Construct New Outdoor Recreation Center Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan
Notice ID: W912HV24Z0019



Construct New Outdoor Recreation Center

Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan District (POJ), is performing market research for a Design-Bid-Build (DBB) construction project.  This announcement represents a market survey that is intended for planning purposes only. The purpose of this notice is to identify sources capable of performing this project and to receive responses from those firms to assist the Government's acquisition planning. This survey does not constitute a commitment by the Government for any follow-on announcements, solicitation, or award. This notice is NOT a solicitation. The Government will not pay for any information provided as a result of this market survey.

This market survey is intended for local sources only. Local sources are those sources physically located and licensed to conduct business in Japan. Firms interested and capable of performing this work are highly encouraged to submit a response (submission requirements are located within this notice).

We are committed to partnering with industry as much as we can throughout this process and therefore encourage all interested companies to respond to this sources sought.  Market research and industry feedback is an essential part of the acquisition process.  The information requested in this announcement will be used within USACE-JED to facilitate decision-making and will not be disclosed outside the agency. However, respondents submitting business information pursuant to this Sources Sought/RFI announcement should consult 41 C.F.R. parts 105-60 and other implementing regulations concerning the release of such information to third parties under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). All information submitted by respondents that they consider confidential and not releasable to third parties outside of USACE, and its employees, agents, consultants, and representatives, must be clearly and conspicuously marked.


All interested companies, including joint ventures, shall be registered in the SAM database in order to be eligible for award of Government contracts.


Firms which have not done business with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan Engineering District, are requested to visit the following website: for general information.

This contract will be performed in its entirety in the country of Japan and is intended only for local sources.  Only local sources will be considered under the corresponding solicitation. Local sources are sources (e.g. corporations, partnerships, or Joint Ventures [For a Joint Venture, the Joint Venture as an independent entity must satisfy the local source requirements or, in the alternative, each member of the Joint Venture must individually satisfy the local source requirements]) that are physically located in Japan and authorized (i.e. licensed and registered) to perform in Japan, the type of construction work specific in the corresponding solicitation.  Specifically, a prospective offeror must be duly authorized to operate and conduct business in Japan and must fully comply with all applicable laws, decrees, labor standards, and regulations of Japan during the performance of the resulting contracts.  In addition, prior to award of the contracts, offerors must be registered with the Government of Japan to do construction work in Japan and possess necessary construction licenses and permits to perform work required under the corresponding solicitation.  Construction license will be verified through the Government of Japan – Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism (MILT) The U.S. Government will not offer “United States Official Contractor” status under Article XIV of the US-Japan Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) to U.S. contractors normally resident in the United States; nor will the U.S. Government certify employees of such contractors as “Members of the Civilian Component” under Article I(b) of the SOFA.



Project Title:  Construct New Outdoor Recreation Center

Project Location: Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan

Product Service Code (PSC):  Y162 – Construction of Recreational Facilities

NAICS Code236220 – Commercial and Institutional Building Construction

Project Magnitude:  Between $10,000,000 and $25,000,000 (between ¥1,391,635,000 and ¥3,479,087,500) (DFARS 236.204)

Project Description:   The project is to construct a new Outdoor Recreation Center at Kadena Air Base,

Okinawa, Japan. The new building will be a 1,040 square meter structure with concrete walls, roof, and floor slab. The final facility will provide modern retail and warehouse spaces to relocate the existing Kadena Outdoor Recreation building.

The project will include all associated utilities, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and telecommunication components. The project area has been cleared with the required cultural asset study is completed. The site will be redeveloped to include new loading and access roads, site utilities, and infrastructure. The project also includes site improvements such as signage, paving, landscaping, sidewalks, and accessible visitor parking. The project also requires related infrastructure such as water, sewer, electrical, telephone, Local Area Network (LAN), Community Access Television Systems (CATV), intercom/public address system, loading/service areas, and area lighting. Work includes all labor, transportation, materials, equipment, and supervision necessary to accomplish various construction, demolition, repairs, alterations, and associated incidental environmental work (including but not limited to asbestos, lead-based paint, mold, PCBs, site contamination, etc.) to U.S. Government facilities in Japan, by means of this Design-Bid-Build (D-B-B) contract.

NOTE: The DRAFT Drawings and/or Plans included in this Notice are provided for informational purposes only.  Interested firms are cautioned that all attachments to this notice are provided in draft format and subject to change.

Estimated Period of Performance:    550 days (tentatively)

Proposed Procurement Method:  The Government anticipates the issuance of an Invitation for Bids (IFB) solicitation. 

Submission Requirements for responses to this Market Survey:  Interested sources are requested to answer the questions in the attached W912HV-24-Z-0019_Market Survey and email the completed form to the following individuals no later than 2:00 P.M. on 31 May 2024 Japan Standard Time. We appreciate your honest feedback in helping to develop an effective acquisition strategy that is advantageous for all interested parties.

  • Contracting Officer - H. Christine Allen at        
  • Contract Specialist – Norman Roldan at


Contracting Office Address:

Japan District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

RM. 116, BLDG. 364, Camp Foster

Chatan-Cho, Okinawa-Ken 904-0100



01_ W912HV-24-Z-0019_Market Survey Questions

02_ DRAFT Outdoor Rec Center Design Analysis Concept

03_ DRAFT Outdoor Rec Center Drawings Concept

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