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Solicitation for Curtains & Sheers
November 10, 2022

Curtains & Sheers

The Embassy of the United States of America invites you to submit a proposal for the furnishing and installation of curtains and sheers in 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 “furnishing and installation of curtains and sheers – 19BE2023Q0004 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. December 12, 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-1449
  2. Section 1, Pricing Schedule
  3. Section 5, Representations and Certifications;
  4. Additional information as required in Section 3.
  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 W14

Direct any questions regarding this solicitation to Jessi Copeland, Contracting Officer, or Danny Coppens 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 submitting an offer pursuant to FAR provision 5.207. 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://be.usembassy.gov/sam or https://www.fsd.gov/fsd-gov/learning-center-system.do?sysparm_system=SAM

The pre-proposal conference will be held virtually on November 22, 2022, at 14:00PM local time via Microsoft Teams (including dial-in option).  Prospective offerors/quoters should contact Jessi Copeland at BrusselsBids@state.gov  prior COB November 18, 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.