Projects & Bid Notices


What's New
Current projects are listed on the What's New page.


There are no current reports available at this time.

Request for Qualifications

There are no requests for qualifications at this time.






First-Year Student Housing SOQ review process schedule

10/25/2016 Statement of Qualifications Sign-In Sheet (PDF)

Project and Selection Process Schedule:

  1. Voluntary Pre-Submission Conference & Walk-through: October 13, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
  2. Deadline for qualification submission:  October 25, 2:00 p.m. PST in the Facilities Services office Lab II, Suite 1254, 1 original and 5 copies, and 1 electronic copy on a thumb-drive
  3. Selection of Firms for Interviews: November 14, 2016 - The firms selected for interview are 
    NAC Architecture
    Runberg Architecture Group
    Di Mella Shaffer
  4. Interviews with short listed firms:   November 28 – December 2, 2016 
  5. Award of contract:  No later than January 12, 2017
  6. Final Completion of Phase 1 Housing: To be negotiated between May 30, 2019 and July 30, 2019


Bid Submittal Requests


Sealed proposals will be received for the following project:


PROJECT NO.:                                               F18-075

TITLE:                                                            Central Utility Plant (CUP) Seismic Retrofit



AGENCY:                                                       Facilities Services

                                                                        The Evergreen State College

                                                                        2700 Evergreen Parkway

                                                                        Olympia, WA  98505


PROJECT MANAGER:                                 Timothy Byrne


ENGINEER’S ESTIMATE:                           $275,000


TIME/DAY/DATE:                                        Bid Proposals Must Be Received Prior To 2:00 P.M., Thursday, September 6, 2018


BID OPENING WILL BE HELD:                  2:01 PM, Thursday, September 6, 2018


BY:                                                                 The Evergreen State College

                                                                        2700 Evergreen Parkway

                                                                        Olympia, WA  98505


LOCATION OF BID OPENING:                   The Evergreen State College

                                                                        Facilities Services Offices

                                                                        Lab II Room 1254

                                                                        Olympia, WA   98505



PRE-BID WALK-THROUGH:                      Will be held at the Central Utility Plant (CUP), 2836 Fireweed Road NW, Olympia, WA 98505, on August 23, 2018 at 2 PM.

SCOPE OF WORK:                                        Window removal / demolition, asbestos abatement, infill openings  with new concrete panels and related reinforcing in order to bring the facility up to code regarding structural seismic design.

Contractors may view plans, specifications, addenda, and plan holders list for this project on-line through Builders Exchange of Washington, Inc. at Click on: “Posted Projects”; “Public Works”, The Evergreen State College”, and “Projects Bidding”. Bidders are required to register as a bidder to receive automatic email notification of future addenda and to be placed on the bidders list at Builder’s Exchange. This service is provided free of charge to prime bidders, subcontractors, and vendors bidding this project. Contact Builders Exchange of Washington at (425) 258-1303 should you require further assistance.


Please direct questions regarding this project to the office of the Consultant. Consultant: Erik Martin, Sargent Engineers, Inc. 360-867-9284, .  24 hours following bid opening, bid results will be available by calling The Evergreen State College at (360) 867-6700 to receive a fax copy.


The State of Washington prevailing wage rates are applicable for this public works project located in Thurston County.  Bidders are responsible to verify and use the most recent prevailing wage rates.  The “Effective Date” for this project is the Bid Proposal due date above.  The applicable prevailing wage rates may be found on the Department of Labor and Industries website located at  A copy of the most current Prevailing Wage Rates can be viewed in the Owner’s offices or the Owner will email a copy of any applicable wage rates upon written request.


Voluntary workforce diversity goals for apprentice participation are identified in the Instructions to Bidders and Supplemental Conditions.  Bidders may contact the Department of Labor & Industries, Apprenticeship Section, to obtain information on available apprenticeship programs.


Voluntary numerical MWBE goals of 10% MBE and 8% WBE have been established for this project.  Achievement of the goals is encouraged.  However no minimum level of MWBE participation shall be required as a condition of contract award.  Bids will not be rejected or considered nonresponsive if they do not include MWBE participation. 


Bidders may contact the Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprise (OMWBE) at  to obtain information on certified firms.  Bidders may also utilize Washington Small Businesses registered in WEBS at and Veteran-owned Businesses at


The State reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals and to waive informalities.






Projects currently bidding are posted on the Builder's Exchange website at

Instructions: From the site, select Posted Projects, then Public Works, then Agree to terms and conditions, and then select The Evergreen State College link.   

Note: In order to download the specs the Builder's Exchange plug-in is needed, instructions and installation links are found in the upper left hand corner of the main page on the Builder's Exchange website under the logo.