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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.
If you are interested in receiving opportunities that are tailored to your business, please contact our office to setup a free one-on-one consultation.

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 updated: July 28, 2020)

Architecture & Engineering Projects (Last updated: July 28, 2020)

King County Upcoming Capital Projects

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.

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. 


**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 Informational Session in person or Live Stream on April 27, at Union Club Tacoma.
NOTE: This event has been POSTPONED until late 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic has made conditions safe for travel and public gatherings. We are tentatively scheduling the event for November.
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.*


Seattle Public Schools – RFQ062086: Architectural and Engineering Services for School Based Health Center at Lowell ES

Due date: August 5, 10 AM
Bids, Requests for Proposals, or Requests for Qualifications documents and associated Addenda are available at no charge at Builder’s Exchange of Washington, Inc on-line plan center. It is recommended that bidders “register as a bidder” in order to receive automatic email notification of future addenda, to download addenda, and to be placed on the “bidders list.”
Click here for more information.


Absher – Bidding Opportunities – Pierce Transit Maintenance Base Building 4 Parking and Fuel & Wash Civil

Absher Construction Company is looking for certified DBE bidders in support of its Pierce Transit Maintenance Base project.

Project Summary: Construction work for the visitor parking lot of Building 4 is scheduled to precede the Fuel & Wash civil at Building 4 north lot.

Click here for more information.


Port of Tacoma – RFP – The Northwest Seaport Alliance Federal Lobbying – 071393

Due Date: August 12, 2 PM
Summary: The Northwest Seaport Alliance is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide Federal Lobbying Services.

Click here for more information.


Scarsella Bros – Sub Bids Requested – Port of Seattle Sites 23 & 25

Construction Water Management System: $400,000 – $700,000 – Bids 8/4/20

Trucking Package (dump trucks): $150,000-$250,000 – Bids 8/6/20

Street Sweeping: $175,000-$250,000 – Bids 8/12/20

Traffic Control (Flagging): $200,000-$300,000 – Bids 8/13/20

Bid documents can be viewed on the Port of Seattle’s Vendor Connect website: https://hosting.portseattle.org/sops/#/Solicitations

Contact:SCARSELLA BROS., INC.
PO Box 68697, Seattle, WA 98168
Phone: (253) 872-7173 / Fax: (253) 395-1209
Email: [email protected]


City of Tacoma – RFB – CNG Repair Inspection Services – PW20-0182F

Due Date: August 18, 2020 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: The City of Tacoma (City) is soliciting bids to establish one or more contracts with qualified vendors to fulfill the City’s needs for compressed natural gas (CNG) truck repairs, inspections, welding, fabrication, and service on an as-needed basis.
Estimate: $500,000

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFB – Asbestos Abatement and Lead Based Paint Removal (Rebid) – CT20-0238F

Due Date: August 25, 2020 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: Provide on-call asbestos abatement and lead based paint removal services.
Estimate: $250,000

Specification
Register for the Bid Holders List


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


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.

Click here for more information.


Past Bid Opportunities

City of Tacoma – RFB – Convention Center Guard House – PW19-0390F

Due Date: August 4, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting:
A pre-proposal Site Viewing will be held by appointment on site Tuesday, July 21st and Thursday, July 23rd at the Convention Center, at the loading dock entrance on Market Street. See Division 1 – Special Provisions Section 01 1010 1.3 for appointment instructions.
Project Scope: The project generally consists of the procurement and installation of a prefabricated guard house on a new concrete slab foundation near the existing loading dock ramp; installing dry utilities and moving system controls from the existing security room to the new guard house.
Estimate: $398,000

Specification
Register for the Bid Holders List


Mortenson Climate Pledge Arena – Outreach Event

YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND AN OUTREACH EVENT FOR THE FOLLOWING POTENTIAL SCOPE OPPORTUNITIES:

Landscaping & Irrigation
Concrete Paving
Asphalt Paving
Fencing/Gates
Precast Concrete Benches
Site Accessories
Site Security Bollards

Date: August 4, 2020, 2 PM – 3:30 PM

Register here. Link for this virtual meeting will be provided a week before the meeting date.
Brief overview: Mortenson has been selected by Oak View Group to be the general contractor for the renovation of the 750,000 Key Arena which will result in a world-class venue known as the Climate Pledge Arena. The project site is approximately 10 acres, consisting of the existing arena, multiple outbuildings that need to be taken down, and hardscape that needs to be removed. While there are certain pieces of the existing building that will be salvaged/reused, the majority of the arena will be demolished and replaced with new construction.


Port of Seattle Meeting – Villa Enzian Condominium Sound Insulation Project

Date: August 4, 2020
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: Microsoft Teams (Online)

Registration to attend the Informational Meeting is not required, but is encouraged via Vendor Connect: https://hosting.portseattle.org/sops/#/Dashboard

Description of Work
The overall objective of the Work is to achieve quantitative noise reductions in the included Condominium Units which are affected by aircraft operations. The Work provides for the improvement in the sound reduction of openings in the exterior envelope of each dwelling unit using known systems and workmanship.

