Since a tough 2009 regarding tourist investment attraction, and after cancelling a bidding process in May 2009 to develop a marina in the Port of Ensenada, the port administration head office is publishing an open period, from July 29 thru August 31, to look after potential investors to develop a marina under a 30 year contract, plus extension, to develop, build and operate a marina with commercial and recreational development, in a total surface of 91,367 m2, were 9,000 m2 is land and 82,367 m2 is water, in the Port of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.
The Project consists in 150 slip marina, as minimum, that will include services as vessel maintenance and on-dock repairs, potable water, fuel dock, dock power & lighting, waste and hazardous materials recollection, and yacht club facilities with restrooms, showers, laundry, internet & communications, among others. The commercial and recreational development must observe 10% of total surface, as minimum, and allocate diverse commercial and retail spaces, food and drink areas, as well, public areas for culture and arts development, and, open to public, boardwalks, green areas, restrooms, and kid’s play areas.
The Project represents an estimated investment of $10 million dollars, with significant economic impact to the region, representing annual sales close to $4 million dollars, and generating more than 200 direct employments, and enhancing Ensenada as an international destination for nautical tourism.
Therefore, investors, marina operators or nautical enthusiasts, are invited to ask for further information, visit the site and submit intention letters, in order to prepare and participate in a potential bidding process, after August 31, 2010.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Juan Carlos Ochoa Morales
Trade & Development Manager, Port of Ensenada Administration.
Ph. +1152 (646) 1750305 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org