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Publications iconKansas Register

Volume 43 - Issue 18 - May 2, 2024

State of Kansas

Department of Administration
Office of Facilities and Property Management

Notice to Bidders

Notice is hereby given for the receipt of subcontractor bids for the A-014699 Kansas State University Global Center for Grain and Food Innovation (GCGFI) – “50% Construction Documents–Bid Package 4.” This project is being delivered using procedures established under the Kansas alternate project delivery building construction procurement act (K.S.A. 75-37, 141 es seq.) for Kansas State University. The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company is the construction manager. Contact person is Matt Jones at, phone 785-493-5407.

Subcontractor bids will be received for the following scopes of work:

  • 04A – Masonry
  • 07A – Exterior glazing and metal panels
  • 07B – Waterproofing, expansion control, and joint sealants
  • 07C – Roofing
  • 07D – Fireproofing
  • 08A – Doors, frames, and hardware
  • 08B – Interior glazing
  • 09A – Framing and drywall
  • 12A – Lab casework and equipment
  • 13B – Pre-engineered structures
  • 13C – Coolers and freezers
  • 14A – Elevator
  • 21A – Fire suppression
  • 23A – Plumbing and HVAC
  • 26A – Electrical, fire alarm, and low-voltage

Bids will be received until 2:00 p.m. (Central Time) Friday, May 30, 2024, via Electronic Sealed Bid Submission utilizing BuildingConnected.

All bidders should advise of their intent to bid on BuildingConnected, I.e. Undecided, Bidding, and Not Bidding. All bid documents, sample contracts, contract exhibits, insurance requirements, scopes of work, schedule, logistics plans, messages, addenda, notices of changes, notice of change of bid date, etc. will be communicated through BuildingConnected at The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company’s public plan room at

All bidders must prequalify through The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, via a secure online system, called TradeTapp, to administer the prequalification process. Bidders who are not prequalified email Matt Jones at to request an invitation to TradeTapp.

A copy of the bid documents will be available for review at BuildingConnected.

Barbara Schilling
Deputy Director-DCC
Office of Facilities and Property Management
Department of Administration

Doc. No. 052100