FCC, Ferrovial, Acciona and San José begin bidding for the 400 million euro expansion of the Bernabéu

  • ACS, owned and chaired by Florentino Pérez, cannot compete for the project
  • Acciona and FCC have been awarded stadium projects more recently

Acciona, Ferrovial, FCC and the San José group begin the bid tomorrow for one of the most emblematic building contracts, that of the remodeling works and expansion of the Santiago Bernabéu football stadium in Madrid, a project estimated at about 400 million euros.

The four companies are expected to present Real Madrid this Friday their respective technical and economic offers to get hold of the work, as reported to Europa Press in different sources in the sector.

ACS, an investee company and chaired by Florentino Pérez, also president of Real Madrid, cannot participate in the competitive process to be awarded the works.

The group cannot participate in the bidding by virtue of an agreement maintained by the members of the Real Madrid Board of Directors by which they undertake not to participate with their businesses in those of the club.

The expansion and remodeling project of the Santiago Bernabéu constitutes one of the great works of non-residential building of the last years in Spain.

DECK AND MORE CAPACITY

The contract will entail, among other actions, enabling the stadium, located on Paseo de la Castellana in Madrid, a retractable cover that covers the entire capacity of the enclosure. Its current façade will also be changed, with the removal of the side towers.

Inside the stadium, the project includes the construction of a new 3,000-seat stand on the east side, undertake works on the rest of the sides and enable new accesses.

The VIP area will also be restructured and increased so that it has a few 2,000 new locations, the accesses and corridors will be adapted, and new recreation areas will be set up, among other works.

All the groups in the running have experience in the construction of stadiums and sports facilities, as is the case with FCC, which recently undertook the new stadium of Atlético de Madrid, and Acciona, in charge of new San Mamés de BilbaThe.