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Expression of Interest proposals are due by 2018/05/31 - 11:00PM UTC.

Before submitting your project, please make sure your proposal complies with :
  • The common Regulation document
  • The Site Specific Requirements
  • Local rules and legislation.

01. Name of the Team

02. Composition of the Team

03. Team contact

04. Files (.pdf format only)

These documents will be submitted both in English and, if different, in the local language, except in Norwegian (for Oslo), in Arabic (for Dubai) and in Icelandic (for Reykavik). Each of these documents will be dated and signed by the representative, or another authorised body of the bidder team.
This form is to be downloaded on the Dataroom of each site, and enables you to describe the composition and the organization of your team.
The project description will present the outlines of the project and solutions proposed for redeveloping the site, in line with the 10 identified environmental challenges. It is set at a maximum of 10 written A4 (or US-Letter) pages (maximum) and 1 A3 (or Tabloid) sized board of simple illustrations (but no architectural drawings).
The legal and financial set up memo is set at a maximum of one page, and at this stage, is only a statement of intentions by the bidder teams. The definitive commitments of the team will appear in the final proposal.
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This 3,351 sqm unbuilt plot is located in the south of the City. It enjoys a good location next to a metro and regional railway station, and at the junction of the historical city and a large area of economic activities. The City expects a remarkable project with high environmental performance that will introduce new economic and cultural activities, and contribute to the productive regeneration of the Villaverde district.

The site, with an area of 3,351 m2, is located in the south of Madrid, adjacent to the roundabout that connects the residential area of Villaverde Alto and the extensive area of economic activity known as Polígono Industrial de Villaverde (Villaverde Industrial Estate). It benefits from a good situation next to a metro and regional railway station and the main entrance to a large area of economic activity listed as an “area of opportunity” in the Strategic Plan for the Urban Regeneration of Madrid. The general aim is to introduce new economic activities that will contribute to the productive regeneration of the Villaverde district.

The plot offers the opportunity to develop a new economic and cultural activity centre, including the possibility to propose a City of Sound dedicated to the production, recording, rehearsal and enjoyment of music. The project must promote urban integration with the nearby residential areas by being able to establish other land uses categories  which complement existing ones. 

For the moment, there are plans to locate Factoría Industrial Vicálvaro in the vicinity, which will operate as a business incubator to stimulate employment and activate the regeneration of vacant plots in the industrial estate.

The aim is to diversify uses and create a high-quality environmental place capable of attracting research centres and innovative and competitive enterprises. It should promote Madrid as a centre of knowledge and achieve a distinctive mark from other areas of economic activity in the region.

It is also intended to create new employment opportunities, foster local entrepreneurship and create new urban services and facilities to benefit the population of the district.


Expected program 
The goal is to diversify uses and create a place that can attract innovative and competitive enterprises, to foster local entrepreneurship, integrate social enterprise and generate new urban services and facilities to benefit the population of the district.
Among other things, the creation of a City of Sound, dedicated to the production, recording, rehearsal and enjoyment of music, may be considered (note that this is not mandatory, but it shall be favourably evaluated because its an indication of the municipal district board to promote a flourishing activity in the district )

Ayuntamiento de Madrid (Madrid City Council).

Plot area
3,351 m2 (Plot A)
If the team sees fit, planning solutions or suggestions could be provided for Plot B, which is owned by the Ayuntamiento de Madrid, and for the plot adjacent to,Plot A, which extends to the railway station and is owned by the Spanish national train company, ADIF, with which the successful bidder would have to negotiate the property transfer. 

Type of property transfer intended
Sale at price market by public tender, or Concession with specific clause regarding public services.

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