Panama: Nobody Wants to Build Prison in Colón

The $64 million tender to design, build and equip a new prison complex in the province of Colon has been declared void.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

The tender was postponed in February this year, in order to give more time to companies that had participated in the approval meeting on February 15. Despite this extension, no proposals were received from any companies.

From a statement issued by the Ministry of Government in Panama:

Panama, May 25, 2016.- On Wednesday the Ministry of Government, through the Department of Provisions and Institutional Purchases declared void the public presentation of proposals and opening of envelopes, due to lack of bidders for the study, design, construction and equipping of the New Prison Complex in Colon (male and female centers), the reference amount is 64 million 88 thousand 990 balboas with 28/100 (B / 64,088,990.28).

The acting director of the Penitentiary System, Sharon Diaz said that in light of this situation, appropriate revisions will be made.



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Four Offers to Build Jail for $70 million

July 2018

In the tender process for the design, construction and equipping of the new Colon Penitentiary Complex, four proposals were submitted that ranged between $77 million and $75 million.

The Government Ministry stated that in the tender ceremony bids were received from Consortium CCJ Panama for $77.4 million, Consorcio Centro Penitenciario de Colón, for $77.2 million, Consorcio Desarrollo Penitenciario de Colón, for $74.9 million, and Consorcio Sistema Penitenciario de Colón, for $76.7 million.  

Three Offers to Build $70 million Jail

September 2017

Chinese and Panamanian companies make up the consortiums that submitted offers ranging between $76.7 million and $77.4 million to build a new prison complex in Colón, Panama.

The government ministry received the three proposals on September 18 in the best value tender for the project "Study, Design, Construction and Equipment of a New Penitentiary Complex in Colón", which will be located in the Rio Piña sector, in the town of Cristobal.

Tender: Jail for $70 million

August 2016

The Ministry of the Government of Panama is putting out to tender the study, design, construction and equipping of a new prison complex in the province of Colon.

Panama Government Purchase 2016-0-04-0-03-LV-008 561:

"The project called "study, design, construction and equipping of a new prison complex in Colon"composed of two independent Penitentiaries (Male and Female), includes the construction of a modern prison complex for people deprived of freedom in the Province of Colon.

Tender: Prison Complex for $64 million

January 2016

The Ministry of Government in Panama is putting out to tender the study, design, construction and equipping of the new prison complex in the province of Colon.

Panama Government Purchase 2016-0-04-0-03-LV-007834:

"The project will include two modern prison centers which are fully separated, both physically and in terms of their administrative structure; the male center will be built for a population of 1,570 inmates and the female for a population of 72 prisoners.

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