The University of Zambia
Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) for the Development of Student Hostels, Housing Units, Commercial Facilities and a Sports Complex at the University of Zambia Great East Road Campus, Lusaka Through a Public-Private Partnership (PPP).
The University of Zambia has zoned the land earmarked for development into 29 sites. The total area of the University premises is 267 hectares approximately and the area to be developed is about 109 hectares approximately. The above development scope is expected to be undertaken using the Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) Model strategy through a Public-Private Partnership Agreement.
Invitation and Purpose of the Request for Qualifications
In this regard, the University of Zambia is soliciting statements of qualifications from qualified Firms interested in the development of Student Hostels, Housing Units, Commercial Facilities, and a Sports Complex at the University of Zambia Great East Road Campus, Lusaka through a Public-Private Partnership (PPP). Firms with relevant experience and qualifications are encouraged to submit. The purpose of the RFQ process is to identify the most qualified respondents. A complete package of this RFQ can be obtained from the University of Zambia Procurement Office upon payment of a non-refundable fee of K1000.00 in the University of Zambia Account held with Standard Chartered Bank, Account number 0100110272500. The advert is also available on the University of Zambia website.
All the information provided must be in English. Further clarifications in writing may be obtained from the following office as per the timeline given in the RFQ:
The response to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) shall be submitted in such form and quantity and at the location as is provided in the submittal requirements. The response must be submitted no later than 17 November, 2021 before 10:00 Hours local time. The submissions shall then be opened immediately thereafter in the Senate Chamber situated on the 4th Floor of the Central Administration Building at the University of Zambia Great East Road Campus in the presence of firms/representatives who shall choose to attend. No Statements of Qualifications or questions will be accepted beyond the times listed.
Interested firms must submit one (1 No.) original marked "ORIGINAL" and four (4 No) copies marked "COPY" all sealed in one envelope. The statements of qualifications must be submitted in the tender box situated on the 5th Floor, Central Administration Building at the University of Zambia Great East Road Campus . In the bound copies, use a tabbed divider followed by a cover page, to separate each section.
The sealed envelope in which the Submittals are delivered must be clearly labelled on the outside with the Respondent's name and the project identification: " REQUESTS FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF STUDENT HOSTELS, HOUSING UNITS, COMMERCIAL FACILITIES AND A SPORTS COMPLEX AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ZAMBIA GREAT EAST ROAD, LUSAKA THROUGH PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP (PPP) ON A BUILD, OPERATE AND TRANSFER BASIS " for the attention of the Manager, Procurement.
Note that telefax, email submissions and late submissions will not be accepted.
For Vice-Chancellor, The University of Zambia