Business Contracting

Design-Build and small business opportunities for the Next NGA West project.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers serves as National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's design and construction agent for Next NGA West. The following design and construction prime contract opportunities will be available for the project:

Next NGA West Design-Build of Main Operations Building, Central Utilities Plant, Structured Parking and Visitor Control Center is being solicited using a 2-Phase Design-Build procurement methodology. The first phase of the solicitation was issued on 31 March and closed on 2 May 2017. Interested design-build teams submitted their qualifications proposals, which are under review by . It is anticipated that three teams will be selected to continue the competition in the second phase and submit their full technical, design concept and cost proposals in early 2018. Phase 1 solicitation has been posted to Federal FedBizOpps.

Small Business Set-Aside Opportunities are planned for Next NGA West as follows:
  • Government Integrated Program Office On Site
  • Remote Inspection Facility
  • Access Control Points
  • Visitor Surface Parking Lot
  • Landscaping
  • Architecture/Engineering Construction Management Support Services
To get help with registering a small business, contact:
Design and Construction Subcontracting Opportunities:

Watch for subcontractor/small business outreach events sponsored by and/or the interested design-build teams for the project.

Follow-up with the design-build teams selected to proceed to the second phase of the solicitation process in order to express interest in joining the team.

The Design-Build contract will include specific participation goals as a percentage of the total contract value for small business subcontracting:

  • Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) - 3%
  • Woman-Owned Small Business - 7%
  • Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Small Business - 1%
  • Veteran Owned Small Business - 2%
  • Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) - 3%

Total small business participation: 40%

For complete details on business solicitation, download this PDF:

For future solicitations issued by Kansas City District, go to the Federal Business Opportunities website and search by Keyword: W912DQ.

Contracting Opportunities will include the following solicitations to be advertised on FedBizOpps in the future:

  • Next NGA West Construction Site Security Services — solicitation issuance in Spring 2018
  • Next NGA West Deployment Support — TBD
  • Future subcontracting opportunities for IT hardware and installation will be added to this website as plans mature
Suggested steps for interested subcontractors:
  • Reach out now to get prequalified in the interested Design-Build contractor’s procurement database
  • Watch for subcontractor/small business outreach events sponsored by the interested Design-Build contractors
  • Follow up with selected Phase 2 Design-Build contractors in Spring 2017 to express interest in being part of their team
  • Continue to follow up with the Phase 2 selected Design-Build contractors

Contracting Inquiries

For contracting questions, please contact Jay Denker, Contracting Officer:

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers selects companies to compete for Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Kansas City District, announced today that they have selected three design-build teams to compete for the contract award of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's new facility in North St. Louis, known as Next NGA West. This completes the first phase of the selection process for contract award which evaluated team qualifications.Full article

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The RFP and the Next NGA West Design-Build Process

A Request for Proposal is a key document in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers design-build solicitation bidding process for Next NGA West. Full article

Older publications related to the Next NGA West project are available in the Archive section.