EVER 244476, Construct MSD VC, Pre-Solicit Notice   3

Type: Presolicitation • ID: 140P2023R0031


PRE-SOLICITATION NUMBER: 140P2023R031(Replaces and supersedes the one issued on 11/28/2022 under the number 140P2022R0175)
CLASSIFICATION CODE: Y1FB - Construction of Recreational Buildings
DSC-CS Contracting Services Division
Department of Interior
National Park Service
P.O. Box 25287
Denver, CO 80225
Michael Smith, Contract Specialist,
Anne LaPorta, Contracting Officer,
PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: Everglades National Park, at site currently known as the Gulf Coast Visitor Center, 815 Oyster Bar Ln, Everglades City, Florida
Title of Project: Construct Marjory Stoneman Douglas Visitor Center at Everglades National Park, EVER 244476
The National Park Service (NPS), Department of Interior (DOI), Denver Service Center (DSC), is soliciting proposals on a full and open basis from all interested small and large businesses having the capability to perform the work summarized below that will be fully described in the solicitation. The solicitation will be issued electronically on the Official U.S. Government s System for Award Management (SAM) at Upon issuance of the solicitation, solicitation documents will be available through for download in Microsoft Excel and Adobe PDF; and specifications and drawings will be available in Adobe PDF format. Please Note: i) Paper copies of the solicitation will not be made available; ii) individual emails will not be sent to vendors so please do not request solicitation documents to be sent to you by electronic mail; and iii) the solicitation and solicitation documents will only be accessible through through official postings.
Vendors can search for opportunities and award history on without registering. The government will use the website for all notices regarding this project, which may include posting an Interested Vendors List. Additionally, vendors may follow the contract opportunity through Information about vendor access to all the features associated with contract opportunities may be found at - Frequently Asked Questions; this office is not able to provide training with respect to use of the site. Registering in provides the opportunity to receive notifications; this is a tool of convenience only and does not serve as a guarantee of notification. Interested vendors are responsible for and are required to visit the website periodically to check for amendments and other changes to the synopsis or solicitation documents.
Prospective offerors desiring to conduct business with the DOI are required to have an active Registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) at Vendors also are required to have a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) number in order to conduct business with the Federal Government.
This pre-solicitation announcement is not a solicitation document, but pre-notice of an upcoming solicitation. Specific instructions on submitting your proposal will be contained in the solicitation documents to be issued on or after the date listed below.
Proposed Solicitation Issue Date: Estimated on/about January 15, 2023.
This is currently an unfunded requirement with a high expectation that funds will be available. When and if funds become available a contract may be awarded at that time.
The NAICS Code for this requirement is 236220 with a size standard of $39.5 million.
Title of Project / PMIS#: Construct Marjory Stoneman Douglas Visitor Center at Everglades National Park, EVER 244476
This project is the construction of the new Visitor Center two story building and major site improvements at Gulf Coast Visitor Center in Everglades National Park. The new location will be named the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Visitors Center. The requirement will consist of but is not limited to: providing and installing underground utilities within 5 feet of the visitor center building; construction of the Remote Concessions and storage one story building, and providing and installing underground utilities within 5 feet of the concessions building; all sitework within the area surrounding the Visitor Center building, between the entry drive, seawall, and living shoreline; and all sitework within the area between the seawall, marina, ramp, parking lot. This work may also include but is not limited to, demolishing portions of the existing bulkhead at the marina and providing a new bulkhead at the marina and along the waterfront, to the extent of the existing kayak launch ramp and the living shoreline area. The work may also include but is not limited to, the construction of new seawall between the waterfront bulkhead and the existing road (Copeland Ave.); demolishing the existing ramp and providing a new ramped kayak launch with concrete stepped revetment; dredging of the Chokoloskee Bay and placing dredged material on the site; replacing existing floating docks with new floating dock system with Accessible ramps; removing existing fuel system and providing a new fuel system at a new location, near the existing Law Enforcement building; and demolishing the existing seawall and providing a living shoreline between the end of the bulkhead, Copeland Ave. and the extent of the Park property. It is possible that some of the work elements may be solicited as options. When issued, the solicitation will specify any work that is to be bid as an option; no further information is available at this time.
Type of Procurement: It is anticipated that a negotiated firm-fixed price contract will be awarded. The solicitation will require submission of both a technical and price proposal. As will be stated in the solicitation, the government will consider an offeror s technical capability and price proposal, and all other required submissions. The solicitation shall state whether all evaluation factors other than cost or price, when combined, are significantly more important than, approximately equal to, or significantly less important than cost or price.
Estimated Price Range: Over $10,000,000.00
Estimated Period of Performance: April 2023 through April 2025
Proposal receipt date is not known at this time. The actual date will be established in the solicitation documents but will provide for a minimum of 30 calendar days for responses.
A pre-proposal meeting and site visit may be posted separately on, and the date and location will be noted in the solicitation.
This procurement is an unrestricted Full and Open Competition. Responsible large and small business sources may submit an offer that will be considered. The small business size standard for NAICS 236220 is $39.5 million. Small Disadvantaged Business and HUBZone firms must be certified in accordance with solicitation clause, FAR 52.219-8 Utilization of Small Business Concerns.
All responsible sources may submit an offer which, if submitted in a timely manner, will be considered. It is the policy of the government to provide maximum practicable opportunities in its acquisitions to small business, veteran-owned small business, small disadvantaged businesses, and women-owned small business concerns. Such concerns must also have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate as subcontractors in the contracts awarded by any executive agency, consistent with efficient contract performance. All offerors are strongly encouraged to contact their local Small Business Administration Office, to post their need for qualified subcontractors at and view interested vendor information as it is becomes available at
Vendors should continue to monitor the website for further information about this project under notice 140P2023R0031 and/or PMIS# EVER 244476.


Response Deadline
Jan. 27, 2023, 1:00 p.m. EST Past Due
Nov. 29, 2022, 5:58 p.m. EST
Set Aside
Place of Performance
Not Provided

Current SBA Size Standard
$45 Million
Fixed Price
Odds of Award
Signs of Shaping
53% of similar contracts within the National Park Service had a set-aside.
On 11/29/22 Denver Service Center issued Presolicitation 140P2023R0031 for EVER 244476, Construct MSD VC, Pre-Solicit Notice due 1/27/23. The opportunity was issued full & open with NAICS 236220 and PSC Y1FB.
Primary Contact
Smith, Michael   Profile
(303) 969-2031


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