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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

Port of Tacoma – RFB – Fabulich Center Lighting Upgrade Floors 3 and 4 – 071644

Due Date: June 7, 2 PM
Procurement Summary: The Work required for this Project includes: Removal and disposal of existing fluorescent light fixtures and bulbs; installation of new LED fixtures, switches, sensors and lighting control system; minor electrical wiring; and programming of the lighting control system for a complete lighting upgrade.
Estimated Cost Range: $360,000 to $400,000, plus Washington State Sales Tax (WSST)

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City of Tacoma – RFB – Lincoln (Blair Area) Track Upgrades – TR22-0128F

Due Date: May 31, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: This project is primarily comprised of select tie replacement, rail replacement, replacement of two switches, the removal of one switch and improvement of three asphalt crossings.
Estimate: $820,000

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFP – Security System Design and Installation – CM22-0146F

Due Date: June 7, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held on May 20, 2022 at 10 am, in the MSC Conference Room (main floor) 1224 MLK JR WAY, Tacoma WA 98405
Project Scope: The City of Tacoma Media and Communications Office – TV Tacoma seeks vendor(s) for the design, installation, and integration of a full security system for their Municipal Services Center building at 1224 MLK JR Way in Tacoma, WA 98405. The facility is 6,857 square feet. Proposals to include: Design/installation of interior and exterior security cameras; in building keypad alarm system; and intercom systems. Please see Technical Specification area for more detailed information.
Estimate: $60,000

Specification
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Projects in Washington and Oregon States

Click below for a list of projects and contact the Washington MBDA Business Center for detailed project information. Opportunities lists are updated every two weeks.

Construction Projects Bidding (Last update: May 10, 2022)

Architecture & Engineering Projects (Last update: May 10, 2022)

King County Procurement

King County 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 Solicitation List here.

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

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

MeTRO PARKS TACOMA

Small Works Roster
Metro Parks Tacoma may solicit bids from our small works roster contractors for many of our smaller construction projects with budgets of $350,000 or less to reduce the time and process involved in bidding and contracting.

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

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.

 


Dept. of Corrections – RFQ – Videography Services – K12854

Due Date: May 17, 3 PM
Description: The Department of Corrections (DOC) is initiating this Request for quotes and qualifications to solicit proposals from qualified organizations to provide these services as needed across the DOC on an hourly basis for the next five to six years. This solicitation does not have a specific scope of work (SOW) tied to it. The different programs and divisions within DOC will execute any necessary SOW with any possible awarded contractor as needed during the term of any possible contract. These SOW(s) may involve any of the following activities:
• Videography Services including editing, directing, and consulting.
• Communications and media related services.
• Marketing consulting, especially as it pertains to distribution or advertising amongst the
public of videos produced by any possible contractor.

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City of Tacoma – RFB – Library HVAC Replacement – LB21-0613F

Due Date: May 17, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held on Monday, April 11, 2022 at each of the locations involved, starting with Fern Hill (765 S 84th St., Tacoma, WA 98444) at 8:30am. Once all questions about Fern Hill
have been answered, the meeting will move to Swasey (7001 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406) and then to Wheelock (3722 N 26th St., Tacoma, WA 98407). Masks are recommended.
Project Scope: Replace HVAC systems at the Fern Hill, Swasey, and Wheelock library branches. Boiler replacement at Wheelock. Provide Mechanical, Electrical and Controls support work
Estimate: $760,000

Addendum 1 – 04/14/2022
This bid is distributed by the City’s designated plan distributor, ARC Document Solutions, Inc. Please click here for more information


King County – ITB – Central Maintenance Facility (Renton Shop) – KC000476

Due Date: May 17, 1:30 PM
Description: Approximately 5.7 acres of land will be redeveloped. Existing facilities and utilities will be demolished and replaced with new construction of Crew/Administration Building, Shops Building, and Storage Buildings.
Pre-Bid/Proposal Conference Date: April 26,1 PM

