Brickenwood Kitchen Electrical Upgrades and RG6 Cable install

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The New Bedford Housing Authority is inviting proposals from qualified Architectural or Engineering Firms to provide professional design and construction administration services for the Kitchen Electrical Upgrade and Cable jacks Project located Brickenwood Family Development. The construction related work includes: replacing 15A circuit breaker for kitchen electrical with 20A circuit breaker. Relocation of approximately 148 electrical panels from the kitchen into the basement, installing new cable jacks in the living room and each bedroom.

The Brickenwood Housing Development was built approximately 1952.  The development encompasses seventy-five (75) two-story buildings with a total of 300 units, seven (14) of which are ADA compliant.  The units range from one – four-bedroom units.

The Architectural/ Engineering services requested under this solicitation include all investigative, design, final design/ schematics, cost estimation, construction documents, bidding, construction administration, and project close-out services.  The successful Architect will also be required to employ a Clerk of the Works as a reimbursable cost with 10% mark-up.  Final drawings must be submitted to the NBHA on AutoCAD.  The scope includes this project being bid electronically on  The Architect must provide two hard copies of the complete contract documents to the NBHA when posted on for review by the public.

Estimated cost of construction is $1,500,000.  Construction of Brickenwood began before 1978, please ensure that the specifications include compliance with EPA rules for Renovation, Repair and Painting Program.

Architects/ Engineers submitting proposals must be registered in Massachusetts and be experienced in residential modernization with prior HUD and public housing authority experience preferred.

Interested Architectural/ Engineering firms may obtain a copy of the Request for Proposals by mailing a written request to the New Bedford Housing Authority Modernization Department 128 Union Street 4th floor, New Bedford, MA 02740.  Or by electronic request via

Proposals must be submitted no later than 2:00 PM on Friday, June 3, 2022 by mailed to The New Bedford Housing Authority Modernization Department 4th floor 128 Union Street New Bedford, MA 02740 or sent electronically to



Proposals are due by 2:00 PM on June 3, 2022 to the Modernization Office 128 Union Street – 4th floor, New Bedford, MA 02740.  Submit one hard copy and one digital copy of the Proposal.   


Site Visit: May 24, 2022 at 11:30 located at 84 Malden Street, New Bedford MA 02745

Contract Filesize: 100 KB
Contract ID#: NBHA 020-2022
Date Contract added: 05/18/22 8:00 AM
Closing Bid Deadline: 06/03/22 2:00 PM
Contract Status: Closed

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