GSA 8(a) STARS II

GSA 8(a) STARS II

GSA CONTRACT NUMBER: GS00Q17GWD2191

DUNS: 959 98 9914

 

CONTRACT OVERVIEW

8(a) STARS II is a small business set-aside Governmentwide Acquisition Contract that provides federal agencies with access to tailored technology solutions from a wide range of industry partners. This vehicle offers a pre-vetted and qualified pool of service providers, limits protest ability, and enables organizations to acquire a comprehensive technology solutions solution.

STARS II has the unique benefit of sole source orders up to the $4 million threshold – a benefit not found in any other contracting vehicle.  When issuing an order below the threshold on the 8(a) STARS II contract vehicle, the Contracting Officer of the agency does not need to contact the Small Business Administration (SBA), streamlining the process and shortening the time between identifying the requirements and contract award.

8(a) STARS II BENEFITS

  • 8(a) STARS allows directed task orders up to $4M, and competitive awards over $4M. More than 90 percent of all awards on this vehicle are directed awards …(the only GWAC vehicle where this is possible)
  • No offer or acceptance letter is required from the Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • No FedBizOpps synopsis is required
  • Complimentary task order scope compatibility reviews are provided by the Small Business GWAC Center
  • Task orders may be issued directly or by a third-party acquisition shop, such as GSA’s Office of Assisted Acquisition Services or Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request (MIPR) funds to GSA
  • Access to multiple types of task orders: the vehicle offers fixed price, time and materials, labor hour, and blended task order types
  • Short procurement lead time (streamlined & fast approach to procurement)
  • Low user fee built into contractors’ ceiling prices/rates

CONTRACT DETAILS

  • $10 billion program ceiling to allow for long-term planning of enterprise-wide requirements
  • Period of Performance: August 31, 2011 to August 30, 2021
  • Over 100 labor categories and over 30 locality-specific rates

POINT OF CONTACT FOR INFORMATION RELATED TO GSA 8(a) STARS II

Larry Singer, Vice President
240 477 5097
Larry.singer@strategicresults.com