Advertisement for Bids & Notice of Public Meeting for Proposed Alternate Bids for Preferred Products – Lake Wheeler MDF

Sealed proposals will be received by NC State University. Attention Mike Kapp, until 11:00am on February 8, 2022, in conference room 301, Administrative Services III Building 2601 Wolf Village Way, Raleigh, NC 27695 and immediately thereafter publicly opened virtually via Zoom meeting and read for the furnishing of labor, material and equipment for the construction of:

North Carolina State University
Lake Wheeler MDF
SCO# 20-22449-01A
NC State# 202020006

11:00am February 8, 2022
Zoom Meeting Link:
Meeting ID: 788 582 5107
Passcode: password

This project constructs a 844 gross square foot, non-combustible building for a future Main Distribution Frame telecom installation to bring high speed internet to the Lake Wheeler Road Field Labs for teaching and research. The building requires redundant mechanical systems as well as a generator and security system.

Bids will be received for single prime bid contracts.  All Proposals will be lump sum.

The following General Contractors have been pre-qualified to bid this job:

  1. Brawley Co., Raleigh, NC
  2. CMC General Contractors, Bolton, NC
  3. I.L. Long Construction, Winston-Salem, NC
  4. MLB Construction Services, Apex, NC
  5. Riggs-Harrod Builders, Inc., Durham, NC
  6. Riley Contracting Group, Cary, NC
  7. Troy Hutchins Construction, Raleigh, NC

Bid documents are available for examination in the plan rooms:

  1. iSQFT; Associated General Contractors plan room.
  2. The local North Carolina offices of Dodge Data and Analytics;
  3. The Eastern Regional Offices of CMD Group in Norcross, GA;
  4. The offices of the Designer:
    Katherine Hogan architects, pc
    553-C Pylon Drive
    Raleigh, North Carolina 27606
  5. The North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development, Inc. (NCIMED) Plan and Resource Center at 114 W. Parrish St., 6th Floor, Durham, NC; 919-956-8889 or 919-287-3036
  6. The Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas (HCAC) in Winston-Salem, Charlotte and Raleigh Areas – 877-227-1680;

Complete plans and specifications for this project in electronic format can be obtained from Katherine Hogan architects, pc, 553-C Pylon Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606 during normal office hours after 1/10/22. Email requests for the electronic documents may be sent to

Full printed copies may be obtained by those qualified as prime bidders, upon deposit of one hundred fifty dollars ($150) in cash or certified check with a minimum of 48 hours’ notice to Electronic copies of complete plans and specifications will be made available at no charge. The full plan deposit will be returned to those bidders provided all documents are returned in BOUND, good, usable condition within ten (10) days after the bid date.

Partial or full printed copies of the project documents may be purchased from Accent Imaging Phone number for ordering is 919.782.3332 Documents may also be purchased from Document Imaging Systems, 231 East Johnson Street, Units E, F, & G, Cary, NC 27513. Phone number for ordering is 919-460-9440.

The State reserves the unqualified right to reject any and all proposals.

North Carolina State University has an affirmative policy of fostering, promoting and conducting business with minority owned enterprises.  Minority contractors are encouraged to participate in the bidding process.

The bidder must include completed minority business subcontractor documentation form(s) with their proposal, or the bid may be considered non-responsive and invalid.

Pre-Bid Meeting

A Pre-bid meeting will be held for all interested bidders on January 18, 2022 at 11:00AM, virtually via Zoom Meeting. 

Zoom Meeting Link:
Meeting ID: 788 582 5107
Passcode: password

The meeting will address project specific questions.

Notice of Public Meeting for Proposed Alternate Bids for Preferred Products.

An open public meeting will be held on January 18, 2022 at 2:00PM, virtually via Zoom Meeting.

Zoom Meeting Link:
Meeting ID: 788 582 5107
Passcode: password

The meeting is to identify preferred brand alternates and their performance standards pertinent to this project.

In accordance with GS133-3, Section 64. (C) and State Construction Office procedures the following preferred brand items are being considered as Alternates by the owner for this project:

Locksets, Closers, Keys, Cores, Automated Doors, Fire alarm Controls, Fire Alarm Dialers, Building HVAC controls, Telecommunications Components, Clean Agent System

A copy of pertinent sections of the performance standards may be obtained by contacting the designer at the address or phone number noted above.

Mike Kapp
North Carolina State University
Capital Project Management
2601 Wolf Village Way, Suite 331
Raleigh, NC 27695