All bids and proposals are due in the Department of Procurement Services office, 900 East Broad Street, Room 1104, Richmond, Virginia 23219 until, but no later than the time and date listed for the solicitation. In the event that city of Richmond government offices are closed, because of inclement weather or other emergency situations, on scheduled pre-bid meetings, published bid openings, pre-proposal meetings, and on proposal due dates, they will default to the next open business day at the same time.

Solicitations are provided online in PDF format for viewing, downloading, and printing.

  • Interested Bidders and Offerors may click on the solicitation number to obtain a copy by using the free Adobe® Acrobat® Reader.
  • If there are questions about a solicitation, please contact the Contract Specialist noted.


The official, hard copy, solicitation document is located in the Procurement Services office at 900 E. Broad Street, Room 1104, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

Information obtained on this web site is provided solely as a convenience to potential Bidders and Offerors, and such Bidders and Offerors assume all risks associated with using this site. Additionally, by downloading the solicitations contained herein you hereby agree not to alter the contents of the document in any way. Electronic responses will not be accepted for Invitation for Bids (IFBs) and Request for Proposals (RFPs). Further, by downloading the IFB or RFP documents from this site, you agree that you are responsible for obtaining any addenda that may be issued.

In the case of a discrepancy between the information found on our website or blogs and the official, hard copy document(s), the official, hardcopy document(s) shall prevail. Further, by downloading the bid or proposal documents from the city's website and blogs, you agree that you are responsible for obtaining any addenda that may be issued. Failure to acknowledge receipt of all addenda may result in rejection of your bid as non-responsive.

Monday, March 1, 2010

PPEA Public Notice

Please see the attached Unsolicited PPEA

Please see Addendum No. 1 Posted April 22, 2010

Receipt of an Unsolicited Proposal for the Design and Construction of a New Jail Facility

The City of Richmond Department of Procurement Services has received and accepted for public notice and conceptual-phase consideration, an unsolicited proposal under the Public Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act (PPEA) of 2002, for the Design and Construction of a New Jail Facility. In accordance with the PPEA published procedures, the Department of Procurement Services:

1. Has received an Unsolicited Proposal;
2. Has reviewed the received Proposal;
3. May negotiate a Comprehensive agreement with a proposer based on the proposal; and,
4. Will accept for simultaneous consideration any competing proposals that comply with the procedures adopted by the City of Richmond the provisions of the PPEA (Richmond City Code Section 74-401 through 74-408.

Copies of the unsolicited proposals submitted as a result of this public notice shall be available upon request, subject to the provisions of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, Code of Virginia, § 2.2-3700 et seq., Richmond City Code Chapter 74.5 (a) and 74.402 (g) of the PPEA. Contact DPS, at to inquire about the proposal. Additionally, this notice will be posted on the City’s website

DPS will accept for simultaneous consideration any competing proposals that comply with the provisions of the PPEA. Proposals shall be accepted until 3:30 p.m., eastern daylight savings time, on Friday, April 30, 2010. No additional proposals that are prepared in response to this PPEA public notice shall be accepted after this date and time.

Any vendor submitting a competing proposal shall provide DPS one original of its proposal and 12 copies.