[Protest of Navy Rejection of Bid for Ground Maintenance Services]

B-279859: Jul 27, 1998

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A firm protested the Navy's rejection of its bid for ground maintenance services, contending that the Navy improperly rejected its bid as unreasonably low, since it should have been referred to the Small Business Administration for consideration under its certificate of competency procedures. GAO held that: (1) the Navy reasonably rejected the protester's bid as low, since the protester's quote was significantly lower than the government estimates and other quotes received; and (2) the protester failed to submit documentation or explanation to support its quote. Accordingly, the protest was denied.

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  • Silver Investments, Inc.
    We dismiss the protest as untimely because it was filed more than 10 days after the protester knew, or should have known, the basis for its protest.
    B-419028

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