By Catherine Cruz Norton
ASAN, Guam (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Marianas awarded a design-build multiple award construction contract (DB MACC) totaling $240 million on July 13 to five Guam-based small businesses.
Each of the following Guam contractors was awarded an indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity construction contract and will compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the DB MACC: Fargo Pacific Inc.; Modern International Inc.; Pacific Rim Constructors; Reliable Builders Inc., and Serrano Construction and Development Corporation.
"This award represents a win-win for the Navy and small business community on Guam," said NAVFAC Marianas Commanding Officer Capt. Dan Turner. "Our acquisition professionals are very diligent in ensuring contracting opportunities are available to small businesses and today's award is a fine example of the success realized through their hard work."
The work to be performed provides for new construction, renovation/modernization, and routine repair and maintenance by method of design build at various federal and military facilities and installations in Guam.
The combined maximum dollar value for all five contractors is $240 million, and the term of the DB MACC is not to exceed five years with an expected completion date of July 2023.
As part of the DB MACC award, Fargo Pacific Inc. is being awarded an initial task order of $4.4 million to repair and modernize Bachelor Enlisted Quarters at Camp Covington on Naval Base Guam. The work for this task order is expected to be completed by September 2019.
All work on the DB MACC will be performed in Guam. The contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website with 29 proposals received.