Notice of Intent to Receive Design-Build Proposals

PBC Alert 13-008 The Public Building Commission of Chicago has determined that it is in the best interests of the Commission to enter into design-build contracts for the Chicago Public Schools Summer critical renovation projects (Projects). Design-build will provide for material savings of time and cost and the type and size of the Projects are suitable to the design-build procurement method. Design-build entities will be able to define and provide comprehensive scope and performance criteria for the Projects. The PBC therefore intends to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) pursuant to the requirements of the Public Building Commission Act (50 ILCS 20 et. seq.) (Act) for design-build renovations at multiple sites. The Commission intends to select multiple design-build entities pursuant to this solicitation. All information regarding the Projects and the RFP submittal requirements, evaluation criteria and selection process will be posted on the PBC’s website at and published as required by the Act. Send all Questions to Rosalinda “Rusty” Castillo via email at: Public Building Commission of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chairman Erin Lavin Cabonargi, Executive Director Follow this project on Twitter @PBCChi #Design-Build Report suspicion of corruption, fraud, misconduct by officials, employees, or those doing business with the PBC. Compliance Hotline: 888-686-8383 or