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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: March 30, 2021)

Architecture & Engineering Projects (Last update: March 30, 2021)

King County Procurement

Solicitations – View current solicitations.

Register as a supplier in the E-Procurement Supplier Portal

King County Upcoming Capital Projects

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

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

Office of Minority & Women’s Business Enterprises (OMWBE)

Bids & Contracting Opportunities
The opportunities, notices, RFPs, and RFQs are sent to OMWBE by state and government agencies and prime contractors to help in their outreach efforts to minority and women-owned businesses.

 


Upcoming: Kinect @ Burien – RFB – American Property Development

Description: [email protected] is a multi-purpose commercial and multi-family development that will consist of at least 220 apartment units including 110 two-bedroom units, 70 one-bedroom units and 20 studios, as well as, street level dining and retail space. With subcontractor diversity goal of 15%, American Property Development is seeking SMWBE contractors to participate on this project.

PROJECT MILESTONES:
Project Documents Available: April 14, 2021
Contractor/Subcontractor Bids Due: May 8, 2021
Estimated Construction Start: 2nd Quarter, 2021

Project Flyer – English

Project Flyer – Spanish

Spanish-language Outreach Event: April 12, 1-2PM, Kinect @ Burien – Convocatoria de subcontratistas – En español

BID SCOPES/CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITIES
Blinds, Shelving, Bath Accessories; Cabinets; Coiling Doors;  Concrete; Countertops; Drywall; Electrical; Excavation & Underground Utilities; Fire Alarm & Low Voltage; Fire Sprinkler; Flooring; Framing; Glass Rail & Balcony; HVAC; Insulation; Landscaping; Masonry; Metal Fabrication; Metal  Signage; Mirrors; Paint; Plumbing; Roofing; Shoring; Siding; Streetlights; Storefront Systems; Traffic Coating; Venting; Waterproofing


Marpac Construction – RFB – SHA Sawara Project

Due Date: Tentatively June 7th (to be confirmed)
Bid documents available on BXWA.com: May 24th

Description: Sawara is a 114-unit apartment building consisting of studios, 1, 2, 3 and one 4-bedroom apartments. The building will include 3 community spaces, common areas of a library, large lobby, large courtyard, secure bicycle parking on level 2, and an adjacent community pocket park to the north. The building will also incorporate additional insulation in exterior walls and at the roof levels including solar panels on the roof. Construction start is expected in Q3 2021. Click here for project information.
Goals: Subcontractor Diversity: 21%  Section 3 Local New Hires: 10%  Apprenticeship: 15%

This Project is Subject to Davis Bacon Commercial Prevailing Wage. For any public works project receiving federal funding, contractors must pay the higher of the state or federal wage rates (WAC 296-127-025). To look up current federal wage decisions by trade and county, see SAM.gov Wage Determinations.

Determine if you are a Section 3 business here. To register your business for Section 3 inclusion, or for more information on the Section 3 Business Registry, please visit this page.


City of Tacoma – RFP – Tacoma Power Short-Term Funding Products – RP21-0477F

Due Date: April 12, 11 AM
Description: Tacoma Power is requesting proposals from financial institutions interested in providing a direct funded loan or purchase of indexed notes, in an amount up to $150 million, with drawdown and prepayment flexibility similar to a traditional commercial paper program. Tacoma Power is also interested in receiving proposals that detail other alternative short-term funding products (“Alternative Bank Products”) that may be beneficial to the Utility.

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFP – Mossyrock Park Concessions / Food Truck – PG21-0468F

Due Date: April 13, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: The City of Tacoma, Department of Public Utilities, Light Division (dba Tacoma Power) is soliciting for Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified firms or individuals to provide seasonal concessions and/ or mobile food vendors at Mossyrock Park on Riffe Lake in Lewis County, Washington. The vendor/operator (provider) will be required to operate at least one (1) concession area, purchase inventory for sales, provide personnel to handle sales, and shall be responsible for accounting, sales tax collection, and reporting associated with the operation of the concessions.
Estimate: N/A

Specification
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Marpac Construction – RFB – 902 Administrative Office Building 1st Floor Tenant Improvement

Due Date: April 16
Description: Marpac Construction invites subcontractors to submit a bid proposal for the 902 Administrative Office Building 1st Floor TI project. This is a final cost estimate. The project is renovation at 1st floor of the Administration office. We welcome value engineering ideas
Estimated construction start: May 2021
Scope of work: Selective Demolition; Finish Carpentry and Millwork; Insulation; Storefront; Doors & Hardware; Gypsum Wall Board; Acoustical Ceilings; Flooring; Painting; Visual display board; corner guard; Signage; Wall Protection; Toilet and Bath Accessories; FEC; Casework; Countertop; Window Blinds; Plumbing; HVAC; Electrical and Low voltage.
Note: This Project is Subject to Pierce County L&I Commercial Prevailing Wage

Click here for Bid Invitation and Document directions.


