Advertisement No. 18-161: CONSTRUCTION OF 20-STOREY OFFICE BUILDING WITH BASEMENT PARKING at Capitol Compound Road, N. Escario St., Corner A. Villalon Drive, Cebu City, Cebu

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Republic of the Philippines
PROVINCE OF CEBU
BIDS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE
Cebu Capitol, Cebu City

INVITATION TO BID

1. The Province of Cebu through the loan financing from the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) authorized under Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) Resolution No. 1128-2018 dated May 10, 2018 & Local Fund, intends to apply the sum of ONE BILLION THREE HUNDRED THIRTEEN MILLION SEVEN THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED SEVENTY PESOS AND 39/100 (Php1,313,007,470.39) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for the CONSTRUCTION OF 20-STOREY OFFICE BUILDING WITH BASEMENT PARKING at Capitol Compound Road, N. Escario St., Corner A. Villalon Drive, Cebu City, Cebu. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.
2. The Province of Cebu through its Bids and Awards Committee now invites bids for the SUPPLY OF LABOR, MATERIALS, AND INCIDENTALS for the CONSTRUCTION OF 20-STOREY OFFICE BUILDING WITH BASEMENT PARKING at Capitol Compound Road, N. Escario St., Corner A. Villalon Drive, Cebu City, Cebu under Advertisement No. 18-161. Completion of the Works is required for the period of Seven Hundred Ninety (790) calendar days.
To be eligible to bid for this Contract, a contractor must meet the following major requirements: (a) must have at least a license category “AAA” and a license classification “Large B” for building from the Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board (PCAB) (b) completion of similar contract defined as completed government building project costing at least 50% of the ABC, and (c) Net Financial Contracting Capacity (NFCC) at least equal to the ABC. The description of an eligible bidder is contained in the Bidding Documents, particularly in Section II. Instruction to Bidders.
3. Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using non-discretionary pass/fail criterion as specified in the 2016 Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 9184 (RA 9184), otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”.
Bidding is restricted to Filipino citizens/sole proprietorships, cooperatives, and partnerships or organizations with at least seventy five percent (75%) interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines.

4. Interested bidders may obtain further information from the BAC Secretariat and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below during office hours.
5. A complete set of Bidding Documents may be acquired by interested Bidders on October 15, 2018 until November 9, 2018 from the address below and upon payment of the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents pursuant to the latest Guidelines issued by the GPPB in the amount of Seventy-Five Thousand Pesos (P75,000.00).
It may also be downloaded free of charge from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) and the website of the Procuring Entity, provided that bidders shall pay the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.
6. The Province of Cebu through its Bids and Awards Committee will hold a Pre-Bid Conference on Monday, October 22, 2018, at 2:00 P.M., BAC Conference Room, Ground Floor, Capitol Main Building, Cebu Capitol, Cebu City, which shall be open to all interested parties.
7. Bids must be duly received by the BAC Secretariat at the address below on or before 10:00 A.M., Friday, November 9, 2018. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in any of the acceptable forms and in the amount stated in ITB Clause 18.
Bid opening shall be on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 10:00 A.M., BAC Conference Room, Ground Floor, Capitol Main Building, Cebu Capitol, Cebu City. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the address below. Late bids shall not be accepted.
8. A Certificate of Site Inspection will be issued by the Provincial Engineering Office, 3rd Floor Capitol Main Building, Cebu City. Schedule of Site Inspection will be on October 19 & an agreed day after the Pre-Bidding Conference. Please coordinate with the Provincial Engineering Office at tel #s 888-2328 local 1431 or 253-3981 for assistance.
9. The Province of Cebu reserves the right to reject any and all bids, declare a failure of bidding, or not award the contract at any time prior to contract award in accordance with Section 41 of RA 9184 and its IRR, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.
10. For further information, please refer to:
The BAC Secretariat
Ground Floor, Provincial Capitol Main Building
Cebu Capitol, Cebu City
Tel. No. 888-2328 loc.1214, 253-7160; 239-5817
www.cebu.gov.ph

MARK C. TOLENTINO
Chairman