RFP

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 selection 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].


Clark House Bed and Breakfast, Vineyard Haven, MA – updated June 3, 2019

The Island Housing Trust (“IHT”), a private non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation, hereby requests that interested general contractors (Builders) submit proposals to renovate the existing Clark House B&B to become 7 apartments at 20 Edgartown Road (Assessor Parcel M80/L3) in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts (the “Property”) in accordance with the following terms and conditions. The IHT intends to rent 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, tentatively scheduled for Thursday, June 13th between 10am and 4pm at the above mentioned building site. Registration to schedule a site visit is required no later than Tuesday, June 11th at 4:00 PM.

Completed RFP responses shall be due by July 18th, with construction scheduled to commence on October 1st, 2019, and substantial completion by May 1st, 2020. 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 Director, Derrill Bazzy at (508) 693-1117 x4, or via email at [email protected]

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