Featuring the first PPP project to be undertaken by a local government - the Talisay City Plaza Complex Heritage Restoration and Redevelopment Project, in Talisay City, Negros Occidental. The project will restore and transform the central public market into a mixed-use facility as well as restore the old city hall. This will compliment the existing Italianate architecture and Neo-Romanesque columns of the old Lizares Mansion as well as that of the St. Nicholas Parish Church which are major tourist destinations in Talisay.
A heart-warming video on how DepEd's PPP for School Infrastructure Project will impact future generations of school children in the country. Video courtesy of Megawide Corporation
PPP Center exec says other projects in the pipeline to go full blast
27 October 2013, Inquirer - At least five major infrastructure projects will be completed under the public-private partnership (PPP) framework and several others likely to be in full blast of construction before President Aquino steps down from office in 2016, the chief of the governmentâ€™s PPP Center said.
Speaking during the 8th Philippine Forum organized by The Asset Magazine and the Fund Managers Association of the Philippines (FMAP) last week, PPP Center executive director Cosette Canilao said the five projects likely to be completed during this administration were Daang Hari tollroad, School Infrastructure project phases one and two, the modernization of the Philippine Orthopedic Center and the Naia Expressway..... Read more
Article of Mr. Melito Salazar Jr., President of the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP), on the Philippine PPP Program entitled "Pushing PPP" which was published in the Manila Bulletin on 20 October 2013
Criticisms on the slow pace of the Public-Private Partnership still abound despite the heroic efforts of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center headed by Executive Director Cosette V. Canilao to get the various government departments to give priority to the PPP projects in their areas. One reason could be the very high expectations given that the PPP was touted as a flagship program of the Aquino administration upon its assumption of power.... Read more
14 November 2013 - With government focusing its energies and resources to respond to the mammoth needs of those devastated by Typhoon Yolanda, the scheduled NEDA Board meeting set for this week was postponed. The NEDA Board is chaired by the President which approves PPP projects.... Read more
25 October 2013 - Amidst an air of festivities and high spirits, Citicore-Megawide Inc. led by Louie Ferrer, turned over some 500 completed classrooms to Education Secretary Bro. Armin Luistro under the countryâ€™s first PPP Social Infrastructure project, the PPPs for School Infrastructure Project Phase 1.... Read more
24 October 2013 - Four groups submitted their pre-qualification documents to the Department of Public Works and Highwaysâ€™ Special Bids and Awards Committee(DPWH-SBAC) formalizing their interest to bid for the P35.42-Billion expressway project that will connect the provinces of Cavite and Laguna... Read more
21 November 2013 - The Department of Public Works and Highways met with the four prequalified bidders for the P35.42B Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) Project during the Pre-Bid Conference ... Read more
19 November 2013 - Another PPP project gets off the ground with five (5) firms vying to operate and maintain a state of the art contactless smart card ticketing system for the LRT Line 1, LRT Line 2 and MRT trains... Read more
13 November 2013 - The PPP Center presented the Philippine PPP Programâ€™s progress and opportunities in a conference organized by AON Insurance & Reinsurance Brokers... Read more
The PPP for School Infrastructure Project (PSIP) Phase II seeks to supplement the current initiatives and program of the Department of Education on classroom construction classroom nationwide. The objective of the government is to expand the supply of classrooms in all public school system as fast as it could reasonably be done and cut the current shortage of around 66,800 classroom units nationwide.Implementing Agency: Department of Education
The PPP for School Infrastructure Project (PSIP) seeks to supplement the current initiatives and programs of the Department of Education on classroom construction nationwide. The objective of the government is to expand the supply of classrooms in all public school system as fast as it could reasonably be done, and cut out the current shortage of around 68,000 classroom units nationwide.Implementing Agency: Department of Education
|Point/Location||Description of Accomplishment|
|Point A1: Km. 0+260 to Km. 0+550||Advance Works: 290 linear meters of four lane pavement|
|Point A2: Km. 0+630 to Km. 1+820||Advance Works: 1,190 linear meters of two lane pavement (east-bound)|
|Point B: Km. 0+800 to Km. 1+060||260 linear meters of two-lane pavement|
|Point C: Km. 1+180||Over Pass 2: 67% complete|
The Notice of Award was issued and received by the Optimal Infrastructure Development, Inc (SMC) on May 6, 2013.
The project is a 4-lane, 7.75 km elevated expressway and 2.22 km at-grade feeder road that will provide access to NAIA Terminals I, II and III, and link the Skyway and the Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway. It starts at the existing Skyway then follows the existing road alignments over Sales Avenue, Andrews Avenue, Domestic Road, and NAIA Road, and has entry/exit ramps at Roxas Boulevard, Macapagal Boulevard, and PAGCOR City.