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WNC Community Health Hub Construction Project

Vecinos Community Health Hub, Inc.


  1. 92017


Request For Proposal

Notice is hereby given that Vecinos, Inc. is seeking proposals for General Contracting / Construction Management at Risk Services to complete the construction of the proposed renovation and alteration of 19 Smoky Mountain Drive, Franklin, NC 28734. The building is approximately 16,354 gross square feet, and our goal is to convert the existing building from a flex office space to a multi-tenant community health facility that will offer services such as Primary Care, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Dental, Behavioral Health, and other services targeted to the Latinx and farmworker community.

The new space will be called “SECU WNC Community Health Hub” and operated through partnerships with other organizations such as Blue Ridge Free Dental Clinic, The 30th Judicial District Domestic Violence and Sexual-Assault Alliance, Pisgah Legal Services, and other healthcare partners in Macon County.

The project is being funded by USDA and various other state and local agencies.

All proposals will be evaluated based on:

Project Approach: 10 points

Minority Participation Plan: 15 points

Qualifications and Personnel: 10 points

Proposed Project Price: 40 points

Subcontracting Plan: 10 points

Overall Completeness and Professionalism: 15 points

Total: 100 points

All bids are to be sealed and delivered to the owner on the bid opening date. The bid opening will be held on May 17th, 2024 at 12:00 pm.

The location for the bid opening is below: 

West Asheville Library

942 Haywood Rd

Asheville, NC 28806


Agency Contact Person (CO)

Marianne Martinez, Project Officer
Vecinos, Inc.
[email protected]

Project Announcement

May 8, 2024

How to obtain the RFP documents on the applicable Internet Site

Visit our website at

Deadline to submit online questions

May 15, 2024 at 3:00 PM EST

Pre-proposal meeting

May 14, 2024
Location: 19 Smoky Mountain Dr., Franklin, NC 28734
Time: 11:00 AM EST

Compiled Q&A document posted to website

May 17, 2024, by 2:00 PM EST

How to fully respond to this RFP by submitting a proposal submittal

As directed within Section 3.0 of the RFP document, submit 1 sealed bid and all required/requested paperwork at the bid opening. Address for the bid opening and due date are noted below. 


Deadline to submit proposal

May 24, 2024 at 12:00 PM EST
1. All proposals shall be sealed and delivered by 12:00 pm. Bid opening will be held at the West Asheville Library located at 942 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806.
2. Proposals submitted after this day and time will not be accepted.


Anticipated approval and notification

May 29, 2024


Link to RFP

WNC Community Health Hub – Request for Proposals No. 92017