Press Release

Ministry of Finance
Entire BVI
Release Date:
Friday, 1 September 2023 - 3:03pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands request tenders from qualified and suitable companies for the Design-Build of a New Fire Tender Bay at the Road Town Fire Headquarters.

The proposed scope of works requires providing all plant, labor, equipment, materials, personnel, staff and resources to perform the works and services in consideration of construction of a tender bay with the general dimensions of 60ft. x 60ft. to be partitioned to allow for four bays for housing the fire tenders, trucks and appliances. Provide enhanced security measures such as security cameras, external and internal lighting to all sides of the tender bay and security control systems; Relocation of the existing diesel storage area and the construction of a concrete base with chain link fence and electronic entrance gate, amongst other things.

Procurement Coordinator, Mrs. Ishma Rhymer said eligible tenderers are required to provide the Form of Proposal, completed company information, technical proposal, financial proposal and a proposed time schedule for executing the works.

Mrs. Rhymer added that additionally, 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.

Bid documents will be available from Wednesday, 6th September, 2023 weekdays between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Documents will be sent to bidders electronically upon request to with the subject title Design-Build of New Fire Tender Bay at the Road Town Fire Headquarters.

A virtual pre-tender meeting via Webex is scheduled for Wednesday, 20th September, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. The access code and password will be provided prior to the meeting. Tenderer must be fully informed regarding all existing and expected conditions and matters which might affect the cost of performance of the contract. 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 Design-Build of New Fire Tender Bay at the Road Town Fire Headquarters and addressed to:

The Chairman
Central Tenders Board
Ministry of Finance
Procurement Unit
RFG Place, 2nd Floor
Road Town, Tortola
British 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, 24th October, 2023.  Tenders will not be received after the Tender Box is closed.

Tenders will be opened on Tuesday, 24th October, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at the Ministry of Finance Conference Room, RFG Building, 3rd Floor, Waterfront Drive, 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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