DCS: Solicitation Information


Solicitation Information

Invitations to Bid

  • The Invitation to Bid results may be available on the website two (2) days after the bid opening.
  • For driving directions to the State Office Building located at 165 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT, click here.

Requests for Qualifications

  • Requests for Qualifications (RFQ) are the first step in the Qualification Based Selection (QBS) process, which is based on comparing and evaluating weighted criteria of qualifications and performance of Firms in relation to work of similar scope and complexity that is required for this specific contract.
  • The Contract award is based first on a selection of the highest qualifications and second on the negotiation of a fair and reasonable fee.

Requests for Proposals

  • Requests For Proposals (RFP) are ONLY for the Shortlisted Construction Manager At-Risk (CMR) or Design-Build (D-B) Proposers listed in the Shortlist Results for the Specific Project under the CT DCS "Requests for Qualifications", Construction Manager At-Risk (or Design-Build) link.
  • CMR - Maximum Guaranteed Price (GMP): In accordance with the requirements of the Connecticut General Statutes, the Commissioner of Construction Services may use the CMR Project Delivery Option for the construction, renovation or alteration of buildings or facilities.
  • For more CMR information see the following Information and Publications: 

·          CMR (GMP) Best Value Selection Procedure Manual (322 KB, PDF)

·          DPW CMR Program Powerpoint Presentation 09/29/10  (24 MB)

·          Project Delivery Methods

General Information

In accordance with C.G.S. § 4e-13(c) and the CT DCS Advertising Publication Standards, solicitations shall be posted on the Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (CT DAS) “State Contracting Portal” Website.  CT DCS solicitations advertised after July 1, 2011 are posted on the Portal.  CT DCS solicitations advertised prior to July 1, 2011 are posted in the CT DCS Archives.
  • For problems viewing/accessing CT DCS solicitation documents, please contact Becky Cutler at (860) 713-5762 or rebecca.cutler@ct.gov.
  • For CT DAS soliciations, please call (860) 713-5095.  

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