Presentation on theme: "E VALUATION O VERVIEW REPUBLIKA E KOSOVËS REPUBLIKA KOSOVO / REPUBLIC OF KOSOVO QEVERIA E KOSOV Ë S / VLADA KOSOVO /GOVERNMENT OF KOSOVO 17 November 2014."— Presentation transcript:
E VALUATION O VERVIEW REPUBLIKA E KOSOVËS REPUBLIKA KOSOVO / REPUBLIC OF KOSOVO QEVERIA E KOSOV Ë S / VLADA KOSOVO /GOVERNMENT OF KOSOVO 17 November 2014
B REZOVICA R ESORT Kosovo priority project: Brezovica Resort Development Project has been deemed a project of national significance, important to the economic development of the Strpce Municipality and to the broader national economy. Overall objective: Attract an experienced private operator/developer to finance, develop, and operate Brezovica, developing as a world class year-round tourism and recreational facility for both local and international visitors.
E LIGIBLE B IDDERS Four eligible Bidders, but protracted procurement process and other factors limited interest in the opportunity. Full expectation of receiving at least two bids, but at last minute, MK Group decided not to present a proposal In accordance with paragraph 5 of article 32 of Law No. 04/L‐042 on Public Procurement, the Contracting Authority has the right to proceed with contracting in the event that it receives fewer than two responsive tenders, subject to PPRC notification. Evaluation Committee requested and received an expert opinion from international experts in mountain resort design and business planning to determine whether proposal meets ISC objectives
B IDDER P ROFILE O UTDOOR K OSOVA French French/AndorranKosovar Compagnie des Alpes is a publicly-traded French company engaged in the development and operation of mountain resorts. CDA is involved in the operation of ski lifts; and equips, maintains, and operates ski areas and tourist sites. In addition, CDA is involved in real estate sales and project management activities, as well as finance and reinsurance. MDP Consulting is a globally renowned mountain resort planning and design firm. MDP also provides project management and oversight services for resort development (from concept to turn-key delivery). PGI is a management services firm focused on ski and mountain business. PGI Management has more than 50 years managing ski resorts. Outdoor Kosovo is a Kosovar- owned company dedicated to the promotion of eco- tourism. Key subcontractors include: Egis is a French engineering group principally involved in the areas of infrastructure and transport systems, planning, water and environment. French airport operator and an equity investor in the Pristina International Airport concessionaire. They have committed to marketing and promotion of BRDP.
P ROPOSAL O VERVIEW Key proposal parameters: Development concept is flexible to meet demand levels and contemplates a €410 million infrastructure investment over term of project €165 million invested in capital improvements in the first three years 7000 beds spread over three villages connected by roads and shuttles Diverse multi-use facilities to ensure year-round tourism (including a CDA-style aqua-park) Strong commitment to environmental sustainability Expected creation of 3050 jobs (923 on-resort positions), in addition to temporary jobs associated with construction World-class ski facilities, with over 100km of slopes, modern equipment, and highest safety and quality standards in the region Self-sustainable resort in which the private partner will be responsible for all infrastructure (roads, sewerage, water treatment, utilities, etc.), requiring no public investment Competitive resort pricing Proposal positions BRDP to be the premier mountain resort in the Balkans
P ROPOSED R ESORT D EVELOPMENT P HASING Phase 1Phase 2Phase 3 Objectives Disassemble and replace the existing resort with a High Quality, Medium-sized and all-year round destination Extension of the resort to offer a complete set of activities Extension of the ski area to real World Class international standards (scale) OfferSki Area 1 multi-slides playground 2 snow park playgrounds 35 km of slopes Slopes extending over 100 ha 7 ski lifts and 3 slow moving conveyors for beginners Capacity to host 4,500 skiers simultaneously 1 sledge trail of 2 km long Night skiing installation 1 new beginner area 1 snow park and 1 boarder cross on the snow front 12 additional slopes 25 km of additional slopes (network of over 60 km) Another 50 hectares of additional ski area new major lifts and 2 slow motion Additional capacity of 8,000 skiers 23 additional slopes Adding another 40 km of slopes Additional 115 hectares of slopes major lifts Increasing capacity to accommodate additional 7000 skiers Other Activities Aqua park Biking trails Aerial adventure Park Extension of the aqua park Mini golf Indoor Sports Complex (climbing wall, football, basketball, squash,…) Accommodation and Services 2000 beds Ski School Ski rentals Shops 2 Altitude restaurants Restaurants and bars Night clubs Additional 3000 beds Development of the Ecolodge in the Hamlet Supermarket 10,000m2 Conventions Centre Cinema Additional 2000 beds Additional Shops New restaurants New altitude restaurants Duration Construction: Year 1 to Year 3 Exploitation: Year 2 to Year 7 Construction: Year 8 to Year 9 Exploitation: Year 8 to Year 15 Construction: Year 16 to Year 17 Exploitation: Year 17+ Investment164,287,000152,541,00092,681,000
Piste Offering 100 km of slopes 260 hectares of slopes 20 lifts Capacity to host 15,000 skiers simultaneously High altitude restaurant / F&B offerings Rescue and information structures First Aid Medical Center Signage Avalanche security system Artificial snow system
Site Development Proposal notes the need to preserve and integrate natural beauty and existing site landscape. Three distinctive areas designated for construction: The Village is the principal residential space and welcome center. It is located at the bottom of the slopes, at 1,700 m high, where the existing ski resort is and on the opposite southern mountain. The space sits on 20 hectares and is 1.5 km long. The Valley hosts a recreational area with the implementation of an Aquapark, and a 2,000 parking spaces located in the valley at 1,000m high which completes a residential area. This avoids congestion of the 7 km access road. The Hamlet to the West of the resort, a small hamlet of thirty to fifty lodgings resides at the border of the woods, providing its inhabitants an eco-tourism location. All areas connected by shuttle service and served by new parking facilities
P OST -A WARD VII.3 Conditions Prior to Contract Formalization (90 days) Incorporation of SPV (within 21 days of Definitive Award) Shareholder Requirements Confirmation of Legal Eligibility and Shareholder Disclosures Draft Master Plan Zoning document (within 60 days of Definitive Award) VII.4 Conditions Precedent to Contract Effective Date Baseline documentation (Definitive Master Plan, Environmental Management Plan, etc.) Verification of Financial Close Performance Securities Relevant Consents