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Painting of Housing Units Owned or Leased by the U.S. Government
December 1, 2022

The Embassy of the United States of America invites you to submit a proposal for the Painting of housing units located throughout the Brussels area.

Proposals may be submitted in electronic format.  The electronic proposal should be submitted via email to BrusselsBids@state.gov in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

Alternatively, your proposal can be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “Painting and related services – 19BE2023Q0003 enclosed” to the U.S. Embassy, Regentlaan/Bd. Du Régent 27, 1000 Brussels.

Please inform us via email to BrusselsBids@state.gov that a hard copy of your proposal can be expected.

In both cases, please submit your offer on or before 1600 Hrs. January 4th, 2022. No proposal will be accepted after this time.

In order for a proposal to be considered, you must also complete and submit the following:

1. SF-1442

2. Section B, Pricing Schedule

3. Section K, Representations and Certifications;

4. Additional information as required in Section L.

5. Please complete the attached W-14 form (Part I, blocks 1, 2 and 3, check Part II, Block 8 and enter the following in Part IV: “Belgium is one of the treaty countries that is fully exempt from taxes imposed by Section 5000C.”  Sign and date the W-14 form. Please submit the completed W-14 form together with your proposal. Instructions

Direct any questions regarding this solicitation to Jessi Copeland, Contracting Officer, or Gladys Taverniers in the GSO/Procurement Office by letter or by e-mail (BrusselsBids@state.gov) during regular business hours.

The successful offeror shall be registered in the SAM (System for Award Management) database https://www.sam.gov prior to contract award pursuant to FAR provision 52.204-7. Therefore, prospective offerors are encouraged to register prior to the submittal of quotations/proposals. Infographic register to SAM.gov

The guidelines for registration in SAM are also available at: https://www.fsd.gov/fsd-gov/learning-center-system.do?sysparm_system=SAM

The pre-proposal conference will be held virtually on December 8th, 2022, at 11:00 AM local time via Microsoft Teams (including dial-in option).  Prospective offerors/quoters should contact Jessi Copeland at BrusselsBids@state.gov  prior COB December 5th, 2022, to confirm their presence.

Offerors are urged to submit written questions at least three days before the scheduled pre-proposal conference date, using the email address provided above.  If the answers require research, there is no guarantee that the question will be able to be answered at that conference.

The U.S. Government intends to award a contract to the responsible company submitting an acceptable offer at the lowest price.  We intend to award a contract based on initial proposals, without holding discussions, although we may hold discussions with companies in the competitive range if there is a need to do so.