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Bid Number #: 180206CMR/JSW
RFx Name: CMR Services to Expand MD Anderson Rotary House International
Open: Mar 27, 2020 11:00 AM
Close: Apr 27, 2020 2:00 PM
Name: John S Wroth
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
CMR Services to Expand MD Anderson Rotary House International - 180206CMR/JSW
Introduction to MD Anderson
MD Anderson is known throughout the world for high-quality cancer care, research, academic programs and prevention services. Since its establishment in 1941, MD Anderson has made major contributions to improve the outlook for cancer patients everywhere.
MD Anderson was one of the first three federally designated comprehensive cancer centers by the National Cancer Act of 1971. A survey of health professionals has routinely ranked MD Anderson as one of the two premier cancer centers in the nation for the past eight years. Over 55,000 persons annually seek care at MD Anderson. The team approach to cancer care, pioneered at MD Anderson, has been strengthened by consolidating specialty clinics into multi-disciplinary care centers that allow patients to receive more ambulatory care and treatment in a single location.
MD Anderson offers one of the largest bone marrow and stem cell transplantation programs, as well as clinical trials to improve existing therapies. Teams of clinical specialists collaborate with scientists on problems of common interest and test theories that shorten the application of better treatment methods. Translational research studies are responsible for the promising field of chemoprevention, which uses synthetic vitamins to reverse pre-malignant lesions and halt the recurrence of some cancers, and for innovative gene therapy strategies being evaluated for several forms ofcancer.
With faculty and staff working in more than 30 buildings in the greater Houston area and in central Texas, MD Anderson is the largest freestanding cancer center in the world. The physical plant covers more than 11 million square feet, featuring the latest equipment and facilities to support growing needs in outpatient and inpatient care, research, prevention and education. It includes inpatient hospital facilities with 571 beds.
Construction projects include the addition of 12 floors that can accommodate more than 300 new inpatient beds in Alkek Hospital on the North Campus; two new research buildings on the South Campus that will house the Center for Advanced Biomedical Imaging Research and Center for Targeted Therapy as part of the McCombs Institute; and MD Anderson's first facility on its Mid Campus, a 25-story building to support current office space and future growth needs.
In addition to its main campus in the Texas Medical Center and two research campuses in Bastrop County, Texas, MD Anderson has developed a number of local, national and international affiliations
PRE-SUBMITTAL CONFERENCE: Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, Owner will host all solicitation meetings solely via Skype. PROJECT DESCRIPTION: This project includes the construction and activation of a new tower adjacent and connected to the existing Rotary House International (“RHI”) hotel , located at the intersection of Holcombe and S. Braeswood Boulevard. The scope of work will include all sitework, structure, utilities (electrical, gas, water, chilled water and/or steam), and complete interior finish-out, including the procurement and installation of all furnishings, fixtures, and equipment. Project will also include the construction of a pedestrian bridge across S. Braeswood Blvd, linking RHI to the parking garage on the east side of S. Braeswood. The project is intended provide an estimated one hundred and seventy-two (172) additional guest room and suites, plus additional hotel support spaces, including but not limited to: • Restaurant and kitchen • Laundry facilities (for guests) • Conference room and meeting room spaces • Pool & Spa renovations • Food and beverage ‘grab and go’ or retail space • Utility tie-ins (TECO, electrical, gas, etc) • Service dock • Building transformer pad The project may include the renovation of portions of the existing facility to improve the functionality of the hotel, such as relocation of the front desk and expansion of the kitchen and dining areas.
Questions related to this RFP must be sent via the information request form. All questions must be received no later than April 14, 2020 4:00 PM. Questions received after this time will not be accepted. Questions will not be answered via telephone. All answers to any questions or inquiries will be posted on the webpage for all Suppliers to access. It is the intent of MD Anderson to respond to all questions and concerns; however, MD Anderson shall reserve the right to decline to respond to any question or concern.
It is important to note that the supplier or suppliers selected to develop MD Anderson's RFP are not automatically qualified to engage with the Institution for purposes of implementing the recommended strategy or solutions. The engagement of contracted services for implementation can, at MD Anderson's discretion, be solicited via a second and separate Request for Proposal.
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