Companies Interested in Building a Hospital for $178 million

The Costa Rican Social Security Fund has received five offers for the design, construction and equipment of the Víctor Sanabria Hospital, which will be located in Puntarenas.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Representatives from the CCSS reported that the companies that pre-qualified and presented their offers were Constructora Gonzalo Delgado, Consorcio San José-BTD, Van der laat and Jiménez-Ingelectra, Estructuras-Edificar and Edica.

See bidding details.

According to the project schedule, the work will be awarded in December of this year and, if there are no administrative resources that delay the schedule, works will start in March 2019 and end in February 2022.

See also "Central America: $212 million in hospital projects"

The public purchase consists of the design, construction, equipment, implementation and maintenance of the new Víctor Manuel Sanabria Hospital, which will have a total area of 70 thousand square meters, 64 offices, 12 operating theaters, 350 hospital beds, 43 observation beds in the emergency department, and 4 delivery rooms. 

From a statement issued by the Costa Rican Social Security Department (CCSS): 

On Monday, the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) received offers from companies interested in the construction of the new Puntarenas Hospital.  

The tender involves a group of companies previously qualified for their technical competence and financial support to be able to carry out a work of such magnitude. 

Read full article (in Spanish).

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