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If you visited the Terrance B. Lettsome Airport lately, you would have noticed that the popular restaurant in the terminal is no longer there. While details relating to the closure of the property is sketchy, there is movement afoot by the BVI Airports Authority to have the space filled.
Last week, the Authority issued tenders for the operation of the restaurant that is located on the ground floor of the terminal building, before the security checkpoint, stating that interested persons should submit tender for a full service restaurant.
It was explained that the floor space available for the restaurant is 1840 sq ft and comes equipped with kitchen appliances and dining furniture, with seating capacity for approximately 35 persons at once.
Additionally, tenderers were asked to note that opening hours of the restaurant are expected to coincide with airport operating hours and that they will be allowed to operate the restaurant for an initial period of three years.
The interested applicants are required to submit expected rental rates for the restaurant, although the final rental cost will be determined solely by the BVI Airports Authority.
In addition to a number of documents. there is also a non-refundable fee of $500.00.
It was also noted that tenders should arrive the no later than July 31, 2019. Tenders will not be received after this date.