The contract was awarded to Culpepper Construction Company, Inc. with a Notice to Proceed Issued May 11, 2022.


The Leon County Research and Development Authority (“Authority”), through Architects
Lewis+Whitlock (“ALW”), is requesting sealed Bids for construction of the North Florida Innovation Labs at Innovation Park Tallahassee, a +/- 40,000 GSF two-story high-tech business incubator building. Bids shall be due 2:00 PM (Eastern Time), February 15, 2022.

Bidders are encouraged, but not required, to attend a pre-bid conference to be held at the Authority’s Collins Building, Seminar room, 2051 E Paul Dirac Drive, Tallahassee, Florida, at 10:00 AM on January 25, 2022. The conference will be made available for virtual attendance via a link posted below.

All future communications regarding the bid between interested firms and the Authority shall be limited to written communications directed to ALW’s contact email at

The Bid documents may be viewed at the ALW offices at 206 W. Virginia St, Tallahassee, FL 32301, or downloaded below.

The U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration is providing partial funding for this project (EDA Investment No. 04-79-07447).

Documents/Forms :

Notice of Intent to Contract

Notice of Intent to Negotiate

Project Manual-Bid Instructions/Forms

Technical Specifications Vol. 1

Technical Specifications Vol. 2

NFIL Drawings Vol. 1 with Addendum #1 Rev Revised (1/12/2022)

NFIL Drawings Vol. 2 with Addendum #1

Revised pages in NFIL Drawings Vol. 1 (zip) (these drawings were corrupted and are unreadable in the original file–the file above has been corrected and these are just the corrected pages)

ITB 22-01 Addendum #2-Instructions to Bidders Amendment

ITB 22-01 Addendum #3-Add Sheet G1.1 Wall Types

Pre-Bid Conference Meeting Agenda-Minutes

Pre-Bid Conference Attendance List

ITB 22-01 Addendum #4 RFI Log Responses

ITB 22-01 Addendum #4 NFI Composite

Schedule* :

Issue/Advertise RFP1/11/2022
Pre-bid meeting, 10:00am1/25/2022
Questions due, 10:00am2/8/2022
Bids Due, 2:00pm2/15/2022
NFIL Oversight Committee Evaluation, 8:00am2/23/2022
NFIL Oversight Committee, 8:00am3/30/2022
Contract ExecutionDELAYED
Pre-construction ConferenceDELAYED
Notice to Proceed Issued Not Later ThanDELAYED

*All times Eastern Time. Dates/times subject to change. Changes will be posted on this page and bidders will be notified via email.

Virtual Pre-bid Meeting (optional):

January 25, 2022, 10:00am

NOTE: If you attended virtually, please email your contact information (name, title, company, email address, phone number) to:

Pre-Bid Conference Meeting Agenda-Minutes