The Ministry of Economic Development announced on Wednesday in a press release the launch of the competitive procedure for the construction, development, maintenance and operation in the Spitalla Technological and Economic Development Zone.
Here is the official press released published by the Ministry:
“The Ministry of Economic Development, Tourism, Trade and Entrepreneurship announced the competitive procedure for the construction, development, maintenance and operation in the Spitalla Technological and Economic Development Zone, in Durres city. The announcement for the launch of the competitive procedure has been published today (August 26, 2015) in the today’s issue of Financial Times international magazine and will be republished in the magazine’s two upcoming issues on August 27 and August 28, 2015.
The duration of the contract or terms of execution in years will be 99 years. In the announcement it is specified that the bidder must submit the Bid Security Form and the demanded value of Bid Security is ALL 15 million. The deadline for submitting the bids or demands for participation is October 28th, 2015, 10:00 am.
The offers will open at the same day, at the Ministry of Economic Development, Tourism, Trade and Entrepreneurship premises, Meetings Hall, fourth floor. The duration of bids’ validity is 150 days. As regards of selection criteria for the winning bids, the selection will be made by giving points for certain aspects of the bid, where the highest points are 100.
50 points – the financial capacity and the capability to finance the project (the business plan)
20 points – the technical proposal for the construction of the zone
16 points – the social impact
8 points – the predicted deadline of investment’s finalization
6 points – the environmental impact
Spitalla Technological and Economic Development Zone is situated in the northern part of Durres city. The surface of 501.9 hectares is part of the Cadastral Zone. This zone has been announced with a Decision of Council of Ministers Number 666, Date 29.07.2015 “Announcement of the Spitalla Technological and Economic Development Zone, Durres”.
Spitalla free economic zone is situated nearby the Port of Durres, the biggest and most important port in Albania, near to the second largest city for the economic development in Albania, Durres city, only 30 away from “Mother Theresa” International Airport, 37 km from the Albanian capital, Tirana.”