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MPA PROJECT NO. L338, Terminal E Modernization, Boston Logan International Airport


The MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY (Massport) is soliciting Construction Management at Risk Services for MPA PROJECT NO. L338, Terminal E Modernization, Boston Logan International Airport (the project). In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149A, Sections 1 thru 13, Massport is seeking a highly qualified and competent Construction Manager at Risk (CMR) to provide preconstruction services and implement the construction of the Project in accordance with an agreement where the basis for payment is the cost of the work plus a fee with a negotiated guaranteed maximum price. This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is being utilized to prequalify and shortlist CM firms who will be invited to submit proposals in response to a Request for Proposals (RFP) to be issued by Massport.

The proposed project includes the construction of approximately 334,000 GSF of new and renovated space. The goal of the project is to construct additional gates with dual jet bridges to provide gating flexibility. The project will also include reconfiguration and modifications to the existing baggage handling systems, the INS and CBP hall, the Passenger Security Checkpoint, and Airlines Offices; the addition of departure level hold rooms and arrivals level de-boarding areas, with concession areas and other support spaces; and improvements to add amenities and improved the passenger experience. The project will incorporate sustainable and resilient design elements and will seek LEED certification.

Massport recognizes the numerous benefits Building Information Modeling (BIM), can potentially provide to each phase of the facility life cycle. In an effort to realize the added value of these benefits, Massport will require an extensive Building Information Model (BIM) in this project. In addition, to further improve efficiency and value on this project, Massport will also be implementing Lean Construction principles, including Pull Planning and other Lean process tools.

In addition to construction services, the CMR will also provide Preconstruction Services which will include, but are not limited to, cost estimating, scheduling, phasing and logistics, value engineering, document review to support the preparation of trade packages and constructability reviews. The CMR shall be expected to work closely with Massport’s Project Manager and design team in order to effectively implement the project.

The construction budget is estimated at approximately Three Hundred Seventy Million Dollars ($370,000,000) with an estimated date of full beneficial occupancy in the second quarter of 2021.

Massport intends to implement a two-step selection process including a Qualification phase to create a shortlist of competent CMR firms. Shortlisted firms shall be invited to respond to the written RFP which will require both a technical proposal and a price proposal. A Selection Committee will review Proposals to rank the shortlisted firms and make the final selection. Massport intends to shortlist qualified firms in July 2018 and make a final selection no later than October 2018. Interviews may be held at the Authority’s discretion. The Designer will participate in the selection of the Construction Manager.

A Supplemental Information Package which will provide more details on the scope of the Project as well as the selection process and evaluation criteria shall be available as of May 23, 2018 on the Massport website, as an attachment to the original Legal Notice, on CommBuys ( in the listings for this project or by contacting Susan Brace by email at In addition, a Project Briefing shall be held in the Capital Programs Department, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, Logan International Airport, East Boston, MA on May 24, 2018 at 1:00 PM. The briefing is highly recommended.

Questions relative to your submission shall be directed to All questions must be submitted by June 1, 2018 at 5:00 PM. In the subject lines of your email, please reference the MPA Project Name and Number. It is strictly prohibited for any proponent to contact anyone else from Massport about this project from the time of this solicitation until award of the project to the successful proponent. Answers will be supplied no later than June 8, 2018 at 5:00 PM.

Final RFQ submissions shall be addressed to Houssam Sleiman, P.E., CCM, Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs and received in the Capital Programs Department no later than 12:00 Noon on June 21, 2018 at the Massachusetts Port Authority, Capital Programs Department, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, Suite 209S, Logan International Airport, East Boston, MA 02128-2909. All questions

Thomas P. Glynn
CEO and Executive Director