The Alexander-Weitz JV team has been awarded its first construction project out of an 8(a) Small Business IDIQ MATOC. The team submitted a best value technical and price proposal to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Kansas City District to win the Airfield Control Group Operations Facility contract at Forbes Field in Topeka, KS. The 12,000 square foot multipurpose facility includes an assembly terminal, administrative area, restrooms, drive-through truck scale, and extensive site work. Work has recently commenced and the project will be completed first quarter 2013.
Alexander-Weitz JV was developed through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Mentor-Protégé 8(a) Business Development Program. The Weitz Company is serving as a mentor to Alexander Mechanical Contractors, Kansas City, MO. This is the second time Weitz has served as a mentor in the 8(a) Program. It’s first protégé firm has since graduated from the program and is now classified as a “successful going concern”.
As a mentor Weitz provides small or disadvantaged businesses with ongoing support and guidance regarding surety, accounting, estimating, safety, quality control and project management. Weitz also helps establish policies and procedures to fulfill the small or disadvantaged firm’s short-term and long-term goals.
Note: IDIQ MATOC is an acronym for: Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity Multiple Award Task Order Contracts.