NOTICE OF SALE OFFICE SPACE IN SAN PEDRO; SAN JOSE COSTA RICA

08.12.2022
Teaser

The European External Action Service represented by the Delegation of the European Union to Costa Rica (the Seller) is planning to sell its former Office building and is launching a call for Offers to Purchase from qualified individuals or entities interested in buying the six premises that together add up to 846.72 m2 of floor area on the same level within the Ofiplaza del Este condominium in Mercedes de Montes de Oca, San José.

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The properties destined for offices are located on the third floor of building D. They completely cover an entire floor and constitute the same space of 846.72m2 of useful area. Having four completely glazed facades, it allows exceptional natural lighting and views towards the four cardinal points of the Central Valley of San José. The surroundings of the property correspond to a commercial service area of ​​high socioeconomic level. The property is located just 100 meters from the city's ring road, 150 meters from the University of Costa Rica, 30 minutes from Juan Santamaría International Airport and 10 minutes from downtown San José. In the surroundings there are important institutional and academic buildings and offices in general. Within the condominium you can find renowned national and foreign companies.

Both the entrance and the exit of the condominium have security booths, mobile barriers and closed-circuit security cameras for the entire condominium. Outside of building D there are numerous parking spaces for visitors. The sale includes sixteen parking spaces in the basement of the same building D and its own power plant on the same basement level.

The third floor can be accessed by stairs or elevator from the parking basement or from level 1 access.

The office space is approximately 30 years old and is made up of access and exit areas in case of emergency, wide corridors, management and shared offices, conference rooms, dining room, and accessory spaces such as warehouses, restrooms, and electromechanical rooms.

The construction materials are as follows: structural walls and main ducts in concrete masonry, internal walls in concrete masonry and gypsum, suspended mineral fiber ceilings, concrete floor covered with teak parquet, roof in enameled galvanized iron sheet, metal roof trusses, solid wood doors, anodized aluminum window frames and security doors at the entrance and exit.

The property for sale would allow a complete remodeling of the internal space.

Site visits

The property can be viewed - upon appointment - from Monday, 09/01/2023 until Thursday, 19/01/2023. Contact number: +506 2283-2959 ext. 117. Contact person: Mr. Samy MELLOUKI, Head of Administration. Visitors will be asked to sign a visitor's register and to provide their contact details.

Additional information:

Any request for additional information must be made in writing only to:

DELEGATION-COSTA-RICA-HOA@eeas.europa.eu

Request for additional information received less than two working days before the closing date for submission will not be processed.

Submission of offers

The "Offer to Purchase" must be duly signed and dated by the individual and/or entity. It must be perfectly legible to avoid any misunderstanding on text or figures.

The offer must mentioned the name of the purchaser or company. If the purchaser is a natural person, the offer must enclosed a copy of his valid ID or passport. If the purchaser is a moral person, the offer must enclosed:

  • a legible copy of the notice of appointment of the persons authorised to represent the purchaser in dealings with third parties and in legal proceedings,
  • a copy of the valid ID or passport of the persons authorized to represent the purchaser,
  • the full official name,
  • the official legal form,
  • the statutory registration number,
  • the full official address:

Submission can be done as follows:

  1. By express courier service, posted no later than 15/02/2023, as evidenced by the postmark or the date on the delivery receipt received to the address stated below.
  2. Or delivered by hand to the address stated below by 15/02/2023 13:00 at the latest. Delivery by hand will be confirmed by a dated and signed receipt provided by an authorised agent from the European Union Delegation to Botswana and SADC.

Offers must be submitted in duplicate and should be inserted in a double envelope. Both envelopes must be properly sealed with adhesive tape with the prospective purchaser's signature written across the tape. The inner envelope should be addressed as follows:     

For the attention of the Head of Administration

Offer to purchase: Complete third floor in Building D of the Ofiplaza del Este Condominium in Mercedes de Montes de Oca.

            “NOT TO BE OPENED

The marking "Purchase offer – NOT TO BE OPENED" should be marked on the outer envelope too.

Address:         

By hand:  Delegación de la Unión Europea en Costa Rica

Jefe de la Administración

Torre Universal, 19.º piso. Sabana Sureste, avenida 12, calle 42.  San José.

By registered mail:     Delegación de la Unión Europea en Costa Rica

Jefe de la Administración

Torre Universal, 19.º piso. Sabana Sureste, avenida 12, calle 42.  San José, Costa Rica.

Sales conditions

Bids can be submitted in either EUR or USD. Bids in EUR shall be assessed by reference to the INFOREURO rate on the date of closure of the tender. See: (http://ec.europa.eu/budget/contracts_grants/info_contracts/inforeuro/index_en.cfm)

All costs related to the sales transaction shall be borne by the buyer.

The offer to purchase must be valid for 6 months from the closing date of submission of the offers.

The final price might be negotiated with the highest bidders considering that the minimum bid shall be at least USD 1.237.500 

Following the completion of the offers to purchase, the European External Action Service will, at its sole discretion, award the sale to the highest offer. The European External Action Service reserves the right to not award or to withdraw the sale at any time.

The Seller expects 30/06/2023 as date of settlement.

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Contact Details

For the attention of the Head of Administration

Offer to purchase: Complete third floor in Building D of the Ofiplaza del Este Condominium in Mercedes de Montes de Oca.

            “NOT TO BE OPENED

The marking "Purchase offer – NOT TO BE OPENED" should be marked on the outer envelope too.

Address:         

By hand:  Delegación de la Unión Europea en Costa Rica

Jefe de la Administración

Torre Universal, 19.º piso. Sabana Sureste, avenida 12, calle 42.  San José.

By registered mail:     Delegación de la Unión Europea en Costa Rica

Jefe de la Administración

Torre Universal, 19.º piso. Sabana Sureste, avenida 12, calle 42.  San José, Costa Rica.