The government of the City of Alexandria consists of 21 departments with an annual budget of nearly $531.6 million. These departments purchase a variety of goods and services ranging from pencils to multi-million dollar construction projects.
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, click on the eProcure icon to the right. (eProcure Registration Instructions)
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. Please direct any questions to the buyer at 703.746.4944.
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.
Our Contract and Consultant Expenditures page provides report highlights and department by department expenditure summaries from the most recent report on the City's contract and travel and education expenditures, including a link to the full, detailed report.