Press Release

Ministry of Finance
Virgin Gorda
Release Date:
Thursday, 26 September 2019 - 11:23am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting bids for rehabilitation and reconstruction works for the Flax and Vanterpool Administration Buildings on Virgin Gorda.  

Procurement Coordinator, Mrs. Ishma Rhymer said that the works for the Flax Administration Building consist of rehabilitation and reconstruction of the building’s concrete frame and reinforced block walls, and the construction of a new truss timber roof with metal sheeting.

Mrs. Rhymer added that the works include the replacement of all carpentry, interior finishes, plumbing fires and fittings, electrical systems and some mechanical works.  

Additionally, Mrs. Rhymer said that works for the Vanterpool Administration Building consist of building the concrete frame and reinforced block walls. Also, the rehabilitation of timber rafters roof with metal sheets and the replacement of roofs over the exterior stairwells.

Other works on the building include the rehabilitation and partial replacement of carpentry, improvements to all finished floors, walls and ceilings; rehabilitation of some plumbing fixtures, electrical lights and components and some mechanical systems, in addition to the construction of a water cistern.  

Mrs. Rhymer further stated that all firms which are legally incorporated or have principle place of business in a CDB member country are eligible to apply.

Tenderers are required to adhere to all qualifications outlined in the Tender Notice 17 and 18 of 2019.

Bid documents are currently available week days between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Bidding documents will be made available electronically from the Ministry of Finance upon email request to with the subject title respectively.  

Pre-tender meetings are scheduled for Friday, October 18 at 10:30 a.m.  and 11:00 a.m. at the Vanterpool Administration Building, Conference Room #1, Virgin Gorda to discuss both projects respectively.  

Four hard copies of the bids must be submitted in sealed envelopes with the name and address of the bidder and clearly marked, “Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Works for the Flax Administration Building’ or ‘Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Works for the Vanterpool Administration Building’ and must be received no later than 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 19.

All tenderers are invited to attend the bid opening on Tuesday, November 19 at the Ministry of Finance Procurement Unit, Quomar Trading Building #2, 2nd Floor, Blackburn Road at 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 noon respectively

 For more information contact the Procurement Coordinator Mrs. Ishma Rhymer at (284) 468- 4243 or via e-mail at


  • Photo 1:1- The Flax and Vanterpool Administration Buildings, Valley, Virgin Gorda.
  • Attachment 1:2- Tender Notice No 17. Of 2019- Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Works for Flax Administration Building.
  • Attachment 2:2- Tender Notice No 18. Of 2019- Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Works for Vanterpool Administration Building.


Sheriece T. Smith

Information Officer II 
Dept. of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468- 2740