The Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure
As per the reply by Minister Lindiwe Zulu in question 1454, of the four lease bids advertised, only one in Khayelitsha was awarded; the rest was non-responsive. Therefore, the answers to the questions should be about only one bid that has been awarded.
a) The physical address for the one site is erf 809, Phakamani Road, Khayelitsha.
b) The bid for the Khayelitsha 1 was awarded to Kwa Ace Cc.
c) The building costs are to be borne by the bidder. Therefore, the Department is not involved in this regard and only awaits the delivery of the building.
d) The bid was awarded on 24 November 2021; the process is in the planning phase, drawing and submitting the plans to the Municipality for approval. After the approval of the plans, the timeline for the completion of actual construction is 12 months.
As for the other three sites that are to be advertised again, the Bid Specification Committee met on 23 June 2022 to develop the procurement strategy; the procurement strategy will be submitted to the Bid Adjudication Committee for consideration on 05 July 2022.