Status Report

NASA GSFC Solicitation: Construction Industry Institute Membership

By SpaceRef Editor
February 27, 2006
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General Information

Document Type: Presolicitation Notice
Solicitation Number: NNH06143827Q
Posted Date: Feb 27, 2006
Original Response Date: Mar 02, 2006
Current Response Date: Mar 02, 2006
Original Archive Date: Feb 27, 2007
Current Archive Date: Feb 27, 2007
Classification Code: B — Special studies and analysis – not R&D
Naics Code: 611430 — Professional and Management Development Training

Contracting Office Address NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Headquarters Acquisition Branch, Code 210.H, Greenbelt, MD 20771


NASA/HQ plans to issue a Sole Source Procurement for a membership to the Contruction Industry Institute (CII) at the University of Texas.

The authority is only one responsible source 10 U.S.C.2304(c)(1). This procurementm is being conducted under the Simplified Acquistion Procedures (SAP). NASA/HEADQUARTRS intends to purchase this membership from the University of Texas, CII.

The CII is a unique organization that has been established to improve the safety, quality, schedule, and cost effectiveness of the capital investment process through research and implementation support.

It consists of approximately 40 owner members and 40 contractor members and presently has about 30 major universities participating in CII research. There is no other organization in the construction industry that can provide such a unique blend of research, networking potential, and implementation tool.

The CII is recognized worldwide as the premier organization of key owner and construction leaders who work together to advance the capital projectd delivery process. The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12. Interested organizations may submit their capabilities and qualifications to perform the effort in writing to the identified point of contact not later than 1:30 p.m. local time on March 02, 2006.

Such capabilities/qualifications will be evaluated solely for the purpose of determining whether or not to conduct this procurement on a competitive basis.

A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed effort on a full and open competition basis, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the government. Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice. All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency. An Ombudsman has been appointed.

See NASA Specific Note “B”. Any referenced notes may be viewed at the following URLs linked below.

Point of Contact

Felecia L. London, Simplified Acquisition Specialist, Phone (301) 286-4112, Fax (301) 286-0356, Email – Lou Etta M Milstead, Contract Specialist, Phone (301) 286-6638, Fax (301) 286-0366, Email

Email your questions to Felecia L. London at

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