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Notes to Prospective Suppliers

  1. Bid instruction packets for the projects listed below may be downloaded in PDF format and viewed using Adobe Acrobat Reader by clicking on the project you would like to apply for. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat you may download it free.
  2. After clicking on the project of choice you will be directed to a "Prospective Supplier Information Form." This information is required and must be completed prior to downloading the respective bid packet. This allows us to send out addenda if necessary.
  3. Once all information is filled out appropriately, you will be redirected to the appropriate download location.
  4. A separate "Prospective Supplier Information Form" must be completed for each bid packet you wish to download.
  5. Review all bid advertisements here.

Projects Available

Roxbury Innovation Center -- Request for Ideas, Interest and Innovation
The City of Boston has redeveloped the Ferdinand's Site in Dudley Square in Roxbury into a new municipal center that will become the headquarters of the Boston Public Schools Administration. As part of the rethinking of the Boston School Department, the City will create the Roxbury Innovation Center as the first step of looking comprehensively at how innovation could be integrated across all of Boston's neighborhoods. It is the hope that this Center will become a national model for new approaches to economic development. This Request for Ideas, Interest and Innovation from potential operators of the Center is intended to: (1) Gauge interest from potential entities to operate the Innovation Center (2) Gain insights from the marketplace on potential innovation center concepts to inform an upcoming Request for Proposals to lease and operate the Innovation Center. Note: Revision 07 17 14 at 3:15 p.m. Added details about July 28th, 2014 Information Session--11:30 a.m., July 28th, at the Community Room of the Area B-2 Police Station, 2400 Washington St., Roxbury.

Boston Fiber Network Expansion RFI
Request for Information, Issued by: CITY OF BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY (“DOIT”) Expansion of Boston Fiber Network July 16, 2014 I. PURPOSE The City of Boston (“City”) issues this Request for Information (RFI) for the purpose of obtaining information to help the City to determine for-profit and non-profit companies’ interest in forming potential public-private partnerships with regard to a City-initiated expansion of its fiber backbone infrastructure primarily to upgrade broadband connectivity to the City’s public schools and public safety sites. This RFI is for information and planning purposes only and shall not be construed as a solicitation or as an obligation on the part of the City to issue any competitive procurement or award a contract. The City does not intend to award a contract on the basis of responses to this RFI nor otherwise pay for the preparation of any information submitted, for any vendor presentation, or the City’s use of such information. All responses to this RFI will be public record under the Commonwealth’s Public Records Law, Mass. Gen. L. ch. 66 s. 10, regardless of confidentiality notices set forth on such responses to the contrary. Do not submit any confidential information in response to this RFI. Prospective partners are strongly encouraged to respond to this RFI. The information received in response to this RFI may help determine the direction of a future: Request for Proposal (RFP), Invitation for Bids (IFB), or some other alternative process relating to the City- initiated project.

Design Services for Playgrounds - Summer 2014
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department, acting through its Commissioner, is requesting designer services, including site analysis, design development plans, construction documents, cost estimates, and construction observation, for improvements to three (3) playgrounds: Children's Park (Roxbury), Monsignor Reynolds Playground (South End), Tai Tung Playground (Chinatown). Professional services shall be completed as stated in the “Request For Qualifications” which also outlines project fees. Applicants must be registered Landscape Architects or Engineers in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Request For Qualifications will be available for pick up (no mailings will be sent) from the Chief Engineer, Boston Parks and Recreation Department, 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118 or online at

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