Lahore Development Authority is all set to launch three mega projects in the city aimed at promoting investment and business opportunities in the provincial metropolis. It has decided to execute these multi-billion projects through joint venture under The Management and Transfer of Properties by Development Authorities Ordinance 2014. LDA will soon formally invite expression of interest from well reputed companies, firms or associations to undertake these projects.
The projects include
1) High Rise Tower on Jail Road
LDA wishes to partner in the construction of an iconic highrise building called LDA Tower on its 11-kanal plot located in the heart of the city (opposite EFU House on Jail Road). The tower is intended to be a high rise mixed-use building, offering panoramic views of the city along with unique amenities such as a revolving restaurant at the top of the building.
2) Luxury Apartments & Health-Club at FTC
LDA wishes to undertake development of luxury apartments on an8.4-acre lot reserved for the purpose at the Finance and Trade Center, Johar Town. Located in the proximity of a commercial zone, super store, amusement park, these apartments can offer an unparalleled residential experience. A top-class health facility with gymnasium, spa, sauna, swimming pools, and indoor and outdoor sports facilities may also be created on this lot to enhance the quality of living.
3) Amusement Park at FTC
LDA’s proposal is to establish an amusement park conforming to international standards in close proximity to the high end commercial and residential zone of city. The project entails development of high quality miniature golf course, roller coaster, ferries wheel and other state of the art joy rides. It will provide much needed family recreational facilities in Lahore. The plot size of this project is 9.25 acres.
Joint Venture Arrangement
LDA intends to partner with a private developer in a joint venture arrangement for the development of each project. LDA shall provide land as equity, while the private partner shall be responsible for design, finance, construction, marketing and sale and management of the project. Percentage of profits to be shared with LDA from sale and management of facilities shall be determined through open competitive bidding.
Pre-Qualification (Expressions of Interest) are solicited from interested private parties that have strong financial position and can bring together skills and resources necessary for undertaking these projects. Open competition will be held between prequalified competitors using two-stage two-envelope process.
Prequalification documents can be obtained from the office of DG LDA during office hours or from LDA website (www.lda.gop.pk). Applications must be submitted in the required format in a sealed envelope to the office of the undersigned by 3:00pm on or before the closing date June 10, 2014.