Invitation to Bid: BSRI Calabash Senior Center


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Sealed proposals will be received until 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 in the office of the Brunswick County Director of Engineering, 75 Courthouse Drive NE, Building I, Bolivia, NC 28422 for the construction of the BSRI Calabash Senior Center and shortly thereafter the bids will be opened publicly and read aloud.  The contract shall be Single Prime.  A general description of the work includes site work and renovations of an existing +/- 12,120 sf pre-engineered metal building.  Major categories of construction include:

Site work:  Grading, utilities and sidewalks.

Building construction:  Selective demolition includes removal of interior walls, floor finishes and plumbing, HVAC and electrical equipment.  New work includes roof and wall panel repair, interior light gauge metal stud walls, building insulation, interior and exterior painting, resilient flooring and acoustical tile ceilings. The work also includes plumbing, HVAC, electrical and fire sprinkler.

Pre-Bid Meeting:  An open pre-bid meeting will be held for all interested bidders and vendors at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at the project site.

The pre-bid meeting will address project specific questions, issues, and bidding procedures. Additional information and Addenda will be made available to the public by email or on Architect’s website.  The Contractor is responsible for ensuring that their contact information (phone & email) is correct and on file with the person designated below.  All questions or requests for clarifications must be submitted to the Architect no later than ten (10) days prior to the bid date by phone or email.  See contact info below.

Site Visitation:  The proposed construction site is located on public property and the building exterior may be visited by bidders to review existing conditions.  To review existing conditions within the building, please contact the Architect.

Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained on or after Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 for a refundable plan deposit of $150.00 at the following location (check/money order payable to County of Brunswick):

Architect Contact:
Scott Spike
(910) 762-0892

Sawyer Sherwood & Associate
124 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

No partial sets of the Contract Documents will be issued.  Deposits will be refunded only upon return of complete and unmarked drawings and project manuals.  The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:

  • Brunswick County Engineering, at the address listed above (8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. business days)
  • Sawyer Sherwood & Associate (8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. business days) or online at

Brunswick County reserves the unqualified right to reject any and all proposals.  A 5% bid bond or deposit is required.  Brunswick County has implemented a Minority Business Enterprise Policy that requires Contractors to exhibit a good-faith effort to contact minority business subcontractors whose work on the project would represent 10% of the total value of the work.  Contractors must be properly licensed.  Additional instructions to bidders are included in the Contract Documents.