June 3, 2022
Request for Qualifications
Architectural Design Services
Columbus County Entrepreneurship Center
The County of Columbus is seeking qualified firms to provide architectural and engineering services for the renovation of the building that will house the new Entrepreneurship Center to serve new and existing businesses in the County. The building is the former BB&T Main Branch Building now owned by Columbus County and is located at 306 Madison St. in Whiteville, North Carolina.
Attached you will find a “Request for Qualifications”, which identifies the Project anticipated to be undertaken by Columbus County during the contract period.
In order to be considered all responses must be submitted in writing no later than 2:00 PM (EST) on June 29, 2022. Firms mailing responses should allow delivery time to ensure timely receipt of their proposals. The responsibility for getting the response to the Columbus County Economic Development and Planning Department on or before the specified time and date is solely and strictly the responsibility of the responding firm. The County will in no way be responsible for delays caused by any occurrence. Responses may be hand delivered or mailed to:
The Columbus County Economic Development Commission
Attn: Dr. Gary A. Lanier
127 W. Webster St
Whiteville, NC 28472
Firms providing responses shall be responsible for complying with North Carolina Laws and local ordinances. The County of Columbus reserves the right to waive any informalities, to reject any and all responses to the Request for Qualifications, and to accept any responses which in its opinion may be in the best interest of Columbus County.
No responses to the Request for Qualifications will be received or accepted after 2:00 PM, EST, June 29, 2022. Late qualification packages will be deemed invalid and returned unopened to the firm.
Gary A. Lanier, Ed.D. – EDC & Planning Director
RFQ 2022-004 Architectural Services