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Streamlined GSA STARS III Super 8(a) Contracting

Collectively, the Hana Horizons team has over 30 years of continuous success delivering IT projects to the DoD and provides clients with a streamlined contracting process with fast-tracked, non-protestable direct awards of up $100M without J&A (Justification and Approval).  Awards can also be made through the GSA STARS III 8(a) contracting vehicle

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Step 1

Contracting Officer chooses to sole source award to Hana Horizons and sends letter of Intent to Award & Project Description to SBA

Step 1

Contracting Officer chooses to sole source award to Hana Horizons and sends letter of Intent to Award & Project Description to SBA

Step 2

SBA reviews project and confirms Hana Horizons' capability to perform the work and sends Letter of Acceptance to Contracting Officer.

Step 2

SBA reviews project and confirms Hana Horizons' capability to perform the work and sends Letter of Acceptance to Contracting Officer.

Step 3

Contracting Officer informs client that final negotiations are authorized to begin with Hana Horizons

Step 3

Contracting Officer informs client that final negotiations are authorized to begin with Hana Horizons

Step 4

Upon final agreement of terms, the contract is awarded to Hana Horizons

Key Benefits

  • Super 8(a) status allows for direct award of up to $100M without J&A. (Historically, the NHO/ANC ceiling was $22M, but was recently increased to $100M)
  • Direct awards above $100M are also possible with J&A
  • Awards are fast-tracked and non-protestable, allowing for significant cost and time savings from avoiding a lengthy acquisition process and protest delays
  • Meets SBA 8(a) and SB Program participation credits
  • Affords Government the ability to freely collaborate with HH on a targeted Scope of Work, while also allowing the Government to indicate desired teaming partners (Small Business, Large Business, ANC, NHO, Academia, and Commercial)
  • Responsive leadership of a Small Business backed by the execution and delivery power of a Large Business
  • Transparent, streamlined negotiating process ensures that Government’s pricing and contracting needs are met
  • Collectively, HH has over 35 years of continuous success delivering IT projects to the DoD
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