Pender County is soliciting Statements of Qualifications from professional consulting firms to conduct a space needs assessment of our court facilities, related offices and associated storage needs. Responding firms must show a strong background in the planning of government facilities, including judicial facilities. The County is seeking a firm whose combination of qualified experience and personnel will provide timely, cost-effective, and professional planning services.
The following outlines the anticipated timeline related to the Request for Qualifications, award of contract, and delivery/presentation of work products related to this RFQ. County reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to adjust this schedule as it deems necessary.
||February 9, 2023
|Questions on RFQ Due
||February 17, 2023 by 2pm to email@example.com
|Statements of Qualifications Due
||March 2, 2023 by 2pm to firstname.lastname@example.org
There will not be a formal opening.
|Interviews with Short List Firms (if needed)
||March 3, 2023, times TBA
|Recommendation to Board of Commissioners
||March 6, 2023
|Notification of Award of Contract
||March 7, 2023
|Price Negotiation and Contract Development
||March 6-10, 2023
|Review of Scope and Project Kick Off
||March 13-16, 2023
||120 days after executed contract
Pender County Government is statutorily responsible for providing appropriate facilities for court facilities and related functions: Judicial Chambers, District Court, Superior Court (monthly), Clerk of Court, Public Defender’s Office, District Attorney’ Office, as well as administrative offices and records storage. The Pender County Courts currently utilize the following spaces dedicated to court operations, administration and storage including:
Pender County Courthouse, 100 S Wright St, Burgaw – approx. 27,090 sq ft
Frances Dawson Basden Judicial Annex, 100 Dickerson St, Burgaw – approx. 6,000 sq ft
Biberstein House, 102 S Walker St, Burgaw – approx. 1,040 sq ft
Records Storage Space, leased, Burgaw – approx. 1,900 sq ft
Newly Purchased Offices, 301 S McNeil St, Burgaw – approx. 1,900 sq ft
Any questions on this RFQ should be submitted email@example.com no later than February 17, 2023 at 2pm. Both the questions and corresponding answers will be published in the form of an Addendum.
All interested and qualified firms are requested to submit their statement of qualifications no later than 2 pm on March 2, 2023. If not submitted by email, an electronic file of the SOQ must be included.
Statement of Qualifications should be submitted as follows:
Click here to view the full version of RFQ# 230209-242, which includes the official scope, selection criteria and terms and conditions.