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Invitation for bids for the Special Needs 689.1 Development for the Medford Housing Authority


The Medford Housing Authority, the Awarding Authority, invites sealed bids from Contractors for the Special Needs 689.1 Development for the Medford Housing Authority, 71 Foster Court, in Medford Massachusetts, in accordance with the documents prepared by Antonio Gomes Architect.

The Project consists of: Renovation of kitchen, replacement of flooring tile and wainscoting at unit 71A. Renovation of one entry door system, full and half baths at unit 71A and 71B, Foster Court, Medford.

Bids are subject to M.G.L.c.149 §44A-J and to minimum wage rates as required by M.G.L.c.149 §§26 to 27H inclusive. General bidders must be certified by the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) in the category of General Bidding Construction.

The work is estimated to cost $147,000 (Base Bid $135,000 + Alternates $12,000).

• General Bids will be received until 10:00 am, Thursday, March 30, 2017 and publicly opened online, forthwith.

This project is being Electronically Bid (E-Bid). All bids shall be submitted online at Hard copy bids will not be accepted by the Awarding Authority. E-Bid tutorials and instructions are available within the specifications and online at For assistance, call Projectdog, Inc at (978)499-9014, M-F 8:30AM-5PM.

General bids shall 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 Medford Housing Authority.

Bid forms and contract documents will be available at or for pick-up at: Projectdog, Inc, 18 Graf Road, Suite 8 Newburyport, MA 978-499-9014 (M – F 8:30AM – 5PM).

Go to and login with an existing account or click Sign Up to register for free. Enter Project Code 817750 in the project locator box. Select “Acquire Documents” to download documents, review a hard copy at Projectdog’s physical location, or request a free project CD.

Bidders may obtain one full paper bid set from Projectdog for a refundable deposit of $50.00 made payable to Projectdog in the form of certified check or money order. The full amount of the deposit will be refunded to all responsive bidders returning the Contract Documents in good condition within ten (10) days after date of general bid opening. Otherwise, the deposit will become the property of Projectdog, Inc. Bidders requesting their refundable paper set to be mailed must supply a non-refundable shipping and handling fee of $25.00 payable to Projectdog.

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 10.4% of the final contract price including accepted alternates. See Contract Documents – Article 10 of the Instructions to Bidders.

The job site and/or existing building will be available for inspection at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 2017. For an appointment call Joan O’Handley at Medford Housing Authority (781) 396-7200 x114.