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Dubrovnik Initiates Procurement for Senior Centre Construction Near General Hospital Grad Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik Initiates Procurement for Senior Centre Construction Near General Hospital

Written by  Mar 26, 2024

After the public procurement procedure for the construction of the Senior Center Dubrovnik - Home for the Elderly beneath the General Hospital Dubrovnik was initiated at the end of February, the City of Dubrovnik has also announced public procurement procedures for the Project Manager for construction, for expert supervision, and for the coordinator of occupational health and safety.

The Senior Centre Dubrovnik beneath the General Hospital is a key capital project in social infrastructure, the construction of which will provide Dubrovnik's retirees with a standard that has been lacking for years. Alongside the nursing home in Gruž, this is the second project related to the care and accommodation of older residents initiated by this city administration in 50 years.

In addition to single and double rooms, the Centre will be equipped with a restaurant, a medical office, spaces for physical therapy, and social rooms. Besides accommodation for 205 users and a day care centre for 75 users, the Home will also provide various services for external users such as physical therapy, food delivery, home assistance for the less mobile, aiming to enable the elderly to stay in their homes for as long as possible.

The estimated value of the public procurement for the construction works of the Senior Centre amounts to 13,687,917.96 euros (excluding VAT), and the City of Dubrovnik has previously secured 6,138,045.24 euros in non-refundable funds within the call of the Ministry of Labour, Pension System, Family, and Social Policy. The remaining funds up to the maximum eligible project costs (12,014,045.24 euros) will be secured by borrowing in the amount of 5,876,000.00 euros, as confirmed by the City Council at its last session. The total investment in the construction of the Centre with equipment amounts to 21,113,808.20 euros (including VAT).

The deadline for submitting bids for the construction of the centre expires on April 12, while the deadline for submitting bids for the Project Manager for construction, expert supervision, and coordinator of occupational health and safety is April 15. After the completion of the public procurement procedure, the start of construction is expected in June of this year.

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