Nashmont New Community Resource Center

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The New Bedford Housing Authority, the Awarding Authority, invites sealed bids from Contractors for the Community Resource Center in New Bedford, Massachusetts, in accordance with the documents prepared by J.M. Booth & Associates Inc..

The Project consists of: The renovation and expansion of an existing former office with a 12′ x 24′ wood framed addition on a full basement foundation. Work includes site modifications, accessibility accommodation and all new systems and finishes.

The work is estimated to cost $650,000.

Bids are subject to M.G.L. c.149 §44A-J & to minimum wage rates as required by
M.G.L. c.l49 §§26 to 27H inclusive.

NOT BE ACCEPTED. Please review the instructions in the bid documents on how to register as an electronic bidder. The bids are to be prepared and submitted at . Tutorials and instructions on how to complete the electronic bid documents are available online (click on the “Tutorial” tab at the bottom footer).

General bidders must be certified by the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) in the following category of work, General Building Construction, and must submit a current DCAMM Certificate of Eligibility and signed DCAMM Prime/General Contractor Update Statement.

General Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, 24 August 2023 and publicly opened online, forthwith.

Filed Sub-bids for the trades listed below will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, 10 August 2023 and publicly opened online, forthwith.

Filed sub-bidders must be DCAMM certified for the trades listed below and bidders must include a current DCAMM Sub-Bidder Certificate of Eligibility and a signed DCAMM Sub Bidder’s Update Statement.


Section 22 00 00 – Plumbing
Section 23 00 00 – HVAC
Section 26 00 00 – Electrical Work



All Bids should be submitted online at and received no later than the date and time specified above.
General bids and sub-bids shall be accompanied by a bid deposit that is not less than five (5%) of the greatest possible bid amount (considering all alternates), and made payable to the New Bedford Housing Authority.

Bid Forms and Contract Documents will be available for pick-up at (may be viewed electronically and hardcopy requested) or at Nashoba Blue, Inc. at 433 Main Street, Hudson, MA 01749 (978-568-1167).

There is a plan deposit of $75.00 per set (maximum of 2 sets) payable to BidDocs ONLINE Inc.

Plan deposits may be electronically paid or by check. This deposit will be refunded for up to two sets for general bidders and for one set for sub-bidders upon return of the sets in good condition within thirty (30) days of receipt of general bids. Otherwise the deposit shall be the property of the Awarding Authority. Additional sets may be purchased for $50.00

Bidders requesting Contract Documents to be mailed to them shall include a separate check for $40.00 per set for UPS Ground (or $65.00 per set for UPS overnight), non- refundable, payable to the BidDocs ONLINE Inc., to cover mail handling costs.

General bidders must agree to contract with minority and women business enterprises as certified by the Supplier Diversity Office (SDO), formerly known as SOMWBA. The combined participation benchmark reserved for such enterprises shall not be less than 13.0% of the final contract price including accepted alternates. Request for waivers must be sent to DHCD ( 5 calendar days prior to the General Bid date – NO WAIVERS WILL BE GRANTED AFTER THE GENERAL BIDS
ARE OPENED. See Contract Documents – Article 3 of the Instructions to Bidders.

Date and Time: Wednesday, 2 August 2023 at 9:00 AM Address: 528-540 Mt. Pleasant St., New Bedford
Instructions: Questions to Rob Smith at


The Contract Documents may be seen, but not removed at:
New Bedford Housing Authority
128 Union Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 508-997-4800

Nashoba Blue Inc. 433 Main Street
Hudson, MA 01749

Contract Filesize: 92 KB
Contract ID#: 205286
Date Contract added: 07/26/23 12:03 AM
Closing Bid Deadline: 08/24/23 10:00 AM
Contract Status: Open

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The New Bedford Housing Authority cannot track vendors, bidders, or proposers who download an IFB or RFP therefore all bidders, vendors and proposers who download an IFB or RFP are responsible for checking the website periodically for any addenda to the IFB or RFP issued by the New Bedford Housing Authority. Addendums could be issued up to 48 hours before the bid closing.



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