Newsletter 0059



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1. FH Paschen Bid
2. DDOT Bid
3. Membership renewals
a.) Grunley Construction
b.) FH Paschen
c.) Shinberg Levinas
4. Member projects
a.) JCP Home Services
b. Green Construction
5. NY Life message
6. NHCA Survey
1. FH Paschen Bid
We are bidding a project for WMATA.  Let me know if you think any of the MDCHCA members would be interested.  I know it is an uncertain time right now for everyone so I want to make sure we are getting opportunities out to our network.

Trades include:

  1. site civil
  2. architectural
  3. structural
  4. electrical
  5. mechanical
  6. plumbing
  7. communications
  8. fire suppression
  9. fire alarm system
  10. furnishings
  11. signage work
Hope you are staying safe and doing well during this crazy time.
Thank you,
General Manager | Mid Atlantic Region

7700 Leesburg Pike Ste 244, Falls Church, VA 22043
Main 773.444.3474 | Direct 850.375.0672 | Fax 773.444.5111
[email protected] |


Project Name:    MTPD District III Substation at Morgan Boulevard – FQ16036-20-021

Location:    Morgan Blvd Metrorail Station – 300 Garrett Morgan Blvd. Landover, MD 20785

RFI’s Due:    COB Friday 24 April 2020

Bid Due:    To Be Determined

Bid Documents:    1. MTPD District III Substation at Morgan Boulevard Final Contract Drawings dated April 23, 2019
⦁    MTPD District III Substation at Morgan Boulevard General Specifications dated April 2019
⦁    MTPD District III Substation at Morgan Boulevard Technical Specifications dated April 23, 2019
⦁    Rev.4_ SOW-MTPD District III Substation at Morgan Blvd.

Scope of Work:    This construction project is for renovating the existing childcare facility at Morgan Blvd Station to serve as a police substation with administrative office workspace, locker rooms, break room, gym, interview rooms and other workspaces for MTPD District III Substation. The scope includes but is not limited to site civil, architectural, structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, communications, fire suppression and fire alarm system, furnishing and signage work. Drawings and Specifications are attached.

Bidder Notes:    1. This is a Davis Bacon Wage Scale project.
⦁    Certified Payrolls are required
⦁    This is a LEED Silver Project

FHP Contact:    Indira Mattia (703) 835-4587
[email protected]

Please indicate your interest in bidding this project by 4/22/2020

*Note – bid documents have been distributed by WMATA but a formal Invitation to Bid has not been issued yet. We anticipate an ITB to be issued within 2 weeks. Bid due dates are typically 1 – 4 weeks after issuance of the formal ITB by WMATA. Additional information with regards to due dates will be distributed as they are received.

2. DDOT Bid
Here is a link to a contracting opportunity for your members. However I believe one has  to register to access the actual document .
3. Membership renewals
a. We'd like to thank Grunley Construction for renewing their membership in our Association for 2020-21. We appreciate your sponsorship. Your partnership is very valuable to us.
b. We'd like to thank as well FH Paschen for renewing their membership for 2020-21 and the Bids they have forwarded to our members these past weeks. They are a unique and valuable additions to the Metro DC Hispanic Contractors family. 
c. We'd also like to thank Salo Levinas of Shinberg Levinas for the renewal oftheir membership for 2020-21. The Architectural firm of Shinberg Levinas have been with us since the very beginning and they are a valuable party of our family. Gracias Salo!
4. Member projects
Once again, as with prior newsletters during this time, we present to you projects from our members that either were begun this year and are ongoing or are still open and will be completed once there is a lifting of restrictions.

a.) JCP Home Services
We have the resources to complete your commercial project in a timely manner and are able to scale our crew size to the size of your project. We will keep you informed of our progress throughout the project to eliminate the stress and hassle. We have experience in Mill work, Framing, Drywall and Painting.
The first project is a 'wine lair' for the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Washington DC being built by Juan Passos and his company JCP Home Services. The project was started this year and has been interrupted. Work will begin again in May.
Juan C Passos
Operations Manager
Off:(202) 798-1400
b.)Green Construction Services Group
Green Construction Services Group is currently working on two projects in conjunction with other members of the Association. At the Eastern Market Metro Park, Green Construction is working with Keystone Plus Construction (the company of our Chairman, Carlos Perdomo) on the lighting and electrical installations and with JAP Construction as a sub-contractor at 816 Potomac Ave. SE.
Our project at the Eastern Market Metro Park located in SE. DC where Green Construction is performing the poles and bollards lights and electrical work. You can see the trenching we are excavating where all the conduits are located to run the electrical wires that will be fed from the electrical panel to illuminate the park. 
816 Potomac Ave, SE. DC
This is an addition to a 14 Unit building additional project where Green Construction is performing all the lighting and electrical work as a sub-contractor to JAP Construction. Another example of two MDCHCA members working together. .
If you are a member of our association send us a description and pictures of a current project that you are working on or began working on this year so we can share with everyone the work we are doing    
5. NY Life message

Keebler CARES Webinar: Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act

Presented by Robert S. Keebler, CPA/PFS, MST, AEP® (Distinguished), CGMA


New York Life is presenting an exclusive webinar series for clients featuring CPA Robert Keebler presenting timely information and taking your questions on the CARES Act.

Topics that will be addressed include rules, benefits, and considerations that may impact you on the following provisions:

  • SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

  • Income tax benefits and considerations. 

Bob will discuss how this new legislation can impact individuals and small business owners.  The links in the attached flyer will take you to the webinar login page, where you can watch the program.  There will be a Q&A at the end of each session.
This webinar will be repeated on the dates listed below.  Please choose the date that works best for your schedule: 
April 23rd at 12:00 pm Eastern.
April 30th at 12:00 pm Eastern.
Please contact Gladys Del Pozo, one of our members,  if you have any questions about your registration or after the presentation if you would like to discuss more it. 
PH: 571-271-2409









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By Metro DC Hispanic Contractors Association 2020