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Port of Seattle – RFB – Chiller Control Panel Replacement Phase 2 – Building Engineering Systems – MC-0320979

Due Date: May 19, 2 PM
Description: Remove five (5) existing chiller control panels in the SeaTac International Airport Central Mechanical Plant. Retain and re-use existing field wiring and power source for use with replacement panels. Provide and install replacement chiller control panels. Procure the services of Siemens Building Technologies to reconfigure new chiller panel control I/O points at existing DDC Control Panel.
A Pre-Proposal Conference will be conducted on April 21, 2022 at 1:00 p.m
Estimate: $625K – $815K

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Port of Tacoma – RFB – On Call Graphic Services – 071691

Due Date: May 20, 2 PM
Procurement Summary: Providing graphic services to support planning and environmental tasks, in the form of print and electronic deliverables. Products associated with this contract are intended to support internal planning and environmental tasks. Final materials may be used at internal and public meetings. In the context of on-call support, deliverables may include, but are not limited to:

• Maps and drawings that illustrate and support scenario land utilization planning conversations.
• Graphics simplifying and depicting complex data and information, such as icons.
• Updates to existing graphic material.
• Creation of multi-scale aerial images depicting port properties or other geographic areas.
• Interactive maps and story maps.

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Port of Seattle – RFB – Widen Arrivals Bridge Demo – MC-032082

Due Date: May 24, 2 PM
Work includes:
In preparation of the larger Widen Arrivals Roadway project, this project will demolish an existing bridge that connects the 4th floor of the main parking garage and the Departures Drives. Associated work includes a small amount of concrete barrier, asphalt paving, storm drainage and traffic control.
Estimate: The Engineer’s estimate range for this project is $900,000 – $1,800,000. The WMBE utilization goal is 12% for this contract.
Pre-Bid Meeting: will be conducted on April 28, 2022, 11:00 AM.

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City of Tacoma – RFP – Disaster Debris Removal Service – ES21-0658F

Due Date: May 24, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: The City of Tacoma Environmental Services Department seeks to establish a contract with a qualified contractors to provide on-call, as needed services to provide disaster debris management, removal and disposal/recycling services for the City following a significant debris generating event.
Estimate: $10,000,000 – $12,000,000

Specification
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Port of Tacoma – RFQ – Light Pole Replacement Program – 071689

Due Date: May 25, 2 PM
Procurement Summary: The Port of Tacoma (Port) is soliciting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from firms qualified and interested in providing electrical, civil and structural engineering consulting services for High Mast Lighting (HML) wood pole replacement at various Port properties. These services will include investigation of existing infrastructure, development of contract documents, and providing construction support. Contract document development shall include production of realistic construction schedules, consideration of contractor means and methods, anticipated tenant impacts and cost estimating.

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City of Tacoma – RFB – SR16 Pedestrian Bridge Graffiti Painting – PW22-0145N

Due Date: May 25, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: This Contract provides for the improvement of the Skyline Pedestrian Bridge over SR16 by painting over the existing graffiti present on the bridge and providing traffic control to perform the work and other work, all in accordance with the attached Contract Plans, these Contract Provisions, and the Standard Specifications.
Estimate: $100,000

Specification
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Port of Tacoma – RFB – PCT Operational Pavement Repair – 071685

Due Date: May 26, 1 PM
Procurement Summary: The Work required for this Project includes: Milling and replacement of failed asphalt sections throughout the container yard. Milling will be completed by mechanical mills to a depth of 4-1/2″ with  replacement pavement placed in to lifts and finished to match adjacent paved areas.
A second potential component of the work includes the placement of concrete collars around utility basin lids. This effort will include sawcutting and removal of the existing asphalt pavement, placement of rebar and concrete in accordance with the specifications. This is an On-Call contract. The work will be assigned by Task Orders; each Task Order will address the scope of work and time of completion and shall be performed in accordance with the Contract Documents and Task Order provisions. The Port does not guarantee a certain amount of work.
Estimated Cost Range: $1,100,00, plus Washington State Sales Tax (WSST)

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Pierce County – RFQ – Professional Services for Pierce County Businesses – Roster – 21-145

Due Date: May 31, 12 AM
Description: Pierce County is seeking vendors to provide to Pierce County businesses professional services to support the economic recovery of Pierce County during and following the Covid-19 pandemic. The Pierce County Council authorized funds in Ordinance 2021-32 to be used for grants to small businesses in unincorporated Pierce County to provide these professional services. The services include bookkeeping, tax advise, graphic design, web design, marketing strategies, and legal advise.

