Bid on Construction

If you would like to bid on construction projects for the Center, please share more information with the Lakeside Alliance. Get started +

Offer Other Services

If you would like to offer other related services to the Obama Presidential Center, please register your business. Get started +

Requests for Proposals

As the work continues to bring the Obama Presidential Center to life, we’ll be listing requests for proposals (RFPs) on a rolling basis.

Material Testing and Inspection Services (Released January 7, 2022)

The Obama Foundation seeks an engineering firm to provide and/or perform above slab material testing services and inspection services, including but not limited to concrete testing (architectural/structural concrete), rebar/formwork inspection, roofing inspection, UHPC, masonry, stone cladding, structural steel, fireproofing, firestopping, asphalt paving, concrete paving, metal panel systems, etc. Proposals are due on February 4, 2022 at 5:00 pm CT. View the RFP +

More Information

The Obama Foundation is committed to diversity and encourages diverse vendors to register their business and interest. As of now, the Obama Presidential Center is set to open in 2025. If you have any additional questions, please email [email protected] and a team member will be in touch.

The Lakeside Alliance is leading the construction of the Obama Presidential Center and brings together four of the largest, most respected African-American-owned firms in Chicago, with one of the largest construction management firms in the United States.

Members of the Lakeside Alliance include: Brown & Momen, Inc., Powers & Sons Construction Company, UJAMAA Construction Inc., Safeway Construction Company, and Turner Construction Company.