Feasibility Study Phase
Determine whether the project can be performed by GSA staff.
If so, assemble the team and move on to Step 3: Conduct the Feasibility Study.
Consider the complexity of the project and the expertise required.
Determine whether a contractor should be used.
Review the capabilities of professional services firms already on board
(e.g., IDIQ contracts, FSS/MOBIS).
Consult with Contracting Officers and other Project Managers who have
worked with the available contractors to judge their suitability for this
Include specialists with appropriate expertise.
Ensure that any IDIQ contractor hired for the project has the right expertise.
Include specialists who meet the Department of the Interior's professional
qualification standards if the alternatives may affect historic resources.
Include specialists who have experience selecting and valuing the affected
submarket and can make well-supported projections of future site costs and site
suitability if the Feasibility Study develops new construction or site acquisition
Consult with the Contracting Officer.
Work with the Contracting Officer to issue an RFP or Work Order that
includes the project's scope of work.
Determine the time required to bring a firm on board. An IDIQ firm may be
brought on board fairly quickly. If a standard solicitation process is required, then
allocate additional time.
Receive offers, negotiate the terms, and award the contract.
Issuance of notice to proceed to the Feasibility Study contractor or GSA team
This task typically takes three (3) weeks. Factor impacting duration:
Use of a non-IDIQ contractor