From $32 to $35 million For Convention Center

The construction companies Van Der Laat y Jimenez, Estructuras, S.A., and Edica, submitted bids to build and equip a new convention center in Costa Rica.

Monday, April 4, 2016

The tender to build and equip the new National Congress and Convention Center (CNCC by its initials in Spanish) of Costa Rica has received three bids, said the country's Tourism Minister, Mauricio Ventura, in remarks published by

See also: "Tender: Convention Center for $34 million"

"... The chief of Tourism explained that in order to create the site the company Constructora Van Der Laat y Jimenez quoted $35.3 million for building the project; Estructuras S.A., $34.6 million and Edica, $32.3 million. The construction of the event center will be a turnkey system. The company that wins the project will have a term of one year in which to build the work. "

See also: "Costa Rica: New Impetus for Convention Center"

"... Ventura said the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT by its initials in Spanish), owner of the center, will award the work before the end of April. The project is valued at $35 million. The ICT's goal is for the event center to be build in the second half of 2017 and be in operation from 2018."

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