Due Date: Continuous

Scope:
Tacoma Power trade allies are valuable in helping us promote power conservation and energy savings within our communities. Our programs help customers save money and energy while helping you grow your business.

As a Tacoma Power trade ally, you will benefit from:

  • The ability to offer valuable incentives to your customers to motivate their purchase.
  • The consumer confidence in the Tacoma Power brand.
  • Tacoma Power’s program marketing.
  • An opportunity to be part of our published contractor list.
  • Ongoing training opportunities.
  • A dedicated Tacoma Power contact to help you navigate the process.

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Past Bid Opportunities

Port of Tacoma – RFB – West Sitcum Truck Transfer Dock Demolition – 071404

Due Date: October 28, 2 PM
Pre-Bid Meeting: October 14, 12 PM
Summary: The Work required for this Project includes: Complete demolition of the Truck Transfer Dock roof, roof support columns, concrete structure, concrete footings and miscellaneous appurtenances. Electrical work including disconnecting panel feeder and installing and extending circuit to Contractor furnished equipment rack and providing power to trash compactor. Providing and placing imported fill, base course and paving.
Estimated Cost Range: Estimated cost range is $140,000 to $160,000, plus Washington State Sales Tax (WSST).

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City of Seattle – Seattle Municipal Tower 43 Tenant Improvements for Finance and Administrative Services – 2020-062

Due Date: October 28, 2 PM
DESCRIPTION: The project includes Tenant Improvements to the existing Finance and Administrative Services offices on the 43rd floor of Seattle Municipal Tower. The Work includes an area of 19,717 SF and includes demolition, construction of new walls, installation of doors, glazing & frames, built-in casework, acoustic ceiling revisions, mechanical, electrical, sprinkler and fire alarm revisions and finish work. Relocation of specific linear supply diffusers with all others remaining in place. The building and adjoining space will be continuously occupied. All work to be performed between 6pm and 6am. Alternate/Additive #1: Removal of all existing perimeter linear supply diffusers and installation of new linear supply diffusers.
PRE-BID SITE INSPECTION/MEETING: There is a MANDATORY pre-bid site inspection for this project. All those that wish to bid on the project will need to attend one of the following. The first pre-bid site inspection is scheduled for TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2020 at 9:00 am, the second pre-bid site inspection is scheduled for THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm. Please meet at 700 5th Avenue, 4th Floor-Security Desk, Seattle, WA 98104

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Port of Tacoma – RFQ – On-Call Architectural Services 2021 – 0711420

Due Date: October 22, 2PM
Description: The Port of Tacoma (Port) is soliciting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from highly qualified teams interested in providing professional consulting services from firms interested in providing architectural services on an on-call basis.

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City of Tacoma – RFB – Vactor Cleaning Services – ES20-0230F

Due Date: October 20, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting:
A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: The City of Tacoma (City), Environmental Services Department, Solid Waste Management Division is soliciting a Request for Bids (RFB) from qualified firms to furnish labor, equipment, materials, and disposal to perform vactor cleaning services and other services for spill cleanups at City of Tacoma Solid Waste Management Recovery and Transfer Facility and in locations throughout Tacoma and unincorporated Pierce County on an on-call basis.
Estimate: $375,000 (3 Year Contract)

Specification
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Bid Submittal Package


City of Tacoma – RFB – On-Call Historic Preservation Consulting Services – PG19-0228F

Due Date: October 13, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: The City of Tacoma (City), Department of Public Utilities, Light Division, dba Tacoma Power, is issuing this request for proposals (RFP) for on-call Historic Preservation consulting services  to assist Tacoma Power staff in the assessment historic properties on Tacoma Power lands. Estimate: $250,000

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFP – Live Chat Software – CT20-0290F

Due Date: October 13, 11 AM
Description: The City of Tacoma is requesting proposals from qualified firms to provide a live chat application for implementation by interested departments within the City for communicating with customers.
Pre-Proposal Meeting:
No Pre-proposal conference is being held; however, questions and request for clarifications of the specifications may be submitted in writing by 3:00 p.m., Pacific Time, October 7, 2020.
Project Scope: The City of Tacoma is requesting proposals from qualified firms to provide a live chat application for implementation by interested department within the City for communicating with customers.

Specification
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Port of Seattle – World Trade Center West (WTCW) HVAC Replacement (BES) – MC-0320086

Due Date: October 6, 2 PM
Question Cut-off Date: Sep 22, 5 PM
Description: In accordance with the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) Chapter 39.04.290 Building Engineering System the Port of Seattle (Port) is soliciting Proposals from firms, or teams of firms to design and construct the replacement of the existing RTU and terminal units throughout the building. HVAC Replacement includes adding a DOAS (Dedicated Outside Air System) to the new kitchen hood, Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) system for the kitchen area, new kitchen exhaust hood and exhaust fan for natural gas appliances and exhaust hood and fan for the dishwasher area.

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City of Tacoma – RFP – ABN Main Floor Data Center Power Supply Upgrade – System One (1) UPS System – PG20-0254F

Due Date: October 6, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: ABN Main Floor Data Center Power Supply Upgrade. The City is requesting proposals for the supply of one (1) uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system, including UPS, battery cabinet, and external maintenance bypass cabinet. Installation of the equipment will be performed by the City within three months of equipment delivery. Supplier shall provide installation supervision (if required by City), startup, testing and commissioning services and certify equipment for operation upon completion.
Estimate: $75,000 – $100,000

Specification
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Port of Seattle – RFP – South King County (SKC) Fund Economic Recovery

Due Date: September 30, 2020 12 PM
Description: The PORT established the South King County (SKC) Fund to develop equity-based partnerships and provide resources and support in historically underserved near-airport communities. The PORT hopes to support communities most deeply impacted by the current economic crisis with projects connected to PORT-related industries, including aviation, maritime, construction trades, and green career industries. In this RFP phase, up to $1,000,000 will be available to be distributed to benefit near-airport communities.

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