Two bidders for Manila ITS - Southwest terminal PPP project

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Two bidders for Manila ITS - Southwest terminal PPP project

Two teams have officially submitted their bid proposals to develop the Integrated Transport System (ITS) for the Cavite Southwest Terminal under the PPP scheme.

Filinvest Land, Inc. and MWM Terminals, a consortium between Megawide Construction Corp. and WM Property Management, Inc. submitted their Qualification, Technical and Financial Documents for evaluation by the Project Bids and Awards Committee of the Philippine Department of Transportation and Communications (DoTC).

Among the companies who bought the bidding documents were D.M. Wenceslao and Associates, Inc., Ayala Land Inc., Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation, San Miguel Corporation, Vicente T. Lao Construction, Egis Projects, Robinsons Land Corporation, Ayala Corporation, State Properties Corporation, Expedition Construction Corporation, MGS Construction, Altus San Nicolas Corporation, Megaworld Corporation and Tutuban Properties.

According to the DOTC's project timeline, notification on the result of the evaluation will be received this January 2015 for the opening of the technical bid.

The terminal will connect passengers from Cavite to other transport systems such as the future Light Rail Transit Line 1 south extension to Bacoor as well as city bus, taxi, and other public utility vehicles plying Metro Manila.

The project includes the financing, design and construction of passenger terminal building, arrival and departure bays, public information system, ticketing and baggage handling facilities and park-ride facilities. The winning contractor will also operate and maintain the terminal for a period of 35 years.

The project will be implemented using a Build-Transfer-Operate (BOT) arrangement.

The total project investment is estimated at US$56 million. The contract has a total value estimated at P4 billion (US$88.8 million).

Eight PPP projects have been awarded under the government's flagship infrastructure PPP program, so far:

Eight others have been rolled out:

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