PDIC to sell commercial, office spaces via public bidding on December 6
November 5, 2018
The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) will hold a public bidding on an “as-is, where is” basis for the sale of commercial and office units on December 6, 2018 at the Penthouse, SSS Bldg., 6782 Ayala Ave. corner Rufino St., Makati City. Said properties are located at ExportBank Plaza strategically situated at Pasong Tamo St. corner Sen. Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City and has an aggregate minimum disposal price of PhP3.1 billion.
Sealed bids shall be accepted by the PDIC Real and Other Properties Acquired (ROPA) Disposal Committee from direct buyers only between 9:00 A.M. and 1:45 P.M. at the venue. Bids will be opened at 2:00 P.M.
Owned by the closed Export and Industry Bank (EIB) and its subsidiary Urbancorp Technologies Corporation (UTC), the commercial and office units with minimum disposal prices ranging from PhP3.9 million to PhP321.04 million will be sold per floor along with respective parking slots.
Included in the prime properties is the entire Ground Floor with an area of 1,618 square meters and 24 parking slots, to be offered at a minimum disposal price of PhP232.99 million. Some of the commercial and office units offered are occupied by tenants/lessees. A major bank, a top fastfood outlet and a convenience store are some of the current tenants at the Ground Floor.
Also up for sale is the entire 37th floor bundled with the penthouse, with a combined area of 1,460 square meters and minimum disposal price of PhP240.96 million. Per Exportbank Plaza’s Amended Master Deed with Declaration of Restrictions, the helipad and the space above the Penthouse shall be intended primarily for the benefit of the owner of said floor.
The complete list of properties is posted in the PDIC website, www.pdic.gov.ph, under Assets for Disposal. Prospective bidders may also visit the Asset Management and Disposal Group at the 7th Floor, SSS Building, 6782 Ayala Avenue, cor. V.A. Rufino St., Makati City for details on the assets. For further information, interested buyers may call the PDIC Public Assistance Department at (02) 841-4630 to 31. Those outside Metro Manila may call the PDIC toll-free hotline at 1-800-1-888- PDIC or 1-800-1-888-7342. Inquiries may also be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by private message to PDIC’s Facebook page, @OfficialPDIC.
Each bid should be accompanied by a bond/deposit equivalent to at least 10% of the submitted bid, in cash or Manager's Check, or a combination thereof. The Manager’s Check should be issued by a reputable universal or commercial bank and payable to “Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation” or “PDIC”. The winning bidder should pay the balance of the bid/purchase price in full within 15 calendar days from the receipt of the Certificate of Award or not later than December 21, 2018. The PDIC ROPA Disposal Committee shall automatically cancel the award once the issued checks are not cleared.
Bidders are advised to physically inspect the properties they are interested to buy, examine and verify the titles and other evidence of ownership, and determine any unpaid taxes, fees, charges and/or expenses before submitting their bids. Bidders are likewise required to bring proper identification document (ID) with photo and to register at least one hour prior to the deadline for submission of bids. Bid documents such as Bid Forms, Conditions of Bid, and the required format of the Special Power of Attorney and Secretary's Certificate may be downloaded free of charge from the PDIC website, www.pdic.gov.ph. PDIC reserves the right to withdraw without prior notice any or all of the properties offered for sale any time before the deadline for submission of bids.
The expeditious conversion and resolution of assets are among the strategic directions outlined in PDIC’s Roadmap. PDIC, as liquidator of closed banks, holds various asset disposal initiatives such as biddings, auctions and negotiated sale. Proceeds from the sale of closed banks’ properties are added to the pool of liquid assets of these banks for distribution to uninsured depositors and other creditors in accordance with the rules on concurrence and preference of credits. The disposal of these assets increases the chances of recovery of uninsured depositors and creditors of their trapped funds.
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The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) was established on June 22, 1963 by Republic Act 3591 to provide depositor protection and help maintain stability in the financial system by providing deposit insurance. Effective June 1, 2009, the maximum deposit insurance coverage is PhP500,000 per depositor. All deposit accounts by a depositor in a closed bank maintained in the same right and capacity shall be added together. A joint account shall be insured separately from any individually-owned deposit account.
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