Scope of Work
The Work consists of sound insulation measures including, but not limited to, the following:
1. Selective demolition of existing windows and doors.
2. Window replacement.
3. Existing skylight sound insulation treatment.
4. Exterior and interior door and door assembly replacement.
5. Storm doors.
6. Access hatches and pull-down stairs.
7. Weather stripping and sealant.
8. Insulation.
9. Drywall.
10. Painting.
11. Addition of Mechanical Ventilation
12. Architectural modifications to support installation of mechanical ventilation.
13. Electrical modifications to support mechanical ventilation and architectural modifications.
14. Power to mechanical equipment.
15. Installation of hardwire-operated smoke detectors.
16. Note: the work under this contract requires selective removal of asbestos containing materials and lead-containing paint. Refer to Section 02 82 13 and 02 83

This is a Federally funded project with a DBE goal. DBE firms are encouraged to attend.  


City of Tacoma – RFB -Asbestos Abatement and Lead Based Paint Removal – CT20-0122F

Due Date: August 4, 11 AM
Project Scope: Provide on-call asbestos abatement and lead based paint removal services.
Estimate: $250,000
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.

Specification
Register for the Bid Holders List


City of Tacoma – RFP – Life and Disability – HR20-0219F

Project Scope: The City of Tacoma, Human Resources Department (hereinafter referred to as “City”) is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide Life and Disability Benefit Plan Administration for various Life and Disability products to City employees: Basic Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), Optional Life, Dependent Life, Long Term Disability (LTD) and Short-Term Disability (STD) Plans.
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting may be held virtually/online at 1 pm on July 28, 2020 but clarifications will be limited to those in reference to questions submitted by the deadline: July 24, 2020. At the City’s discretion, the pre-proposal meeting may be cancelled in favor of providing only a written response or a combination of video and written response. Registered Bidders will be notified of the virtual meeting details no later than July 24, 2020.

Specification
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Appendix A – RFP Questionnaire – 07/17/2020
Appendix B – Life & Disability Census Report as of 07/08/2020 – 07/17/2020


GSA Region 10 Job Order Construction Contract (JOCC) Solicitation

Due Date: August 3, 10 AM
Description: Construction services to be ordered under the IDIQ contract include commercial construction, minor repair and alteration, and tenant improvements. Projects are limited to GSA owned and controlled facilities located within the states of Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Projects will typically fall under the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code 236220 – Commercial and Institutional Building Construction and the size standard of $39.5 million in average annual receipts. The Product Service Code is Z2AA, Repair or Alteration of Office Buildings.
Pre-proposal conference: July 8, 2020

Click here for more information.


Port of Seattle – RFP 19-56 – SEA Custodial Services (International Arrivals Facility)

Due date: July 31, 10 AM
Description: The Port of Seattle (Port) is soliciting proposals for Custodial Services for the International Arrivals Facility at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The purpose and intent of this solicitation is to award a contract to a Vendor who proposes the best value to the Port, price and non-price factors considered.
Pre-proposal meeting: July 15, 2020, 9:00 A.M. PT
Click here for more information.


Oregon Metro – RFB 3807 – On-Call Interior and Exterior Painting Services – COBID Only

Due date: July 21, 2PM
Pre-Bid Conference:
1:30 pm, June 24 via WebEx
Owner:
Metro, 600 NE Grand Ave., Portland OR 97232-2736, 503-797-1613, email [email protected], contact Kim Bardes
Notes: Obtain bid documents online from ORPIN. Contractors must have five or more years of experience as a commercial interior and exterior painter and must have experience with multiple finishes for metal, wood, drywall, and other surfaces. Bids from general contractors will not be accepted. Contains COBID certified firm set-aside.
URL: [link]


City of Tacoma – RFB – Marine View Drive Track Upgrades – TR20-0142F

Due Date: July 21, 11 AM
Project Scope: This contract shall generally consist of rail and track replacement along Marine View Drive. The project will replace approximately 3400 track feet of rail and 650 track feet of track. The project will also work on twenty driveway crossings. The project will require traffic control to close the adjacent lane of Marine View Drive adjacent to the work zone as work progresses down the tracks. The Contract includes restoration of surface features as shown on the Plans and as required for the Work.
Estimate: $1,500,000
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-bid conference will be held via video/phone conference on Wednesday, July 8,
2020 at 11 a.m. PDT. Please join from your computer, tablet or smartphone at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85737542056?pwd=TDZiSUVxUUdGb1lBeERUSTdLQnNpdz09.
or call in at US: +1 253 215 8782. Webinar ID 857 3754 2056. Password 333120.

Specification
Register for the Bid Holders List


City of Tacoma – RFB – Solid Waste Management Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fueling Station Upgrade – ES20-0086F

Due Date: July 21, 11 AM
Project Scope:
The Work generally includes, but is not limited to, installation of site improvements to support City supplied CNG Fueling Equipment, generator and automatic transfer switch equipment. The project includes installation of concrete pads, concrete raceway for fuel pipe and tubing, electrical wiring and cabinets, metal building canopy, fuel management system.
Pre-Proposal Meeting:
A pre-proposal meeting will be held via ZOOM at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 14, 2020.
Estimate: $3,476,000

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


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