By Earl Bittner, NAVFAC Southeast Public Affairs Office
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded $30 million maximum contract Sept. 27 to Gulf Coast Architectural Group Inc., a small business based in Pensacola, Fla., for indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity architect and engineering services throughout the NAVFAC region.
The initial task order for $117,879 was awarded for the full design specification for the demolition of four buildings at Naval Air Station Meridian, Miss.
Work for this task order is expected to be completed by March 2014.
The four buildings include the Enlisted Transient Barracks Buildling 203, American Federation of Government Employees Office Building 210, the picnic shelter Building 315, and Building 336.
Additional work will be performed at various Navy and Marine Corps facilities and other government facilities within the NAVFAC Southeast AOR including, but not limited to Texas (50 percent), Louisiana (25 percent), and Mississippi (25 percent).
"Working to continuously build our Small Business program is important," said Nelson Smith, NAVFAC Southeast small business deputy. "Every contract awarded to a small business helps to keep our nation's economy rolling."
Each year NAVFAC establishes target goals for Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Historically Underutilized Business Zone Small Business, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, and Women-Owned Small Business categories. Smith explained that the maximum practicable utilization of small business concerns is a matter of national interest with both social and economic benefits.
This contract will run through September 2018.