REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS 3346 Metropolitan Exposition Recreation Commission Oregon Convention Center Construction Manager/General Contractor Metropolitan Exposition Recreation Commission (MERC), an appointed commission of Metro, a metropolitan service district organized under the laws of the State of Oregon and the Metro Charter, located at 600 NE Grand Avenue, Portland, OR 97232-2736, is requesting proposals for Construction Manager/General Contractor (CMGC) for Plaza, Entries and Interiors at the Oregon Convention Center. Metro is seeking proposals from qualified firms to perform services in a two-(2) step process; preconstruction phase services and construction phase services. With a construction budget of $24 million, the scope of work includes improvements to the Plaza, Entries and Interiors as described in the solicitation documents. A voluntary pre-proposal conference will be held at the Oregon Convention Center, Holladay Suites, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland, Oregon on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Interested proposers and subcontractors are encouraged to attend the conference in order to gain information about the RFP requirements. Sealed proposals are due no later than 2:00 p.m. June 27, 2017 in Metro’s business offices at 600 NE Grand Avenue, Portland, OR 97232-2736, Attention: Julie Hoffman, Procurement Analyst, RFP 3346. Solicitation documents can be viewed and downloaded from the Oregon Procurement Information Network (ORPIN) at http://orpin.oregon.gov/open.dll/ Metro may accept or reject any or all proposals, in whole or in part, or waive irregularities not affecting substantial rights if such action is deemed in the public interest. Metro extends equal opportunity to all persons and specifically encourages minority, women-owned and emerging small businesses to access and participate in this and all Metro projects, programs and services. Metro and its contractors will not discriminate against any person(s), employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, political affiliation or marital status. Metro fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. For more information, or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, see www.oregonmetro.gov.