Peralta Community College District is committed to ensuring equal opportunity and equitable treatment in awarding and managing its contracts for construction and non-construction goods and services. Small Local (SLBE) and Small Local Emerging (SLEBE) Business Entities are those business domiciled in the District’s service cities: Albany, Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland, and San Leandro.


Program Highlights

  • SLBE Participation – Non-SLBE prime contractors must utilize twenty-five (25) percent SLBE contractors for which they can receive a 3-5% bid preference if exceed 25%
  • SLBE Revenue Thresholds – Gross annual revenues cannot exceed:
    • $11.5M for construction firms
    • $6M for goods and non-professional services suppliers/vendors
    • $5M for architecture and engineering firms (A&E), and other professional services firms.
  • Certified Status – SLBE and SELBEs must show proof of certification. Ex: SBA, City of Oakland
  • Prime contractor must maintain the SLBE/SELBE subcontractor percentages listed at time of bid submission.

For more information regarding the threshold for participation in construction and Capital Improvement Projects, use this link here.