10/09/2013: Request for Qualification and Expression of Interest for the Renovation of the Philippine Chancery Annex
10 September 2013
The Embassy of the Philippines, through the Philippine General Appropriations Act intends to apply the sum of One Hundred Million Pesos (US $2,222,222.22), being the Approved Budget of the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for the renovation of the Philippine Chancery Annex located at 1617 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington D.C. 20036. Completion of works is required by December 31, 2014.
The Embassy of the Philippines now invites interested General Contractors to submit their respective Statements of Qualifications for the Project.
The eligibility requirements for pre-qualification may be downloaded from the Embassy’s website, at no cost to the interested General Contractor.
The Embassy of the Philippines will conduct a Pre-Qualification Conference for all interested General Contractors at the Chancery, located at 1600 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington D.C. 20036, on September 16, 2013, 2:00 pm. Submission of the Statement of Qualifications is due no later than 5:00 pm on September 30, 2013. The Embassy will notify all pre-qualified General Contractors within eight (8) calendar days from said date.
Pre-qualified General Contractors will be invited to submit their respective bids for the project.
Bidding documents may be downloaded from the Embassy’s website, at no cost to the interested bidders.
The Embassy of the Philippines will hold a Pre-Bid Conference on October 14, 2013, 2:00 pm, at the Chancery, which will be open to interested bidders.
Bids must be delivered to the Chancery no later than 2:00 pm on October 28, 2013. Late bids will not be accepted.
All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in any of the acceptable forms and in the amount stated in the bidding documents.
Bids received in excess of the ABC will be automatically rejected at the Bid Opening.
Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend.
The Bid Opening will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using a non-discretionary pass/fail criterion as specified in the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 9184, otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”.
The Embassy of the Philippines reserves the right to accept or reject any bid, to annul the bidding process, and to reject all bids at any time prior to contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.
For further information and questions, please refer to:
Manuel Gascon, Jr.
Ariel R. Peñaranda
Bids and Awards Committee
September 5, 2013