Requests for Proposals (RFP) / Invitations for Bids (IFB)

 

The City of New Bedford is excited to have recently joined the Massachusetts Purchasing Group and will be publishing most solicitations through the online platform BidNet Direct. The platform allows vendors to download and submit bids/proposals electronically on City projects at no cost to the vendor. Vendors must register to gain access and to be notified of current and upcoming solicitations.

For vendor registration or to view all electronic solicitations, click here.

For a step by step guide to register for our electronic solicitations, click here.

Note for projects accepting hard copy submissions- All proposals/bids must be addressed to Purchasing Department, 133 William Street, Room 208, New Bedford, MA 02740 only. Please mark the exterior of all submitted proposals in the manner directed within the bid documents. To facilitate the bid opening process, all bidders are requested to also email purchasing@newbedford-ma.gov to confirm that they have submitted a proposal.

Below are all solicitations currently accepting responses. Project documents are embedded as a link within the project name; please click the project name and the documents will open for you to download. Project documents can also be accessed through BidNet at https://www.bidnetdirect.com/massachusetts/newbedford.

For active project solicitations for subrecipients of American Rescue Plan Act funding, please click here.

 

RFP/IFB # Project Date Available Date Closes / Bids Due Submission Type Site Visit; Pre-Conference; and/or Non/Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting Dates
RFR #25175023

 

Vacant & Abandoned Property Initiative

 

Friday, July 12, 2024

 

Responses will be received electronically through BidNet Direct until Friday, August 16, 2024 at 2:00 pm.

 

 

Electronic

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

IFB #24300175 HVAC Maintenance and On-Call Services Monday, June 24, 2024 Sealed proposals will be received electronically through BidNet Direct until Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 2:00 pm.

 

Electronic

 

 

 

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

IFB #24300176

 

Fire Systems Inspection, PM, and Maintenance

 

Monday, June 24, 2024

 

Sealed proposals will be received electronically through BidNet Direct until Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 3:00 pm.

 

Electronic

 

 

 

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

RFP #25161018

 

 

Disposition of Fire Station #11 at 754 Brock Ave.

 

Friday, June 21, 2024

 

 

Sealed proposals will be received electronically through BidNet Direct until Thursday, August 15, 2024 at 2:00 pm.

 

Electronic

 

 

 

 

 

Two site visits will be scheduled for convenience of interested developers.

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 at 9 am.

Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 9 am.

 

 

RFP #25161019

 

 

 

 

Disposition of Police Station #2 at 170 Cove St.

 

 

Friday, June 21, 2024

 

Sealed proposals will be received electronically through BidNet Direct until Thursday, August 15, 2024 at 2:00 pm.

 

Electronic

 

 

 

 

 

Two site visits will be scheduled for convenience of interested developers.

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 at 9:40 am.

Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 9:40 am.

 

RFP #25161020

 

 

 

Disposition of Fire Station #3 at 834 Kempton St.

Addendum #1

 

 

Friday, June 21, 2024

 

Sealed proposals will be received electronically through BidNet Direct until Thursday, August 15, 2024 at 2:00 pm.

 

Electronic

 

 

 

 

 

Two site visits will be scheduled for convenience of interested developers.

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 at 10:30 am.

Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 10:30 am.

 

IFB #24650161 Waterpark Ground Tackle Removal Monday, June 18, 2024 Sealed bids will be received electronically through BidNet Direct until Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 2:00 pm. Electronic

 

 

 

 

 

N/A
IFB #24450100 Inspection, Preventative Maintenance, On-Call Service of Elevators

 

 

 

Monday, June 17, 2024 Sealed bids will be received electronically through BidNet Direct until Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 2:00 pm. Electronic N/A
RFS #24482177

 

 

 

Airport OPM Services

 

 

 

 

Friday, June 14, 2024

 

 

Sealed bids will be received electronically through BidNet Direct until Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 2:00 pm.

 

 

Electronic

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

RFP #24161071

 

 

Disposition of Former National Guard Armory at 5 Sycamore St

 

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

 

The City of New Bedford is encouraging interested parties to contact the Purchasing Department about a future potential Request for Proposals (RFP) for the disposition of the former National Guard armory located at 5 Sycamore St, New Bedford, MA 02740.

Interested parties who wish to view the property or to be put on the plan-holders list are encouraged to contact the New Bedford Purchasing Department via email at purchasing@newbedford-ma.gov.

 N/A

 

Site visits may be scheduled by contacting the Purchasing Department