City of Tacoma – RFB – Smart Water Heater Controller Installation – PM21-0028N

Due Date: April 16, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held via Zoom on March 30, 2021 at 2pm PDT. Please see bid documents for links and call in information..
Project Scope: Installation of smart water heater controllers in residential homes.
Estimate: $20,000

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFB – Apprentice Program Management Tracking Tool – PI21-0439F

Due Date: April 20, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: The City of Tacoma (City) / Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU) is soliciting general information about products, services, and costs in evaluating alternatives for replacing an aging apprentice program management tracking system. The replacement system will be used by Power Transmission and Distribution (T&D) to fulfill the Apprenticeship Tracking Program needs. This information request is not binding on the Vendor.
Estimate: N/A

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFP – Sewer CCTV Inspection and Cleaning Services – ES21- 0472F

Due date: April 20, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: The City of Tacoma (City), Environmental Services Department is seeking proposals from qualified firms (contractor) to provide Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) sewer inspection and cleaning services for wastewater and storm water sewers within the City’s collection system through December 31, 2022. These services shall be on an ‘on-call’ and ‘as needed’ basis as determined by the City.
Estimate: $200,000

Specification
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Port of Seattle – RFB – Sound Insulation Program Consultant IDIQ – 00320446

Due Date: April 20, 12 PM
Description: The Port of Seattle (Port) is the sponsor of the Single-Family, Apartment Complex, and Places of Worship Sound Insulation Programs (SIP) being funded, in whole or in part, by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). The Port has overall responsibility for the SIP and is the sponsor of each project.
As part of the Port’s ongoing effort to reduce interior noise levels caused by aircraft noise, approximately eighty (80) single-family residential properties, nine hundred three (903) units in eighteen (18) apartment complexes, and seven (7) places of worship within the SEA noise remedy boundary have been determined to be potentially eligible to participate in this SIP. The actual number of locations eligible for participation in the SIP has yet to be determined.
Estimate: $40M

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Port of Seattle – RFP No. 21-15 Temporary Agency Staffing Services

Due date: May 4, 2 PM
Description: The Port of Seattle (Port) is soliciting proposals for Temporary Staffing Agency Services. This is for administrative services and non-technical project assistance for all
departments throughout the Port of Seattle. The purpose and intent of this solicitation
is to award a contract to a Contractor(s) who proposes the best value to the Port, price
and non-price factors considered. Woman and minority-owned businesses are encouraged to participate.
Pre-Proposal Conference: April 16, 2021

Click here for more information.
Should you need help accessing the website please contact Sherry Weiss ph. 206.787.3239 or e-mail [email protected]


Port of Tacoma – RFB – West Hylebos Terminal Environmental Cleanup – 071511

Due date: May 6, 2 PM
Summary: The Port of Tacoma (Port) is soliciting proposals for environmental assessment and
cleanup of the West Hylebos Terminal (the Site). The West Hylebos Terminal is a 26-acre waterfront property located on Taylor Way in the Tacoma Tideflats. The Site is listed with the Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) and the Tacoma Pierce County Health Department (TPCHD) due to a petroleum release discovered in 1990. The goal of the project is to receive a No Further Action opinion from the Department of Ecology as efficiently as possible.

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Andersen Construction – RFB – University of Washington Tacoma Milgard Hall

Due Date: July 6
Description: The facility will be approximately 55,000 sq.ft. and provide additional classroom, lab, and office space for the continued overall growth of UW Tacoma’s academic programs. Construction will begin in June 2021. University of Washington and Andersen are seeking partnerships with BEE (Business Equity Enterprise) subcontractors and vendors including minority, women, veteran, small, and LGBT.
Virtual outreach event (via Zoom): April 21, 3 PM (see link below for information)

Click here for scopes and project information.


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.

For More Information Click Here


Past Bid Opportunities

City of Tacoma – RFP – Parking Management Services for the City of Tacoma’s Parking System – PW21-0041F

Due Date: April 6, 11 AM
Project Scope: The City of Tacoma (City), Department of Public Works, Engineering Division is seeking proposals from qualified parking operators and management companies to establish a partnership with the City and provide services identified in this RFP for the City’s parking system.
Estimate: $3,000,000 for in initial (2) two-year term, with the option to renew for three (3) additional (1) one-year terms, for an estimated project total of $9,000,000
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting held at 9:30 A.M. Pacific Time on March 4, 2021 via Zoom

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFB – Mayfield Water System Replacement and Road Realignment – PG21-0045F

