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Due 12/1/2023 - RFQ R-24025 - Architectural Services for LAUSD in Support of Asset Management Branch

The RFQ for Architectural Services for Asset Management has been posted at SSO login required for District Employees. Architectural Firms must register to download the RFQ and updates. Questions related to this RFQ will be addressed at the pre-proposal meeting or via addendum.

DEADLINE: DEC. 1, 2023. 

Due 11/13/2023 - Curtom-Dunsmuir - Current Sub-Contractor Bid Opportunity

Urban Design Center is excited to share that two of our projects have subcontractor bid opportunities available: The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles New Construction East LA Office Building and The Letty, a 40-unit mixed-income mixed-use housing development.

Curtom Dunsmuir is the general contractor for these projects and will implement the project goals to obtain sub-contractor bids from small, local and disadvantaged enterprises for at least 75% of each project's scope of work!

Trades Out to Bid

Carpentry - Electrical - Plumbing - HVAC - Masonry - Drywall - Painting - Roofing - Flooring - Landscaping - Low Voltage

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles East Building


Curtom-Dunsmuir is bidding the new construction of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) – East Office project. This is a 3-story office building project that is scheduled to mobilize early first quarter of 2024.  

This is NOT a Davis-Bacon or prevailing wage project. Please be advised that we are accepting bids from all contractors, UNION included. Inclusion of diverse and local subcontractors, vendors, and workforce is a priority.

Below, you will find the Dropbox link to the plans for your review and use. Curtom Dunsmuir will later update and add the trade scopes for your review and assistance to ensure that your bids are complete.

Click on Dropbox Link Below to View the Construction Documents

Construction Plans 

Please respond to Brandon Thomas atThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to confirm your intent to bid this project.

All bids are due Wednesday, November 13th, at 10AM

Letty: A Mixed-Income Mixed-Use Housing Development

This 4920 Pico Boulevard development is a 58,000 SF mixed-income mixed-use development planned for the corner of Pico Boulevard and Highland Avenue. The project will consist of 6-stories with 40 residential units, 2 commercial spaces and two levels of on-grade parking. It will house a unit mix consisting of 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units and will feature a large lobby/common area, fitness room and rooftop meeting space.

Please contact Brandon Thomas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to obtain bid information on this project.


Due 7/26/2023- SoCalGas - Request for Potential DBEs to Participate in RFP for Audio Visual Systems Integration Support

SoCalGas’ Control Center Modernization’s building team is looking for potential DBE contractors to submit a proposal for the following scope of work:

Selected Audio-Visual Systems Integration Contractor shall provide all Equipment & Technical Services and such other support Services that Company may request in writing from time to time in support of a new LEED-certified critical operations and control building currently being constructed at Company’s facility. Without limiting the foregoing, such Services shall include Procurement, Fabrication, Installation, Configuration, Programming, Commissioning, User Training, and Warranty/Maintenance. The following services shall be performed by selected Contractor (additional scope provided if supplier is qualified and interested in bidding):
  • Specialty AV Systems Procurement
  • Specialty AV Systems Fabrication & Factory Testing
  • Specialty AV Systems Installation & Site Testing
  • Specialty AV Systems Configuration
  • Specialty AV Systems Programming
Please respond to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by COB Wednesday July 26th or sooner so I can submit for consideration. Please note that the business unit may still require additional info from newer bidders prior to including them on the final list due to SoCalGas standards requirements for this industry.

Due 8/3/23 - Willdan Engineering Requesting Assistance in Obtaining Qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Subcontractors/Vendors

Willdan Engineering is bidding on the project identified below:


Client:                  City of Carson Purchasing Division

Bid Deadline:     August 03, 2023, 4:00 pm PDT

Willdan Engineering is requesting sub-bids from the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program which includes business enterprises owned by disabled veterans, disadvantaged business enterprises, and minority and women-owned business enterprises for the following services: Historic Structure Reporting. We are seeking your assistance in recruiting qualified DBE subcontractors with this experience.