The goal of this Request for Qualifications is to get multiple entities able to provide these various services. Once a firm submits by answering all questions under the tab ‘Bid Form’ and attaching the requested documentation, the County will review each proposal / application as received and will initiate a contract with those who have the services being requested and meet the minimum qualifications.

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City of Tacoma – RFP – Banking Services – FI22-0101F

Due Date: June 28, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: General Banking and Merchant Services. The City of Tacoma is seeking proposals for General Banking Services and Merchant Services from qualified banks with demonstrated experience in providing those services to the public sector. Generally, these services include, but are not limited to, depository accounts and related
banking services, disbursement services, branch services, online account access and reporting; electronic payment card processing; and other merchant services. The preference is to award a single contract. However, the City reserves the right to split the award if it is in the City’s best interest to do so.

Specification
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Grant County Public Utility – RFP: Power Production General Engineering Services – 430-11445

Due Date: July 1, 2PM
Clarification Deadline: June 17, 5PM

RFP information pendingclick here for most up-to-date details


Absher – May Bid Opportunities

Click here to see details of upcoming projects and bid opportunities for subcontractors.

Projects:
1. Burl Apartments
2. Redmond Senior & Community Center
3. River Ridge High School
4. Tacoma Town Center


City of Tacoma – Links To Opportunity Streetscape Improvement Project

Request for Bids expected in Summer 2022, pending project schedule. See links below for project updates.

The Links to Opportunity project will enhance the corridor along Sound Transit’s Hilltop Tacoma LINK extension route to increase accessibility and safety for residents and businesses. The scope of the improvements includes varying sidewalk color and designs, pedestrian lighting, street furniture, wayfinding signage, bicycle facilities, local art, granite inscriptions and poetry, street trees, and landscaping.
This project is divided into five bid packages, including the following scopes: preparation & grading, drainage & storm sewer, paving and traffic, illumination, erosion control & roadside planting, and more.


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

Port of Seattle – RFQ – Telecom Meet Me Room – Building – Design-Build – MC-0320999

Due Date: May 12, 2 PM
Description: The Meet Me Room (MMR) project will establish a new secure connection point for the telecommunication entering and exiting Airport. This project will prepare the site by installing the underground structures required to connect to existing infrastructure, construct and install the building, construct the tray infrastructure within the building, install and connect the required utilities, install security fencing and finish landscaping. The building will house telecommunication connections that will be installed by a separate work effort. The Port, having been certified in accordance with RCW 39.10.270, has chosen to utilize the Design-Build procedure as the total project cost is over two million dollars and where the project will provide opportunity for greater innovation or efficiencies between the designer and the builder.
Estimate: $3.5M to $4.5M
A Pre-Proposal Conference will be conducted on April 12, 2022 at 12:00 Noon.

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City of Tacoma – RFP – Pacific Ave Subarea Plan – PL22-0761F

Due Date: May 10, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: The City of Tacoma (City) is requesting proposals to secure the services of a consultant to assist the City in drafting a Subarea Plan and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for an approximately 4.5-mile-long portion of Pacific Avenue/State Route 7 (SR 7) along a proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor designed to result in: establishing a thoroughly grounded and well-supported vision for growth, sustainability, and livability within the Corridor; fast tracking transit-oriented development (TOD) through up front environmental review under the State Environmental Policy Act; and planning for capital facilities, infrastructure, services and amenities to support existing and future residents and businesses, increased density, and connectivity to transit.
Estimate: $450,000

