Illinois Capital Development Board

Building a Better Illinois


  • Register with the Illinois Procurement Gateway

    As part of CDB's continuing efforts to implement eBuilder project management software and reduce our carbon footprint, this is a reminder to vendors to register with the Illinois Procurement Gateway (IPG) to allow adequate application processing time.

  • Early Childhood Construction Grant Update

    An important and essential update has been made to the information provided to all applicants. Please review this update before completing and submitting your application

  • COVID-19 Updates

    The recent health crisis has caused some changes to CDB operations and ongoing projects. The safety of our staff, vendors, and the public at large is our top priority. Design work is continuing and being performed in a way that does not jeopardize the health of the design professionals working on the projects. As new information becomes available, CDB will provide updates on our website.

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CDB Procurement Bulletin Procurement BulletinAn electronic publication outlining the current construction projects for which CDB will be accepting bids for contractor and architect/engineering services. New project information is posted regularly.
CDB Prequalification and Vendor Registration Prequalification and Vendor RegistrationCDB offers opportunities for firms to provide design, construction, and construction program management services on CDB projects throughout the State of Illinois.
CDB Design-Build Projects Design-Build ProjectsAs one entity, the design-build team works under a single contract to provide design and construction services. A bridging firm assists with the preliminary design and development of the request for proposal, working with CDB and the user agency to develop the project scope and performance criteria. CDB then incorporates this information into a request for proposal for design-build teams. The selection process attributes 75% of the weighted selection criteria to technical evaluation factors, such as quality, experience, performance, compliance with project objectives, and 25% of the weighted selection criteria to the total project cost and schedule.