CHA – INVITATION TO BID: Elevator Maintenance Services for Various Locations




The Cambridge Housing Authority, the Owner and managing agent for its affiliate properties, invites sealed bids for Elevator Maintenance Service at Various Locations, in Cambridge, MA in accordance with the specifications as prepared by the Cambridge Housing Authority.

The awarded contractor will be responsible for providing the CHA with elevator maintenance service of up to twenty elevators in various locations in the Cambridge area.  This project entails providing comprehensive monthly maintenance and repairs for up to twenty hydraulic and traction elevators at fourteen different locations all owned or managed by the Cambridge Housing Authority in Cambridge, MA.  The term of this contract will be for a period of three years, or until the funds are expended, whichever occurs first.

Estimated cost of this project is $800,000.00.  The category for which the General Bidder must be DCAMM-certified is Elevators.  Contractors must be in business as a corporation or company a minimum of five (5) years in order to be eligible.  General Bids will be accepted from bidders only when accompanied by a Certificate of Eligibility and an Update Statement (DCAMM Forms CQ7 and CQ3.)

Bid Forms and Contract Documents will be available for pick-up at (may be viewed electronically and hardcopy requested) or at Nashoba Blue, Inc. Phone: (978)-568-1167 beginning Wednesday, July 27, 2022 after 10:00 AM.  This project is being electronically bid, hard copies will not be accepted.  Please review the instructions in the bid documents on how to register as an electronic bidder. The bids are to be prepared and submitted at  Tutorials and instructions on how to complete the electronic bid documents are available online under “Tutorial” tab at the footer.  There is no charge for the documents.

Any contractor wishing to visit the developments, please contact Donna Gallant, Senior Purchasing Agent, at 617-520-6220 to make arrangements.

Bids will be subject to M.G. L. c.149 Section 44A to J inclusive and to the Davis Bacon Wage Determination Rates.  All bids should be submitted electronically online at and received no later than Friday, August 12, 2022 by 10:00 AM and publicly opened online forthwith.  Every bid shall be accompanied by a Bid Deposit not less than five (5%) of the greatest possible bid amount (considering all alternates) and made payable to the Cambridge Housing Authority.  The time of acceptance of the bid by the Cambridge Housing Authority is 30 days from the date of the bid opening.  Award of contract will be made to the responsible and eligible bidder offering to perform the contract at the lowest price, taking into account any alternates.  Award of contract is conditioned on approval by the Cambridge Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners.  The contract is subject to appropriation of adequate funds, and may be cancelled in the event such funds are not available.

No interpretations of the meaning of the plans, specifications, or other pre-bid documents shall be made to any bidder orally.  Every request for such interpretation must be in writing to:  Donna Gallant, Senior Purchasing Agent at:

The contract documents may be seen, but not removed at:

Nashoba Blue, Inc., 433 Main Street, Hudson, MA 01749


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