Business World, 19 February 2014
By Maya M. Padillo
Philippine Information Agency, 4 August 2013
MANILA, Aug 4 (PNA) — The Quezon City government will be seeking more public-private-partnership projects in Quezon City in the next three years.
This was disclosed in statement Saturday by QC Mayor Herbert Bautista who vowed to boost the city‚Äôs infrastructure support, physical make-up and economic goal in his second term of office.
Bautista explained that at present the city government has partnered with private companies and non-government organizations as part of the effort to realize that goal.
Among the private companies and NGOs are Phinma, Gawad Kalinga and Habitat for Humanity in constructing the city‚Äôs Bistekville socialized housing projects for informal settler families.
‚ÄúThese projects are now being undertaken in eight sites in the city,‚ÄĚ said Bautista.
Aside from this, Bautista said he wants to enter into PPP agreements on slaughterhouses and public markets to improve their facilities, services as well as physical component.
He said he wants to maximize the utilization of the big lots occupied by public markets to spur more economic activities.
He added that public markets can expand vertically with multi-level residential structure to provide additional residential units for ISFs. (PNA)
The following materials were presented during the¬†LGU Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Forum held at Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center at Iloilo City¬†on March 26, 2012.