Tuesday, October 7, 2014

TENDER - MINISTRY OF LANDS - construction of housing project CLOSES 21/10/14 11a.m.


The government of Kenya through the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development intends to develop residential apartments under the Civil Servants Housing Scheme Fund. The tenders comprise construction of 252 No. I, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments in 10 blocks of four storeys including associated civil works, plumbing, mechanical and electrical services.
Tender No
Tender Name
Contractor registration category
Bid Bond
Value of previous completed projects
Minimum annual turnover
Civil Servants Housing Project in Shauri Moyo, Kisumu- Builders works
1 or 2
4 million
500 million
1 billion
Civil Servants Housing Project in Shauri Moyo, Kisumu- Electrical works
5 and above
1 million
60 million
70 million
Civil Servants Housing Project in Shauri Moyo, Kisumu- Mechanical works
5 and above
1 million
60 million
70 million

Interested contractors are invited to bid for the project. The minimum requirement for prospective tenders is as follows.
1.       Be a registered company incorporated in Kenya under the Companies Act CAP 486
2.       Must have a minimum annual turnover as indicated for each year over the last five years
3.       Must have successfully completed a minimum of two projects of a similar nature and complexity in the last five years
4.       Must provide evidence of financial, personnel and equipment capability necessary for carrying out the works
5.       Must provide a valid bid security as indicated above from an approved, reputable local commercial bank or insurance company. The bid security should be in form of a cheque or guarantee
6.       Must enclose a copy of a valid Tax Compliance Certificate

Preference will be given to special groups and local companies in accordance with the regulations.
Tenderers are invited to read the instructions to tenderers carefully.
Interested contractors who meet the above minimum criteria may obtain the tender documents in person or against written application from Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development, Ist Ngong Avenue, Off Ngong Road, Ardhi House, Procurement Office, 6th Floor, Wing B, MTC Secretariat, during normal working hours upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Sh1,000 ($11.21) in cash or banker’s cheque payable to the Civil Servants Housing Scheme Fund office located on Ground Floor, Wing “A” of Ardhi House. Banker’s cheques should be drawn in favour of “Civil Servants Housing Schem Fund” or download the tender documents at www.ardhi.go.ke
The technical and financial proposal shall be sealed in separate envelopes each clearly marked “Technical Proposal” and “Financial Proposal”. The envelope containing the financial proposal shall have a warning “Do not open with the technical proposal” marked on the face of the envelope.
The envelopes containing the technical and financial proposals shall be placed in a sealed outer envelope marked with respective tender number and tender name at the right hand corner and bearing no other indications of the tenderer and addressed to:
The Principal Secretary
Ministry of Land, Housing & Urban Development
PO Box 30119 – 001500
And deposited in the Tender Box located at the Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development Headquarters, 6th Floor, Ardhi House or sent by registered mail to reach the above no later than 21st October, 2014 at 11 a.m.
Received proposals will be opened on the same day at 11:15 a.m.  in the Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development, HQ, Ardhi House, 6th Floor, Conference Room, in the presence of the tenderers or their representatives who choose to attend. Late bids will be returned unopened. Prices quoted must remain valid for a period of 120 days from the opening date of the tender.
The Government reserves the right to accept or reject any tender without giving reasons thereof and does not bind itself to accepting the lowest or any tender.
Head, Supply Chain Management