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Posted by Tasha Weiss on July 25, 2012 at 4:31 PM.
If you’re a subcontractor in Nevada or Massachusetts, check out these upcoming project and educational opportunities:
General contractor Swinerton Builders Government is currently bidding on a Veterans Affairs project in Las Vegas. A pre-proposal conference and small business workshop for all prospective bidders and subcontractors is scheduled for August 8 at 10 a.m. (PDT) at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System in Las Vegas.
Bids are for the construction of a 26,500-sq.-ft, three-story VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS) Administration Building and Education Center, totaling 79,500 sq. ft, with a utility tunnel from the southwest corner of the existing VASNHS Medical Center to the Administration Building and Education Center. The estimated cost range for this project is between $20 million and $50 million.
Bids are due to Swinerton Builders Government by August 30 at noon MST. Contact: Leah Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org, 303.418.5372 (phone), 877.349.3103 (fax).
Boston-based Suffolk Construction has launched a new comprehensive educational program designed to enhance the capabilities of Supplier Diversity Office (SDO)-certified businesses. The Suffolk Construction Subcontractor Development Series, part of the company’s award-winning Learning & Development program, is a seven-session program that will assist subcontractors in cultivating long-term growth; strengthen the capacity of disadvantaged, minority and women business enterprises; and foster relationships with Suffolk. The program begins on September 13 and will be provided at no cost to 30 select participants.
The Subcontractor Development Series will be offered exclusively to 15 union and 15 non-union subcontractors that are certified by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) or Women Owned Business Enterprise (WBE). Firms must also have been in business for a minimum of two years.
The application deadline is August 10 at 5 p.m. EDT, and selected participants will be notified by 5 p.m. (EDT) on August 24. For more information on the program and to apply, visit www.suffolkconstruction.com/subcontracto
r_development_series.html. Click on the image (right) to link to the program overview and course descriptions.