Due Date: April 4, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held via video/phone conference on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Please join from your computer, tablet or smartphone at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/871786293 or call in at 1-877-309-2073 Access Code 871 786 293. There will be a one-time site showing following the meeting and all bidders are invited to attend the site showing on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at 1:00 p.m., at the Mayfield Project Office, 253 Hydro Lane, Silver Creek WA 98585. For the protection of Cowlitz staff and meeting attendees, please observe masking and social distancing guidelines while on site. Email Mr. Jason Henry at [email protected] to confirm your attendance.
Project Scope: Total replacement of the existing water distribution system. New supply piping will be installed between the existing ground-well and water storage tanks. New distribution piping throughout the Mayfield Hydro Project primarily in existing road-beds connect to existing service pipes (i.e. 1-inch to 2-inch service lines that supply each building). While trenches are open for water pipe installation; conduits, communication vaults and electrical hand-holes will be installed to upgrade the infrastructure around the Mayfield Hydro Project. Six (6) fire hydrants will be installed throughout the Mayfield Hydro Project to bring it up to compliance with local fire regulations.
Scope of work will also include the realigning of approximately seven hundred (700) feet of roadway to the West by cutting into the rock slope in order to move the road away from the step downslope where it continues to settle and slough. The goal is to cut into rock surface and slope it back to obtain a solid base for the roadway and competent sloped wall on the inboard side.
Estimate: $1,800,000 – $2,000,000

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFB – Asphalt Plant Auger Replacement – PW21-0038F

Due Date: March 30, 11 AM
Project Scope: This Contract shall generally consist of the removal of an auger feed unit from the Asphalt plants RAP/RAZ system to the plants mixing tower and replacing it with an conveyor belt.
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at 3210 Center Street, Tacoma, Washington, 98409 at 1:00 PM on March 16, 2021 to answer questions regarding the project and provide prospective bidders a chance to examine the site. Prospective bidders are urged to attend.
Estimate: $65,000

Specification
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Port of Seattle – RFP – Merchant Services – 21-02

Due Date: March 26, 2PM
BACKGROUND:
The Port of Seattle is soliciting offers for Merchant Services. Award will be made to the Proposer offering the best value to the Port in accordance with the terms
and conditions of the solicitation.
PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE: March 4th, 2021

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Andersen Construction – RFB – University of Washington Tacoma Milgard Hall

Due Date: March 26
Project Description:
 The facility will be an approximately 55,000 SF and provide additional classroom, lab, and office space for the continued overall growth of UW Tacoma’s academic programs. Construction will begin in June 2021. Andersen Construction is an equal opportunity employer and requests subcontractor bids from all contractors and suppliers including Minority, Women, Disadvantaged/Disabled Veterans and Emerging Small Business Enterprises for the following, but not limited to, scopes of work. Mass Timber, Earthwork & Utilities, Structural Steel Furnish, and Structural Steel Install.
Current Scopes:
Mass Timber: The structure of the building is primarily mass timber, with a hybrid of mass timber and steel at the north bar of the building. The mass timber will include glulam beams and columns and CLT deck panels.
Earthwork & Utilities: The new building is positioned on an urban site, and an existing parking lot will be partially demolished. Scope includes utilities and earthwork in preparation for the new building. Building footprint is approximately 17k sf and is surrounded by paving and planting.
Structural Steel Furnish: Structural steel will occur at the north bar of the building (plan right) and be integrated with the mass timber structure. Scope does not include misc. metals.
Structural Steel Erection: Structural steel will occur at the north bar of the building (plan right) and be integrated with the mass timber structure. Scope does not include misc. metals

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City of Tacoma – RFP – Used Transformer Oil Recycling – PS21-0003F

Due Date: March 23, 11 AM
Project Scope: The City of Tacoma, Department of Public Utilities, Light Division (dba Tacoma Power) is soliciting Requests for Proposals (RFP) to provide Tacoma Power with a used transformer oil transport, recycling and disposal contract.
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Estimate: N/A

Specification
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Port of Seattle – RFP – Information Technology Consulting Services IDIQ – 00320327

Due Date: Mar 19, 12AM
Overview of Project: The PORT invites written proposals from qualified firms, or teams of firms, interested in providing Information Technology (IT) consulting technical services. Detailed information about the Scope of Work may be found in Exhibit 1 of this solicitation.
Estimate: The fee for this Agreement is not to exceed (NTE) $5,000,000 for the duration of the Agreement (this includes the initial period of performance plus the options to extend).
Pre-Proposal Conference: February 26, 2021, 12:00 PM PT

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Port of Tacoma – RFP – On-Call Transportation Planning Analysis, Conceptual Design, ITS, and Communication Consulting Services – 071507

Due Date: March 16, 2 PM
Summary: The Port of Tacoma (Port) and the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) are soliciting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from highly qualified teams interested in providing Transportation Planning Analysis, Conceptual Design, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), and Communication Consulting Services.

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Seattle-Tacoma Internal Airport Custodial Services Zone 2

Due Date: March 15, 2 PM
BACKGROUND:
The Port of Seattle is soliciting offers for Custodial Services Zone 2 of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Award will be made to the Proposer offering the best value to the Port in accordance with the terms and conditions of the solicitation.
PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE: February 16, 2021
SITE TOUR: February 17, 18 and 19, 20

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Port of Tacoma – ITB – Direct Purchase of 2021 LTGO Bonds – 071504

Due Date: March 10, 2 PM
Summary: The Port of Tacoma (POT) is requesting bids for a direct purchase of fixed-rate Limited Tax General Obligation (LTGO) Refunding Bonds, Series 2021 (“the bonds”) in accordance with the proposed financing terms set forth.

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