NOPSI Building Renovation GMP Bid Invitation

Bid Due Date: Friday, November 20, 2015 2:00 PM CT Project Location: 317 Baronne Street, New Orleans, LA 70112 Project consists of the renovation of the NOPSI and Dryades Buildings, and new construction of the Gold Building with an estimated area of 199,000 SF. Project will include 217 guestrooms, main lobby, ballroom, meeting rooms, bar and restaurant, pool and open deck at the ninth floor. The Permit Set plans and specifications have been posted to the plan room. We plan to establish a GMP budget and choose subcontractors in the major trades based on this round of bidding. Fax all bids to (504) 620-9089 or email to DO NOT EMAIL DIRECTLY TO THE ESTIMATORS. DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE): This project includes a 35% DBE participation goal. Please identify if you are DBE/SLDBE certified and the certifying agency on your bid. If you are neither you are required to seek a minimum 35% DBE particpation in your bid. If inlcuded in your bid please identify the vendors or sub-subcontractors, and the percentage of your bid composed of these enterprises. • Please review the documents stored on iSqFt and Please direct your questions to or fax to 504-620-9089. • Bob Lipscomb will assist subcontractors in the following areas: Site Improvements, Piling, Hardscape, sidewalks and pavers, concrete work, masonry, roofing, and CZO water management system. Contact Info: or (504) 826-1163 • Meghan Smith will assist subcontractors in the following areas: Doors and Hardware, Skylights, Miscellaneous specialties, Signage, Toilet Accessories, Linen Duct, and Furnishings. (Include here contact number). Contact Info: or (504) 826-1175 • Greg Collins will assist subcontractors in the following areas: Structural Steel, Miscellaneous Steel, Stairs and Railings, Fire Protection, Mechanical, and Electrical. (Include here contact number). Contact Info: or (504) 620-4357 • Ivan Baptista will assist subcontractors in the following areas: Waterproofing, and Damproofing, Caulking and Sealants, Pre formed siding, Glazing and Storefronts, Drywall and Framing, Lath, and Stucco, Floor, Walls, and Ceiling Finishes, including painting and wallcoverings, and Pool. Contact Info: or (504) 620-4349 Insurance Requirements: Please be sure that you meet all of Woodward’s insurance requirements: (1) Worker’s Compensation coverage – $1,000,000; (2) Commercial General Liability – $2,000,000 on products and general aggregate, $1,000,000 on each occurrence; (3) $1,000,000 excess coverage over primary. (4) Comprehensive automotive liability – $1,000,000 combined single limit on any auto, hire and non-owned. Woodward Design+Build, LLC and Owner are to be listed as additional insured on General Liability and Auto and provided with a waiver of subrogation on General Liability, Auto and Workers Compensation. ** You are also required to meet all requirements as stated in the project specifications.

5 November 2015

New Tulane University Biloxi Campus Open for Business

On October 26, 2015, Tulane University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new, expanded Biloxi Campus built by Woodward Design+Build. The new facility is a 14,961-square-foot building which doubles the size of the old campus. Read more here.

27 October 2015

Bid Date Extended for Demo & Abatement Package, Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences

UDPATE: Bid date has been extended to FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. ALL BIDS ARE TO BE SUBMITTED TO EST.DEPARTMENT@WOODWARDDESIGNBUILD.COM OR FAX TO (504) 620-9089 BY FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2015 AT @ 2:00 PM Woodward Design+Build is inviting bids for Interior Demolition and Abatement for the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences New Orleans project. It is anticipated that the demolition and abatement work will begin in January 2016. Demolition & Abatement documents are available for free download via iSqFt. DOCUMENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW IN THE WOODWARD PLAN ROOM LOCATED ON THE 1ST FLOOR OF THE WOODWARD BUILDING AT 1000 S. JEFFERSON DAVIS PARKWAY, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, 70125. Plans are also available to view at the following locations: • The Urban League of Greater New Orleans 4640 S. Carrolton Avenue, Suite 210 • Good Work Network 2028 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard. PREBID MEETING: A prebid meeting has been scheduled for October 14, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. to answer questions and discuss the general scope of work associated with this package. Please meet at the Woodward Building, 1000 S. Jefferson Davis Parkway, New Orleans, LA 70125. SITE VISIT: Please contact Justin Williams at (504) 620-4375 to schedule a site visit. All walk-throughs are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. M-F October 7th thru October 16th. CONTACT INFO: Please direct any questions to Lauren Marshall at (504) 620-4344 or email to DBE REQUIREMENT: Minimum 35% DBE participation is required.

22 October 2015

Yulman Stadium Wins ENR Best Sports/Entertainment Project Award

Engineering News Record ENR Texas & Louisiana has announced its 2015 Best Projects winners. We are pleased to report that the Tulane University Yulman Stadium project has been selected as the Best Project in the Sports/Entertainment category. Congratulations to the team!

8 October 2015

BuildNOLA Diversity Program Announced

Woodward Design+ Build is pleased to participate in the City of New Orleans’ new diversity training program, BuildNOLA. The program, which is part of the city’s ongoing effort to help minority- and woman-owned businesses participate in city contracts, is designed to help Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, or DBEs, find skilled workers, get proper bonding, navigate the public bid process and protect themselves against abuse by prime contractors. Woodward has joined the city in its the effort to cultivate more DBE firms, specifically for participation in the World Trade Center Redevelopment project.

30 September 2015


Building a Stronger Brand + Web Design by Line 58