Project Announcements


History of Announcement

Number of Announcement Times Announcement Type Posting Date Closing Date
1 Change or Supplemental Announcement(No.1) 2022/08/11 2022/09/30
  Soliciting Private Investors 2022/06/13 2022/09/30
  Change or Supplemental Announcement(No.1) 2021/05/21 2021/08/18
  Policy Announcements 2021/05/20 2021/08/18

Basic Information

Project Number 1100519-002
Number of Announcement Times 1
Related Laws and Regulations Act for Promotion of Private Participation in Infrastructure Projects
Major Infrastructure Project Yes
Applicable to Treaty/Protocol No
Project Name The Build-Operate-Transfer(BOT) and Operate-Transfer(OT) Project of Taipei Zoo Ecological Center and Nearby Car Parks
Authority in Charge Taipei City Government
Address of the Authority in Charge No.1, City Hall Rd., Xinyi District, Taipei City
Authorized/Entrusted Entrusted
Entrusted Institution Department of Education(Taipei Zoo), Department of Rapid Transit Systems
The Address of Entrusted Institution No.30, Sec.2, Xinguang Rd., Taipei City 11656, Taiwan
The Provision of Entrusted Institution Aurhorized
The Matters of Entrusted Institution Policy announcements, preliminary evaluation, preparation of open solicitation contents, announcement of the public notice, evaluation of applications, negotiation of the concession agreement, sign the concession agreement
Sectors of Infrastructure Project Cultural and educational facilities-Other cultural and/or education institutions and affiliated facilities designated by the competent authorities of the relevant industries
Models of Private Participation BOT:The private institution invests in the building and operation of the infrastructure project
and upon expiration of the operation period
transfers the ownership to the government.
OT:The private institution operates an infrastructure built with investment from the government. Upon expiration of the operation period
the right to operate reverts to the government.

Information on Soliciting Private Investors

Origin and Purpose The purpose of this project is to promote service for biodiversity and education, and to shape a local gateway image and facilitate development of the area. The themed ecological park, which connects the Taipei Zoo, the Circular line, the Wenhu line and Maokong Gondola, will become the gateway image of the Sanmao area. The completion of the Circular line will significantly improve the accessibility and convenience of the area, and increase tourists visiting the area via the MRT network. In conclusion, this project will combine functions of ecological conservation, sightseeing and education, and extend the service space of the Zoo, which will improve the service efficiency for visitors.
Summary of Planning and Preliminary Review Result 1. The authorized agency received the application from applicant On August 18, 2021, and reviewed the case under relevant regulations. In line with the policy requirements, the authorized agency held a public hearing to collect opinions of the locals on December 20, 2021. The preliminary evaluation was approved on December 23, 2021. 2. Summary of the project outline: 1) Following the gateway image of the Sanmao project, the Taipei Zoo will become a world-class ecological healing park. 2) The planned facilities include an exhibition hall, a specialty bookstore, a 5G VR experience hall, a living museum, an animal avenue, accommodation facilities, work spaces, an eco-hotel and a regional shopping mall.
Date of Public Hearing (In Accordance with Article 6-1 of the Act for Promotion of Private Participation in Infrastrucure Projects) 2021/12/20
Date of Feasiblilty Assesment (In Accordance with Article 6-1 of the Act for Promotion of Private Participation in Infrastrucure Projects)
Allow to Use the Basic Information of Land 1. BOT areas: Site 1 includes lands for the service center and zoo; Site 2 is land for the zoo. 2. OT areas: Underground Space of Site 1 (the government will complete the construction of the RC structure together with the underground station Y1 of the Circular line. The private institution is responsible for the decorations, plumber/electricity and fire facilities at their own expense; the Car Park by the embankment of riverside; the Car Park located on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th(top) floors of Muzha Depot.
The Concession Period 50 Years 0 months
Minimun Result/ Benefits The basic requirements for this project are as follows: 1. Themed Ecological Education and Display Space: to provide a space which meets the purpose of zoo conservation and education, such as aquariums, insects, amphibians and reptiles, penguins, etc. Its functions include animal care, ecological display, animal medical treatment and nutrition deployment, etc. Species display programs, spaces and facilities must comply with international and relevant laws and regulations, and must based on wildlife conservation, animal welfare and education. 2. Teaching or Performance Space: to respond to the value of biodiversity conservation and the practice of the Satoyama Initiative, and following rich themes and historical characteristics of the Wenshan area. In order to improve the functions of biodiversity conservation, education, healing and leisure of the Wenshan area, the space should provide facilities or activities that can enhance experience diversification, guided tours, specimen displays and technologies (such as 5G, AR/VR). 3. Ancillary Facilities: the provision of facilities for educational service and tourist leisure service according to the site’s needs. The minimum constructed floor areas of the above facilities shall not be less than 20% of the sum of legal floor areas of Site 1 and Site 2. Besides, 60% of the aforementioned minimum constructed floor areas shall be used for the Themed Ecological Education and Display Space.
The Scope for the Ancillary Enterprises Allowed for Private Investment Yes
Description Same as the permitted land use.
The Qualification Requirements for the Applicant The applicant may apply for this project as a corporation sole or a cooperative alliance consisting of more than 2 and less than 5 corporates. A corporation sole or a member of a cooperative alliance shall have relevant experience in planning or organizing ecological teaching, education and display, and can provide specific supporting documents. See the open solicitation documents for other details.
Evaluation Items and Criteria 1. Goals of the plan, development and management principles, the organization plan of the private institution and related performance (15%);2. Construction plans (20%);3. Operational plans (25%);4. Financial plans, transfer and rebate plans, risk management and insurance plans (20%);5. Other creative plans (5%);6. Royalties (10%);7. Briefing and Q&A (5%).
Items Awating Negotiation No
The Method and Place to Obtain Application Document Please download from the website of the Department for the Promotion of Private Participation Ministry of Finance.(
Application Document Fee and the Method of Payment Free
The Method and Place to Submit Application Document 1. All application documents should be submitted within the application period, from 9 a.m. on the next day of the public notice to 11 a.m. on the day of the deadline. The documents will not be accepted on national holidays, public holidays or days when Taipei City Government is closed for work. The documents can be delivered in-person or by postal to Unified Bidding Center. Overdue delivery will not be accepted. 2. The deadline of submission is 11 a.m. on September 30, 2022, according to the operation procedures by the Unified Bidding Center. 3. Applicants cannot withdraw their applications after submissions.
Application Deposit 10,000,000
Does the Announcement Document Make Public the List of the Selection Committee? Yes
Change the Procedure if Any Major Obligation or Right Listed in the Public Notice ? Yes
Change Procedure By Supplementary Announcement



Contact Information

Department Taipei Zoo
Phone 02-29382300#604
Fax 02-29382316