Three qualified proponents have been shortlisted to participate in the next stage of the competitive selection process to develop a new patient care tower at Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) in British Columbia, Canada.
Six teams responded to the request for qualifications (RFQ), but finally three teams have been shortlisted:
The RFP is expected to be released to the short-listed proponents in February 2015.
The project includes two phases:
The project will be developed on a design, build, finance, and maintain (DBFM) basis.
The total budget for the project is CAD$325 million. It will be funded jointly by the provincial government, with CAD$122 million provided by the Okanagan-Similkameen Regional Hospital District and CAD$20 million provided by the South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation.
It is anticipated construction will start in 2016, and the new patient care tower would open in 2019.