How to Do Business with Us
Welcome to our information page for potential contract work on the future site of IU Health Bloomington and the Regional Academic Health Center. Below you will find information and links designed to help you better understand how to do business with IU Health. F.A. Wilhelm will serve as the Construction Manager for the project and will assist IU Health in processing the bids from qualified subcontractors that can meet the requirements of F.A. Wilhelm as noted below and are currently (or can become) approved by IU Health. Please send any questions to iuhealthbloombuild@ fawilhelm.com and someone will respond to you as quickly as possible. We look forward to working with you on this exciting project
Minimum Requirements to Participate in the Project:
- Insurance requirements will be noted in bid packages.
- All personnel will be required to have a drug test 7 days before beginning work on site.
- All personnel on site will be required to have an OSHA 10 hour certification
- All supervisory personnel will be required to have an OSHA 30 certification.
- Subcontractors with a contract value of $300,000 or greater must post a performance and payment bond with an acceptable surety.
TERMS OF PAYMENT
- IU Health will make payment to the Construction Manager (CM) 45 days post receipt of approved billing. Subcontractors can expect their payment 50 days post approval of the CM invoice due to processing time.
- All billings will be submitted on AIA documents
AVAILABILITY OF LABOR FORCE
- Availability of labor force to meet the project schedule is critical. Subcontractors must carefully review availability of supervision and labor staff in accordance with schedule.
COMMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY
- IU Health is committed to diversity. The project has a goal of 25% XBE participation. All contractors must make a strong effort to meet this goal. Accepted XBE credentialing groups are State of Indiana, City of Indianapolis, Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council and Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
- The project goal is to have 50% local participation. Qualification as an Indiana Business is structured consistent with the Indiana Department of Administration’s “Buy Indiana” Program. An entity qualifies as an Indiana business if it meets one of the following conditions:
- Principal place of business is located in Indiana
- Pays a majority of its payroll to residents of Indiana
- Employs Indiana residents as a majority of its employees
- Makes significant capital investments in Indiana ($5 million or more in equipment or facilities, or annual lease payments of at least $2.5 million)
- Provides substantial economic impact on Indiana as a top 500 company for one of the following:
- Number of employees
- Unemployment taxes
- Payroll withholding taxes
- Corporate income taxes
- Subcontractor communication will occur through the no-cost Procore portal. The ability to access and communicate through Procore will be essential.
- Schedules will be coordinated through Primavera P6.
- BIM coordination will be through Navisworks Manage and BIM 360
- Subcontractors interested in bidding the project will be invited through Smart Bid.
- At this time only preconstruction design assist services have been contracted for the MEP scopes of work.
Certifying Agencies for Potential Vendor Work
City of Indianapolis Office of Minority and Women Business Development
State of Indiana Division of Supplier Diversity
Mid States Minority Supplier Development Council
Great Lakes Women’s Business Council (WBENC)