Ireland’s National Development Finance Agency (NDFA), on behalf of the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, has shortlisted three teams for the first social housing bundle PPP.
A Contract Notice was published on 12th May 2017 and expressions of interest were submitted by five candidates. Following evaluation of these submissions the following candidates have been shortlisted to tender:
The shortlisted bidders will be sent an Invitation to Tender/Negotiate (ITN) soon.
Carrillion and the consortium formed by Aberdeen Asset Management, Cubic3, Collen Construction and Stewart Construction were the other candidates that have not been shortlisted.
The first bundle involves the DBFOM of six housing developments and between 525 and 560 housing units built across councils in Dublin, Louth, Wicklow and Kildare.
The 2nd phase of the Government’s current PPP program, announced by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin T.D in Budget 2015, envisages a program to invest €300 million (US$321.6 million) in social housing and is expected to comprise:
The overall program is being delivered in three bundles. Each bundle is being developed over a number of sites, spread across different local authorities.