The Department of Transportation and Communications on Monday reported that Filinvest Land Inc. and MWM Terminals qualified for the P2.5-billion ITS-Southwest Terminal Project.
DOTC Spokesperson Michael Arthur Sagcal said in a text message that the next step now is the opening and evaluation of technical proposals.”
Last month, only the two companies out of the 16 which first expressed interest in the project submitted prequalification bid documents.
“Although we would have preferred to have more groups participating in the bid, we are nevertheless satisfied to have two established and reputable companies competing for the project,” DOTC spokesperson Michael Arthur Sagcal told reporters.
The terminal, which will be built on a 2.9-hectare area, will connect passengers coming from Cavite to other urban transport systems, such as city buses, taxis and other public utility vehicles that serve the inner Metro Manila, as well as the future LRT1 South Extension.
The ITS-Southwest Terminal will include a passenger terminal building, arrival and departure bays, public information systems, ticketing and baggage handling facilities and park-ride facilities.
The winning bidder will build, operate and manage the said terminal for 35 years.
Earlier, DOTC said that 16 firms had bought bidding documents for ITS Southwest project namely: 1. D.M. Wenceslao and Associates, Inc. 2. Ayala Land, Inc. 3. Metro Pacific Tollways Corp., 4. San Miguel Corp., 5. Vicente T. Lao Construction
6. Egis Projects, 7. Robinsons Land Corp., 8. Filinvest Land, Inc. , 9. Megawide Construction Corp., 10. Ayala Corp., 11. State Properties Corp., 12. Expedition Construction Corp., 13. MGS Construction, Inc., 14. Altus San Nicolas Corp., 15. Megaworld Corp..16. Tutuban Properties