The Department of General Services (“Department” or “DGS”) is issuing this Request for Proposals to engage a design-builder to provide design-build services for hardscape and utility infrastructure work along the S Street perimeter of Garrison Elementary School (“Garrison”) which is located at 1200 S Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009 (the “Project”). The Department has already engaged the joint venture of Bell Architects, P.C. and Newman Architects, P.C. (the “Architect”) to serve as the architect/engineer for the Garrison modernization Project, and a schematic design has been prepared. A copy of the schematic design and narrative scope of work is attached to the RFP. Through this RFP, the Department seeks to engage a design-builder to take assignment of that portion of the Department’s agreement with the Architect that relates to the Project, to work with the Architect to advance the design for the Project and to construct the approved design no later than August 15, 2016. A design-builder for remainder of the Garrison modernization project will be the subject of a separate solicitation.