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Many Small Projects Do Not Equal One Big Project

Sep.28.2009

In Caddell Constr. Co. (Sept. 21, 2009), GAO found unreasonable the agency's determination that a vendor had shown the requisite experience performing services "similar in complexity, type of construction, and value to the project being bid" as required by the Security Act in a provision relating to construction of embassies, when the vendor's submission aggregated a number of smaller projects to equal the value of the construction project at issue. Contrary to the agency's determination, GAO held that the statute's experience requirement anticipates that an offeror has completed at least one construction project of similar value and complexity.

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