Custodial Services Outreach Event

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (Airports Authority) seeks Expression of Interests from LDBE and non-LDBE firms by attending an Outreach Program to be held on June 18, 2013 at 10:00 AM in Conference Room M120, Terminal A, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Firms must be able to provide comprehensive custodial services.



The Airports Authority greatly appreciates the feedback received at the Outreach Program on June 18, 2013. If you wish to submit any additional questions, feedback or inforamtion, please submit them through the question link below. Submissions will be accepted through June 28, 2013.

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The following event-related documents are provided for informaitonal purposes:

Icon-Acrobat.jpg Outreach Event Handouts (1.00 MB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Outreach Event Session Notes, Comments and Q&A (128 KB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Outreach Event Attendee List (199 KB)



The contract is intended to provide comprehensive custodial services at DCA which encompasses approximately 1,274,000 square feet of terminal space including restrooms, corridors, baggage claim devices, gate hold rooms, Authority offices, and 45 passenger loading bridges. Approximately 235,000 square feet of non-terminal facilities will also be serviced under this contract.

The contractor will be required to provide all necessary supervision, labor, administrative support, tools, parts, materials, supplies, equipment and transportation necessary to perform comprehensive custodial services 24 hours per day, 365 days per year at DCA.

Various tasks covered include, but are not limited to carpet care, hard floor care, restroom care, passenger loading bridge care, office care, dusting, vacuuming, provision and placement of entrance mats, policing of specified interior and exterior areas, trash disposal, recycling collection, and escalator/moving walkway cleaning.



The contractor must have no less than five (5) years experience in the business of providing comprehensive 24/7/365 custodial services in a campus size environment of the similar size and scope for universities, hospitals, airports and transit systems.

Vendors must have the capacity to supervise 175 – 250 employees on one contract.

Vendors must be able to demonstrate the vendors’ quality control and quality assurance programs.

Vendors must have the necessary experience, training, and certification necessary to handle hazardous materials.

Vendors must comply with all federal, state and local jurisdiction laws.

Vendors may be required to demonstrate a line of credit or cash reserve, obtain a performance bond, insurance, purchase of new equipment, supplies, payroll, airport security badges, background checks and parking fees, etc.

Vendors will be required to demonstrate a history of start-up custodial operations exceeding an annual value of $5 – 6 million dollars and a significant number of occupants or traffic on an annual basis within the facility.

LDBE vendors must be certified with the Airports Authority as a Local Disadvantaged Business Enterprise under the NAICS code; 561720 Janitorial Services.