Bid Portal


The Sultana Education Foundation is managing the bidding process for its new Education Center using this Bid Portal.   Firms interested in reviewing the Request for Proposals (RFP) and Bid Documents must first register by completing the online form linked below.    Please allow up to two business days following registration submission to receive an online password that will allow registered firms to access the RFP, Bid Documents, and online Questions and Answers Page.


Please Note: Registered firms will be identified by their user name in the Question and Answer forum. If you wish to remain anonymous in the Question and Answer forum, please register under an appropriate user name.




1. Anticipated Bidding Calendar

Issue Date of RFP

Monday, March 2, 2015

RSVP Date for Bidders Site Meeting

5:00pm, Friday, March 20

Bidders Site Meeting

10:00am, Monday, March 23

Deadline for Final Submission of Questions

Revised – 5:00pm, Monday May 11, 2015

Proposal Submission Deadline

Revised – Noon, Wednesday May 20, 2015

Anticipated Selection of Contractor

Early June

Agreement on Final Scope of Work No Later Than

Friday, June 12, 2015


Project Summary

The Sultana Education Foundation, a non-profit educational organization based in Chestertown, Maryland, intends to construct an 8,500 square-foot, LEED Platinum Education Center at 200/204 South Cross Street in Chestertown.   The site consists of a recently renovated 19th century building (about 4,000 square feet at 200 South Cross Street), a small adjacent open lot (at 204 South Cross Street), and a 10-space parking lot.   The project envisions constructing a new building on the open lot and connecting this building to the existing structure at 200 South Cross Street.   The completed project would function as a single building.     The Sultana Education Foundation is prepared to begin construction as soon as possible and intends to complete construction by June 30, 2016.   All relevant approvals from the Chestertown Historic District Commission, Chestertown Planning Commission, and Maryland Historic Trust have been received for the project.

 Bid Documents and Questions

  • No paper copies of the RFP or Bid Documents will be provided.
  • Technical questions concerning the RFP or Bid Documents will only be answered at the Bidders Site Meeting or by using the Questions and Answers page of this website.   All registered firms will be able to view all questions and answers on the Questions and Answers Page.
  • If you have problems registering, accessing the RFP and Bid Documents, or using the online Questions and Answers Page please contact Drew McMullen by phone 410-778-5954, email:, or standard mail:
    Drew McMullen / President, Sultana Education Foundation
    P.O. Box 524 / Chestertown, Maryland, 21620