Marker Construction is the Construction Manager at Risk (CMR) for the construction of three new fire stations for the City of Springfield.  These projects will be named and located as indicated below:

Kenton Street Fire Station (~12,420 GSF)
1198 Kenton Street
Springfield, OH

Zischler Street Fire Station (~10,780 GSF)
40 Zischler Street
Springfield, OH

Charleston Pike Fire Station (~11,120 GSF)
3925 S. Charleston Pike
Springfield, OH

For bidding purposes, the base bid will be the Kenton Street Fire Station.  Bidders will have the opportunity to provide proposals for the Zischler Street and/or S. Charleston Pike facilities as alternates to their proposal on the Kenton Street station.  Bidders are not required to submit pricing for multiple stations.

The Civil documents for all three stations have been developed to a 100% CD level.  The Kenton Street Station building documents have been developed to a 100% CD level, while the Zischler Street and S. Charleston Pike building drawings have been developed to a 75% CD level.


Bids will be uploaded to Building Connect and/or sent via e-mail ( Bids will be opened privately.

Bids are due Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 3pm EST.

Invited Bidders 

Marker Construction will receive bids from invited firms for the following bid packages:

01A       Temporary Fencing
01B       Final Cleaning
02A      Surveying
03A      Concrete
04A      Masonry
05B      Miscellaneous Metals
06A      Wood Trusses
06B      Casework & Countertops
06G      General Trades
08A-1    Overhead Doors
08B      Aluminum Storefront Systems
09A      CFMF, Drywall, & Ceilings
09C      Flooring
09C-5   Polished Concrete
09E       Painting
12A       Window Treatment
13A       Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings
21A       Fire Protection Systems
22A       Plumbing
23A       HVAC
26A      Electrical
31A       Earthwork & Site Utilities
31C-3    Rammed Aggregate Piers
32A       Asphalt Paving
32C      Concrete Curbs
32G      Landscaping

Project Schedule 

It is anticipated that these project will be constructed sequentially starting with the Zischler Street station in March of 2024 with start dates for the other two stations lagging by one month each.  As placeholders, we are projecting start dates for each station as summarized below:

Zischler Street:    March 4, 2024
Kenton Street:    April 1, 2024
Charleston Pike:    May 1, 2024

Preconstruction Lead 

Jake Schumann who can be reached at


Electronic Bid Documents will be available to all bidders via the Building Connected project website and can also be obtained at no cost by contacting Marker at or calling 937.599.2160.

Other Notes 

This project is Tax-Exempt and is subject to State of Ohio Prevailing Wage Rates.

An OPTIONAL virtual pre-bid meeting will be hosted by Marker on October 12, 2023 at 10:00 am.  A link to this Microsoft Teams meeting will be distributed in a separate correspondence through the project’s Building Connected website.

We encourage EDGE, MBE, WBE, DBE, and all other minority participation. Marker is an equal opportunity employer and partner.

Bidders must complete Marker’s prequalification process to be considered. Contact Vendor Relations Coordinator, Debbie Earick at or 937.599.2160 for more information.

By submitting their bid, bidders expressly represent that they have thoroughly examined the bid documents and examined the existing conditions. Bids may not be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the bid date.

Please confirm your interest in working together. Submit your questions and upload your proposals through the Building Connected project website or email directly to  Thank you and we look forward to receiving your proposal!