For a copy of the RFP, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and reference 23-025 in the email subject line. Willdan is willing to assist all subconsultants in obtaining bonds, lines of credit, and/or insurance, and technical assistance or information related to the plans, specifications, and requirements for the work required for this contract. Please forward any information you may have regarding any firms that might be interested in submitting a bid to us on this project by July 28, 2023 to:

For Technical Questions please contact, Salvador Lopez This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Main Phone: (562) 364-7600 ext. 6287

Due 7/24/23 - Southern California Edison - RFP Opportunity for Telecom Tower Services, Antenna Installation and Maintenance Services

Scope Summary: 

Telecom Tower Services, Antenna Installation and Maintenance Services: The Supplier must have the capabilities and technical experience in tower field services and/ or antenna installation, tower construction services, site development, and/ or telecommunication services which are required at locations throughout SCE's electric, office, and mountain-top facilities. The supplier is responsible to provide material, labor and equipment used to perform construction, inspection and test or measure, as well as to provide personnel trained in the use of equipment to perform a majority of the assigned work. Project specific, Statement of Work (SOW) driven work, will be performed.  Ad hoc/Remedial services and/or Emergency Services Restoration work may be requested.  Services to be performed at sites throughout SCE's 60,000 square mile service territory, in the states of California, and border areas of Arizona and Nevada.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

Safety Requirements:  Supplier is required to be part of the ISNetworld Tier 1 Safety program and have a minimum "B" grade at all times.

Union Requirements:   Signatory with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 47 Union


Ariba Registration Information 

All interested suppliers must register within our Ariba Supplier Portal in order to receive the RFP.  Note: if your company is not registered, procurement cannot invite you to the RFP. 

Ariba Commerce Cloud Registration Process 

New Suppliers to Ariba (never created an Ariba Account) 

Becoming a supplier for SCE is a two-step process. You must (1.) register with Ariba Commerce Cloud and (2.) complete the SCE specific Supplier Profile Questionnaire (SPQ). Please follow these steps: 

STEP 1 – Join the Ariba Commerce Cloud by clicking on the following link: 

STEP 2 – Once Ariba Commerce Cloud registration is complete, log in and you will be prompted to complete the SCE specific Supplier Profile Questionnaire (SPQ).   

COMPLETE ONLY the 5 mandatory questions for registration purposes only. 

1.       Section 2.1 - Are you a Diverse Business Enterprise? 

2.       Section 3.5 - Are you registered as a California resident owned business? 

3.       Section 3.8 - Are you a U.S. owned supplier?  

4.       Section 3.14.2 - Do you accept the Terms of Use Agreement? 

5.       Section 3.19.1 - You certify that you are an authorized representative of the company 

In addition, some important but commonly missed sections of your profile should be completed (these items are on other tabs of your company profile):  

  • Short Description – add any category keywords for your products or services to help Supplier Diversity locate your profile for future RFP opportunities 
  • State of Incorporation – you must change from default (Alabama) to your state of incorporation  
  • Phone number - verify that phone number is input in the main organization and for each user on your account  
  • Organization Name – ensure it matches legal name, Tax Id  

This one-time requirement will ensure we have complete information on suppliers' capabilities and access to required documents.  SCE will use this information in many areas of doing business with your company and may request for you to update your information periodically. 

Note: If you are not the authorized company representative responsible for ensuring your company's information is complete and accurate, please have that person complete the registration and information request. The individual that creates the Ariba Commerce Cloud Account becomes your company's Ariba Account Administrator (by default).   Once registered on Ariba, your Account Administrator can add you and others within your company as users to your organization.

Suppliers with An Existing Ariba Commerce Cloud Account 

 If you already have an Ariba account, use the link below; you will be prompted to complete the SCE Supplier Profile Questionnaire (SPQ) upon login: 

 Log in and complete the SCE specific Supplier Profile Questionnaire (SPQ).  Focus on the mandatory (5 asterisked*) questions as indicated in STEP 2 above; you can answer the remaining questions and upload the requested documents as information is available. 

Note: If you think you have an Ariba Commerce Cloud Account but are experiencing difficulty, you can contact the Ariba Help Line for Suppliers (see phone number below).   

Ariba Technical Support  

For any questions with registration, contact Ariba Helpline for Suppliers at 866-218-2155, option #2 or go to for network assistance. 

Please be advised that this registration request does not constitute an agreement or commitment between your company and SCE. 

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