CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
VILLA / HOUSE
The Delegation of the European Union is now inviting expressions of interest for a Residence to be leased, suitable for its representation needs of the Ambassador.
Summary of Requirements
The main features of the ideal property are set out below. There is a mix of mandatory requirements (example: location and security features) as well as aspects where more discretionary flexibility may be applied.
Expressions of interest regarding potentially suitable properties are invited from the local real estate market on a closest practical fit to requirements basis.
Security and Privacy
In accordance with our guidelines the Abdoun area is the only possible location that can be considered.
The property must be a stand-alone building (independent villa), with appropriate security details, including a secure boundary wall and / or suitable high fencing around the entire perimeter.
It should be equipped with security features such as a high quality alarm system, secure entrance gates and doors, and electric shutters for all windows. In terms of privacy features, buildings that are not overly prominent are strongly preferred. In addition, the property itself should ideally not be directly overlooked by adjoining properties.
The landlord will be expected to show flexibility in relation to any specific security of privacy requirements the Delegation may have.
Detailed Property Features
In general, the property should meet the EU's requirements as regards high quality construction standards, general appearance and maintenance condition.
The strong preference is for an existing suitably furnished property, in fully ready, turn-key condition. New projects that will be completed within the timescale envisaged may also be considered. Unfurnished properties may also be considered (provided the landlord will furnish at their own expense prior to move in).
The property should be well-suited and equipped the needs of representation, including for private functions and small events.
The internal lay-out should include a formal reception and dining area, together with a separate private living area. The total build space should be a maximum of 600 square meters, over 2 floors (this excludes any basement / utility / technical service areas).
The more detailed specific requirements are as follows:
Formal Reception Area
Living Area (separate)
Utilities / Other
Climate Action / Renewable Energy
The EU has an ambition to be a global leader on Climate Action. To avoid air and climate pollution from carbon emissions, the building should produce as much of its energy needs from clean renewable sources as possible. Specifically, it should:
Building Regulations, Codes and Standards
The property should also comply with all local applicable construction codes and regulations, and where possible with EU and other internationally prevailing standards. This should include:
The following details should be contained in all submissions:
For any queries regarding the call please contact the Delegation at:
PURPOSES OF PROSPECTING THE LOCAL MARKET
This notice aims to collect information about properties and projects which can meet the Delegation’s aforementioned needs. The information collected will be used to identify those properties suitable to the Delegation’s needs.
All property market participants and other interested economic operators owning or holding any property which can meet the Delegation’s needs are encouraged to formally notify the Delegation, using one of the following methods:
to the following address:
Delegation of the European Union to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Princes Basma Street,
North Abdoun, 11185, Amman.
To the attention of: The Head of Administration
Subject: Property Expression of Interest
The deadline for final submissions is 15 February, 2020