GSA 8(a) Best-in-Class Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services (STARS) III Government-wide Acquisition Contract

What is 8(a) Stars III?

The Best-in-Class 8(a) STARS III GWAC is a small business set-aside contract that provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a large, diverse pool of 8(a) industry partners. The 8(a) STARS III GWAC:

  • Expands capabilities for emerging technologies
  • Supports both outside of the continental United States (OCONUS) and CONUS requirements
  • Features limited protestability up to $10M,
  • Offers expert guidance from the GSA team, including free scope review services and market research

8(a) Stars III allows for the following contract types at the task-order level:

Firm, fixed price

Time and materials

Labor hours

The list below shows The Building People’s available services under 8(a) Stars III:

Computer Systems Design Services (541512) comprises establishments primarily engaged in planning and designing computer systems that integrate computer hardware, software, and communication technologies. The hardware and software components of the system may be provided by this establishment or company as part of integrated services or may be provided by third parties or vendors. These establishments often install the system and train and support users of the system.

Services: Computer systems integration design consulting services, Local area network (LAN) computer systems integration design services, Information management computer systems integration design services, Office automation computer systems integration design services

Custom Computer Programming Services (541511) comprises establishments primarily engaged in writing, modifying, testing, and supporting software to meet the needs of a particular customer.

Computer Facilities Management Services (541513) comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing on-site management and operation of clients’ computer systems and/or data processing facilities. Establishments providing computer systems or data processing facilities support services are included in this industry.

Other Computer Related Services (541519) comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing computer related services (except custom programming, systems integration design, and facilities management services). Establishments providing computer disaster recovery services or software installation services are included in this industry.

Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services (518210) comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing infrastructure for hosting or data processing services. These establishments may provide specialized hosting activities, such as Web hosting, streaming services, or application hosting (except software publishing), or they may provide general time-share mainframe facilities to clients. Data processing establishments provide complete processing and specialized reports from data supplied by clients or provide automated data processing and data entry services.

Services: Application hosting, Optical scanning services, Web hosting, Computer data storage services, Video and audio streaming services, Computer input preparation services, Microfilm imaging services, Computer time rental

How to Use 8(a) Stars III

8(a) STARS III is an OMB designated Best In Class acquisition vehicle that provides agencies with access to highly qualified small business industry partners who offer innovative IT services solutions. 8(a) STARS III includes sub-areas to support emerging technology and OCONUS requirements.

The 8(a) STARS III Ordering Guide defines roles and responsibilities for the ordering process. It also provides instructions for using 8(a) STARS III. This information is subject to change.

Contract and Contact Information

Primary Contact: Trish Ibanez | 215 Depot Court SE 3rd. Floor, Leesburg, VA 20175 | Email: | Ph. 703.669.2222

  • GSA 8(a) Stars III Contract Number: 47QTCB22D0260
  • DUNS Number: 078428718
  • UEI Number: H294NPGNMEB5
  • CAGE Code: 6ZNNL0
  • NAICS Codes: 541512 (Primary), 541511, 541513, 541519, 518210