Request for Proposals for Security Services

RFP No. 2018-GA-01

Mass Tech Collaborative owns and operates a 10-building, 36-acre site located in Westborough, Massachusetts. The Campus generates revenue and supports Mass Tech Collaborative’s programmatic activities. Mass Tech Collaborative actively utilizes three of the ten buildings on the Campus: (1) the George Kariotis Center serves as Mass Tech Collaborative's administrative headquarters; (2) the Karl Weiss Education and Conference Center is used by Massachusetts eHealth Institute’s (“MeHI”) Medicaid Division and for collaborative meeting space; and (3) the Innovation Center houses the Massachusetts Broadband Institute’s (“MBI”) and the Innovation Institute’s staff. Other buildings include a 72,000 square foot fabrication facility, currently leased by Kopin Corporation who retain their own security services, the headquarters for the Massachusetts Department of Fisheries and Wildlife (“DFW”), and six other unoccupied buildings dating from the late nineteenth century. The selected contractor will not be responsible for providing security services for Kopin or DFW.

The selected contractor shall furnish unarmed, uniformed guard protection services for the protection of the Campus as set forth by Mass Tech Collaborative in its written Security Instructions (the “Instructions”) or as otherwise directed from time to time by the Mass Tech Collaborative’s duly-authorized agent in a manner consistent with the provisions of the Instructions. In addition, the selected contractor will be required to adhere to the security procedures outlined herein.

The general purposes of the security services are to:

  • Ensure that trespassers do not walk around or enter the unoccupied buildings located at the Campus;

  • Provide for the safety and security of all authorized individuals on the Campus after-hours, especially when walking to the parking lots; and

  • Maintain a high visibility of security by conducting patrols of the grounds with a stationary post between patrols.

Full details on this procurement are included in the downloadbale PDF available below.

Request for Proposals for Security Services

RFP No. 2018-GA-01

Procurement Team Lead:                                   Jay McGann, mcgann (at)

RFP Released:                                                      September 12, 2017

Site Visits:                                                             September 13 to September 27, 2017

Questions Due:                                                     October 3, 2017

Answers to Questions Due:                                October 5, 2017

Responses Due:                                                   October 12, 2017

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