A government project proposal in government contracting usually includes construction bid proposals, or some other projects that have a very defined beginning and ending. When compared to service contracts, this the style of writing could vary. The gist of your project proposal is to convince the agency that your company if awarded… Read more »

Analyzing what is a voidable contract is sometimes confusing even sophisticated parties. For example, many recent construction cases involved instances where the contract between the contractor and the government was held by the ASBCA to be a voidable contract given various mistakes made by the contractor.  It is important for… Read more »

What is a Government Request for Proposal? A Request for Proposal (RFP Process) is a tool used by the Federal Government to solicit proposals from interested bidders. Small businesses and large DOD contractors use the request for proposal process to plan, prepare and bid on services contracts and construction projects…. Read more »

When evaluating a government proposal, the agency almost always uses a best value procurement RFP evaluation process  for negotiated procurements. This concept comes into play when the Agency ultimately looks at the competing proposals and makes a subjective determination as to which proposal best suits the government’s needs. The evaluation also includes… Read more »

How to Get SBA HUBZone Certified Having SBA HUBZone certification opens many doors for you as a contractor.  It is important to understand the requirements that you must fulfill in a proposal submission and what is owed to you by the government in a request for proposal.  HUBZone stands for… Read more »

FAR Best Value Contract Procurement Process

Federal government agencies tend to use the best value procurement process as the preferred proposal evaluation criteria. Although known to many government contractors, many still fall prey to the government’s evaluation process. This concept is usually regulated under FAR 15. The best value contract procurement process is used to choose the best… Read more »

When it comes to GAO acceptance of late proposal submission exception in bid protests, many contractors wonder what happens if their Request for Proposal (“RFP”) submission is late and if there are any exceptions that allow for relief.  While it is an offeror’s responsibility to deliver its proposal to the proper… Read more »

When a government agency submits a request for proposal (“RFP”), the agency can make amendments and changes to the government solicitation requirements.  The Federal Acquisition Regulation permits agencies to request revised government proposals, even where the original awardee’s price has been disclosed.  Jackson Contractor Grp., B-402348.2 (2010).  Agency Discretion with… Read more »

Government Past Performance evaluation and Past Performance Information Retrieval System  PPIRS reports often decide who will win and who will lose a contract. When submitting a government contract proposal, a common mistake made by companies is not including sufficient information. Since the Past Performance Information Retrieval System collects contractor performance evaluation data after the… Read more »

By: Leanna Ajour, Esq. California & Colorado Attorney Your company has its specialties and you’re good at what you do. But, providing well-written proposals detailing to legally thorough degree, the work that you do and the methodology you will use to complete a bid proposal is what we do. Having a… Read more »