Panama: City Hospital to be Tendered in March

The Social Security Fund announced that the $ 450 million project will be tendered on March 25.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Companies from Korea, Spain and the U.S. have shown interest, according to the director of the Fund, Guillermo Sáez-Llorens.

The director added "... the bidding is not closed to local businesses, but noted that Panama needs better quality buildings. Therefore, the official hinted that preferably, local companies will participate in alliance with recognized foreign companies, for what will be the construction of the 'City Hospital'," reported

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Companies Express Interest in Panamanian Hospital

April 2011

An meeting held attracted 55 companies to hear information about the so-called Hospital City construction project.

Topics presented at the meeting included administrative and financial details.

A new meeting is expected to be held in the coming days to present technical and design features.

Panama to Build $300 Million Hospital

May 2010

The Social Security Institute (CSS) will invite bids for the construction of a new set of buildings to replace “Arnulfo Arias Madrid” complex, a hospital facility.

CSS has not yet defined where the new complex will be located, explained Guillermo Sáez Llorens, director of the entity.

Construction of Hospital City to Start in April

March 2012

In order for the $587 million project to start, the only thing now needed is approval of the contract between Panama’s Social Security Department and the company FCC Construction by the Controller General of the Republic.

"A month late, the Social Security Department (CSS) and the companies and FCC Construction SA and FCC Construction Centroamerica SA, yesterday signed a contract for the design and construction of ‘Hospital City’ to be located in Clayton", reported

Nine Offers for Panamanian Hospital

September 2012

Nine consortiums have submitted bids for technical studies, planning, architectural design, development, and construction plan approval for the Specialized Hospital Center, Dr. Rafael Hernandez, district of David, Chiriquí.

The consortia participants were: Isolux Corsan, Consorcio Acciona Infraestructura, Consorcio Cobra-Assignia, Consorcio Hospital San José Panamá, Consorcio Condotte Ciudad Hospitaria, Consorcio Sanidad David, SACYR S.A, Ingeniero Civiles Asociados S.A. de C.V. and Consorcio Eduinter-Copisa-Becsa.

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