GSA 8(a) STARS II 2018-02-21T11:39:15-05:00

8(a) STARS II is GSA’s multiple-award, indefinite delivery/ indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract engineered to provide cutting-edge technology solutions from award-winning 8(a) small businesses to federal agencies.


  • $10B program ceiling and five-year base period with one, five-year option
  • Directed Task orders up to $4M
  • Contract types include: fixed price, labor hour, and time and material terms
  • Two constellations (tiers)
  • Permits other direct costs when it is integral and necessary to the IT effort
  • Access to exceptionally qualified 8(a) small business industry partners
  • Pre-competed, easy-to-use contract with streamlined ordering procedures based on FAR 16.505
  • Complimentary scope compatibility reviews
  • Compliance with Section 843 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2008 and Section 863 of NDAA 2009
  • No protests on orders under $10M, except on the grounds that the order increases the scope, period, or maximum value of the GWAC


  • Allows for long term planning of large scale program requirements
  • Enhanced opportunities for 8(a) firms
  • Offers flexibility of contract types to mitigate risk
  • Offers access to a pool of contractors with additional industry credentials
  • Facilitates integrated IT solutions
  • Enables federal clients to earn 8(a) small business credit
  • Saves time and money by reducing procurement lead time
  • Promotes contract compliance and reduces risk of adverse audits
  • FAR 16.505 Fair Opportunity process supports best value awards
  • Minimizes protest risk and supports timely order award for optimal mission support
Description Information
Contract Number  GS00Q17GWD2079
Contract Period of Performance  6/13/2017 – 8/30/2021
DUNS Number 828934062
Constellations and Functional Areas Awarded
  • Constellations I & II > FA1: NAICS 541511 – Custom Computer Programming Services
  • Constellations I & II > FA2: NAICS 541512 – Computer Systems Design Services
  • Constellations I & II > FA4: NAICS 541519 – Other Computer Related Services
Prompt Payment Terms Net 30 days
Concept Plus, LLC GSA 8(a) STARS II Program Manager Ahmad Abuzaakouk