Press Release

Ministry of Finance
Entire BVI
Release Date:
Thursday, 28 September 2023 - 1:41pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands invites tenders for the construction of vending units at Long Bay Beach on Beef Island.

The proposed works comprise of providing all plant, labour, equipment, materials, personnel, staff and resources to perform the works and services in consideration of construction of three 10ft x 10ft vending units with deck, Construction of three 16ft x 16ft vending units with deck, Construction of one 10ft x 16ft administrative building with deck, and external works including electrical connections, plumbing connections and wastewater/sewer lines.

Procurement Coordinator, Mrs. Ishma Rhymer said eligible tenderers are required to submit a Trade Licence for the specific type of work to be tendered, a list of similar projects completed within the last five years, and a work programme and method statement that details the proposed time schedule and methodology for executing the works.

Mrs. Rhymer added that amongst other documentation, tenderers must also have a valid Trade Licence related to the provision of the required goods and submit Certificates of Good Standing in respect of the Social Security and taxes, including Payroll and Income Tax, from VI Social Security Board, National Health Insurance and Inland Revenue. Tenders must also provide a list of current contract commitments/work in progress.

Bid documents are available from Monday 2nd October between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Documents will be sent to bidders electronically upon request to with the subject title Tenders for the Construction of the Vending Units at Long Bay Beach, Beef Island.

A virtual pre-tender meeting via Webex is scheduled for Thursday, 12th October, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. The access code and password will be provided prior to the meeting. All prospective tenderers are invited to attend.

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 the Construction of Vending Units at Long Bay Beach, Beef Island and addressed to:

The Chairman
Central Tenders Board
Ministry of Finance
Procurement Unit
RFG Place, 2nd Floor
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands, VG1110

All tenders must be deposited in the Tender Box at the Ministry of Finance (Procurement Unit), RFG Place, Second Floor, Road Town, Tortola, by the bearer not later than 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 31st October, 2023.  Tenders will not be received after the Tender Box is closed.

Tenders will be opened on Tuesday, 31st October, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at the Ministry of Finance, RFG Place, Road Town, Tortola.  Tenderers are invited to witness the opening via Webex.  Tenderers will be provided with the access code and password prior to the opening of Tenders.

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



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