Press Release

Ministry of Finance
Tender Notices
Release Date:
Thursday, 13 May 2021 - 1:30pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting tenders for the construction of the Huntum’s Ghut Economic Commercial Buildings.

Procurement Coordinator, Mrs. Ishma Rhymer said the proposed works include designing, fabricating, supplying transport, erecting, and assembling two-storey structural steel frame buildings as detailed in the architectural drawings.

These include all windows, doors, stairs, and electrical works; designing and engineering the foundation footings and slabs for two-storey structural steel frame buildings in keeping with the soil capacity, site conditions, and specifications of the building; providing all plant, labour, equipment, materials, and tools essential to complete the project; and supervising the construction site to ensure that the building erection and all related construction are being carried out according to the drawing supplied as per the construction schedule.

Mrs. Rhymer said, “Eligible tenderers are required to submit Certificates of Good Standing in respect of the Social Security payments 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.”

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 Monday, May 17, 2021 and will be sent to bidders electronically upon request to with the subject title “Construction of the Huntum’s Ghut Economic Commercial Buildings”.

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 “Construction of the Huntum’s Ghut Economic Commercial Buildings” 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, June 22, 2021 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, May 26, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. due to Covid-19 preventative measures and social distancing guidelines established by the Ministry of Health and Social Development, 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, June 22, 2021. Tenderers are invited to witness this process via WebEx and 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


Nia Douglas-Wheatley

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