REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS & QUALIFICATIONS
The Island Housing Trust endeavors to work with local general contractors to develop high quality affordable housing in a professional but non-bureaucratic way. Contractor section will be qualification-based and the Trust will not necessarily accept the lowest bid. The Trust can accept or reject any and all proposal(s) for any reason and can negotiate any aspect of an applicant’s proposal.
Interested architects/ designers or general contractors are encouraged to contact Derrill Bazzy at the Island Housing Trust at (508) 693-1117 or [email protected].
Greenwood Avenue, Vineyard Haven, MA – updated November 6, 2018
The Island Housing Trust (“IHT”), a private non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation, hereby requests that interested general contractors (Builders) submit proposals to construct a neighborhood of three duplex ownership buildings at a one acre property on Greenwood Avenue (Assessor Parcel 26-D-34.3) in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts (the “Property”) in accordance with the following terms and conditions. The IHT intends to market these units to residents earning low and moderate incomes.
The Island Housing Trust, as a private non-profit, is not subject to public bidding and procurement laws. IHT endeavors to work with local general contractors to develop high quality affordable housing in a professional but non-bureaucratic way.
Contractor selection will be qualification-based and the IHT will not necessarily accept the lowest bid. The IHT can accept or reject any and all proposal(s) for any reason and can negotiate any aspect of an applicant’s proposal.
Interested applicants are encouraged to schedule an on-site briefing session on Thursday, November 15th between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm at the above mentioned building site. Registration to schedule a site visit is required no later than November 13th at 4:00 pm. All questions and inquiries regarding the RFP will be answered either at the on-site meetings or via email. To register for the on-site briefing session, or with questions concerning the RFP, please contact the IHT’s Project Manager, Derrill Bazzy at (508) 693-1117 x4, or via email at [email protected]
Proposals must be submitted in writing in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Greenwood Avenue duplex units” and hand delivered to the Vineyard Housing Office at 21 Mechanics Street in Vineyard Haven or sent by certified mail to the Island Housing Trust, P.O. Box 779, West Tisbury, MA 02575 and received no later than December 6, 2018 at 4:00 P.M. Late proposals will not be accepted. Proposals may be corrected, modified, or withdrawn by the applicant prior to the due date by submission of written notice.