Purchasing

The government of the City of Alexandria consists of 21 departments with an annual budget of nearly $636.8 million. These departments purchase a variety of goods and services ranging from pencils to multi-million dollar construction projects.

Page updated on Sep 22, 2020 at 3:48 PM
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All contracts for goods, services, insurance or construction are awarded through competitive solicitation or negotiation, or through other processes established by Virginia law and City Code.

For detailed information about the City's purchasing process, see How to do business with the City of Alexandria, Virginia - A Guide for Vendors. 

To apply to be notified of “Invitations to Bid” and “Requests for Proposals” issued by the City and to view and respond to bid and proposal opportunities, please use the City's Vendor Self-Service portal.

Please be advised that plans, specifications, and other supplementary documents for construction ITBs and RFPs are no longer available for purchase in hard copy at the offices of the Purchasing Division. They are now available for download through the Vendor Self-Service portal.

To view the City of Alexandria's postings of surplus property and forfeited and abandoned vehicles on  GovDeals, please enter 'Alexandria' in the 'Search!' field.

Current Bids

ATTENTION: Our Bids system is currently experiencing intermittent technical difficulties. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have trouble accessing the system or the solicitation documents, you may contact the Purchasing Division directly at procurement@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.4946.

Active bids (as of 8/26/2020)

  
Bid # Description Opening Date
815 Education/Instruction/Training for City Departments & Residents 01/10/22 at 12:01 a.m.
903 DASH North Side Flood Protection (Re-bid) 09/30/20 at 3:01 p.m.
906 2355 Mill Road Facility Master Plan Space Programming - Elevator & Accessibility Design 08/28/20 at 4:01 p.m.
912 Van Dorn/Beauregard Bike Facilities A/E 09/04/20 at 3:05 p.m.
916 N. Beauregard Street and Seminary Road Intersection Improvement Study 09/15/20 at 4:01 p.m.
919 Trees and Tree Planting Services 08/27/20 at 3:01 p.m.
920 Holiday Lights Installation and Maintenance Services 08/26/20 at 3:01 p.m.
922 City of Alexndria Yard Waste Collection & Processing Services 08/31/20 at 3:01 p.m.
923 Consulting Services for Energy-From-Waste Facility Monitoring Group 09/10/20 at 4:01 p.m.

To view a list of all currently available City bid opportunities, click the link below, leave all the data fields blank, and then click the search button. You MUST use Google Chrome to view bid attachments. 

NOTE: In order to participate in a solicitation, all vendors must first be registered through the City's Vendor Self Service portal.

Pre-Bid Conference Invitations and Videos

Bid # Description Pre-Bid Conference Invitation Request Pre-Bid Conference Video Pre-Bid Conference Date
903 DASH North Side Flood Protection (Re-bid)
Request an Invitation Coming Soon 09/02/20 at 10 a.m.
923 Pre-Bid Conference - Consulting Services for Energy-From-Waste Facility Monitoring Group Request an Invitation Coming Soon 08/21/20 at 10 a.m.
921 Landscape Maintenance Services
Request an Invitation Coming Soon 09/30/20 at 10 a.m.

Bid Opening Invitations and Videos(as of 8/25/2020)

Bid # Description Bid Opening Invitation Request Bid Opening Video Opening Date
906 2355 Mill Road Facility Master Plan Space Programming - Elevator & Accessibility Design Request an Invitation Coming Soon 08/28/20 at 4:01 p.m.
919 Trees and Tree Planting Services Request an Invitation Coming Soon 08/27/20 at 3:01 p.m.
920 Holiday Lights Installation and Maintenance Services Request an Invitation Coming Soon 08/26/20 at 3:01 p.m.
921 Landscape Maintenance Services Request an Invitation Coming Soon 10/28/20 at 3:01 p.m.
922 City of Alexndria Yard Waste Collection & Processing Services Request an Invitation Coming Soon 08/31/20 at 3:01 p.m.

Small, Women, and Minority Owned (SWaM) Businesses

For information on the City's SWaM policy, how to certify your business, and news about upcoming vendor forums, visit the SWaM webpage.


Vendor Self-Service

The City has begun using a new online portal where vendors will be able to view and update their information, view and bid on City contracts and solicitations, and monitor the status of payments. To register as a vendor or maintain your vendor account, login through the Vendor Self-Service (VSS) portal.

    Click the link below to view solicitations issued by the Alexandria City School Board doing business as Alexandria City Public Schools Alexandria, Virginia (ACPS):


    Procurement Resources

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