Specification
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Addendum 1 – 04/15/2022


Port of Tacoma – RFB – On-Call Water Quality Program Support Services (ISGP) – 071683

Due Date: May 6, 2 PM
Procurement Summary: The Port of Tacoma (Port) and NWSA is soliciting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from highly qualified teams interested in providing professional consulting services to assist in supporting the Water Quality Program with its Industrial Stormwater General Permit program (ISGP) on an on-call/as needed basis.
Estimated Cost Range: Not to Exceed (NTE) $250,000, plus Washington State Sales Tax (WSST).

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King County Superior Court – ITB – Telephone Support for Superior Court Jury Services (REBID) – KC000552

Due Date: May 5, 2 PM
Pre-Bid conference: Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at 10:00AM PT
Description: King County Superior Court is soliciting bids to provide telephone support services for its Jury Department.

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May 4th: Turner Construction & Port of Seattle – C Concourse Expansion Project Outreach

Turner Construction and the Port of Seattle will be performing TI projects to relocate TSA offices to allow for future work on the C Concourse Expansion to progress in 2023.

When: Wednesday, May 4th 2022, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. PDT
Where: Seattle-Tacoma Airport, 17801 International Blvd. Seattle, WA 98158
International A Conference Room
Complementary parking offered to event attendees.

Scope consists of selective
• Demolition
• New partitions
• Finishes

Bid package will be released via BuildingConnect in May 2022

See event flyer here


City of Tacoma – RFP – Bond Counsel Service – LD22-0075F

Due Date: May 3, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: Provide Bond Counsel services for the City of Tacoma and Tacoma Public Utilities.
Estimate: Approximately $1,000,000 although this is only an estimate based on historical usage.

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFP – Home in Tacoma – Phase II – PL22-0085F

Due Date: April 19, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: The City is seeking consultant services to support implementation of the Home In Tacoma policies through zoning and standards to allow diverse housing types, affordability and anti-displacement actions, and actions to support housing growth.
Estimate: $500,000

Specification
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City of Tacoma – RFB – Foss Waterways Site 10, 12, and Municipal Dock Bulkhead Replacement – PW22-0105F

Due Date: April 19, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-bid conference will be held onsite at the Municipal Dock located at 1025 Dock Street, Tacoma, Washington, 98402 at 10:00 am on April 7, 2022 to answer questions regarding the Equity In Contracting (EIC) Program and Local Employment and Apprenticeship Training Program (LEAP) requirements included in the contract. Prospective bidders are urged to attend.
Project Scope: This project will install a sheet pile walls at three sites along the Thea Foss Waterway: Municipal Dock, Site 10, and Site 12.
Estimate: $3,000,000 to $4,000,000

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 – Library HVAC Replacement – LB21-0613F

Due Date: April 19, 11 AM
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held on Monday, April 11, 2022 at each of the locations involved, starting with Fern Hill (765 S 84th St., Tacoma, WA 98444) at 8:30am. Once all questions about Fern Hill have been answered, the meeting will move to Swasey (7001 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406) and then to Wheelock (3722 N 26th St., Tacoma, WA 98407). Masks are recommended.
Project Scope: Replace HVAC systems at the Fern Hill, Swasey, and Wheelock library branches. Boiler replacement at Wheelock. Provide Mechanical, Electrical and Controls support work.
Estimate: $760,000

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 – Modular Building – FD22-0019N

Due Date: April 13, 11 AM
Project Scope: A modular building is needed at the Tacoma Fire Training Center, the preferable size is 24 x 60. The department needs to have the building on site and ready to use within 30 days of award. Due to the time constraints, the department is willing to look at accepting different size models, as long as the square footage is 1,200 to 1,500 sq ft and it is at least 24 ft. wide. The building will be hooked up to power, however that work will be completed by City Electricians. No pre-proposal meeting will be held.
Estimate: $50,000

Specification
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