Call for tenders for the supervision of the construction of 9 social housing units

The Government of the Virgin Islands invites eligible and qualified bidders for project management services to oversee nine social housing units to be built on Tortola, Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke.

Proposed work includes performing quality control audits on all work on site, conducting regular site visits to construction sites and providing monthly updates on the status of each project, preparing monthly reports on the activities and condition of the nine social housing units, as well as appraisal reports and payment certificates required for each project. The work also includes collaborating with architects, engineers, electricians and other specialists for each project, as well as other matters.

The construction of social housing will take place at the following locations:

  • White Bay, Jost Van Dyke
  • Little Harbour, Jost Van Dyke
  • East End, Jost Van Dyke
  • Sea Cow’s Bay, Tortola (2 social homes)
  • Pararquita Bay, Tortola
  • Fat Hogs Bay, Tortola
  • North Sound, Virgin Gorda (2 social homes)

Procurement Coordinator Ms. Ishma Rhymer said eligible bidders are required to provide a detailed work program and method statement which details the proposed schedule and methodology for carrying out the work, together with a list of similar projects completed within the past five (5) years.

Ms Rhymer added that among other things, bidders must also have a valid business license in the specific type of work and submit certificates of good standing with respect to social security and taxes, including wages and Income Tax, VI Social Security Board, National Health Insurance and Inland Revenue.

Applications will be available from Tuesday 18e October weekdays between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Tender documents will be sent to bidders electronically upon request to [email protected] with subject title Project management services to oversee Nine [9] Social housing will be built on Tortola, Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke.

A virtual pre-tender meeting is scheduled for Thursday 3rd November 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Access code and password will be provided before the meeting. It will be followed by a site visit. All potential bidders are invited to attend.

Interested bidders must submit one (1) original, three (3) copies and one (1) USB key containing the bidder’s documents. The original bid must be placed in a sealed envelope marked “ORIGINAL” and additional copies placed in another sealed envelope marked “COPIES”. Both envelopes should then be placed in an outer envelope and marked Project management services to oversee Nine [9] Social housing will be built on Tortola, Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke and addressed to:

President

Central Markets Commission

Ministry of Finance

supply unit

RFG Square, 2n/a Floor

riverside walk

Road Town, Tortola

British Virgin Islands, VG1110

All bids must be deposited in the Tender Box at the Ministry of Finance (Procurement Unit), RFG Place, Fleming Street, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, by the bearer no later than 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday 22n/a November 2022. Tenders Won’t do be received after the close of the submission box.

Tenders will be opened at the Procurement Unit, Ministry of Finance, RFG Place, 2n/a Parquet at 11 a.m. on Tuesday 22n/a November 2022. Bidders are invited to attend this process via Webex and will be provided with the access code and password prior to the opening of bids.

For more information, contact the Procurement Coordinator at (284) 468-4243/5921 or email [email protected]

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