Hines Chicago Investments, LLC, B-292984, December 17, 2003 * REDACTED DOCUMENT
B-292984, Dec 17, 2003
Is denied where record shows that option pricing was in fact considered. 2. Protest that award was improper because. Is denied where protester was informed during the procurement that agency's interpretation of requirement would permit offerors to propose a vacant floor for future expansion. 3. Agency was not required to hold discussions regarding areas of protester's proposal that were weak. Price (which was significantly less important than the technical factors). /1/ Following the submission and evaluation of initial proposals. Higgins's proposal was rated the highest under the technical factors and offered the second lowest price. While Hines's was rated the second highest under the technical factors and offered the lowest price.