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Invitation: Subcontractor/vendor recruitment for Wilmington Army National Guard Readiness Center project

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and Wake Technical Community College are co-hosting a July 27 subcontractor/vendor recruitment event with SCMC – Harkins JV for upcoming construction of the Army National Guard Readiness Center in Wilmington, and other southeast region project pursuits.
Harkins JV says it is seeking local subcontractors and vendors. Large and small businesses are encouraged to attend, to include Small Disadvantaged Business, Women Owned SB, ED Women Owned SB, HUBZone SB, Veteran-Owned SB, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned SB Firms.
The recruitment event will take place at Wake Technical Community College, Room 118 3434 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, from noon to 4:00 p.m.
While the event is free, subcontractors are urged to register at this link.
The company seeks subcontractors and vendors within all divisions including:
Division 1 – General Requirements
Division 2 – Existing Construction
Division 3 – Concrete
Division 4 – Masonry
Division 5 – Metals
Division 6 – Woods & Plastics
Division 7 – Thermal and Moisture
Division 8 – Openings
Division 9 – Finishes
Division 10 – Specialists
Division 11 – Equipment
Division 12 – Furnishings
Division 13 – Special Construction
Division 14 – Conveying Systems
Division 21 – Fire Suppression
Division 22 – Plumbing
Division 23 – HVAC
Division 26 – Electrical
Division 27 – Communications
Division 28 – Electronic Safety & Security
Division 31 – Earthwork
Division 32 – Exterior Improvements
Division 33 – Utilities
The SCMC – Harkins JV is a Small Business Administration approved Mentor – Protégé relationship that is composed of Seneca SCMC LLC, a tribally owned Native American SBA-certified 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business and Harkins Builders Inc., a large business specializing in providing general contracting services.
Seneca SCMC LLC says it has successfully executed construction projects valued between $700,000 and 20 million in new construction, renovation, demolition, and upgrades of facility types to include: housing, administrative offices, warehouses, and training facilities. SCMC has the expertise and financial foundations to support work on multiple contracts simultaneously.
Harkins Builders Inc is a diversified construction manager active in multi-family housing, senior living, commercial, institutional, and military facilities working with federal, state, and local governments. With annual revenues of more than $225 million and three office locations serving the Mid-Atlantic region, Harkins says it has become an industry leader in government, commercial, and multifamily construction. Past performance includes the successful completion of two National Guard Readiness Centers in the past three years and is currently working on two additional readiness centers.
Project description and information
The facility will be permanent construction with HVAC systems, plumbing, mechanical systems, security systems, and electrical systems. Supporting facilities include land clearing, paving, fencing, general site improvements, and extension of utilities to serve project. This project will meet a USGBC LEED Silver Certifiable level of construction.
The construction/contract duration will be 640 calendar days after notice to proceed. The magnitude of this project is between $10 and $25 million.
Additive Bid Items will be included in this solicitation with the following order of priority:
Priority #1   Controlled Waste Handling Facility
Priority #2   General Purpose Training Bay
Priority #3   Operational Pavement behind the Readiness Center and Access Drive
Priority #4   Ground Faced CMU
Priority #5   Resinous Matrix Terrazzo Flooring
Priority #6   Resinous Flooring
Priority #7   Vehicle Loading Ramp
Priority #8   POV Parking, Concrete Surface Military Equipment Parking, and site work.
Priority #9  Landscaping
Priority #10 Basement/Foundation Demolition
Harkins has requested subcontractors to complete an online subcontractor application if they cannot attend the event. To complete the online application and view the current bid agenda visit:  and click on Bid Board in the top left corner of the page. Click on the “Subcontractor Information Form”. Download this document and follow the directions at the top of that form. Upon completion, please send to
For more information, contact Joe Andrews, estimator, at email:, phone (410) 480-4122
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