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Report
Department of Veterans Affairs
Department of Veterans Affairs
VA Office of Construction & Facilities
Management
Veterans Affairs
Construction
Update
Dennis Milsten
Associate Executive
Director, Facilities
Programs and Plans
April 2014
VA Mission & Vision
 Mission
– To fulfill President Lincoln's promise “To care for him who shall have
borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and
honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.
 Vision
– To provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have
earned - and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of
compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity,
accountability, and stewardship
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VA Services for Veterans
 Health Care (FY 13)
– 8.9 Million Enrollees
– 85 Million Outpatient Visits This Year
– 678,000 Inpatients Admissions
 Benefits (FY 14 Projected)
– 4.1 Million Veterans will receive Compensation
– 783,000 Veterans will receive Education Support
– 460,000 Veterans will receive Guaranteed Home Loans Support
 Memorial Benefit (FY 13)
– 125,000 Internments in National Cemeteries
– 3.3 Million Graves Maintained
– 358,000 Headstones Provided for Veterans in Private Cemeteries
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VA Facilities Inventory
 6,037 Buildings
 1,907 Leases
 174,120,582 SF
 34,396 Land acres
 Average age approaching 60 years
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VA Construction Program
 Major Construction
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Projects with a cost greater than $10 Million
Requires a line item appropriation by Congress
Also requires a specific authorizing legislation for medical projects
Typically designed by an Architectural/Engineering Firm and
constructed by a general contractor
 Minor Construction
– Projects with a cost less than $10 Million
– Appropriation by Congress not project specific
– Designed by an Architectural/Engineering Firm and constructed by a
general contractor
– Typically administered at each medical center, cemetery or VBA
office building
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VA Construction Program
 Non-Reoccurring Maintenance (NRM)
– Primarily address correcting facility deficiencies and renovating
existing space Including the repair or replacement of existing building
systems
– Typically administered at each medical center or cemetery
– NRM projects are funded through the VHA’s medical facilities
account or NCA’s operations and maintenance account
– Designed by an Architectural/Engineering Firm and constructed by a
general contractor
 Green Management Program
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Under Control of the Office of Asset and Enterprise Management
Energy Conservation Programs
Energy Generation Programs
Energy Assessments
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VA Construction Program
 Leasing
– Congressional approvals if rent is greater than $1 million
– Varying approvals required based on space and rent levels
– CFM’s Real Property Service manages the acquisition of large
leases
– Local or VISN personnel manage smaller leases
– Typically contract with a developer
– Leasing program at risk due to CBO scoring of leases
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Construction Funding
($000’s)
2000000
1500000
Major
Minor
1000000
500000
0
FY
FY
FY
FY
FY
FY
FY
FY
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
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FY 2014 Major Construction Management
Procurements
 Construction Management Contracts (replacement)
– Multi award
– 5 year IDIQ type
– Late FY 14 (July)
 New Philosophy
– Project specific CM contract
– Construction scheduling contracts
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FY 2014 Major Construction Procurements
Location
Description
Estimated
($000)
Seattle, WA
Medical Center
123,000
Biloxi, MS
Medical Center
33,000
Manhattan, NY
Medical Center
54,123
Manhattan, NY
Medical Center
14,500
New Orleans,. LA
Medical Center
68,000
Palo Alto, CA
Medical Center
115,025
Orlando, FL
Medical Center
20,000
Omaha, NE
New Cemetery
30,000
Central East, FL
New Cemetery
25,000
Tallahassee, FL
New Cemetery
25,000
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Major Leasing-2014 Procurements
Location
Facility Type
NUSF
Boston, MA
Replacement Clinic
29,000
South Bend, IN
New Clinic
65,000
Lafayette, LA
Replacement Clinic
29,600
Lake Charles, LA
New Clinic
24,000
Bakersfield, CA
Replacement Clinic
30,000
Mobile, AL
Replacement Clinic
65,000
San Jose, CA
New Clinic
72,000
Springfield, MO
Replacement Clinic
68,000
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FY 2015 Major Construction Procurements
Location
Description
West Los Angeles Seismic Correction - 12
Buildings
Long Beach
Seismic Corrections- Mental
Health and Community Living
Center
Canandaigua
Construction & Renovation
San Diego
SCI and Seismic Building 11
Estimated
($000)
35,000
101,900
122,400
187,500
Opportunity, Growth and Security Initiative
San Francisco
Buildings 1, 6, and 8
Seismic Retrofit/Bldg 12
Replacement
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183,000
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Major Leasing 2015 Procurements
Location
Bakersfield, CA
Description
Replacement CBOC
NUSF
30,107
Binghamton, NY
Replacement CBOC
24,888
Boston, MA
Replacement CBOC
28,700
Brandon, FL (S.
Hillsborough)
Charlotte Hall, MD
New OPC
50,000
Replacement CBOC
17,741
Columbus, GA
Replacement OPC
55,000
Mobile, AL
Replacement OPC
65,125
Rochester, NY
Replacement OPC
84,000
San Jose, CA
Replacement OPC
72,000
San Juan, PR
52,000
Springfield, MO
New Mental Health
Residential &
Psychosocial Rehab
Replacement OPC
St. Augustine, FL
Replacement CBOC
16,595
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68,000
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Issues Facing VA
 CBO Scoring of leases as Capital leases
 National Trust for Historic Preservation
– Report: Honoring Our Nation’s Veterans: Saving their Places of
Health Care and Healing – released November 2013
 Aging infrastructure and a lack of funds to sustain/Backlog of
projects and Funding
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Thank You
 Available Resources
– CFM Web Site: www.cfm.va.gov
– VA Forecast of Opportunities:
www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/eVP/fco/FCO.aspx
– VA FY 2014 Budget & Capital Plan:
www.va.gov/budget/products.asp
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