Request for Qualifications - Architectural Services

RFQ # NA-2017-001

North Arkansas College is seeking architectural service and qualification proposals from interested firms for the following projects:

The redesign, renovation and expansion of the South Campus Library including a possible second entranceway and a designated reading room and exhibit area to acknowledge and commemorate a prestigious college supporter, various baseball field renovations and improvements, a North Campus sign fence, a possible technical center design and various on-call design services, as needed. The on-call design services may include facility design and renovation assistance in other classroom and office areas on the South, North and Center Campuses.

The service and qualification proposals should include –

  1. The firm’s general history,
  2. The firm’s professional staff and their qualifications,
  3. The firm’s engineering capabilities,
  4. The firm’s computer technology capabilities,
  5. The firm’s current workload and its general workload capacity,
  6. The firm’s general experience (clients, project descriptions, project cost estimates/actual project cost, project completion estimates/actual project completion time),
  7. The firm’s general experience with state agencies and educational institutions,
  8. The firm’s intended project leader/representative (name and complete experience history),
  9. A statement of the firm’s commitment to project response, site visit availability and frequency and the expected project duration,
  10. The firm’s Equal Opportunity Policy or a written statement that the firm does not have such (as required by Act 2157 of 2005 of the Arkansas Regular Legislative Session), and
  11. Any additional information preferred by the proposing firm.


Any interested architectural firm should submit five (5) complete sets of the above service and qualifications proposal requirements to the below address by 3:00 PM on October 30, 2017.

U.S. Mailing Address: North Arkansas College, ATTN: Purchasing/Architect RFQ, 1515 Pioneer Drive, Harrison, AR 72601.
Physical Delivery Address: North Arkansas College, ATTN: Purchasing/Architect RFQ, 303 N. Main, Suite C407, Harrison, AR 72601.

The selection committee will review all submitted proposals and may require a formal presentation from determined finalists. Actual fees or fee arrangements will be negotiated with the tentatively selected final firm. While North Arkansas College is exempt from Arkansas Building Authority review, all college projects are subject to all local and state building and construction codes, laws and regulations. Any proposal questions may be directed to Don Sugg, telephone 870/391-3216, fax 870/391-3326, email

North Arkansas College is a comprehensive, public two-year college offering transfer and technical degree programs, one-year technical certificates, certificates of proficiency, customized business and industry training, adult basic education and non-credit continuing and community education.