More than 200 individuals representing contractors hoping to work as subtrades on the $340 million Indiana University Bloomington and the Regional Academic Health Center attended a contractor open house and diversity networking event in late September.
In materials prepared for the open house IU Health says that contractor “F.A. Wilhelm will serve as the construction manager for the project and looks forward to receiving bids from qualified subcontractors” that can meet the its requirements and “are currently (or can become) approved) by IU Health.”
The documentation says the project goal is to have 50 percent local participation. As well, there is a commitment to a goal of 25 percent XBE participation.
There are requirements for insurance, safety, and bonding capacity.