Your business does not have to be a certified minority- or women-owned business to bid on city contracts for goods and services. However, being certified will allow the city to contact your business and inform you of those opportunities that are available here. This page lists opportunities for construction projects.
To become a certified minority- or women-owned business, you must become certified with the State of North Carolina HUB Office. The State's HUB office is the certifying agency for the entire state. For more instructions, go to the M/WBE Certification. To register as a vendor please visit the Purchasing Department's website.
For more information, please contact Walter Farabee, M/WBE Coordinator at (336) 734-1262.
City/County Formal Contract Opportunities
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City/County Utility Commission Opportunities
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NOTE: All projects are open for public bid and are available to M/WBE businesses. Plans and project specifications can be reviewed in the City/County Purchasing Department. You can contact them at (336) 747-6929 or visit the Purchasing web site.
According to the M/WBE program regulations, general contractors bidding on Formal-Range Projects are responsible for soliciting M/WBEs for participation. M/WBEs should submit questions and quotes to general contractors bidding on projects.
Pre-bid conferences provide opportunities for M/WBE subcontractors to learn about upcoming projects and to meet general contractors interested in bidding on these projects. M/WBEs can contact the M/WBE Coordinator or the Purchasing Department after the pre-bid conference to get a contact list of general contractors that attend the pre-bid conferences.
For more information contact Walter Farabee, M/WBE Coordinator, (336) 734-1262. WalterF@cityofws.org
Informal Bid Opportunities
Pest Control Services
Pre-bid 11/07/2013 in City Hall, room 16, 10:00 a.m.
Bid opening 11/21/2013 in City Hall, room 16, 12:00 p.m
Neilson Water Treatment Plant Split System Chiller
Pre-bid 11/13/2013 at 10:00 a.m. at 5725 Frye Bridge Road [Neilson WTP]
Bid opening 11/26/2013 in City Hall, room 16, 12:00 p.m.
Building 101 Improvements- Roof Replacement
Pre-bid 11/12/2013 at 10:00 a.m. at 1550 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Bid opening 11/26/2013 in City Hall, room 16, 2:00 p.m.
Building 101 Improvements- Controls Replacement
Pre-bid 11/12/2013 at 10:30 a.m. at 1550 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Bid opening 11/26/2013 in City Hall, room 16, 2:30 p.m.
Building 101 Improvements- HVAC Replacement
Pre-bid 11/12/2013 at 11:00 a.m. at 1550 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Bid opening 11/26/2013 in City Hall, room 16, 3:00 p.m.
Informal Bid Opportunities include projects such as sidewalk repairs, curb and gutter repairs, small construction, and mowing. These projects are estimated to cost less than $300,000 and don't have M/WBE participation requirements. Any business with adequate bonding and valid insurance can bid on these projects. To get more information, please call Darren Redfield in Purchasing at (336) 747-6936.
Other Area Opportunities
See the following links for other bidding opportunities in the area.
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City of Winston-Salem Surplus Furniture, Equipment & Other Items Auction [pdf/15kb/1p]
Piedmont Construction & Design Symposium in Winston-Salem
NC Entrepreneurship Summit in Charlotte
CMSDC Meet the Reps [RDU Airport, City of Raleigh, City of Durham & More]
Smith-Rowe, NCDOT Forsyth County Bridge [pdf/60kb/1p]
Smith-Rowe, NCDOT Alamance & Guilford Counties Bridges [pdf/60kb/1p]
Smith-Rowe, NCDOT Cabarrus & Union Counties Bridges [pdf/60kb/1p]
Smith-Rowe, NCDOT Chatham County Bridge [pdf/60kb/1p]
NC Military Business Center- Construction, Service & Subcontracting Opportunities
UNC School System Construction Opportunities
State of North Carolina Government Construction