Delegation of the European Union to Iceland

Accommodation for Long-term Lease/Purchase (Residence)

Reykjavik, 25/05/2020 - 11:28, UNIQUE ID: 200525_5
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The EU Delegation to Iceland is looking for accommodation (an apartment or a house) suitable as the residence of the Head of the Delegation for long-term lease or purchase.

Call of Expressions of Interest: Accommodation for Long-term Lease/Purchase (Residence)

 

The EU Delegation to Iceland is looking for accommodation (an apartment or a house) suitable as the residence of the Head of the Delegation for long-term lease or purchase.

1 - Type of premises, state and size of the building

Various types of premises can be suitable as residence such as larger apartments, semi-detached or detached houses. The building should be in good state of maintenance so that no improvement or repair work is needed.

2 - Image and representation

The image and location of the building selected as residence should correspond to the occupant’s official standing as EU representative in the country. Residences should adopt a representative image, but not be excessively ostentatious.

3 - Location

The building should preferably be located in the 101, 105 and 107 area of Reykjavík easily accessible by private vehicle or public transport.

4 - Functionality

Reception area

A typical residence should have the following rooms in the reception area:

  • the entrance hall and reception area should provide sufficient space for official receptions for at least 50 guests;
  • the dining room should seat at least 14 people  and should be close to the kitchen;
  • the kitchen area should be suitable for the size and function of the residence;
  • toilets.

The following features are optional but nonetheless desirable for the reception area:

  • if possible, a cloakroom beside the entrance;
  • if possible, depending on local custom, a guest room;
  • if the building is detached with its own garden, it is advisable to have a number of easily accessible parking places for vehicles at the entrance;

Private area

The private accommodation should be separate from, and if possible independent of, the reception area. A typical residence should have the following rooms:

  • a master bedroom;
  • two or three bedrooms for children and dependents;
  • a guest room (if there is no such room in the reception area);
  • one or more bathrooms;
  • a family room;
  • equipment rooms;
  • a garage or car port.

The following features are optional but nonetheless desirable for the private area:

  • a room that can be used as an office (alternatively, this may be in the reception area);
  • a small kitchen;
  • an area for domestic staff and to include a laundry area;
  • cellars and storage areas.

5 - Size

The total surface area of all the rooms is fixed at a maximum of 600m².

 

Proposal must be submitted:

A – either by post no later than 01 June 2020 to the address indicated hereunder;

B – or delivered by hand no later the 16.00 hrs on 02 June 2020 To the address indicated hereunder;

C – or by email no later than 16.00 hrs on 02 June 2020 to the address below:

For further informations please liase with the Delegation by phone +354 864 3389 or by email delegation-iceland-procurement@eeas.europa.eu

 

Address of the Delegation:

2 Kalkofnsvegur, 3rd floor, 101 Reykjavik

delegation-iceland-procurement@eeas.europa.eu

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