KIRA Seeks Small Business Partners for Upcoming Bids

The US Army awarded KIRA the DPW Support Contractor of the Year. The Army chose KIRA from a worldwide group of facilities maintenance and base operations support contractors due to KIRA’s ability to achieve high quality and high productivity rates at Fort Carson, Colorado. The quality rates are among the highest ever documented and the firm achieved a 30% increase in workforce productivity.

KIRA Partnering Sessioin with Client and Teaming PartnersKIRA is a facilities maintenance contractor with 25 years of continuous operations. The company has completed nearly $500 million in federal facilities maintenance contracts.

In conjunction with this award, KIRA announced a plan to bid over $900 million in federal contracts in 2013. The company is seeking small business partners for these bids. The types of partners KIRA is seeking are certified 8(a) firms, HUBZone firms, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses, Woman-Owned Small Businesses, and other small businesses.

In 2012, KIRA recapitalized the company and added senior managers to its staff in preparation for this business development initiative. Having invested millions of dollars in the company’s propriety business processes and technology, KIRA developed the lowest cost structure in the facilities maintenance industry.

Many of the contracts KIRA is interested in bidding are set-aside for small business firms. KIRA is seeking small business companies to partner with on these bids. In addition, KIRA is required to subcontract 30% of its unrestricted bids to small businesses. KIRA is interested in adding small business partners to unrestricted bids as well.

Small businesses interested in partnering with KIRA can contact Keven Truesdell, Vice President, at ktruesdell@kira.com.