THIS PROJECT IS BEING ELECTRONICALLY BID AND HARD COPY BIDS WILL 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 www.biddocsonline.com . Tutorials and instructions on how to complete the electronic bid documents are available online (click on the “Tutorial” tab at the bottom footer).
The New Bedford Housing Authority, the Awarding Authority, invites sealed bids from General Building Construction Contractors for renovation at Hillside Court Apartments, 525 Coggeshall St. in New Bedford, Massachusetts, in accordance with the documents prepared by J.M. Booth and Associates, Inc., hereafter called the Architect.
The Project consists of, but is not limited to: the combination and renovation of two (2) efficiency apartments into a single one-bedroom modified-accessible apartment.
The work is estimated to cost $256,825.00 dollars, including subtrades.
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.
General Bidders must be certified by the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) in the following category of work, General Building Contractor, and must submit a current DCAMM Certificate of Eligibility and a signed DCAMM Prime/General Contractor Update Statement (Form CQ 3).
General Bids will be received until 2:00 PM on Thursday, September 27, 2018 and publicly opened online, forthwith.
Filed Sub-Bids will be received until 2:00 PM on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 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-bidders Updated Statement.
Section 22 00 00 – Plumbing
Section 26 00 00 – Electrical
All Bids shall be submitted electronically online at www.biddocsonline.com no later than the date and time specified above.
General bids and Sub-bids must 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 Wednesday August 15, 2018 at www.biddocsonline.com (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 $ 50 per set (maximum of 2 sets) payable to BidDocs Online Inc. Additional sets may be purchased for $50 per set for an additional two sets maximum.
Deposits may be electronically paid or must be a certified or cashier’s 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.
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), 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 goal reserved for such enterprises shall not be less than 12% of the final contract price including accepted alternates. See Contract Document Section, New Bedford Housing Authority W/MBE Goals and Requirements.
A pre-bid conference will be held at the project site, 525 Coggeshall St., New Bedford, MA at 9:00 AM on Thursday, September 13, 2018. For more information, call Rob Smith at (508) 999-6220. The pre-bid visit is non-mandatory, but it is strongly recommended that prospective bidders attend to view the existing conditions prior to making their bids.
The Contract Documents may be seen, but not removed at:
Nashoba Blue Inc.
433 Main Street
Hudson, MA 01749
(978) 568-1167 New Bedford Housing Authority
106 Union St., 4th Floor
New Bedford, MA 02740
The New Bedford Housing Authority (NBHA) reserves the right to waive any informality in or reject any and all bids or to waive any informality in the bidding. No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days, Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded, after approval of the award by the NBHA without written consent of the NBHA.
NBHA contact person is Cynthia Spence at (508) 997-4852.
The NBHA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Contract ID#: NBHA 070-2018
Date Contract added: 08/31/18 8:22 PM
Closing Bid Deadline: 09/27/18 2:00 PM
Contract Status: Open
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