Press Release

Ministry of Finance
Release Date:
Friday, 26 February 2021 - 4:21pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands invites tenders for the design and construction of basement parking and access road, design and construction of drainage, gates and exit doors at the Ralph T. O'Neal Administration Complex.

The proposed works are comprised of furnishing all plant, labour, equipment and materials; providing engineering designs and drawings of retaining walls; accessing road and drainage at areas that facilitate the construction of basement parking access on the West Atrium and modification of drainage on the East Atrium;

Works also include construction of retaining walls and roadway access of basement parking on the West Atrium in accordance with contractor designs; construction of drainage system to support the West Atrium basement parking in accordance with contractor designs; rerouting incoming main water supply to the Administration Complex; and allowing for connections to a next location and road reinstatement.

Additional works include: the construction of French drains on the East Atrium with connection to the main drainage system; supplying and installing garage doors for the two basement parking facilities; provision of finishes to the new basement parking inclusive of flooring, lighting and painting; and replacement of exit doors to the maintenance area of the basement on the East Atrium.

Procurement Coordinator, Mrs. Ishma Rhymer said, “Eligible tenderers are required to submit Certificates of Good Standing in respect of the Social Security and Taxes including Payroll and Property Tax from BVI Social Security Board, National Health Insurance, Inland Revenue, the Commercial Registry, valid Trade Licence, detailed work programme showing the order in which the various sections of works are to be executed along with other documents as outlined in the tender document.”

Mrs. Rhymer added that Tenderers must also present a Tender Bond/Tender Security not less than 1% of the bid price, by way of a bank or accredited insurance company.

Bidding documents are available from Tuesday, March 2 and will be sent to bidders electronically upon request to with the subject title “Tender for Design and Construction of Basement Parking Access, Drainage, Gates and Exit Doors”.

Interested tenderers should submit one (1) original, three (3) copies and one (1) flash drive containing the bidder’s documents. The original bid should be placed in a sealed envelope and marked “ORIGINAL” and the additional copies placed in another sealed envelope and marked “COPIES”. Both envelopes should then be placed in an outer envelope and marked ““Tender for Design and Construction of Basement Parking Access, Drainage, Gates and Exit Doors” and addressed to:

The Chairman
Central Tenders Board
Ministry of Finance
Procurement Unit
Qwomar Trading Building No. 2, 2nd Floor
Blackburne Road, TORTOLA, VG 1110
British Virgin Islands

All tenders must be deposited no later than 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April13 in the Tender Box at the Ministry of Finance (Procurement Unit), Qwomar Trading Building #2. Tenders will not be received after the Tender Box is closed.

A virtual pre-tender Meeting via WebEx is scheduled for Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.  All prospective tenderers will be notified of the access code and password prior to the meeting.  This will be followed by a site visit.  All prospective tenderers are invited to attend.

Tenders will be opened at the Procurement Unit, Ministry of Finance, Qwomar Trading Bldg. #2, 2nd Floor at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 13. Tenderers are invited to witness this process via WebEx. Tenderers will be provided with the access code and password prior to the opening.

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

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Nia Douglas-Wheatley

Communications Officer II
Deputy Governor's Office
Government of the Virgin Islands
Tel: 284.468.2350