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State of Tennessee Real Estate Asset Management

Post Date:
  June 21, 2013; Revision June 27, 2013 (highlighted in yellow)
Submittal Deadline:
  July 5, 2013

If you are interested in the project described below:
1. Review the Designer Selection Process.
2. Register with the Office of the State Architect. All Designer's must be registered and updated annually
    in December.  Click on Register and choose the option "Update My Registration" and follow the
    directions to review and update.
3. Download the instructions included in the Designer Letter of Interest.
4. Complete the document specifically for the project in which you have interest.
5. All dates with no time listed shall be constructed to mean midnight CST/CDT.
6. Attach the completed Designer Letter of Interest Form to the appropriate email link.

User Agency:
  Department of General Services
Project Title:
  Interior Renovation
    James K. Polk State Office Building
Project Location:
  Nashville, Tennessee
Project MACC
Project Contact:
  Lynelle Jensen (615) 741-9282
Agency Contact:
  Kevin Powell (615) 532-7550
Project Overview: 

Full interior renovation of floors 1 thru 18 in the James K. Polk office tower to include reconfiguration of hardwall office and support areas, installation of new HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems, lighting and ceiling replacement, telecom and AV installations, interior  finishes and installation of new modular furniture systems. The new interior environments will be modeled after the new space standards. It is expected the construction of the project will be executed in phases, and will necessitate the need for temporary housing to accommodate building occupants. Design contract will include extensive programming efforts thru contract document phase.  The project delivery method for this project will be Construction Manager/General Contractor.

This Project has been designated by the State of Tennessee Department of General Services as a Project which is to be designed and constructed pursuant to, and in all respects in accordance with, the most current version of the State of Tennessee Office of the State Architect Building Information Modeling (BIM) Requirements, which are posted on the Website of the Office of the State Architect, and which will be incorporated by reference into all design and construction contracts entered into by the State relating to the Project.

Special Design or Submission Requirements:  

To be considered for selection, the designer should demonstrate familiarity with the design and construction of interior build out in either public or private high rise office buildings. Designers will be required to include interior design services as well as mechanical, plumbing and electrical.  Given the fact that the site is located in downtown Nashville, regional office presence in middle Tennessee will be a criteria for selection.

Anticipated SBC Approval Date:
  July 30, 2013
Anticipated Designer Notice to Proceed (NTP) Date:
  August 25, 2013
Anticipated Project Bid Date:
  July 2014

             Design or       
       Requirements:   Designer Letter of Interest                             

Please fill out the Letter of Interest and click HERE to submit the document.