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Three companies to start working for BMW stadium development amid land dispute

  • Vela Andapita
    Vela Andapita

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Thu, August 22, 2019   /  11:23 am
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Heavy equipment prepares land at the proposed BMW stadium project in Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta in this file photo taken on Aprl 5, 2018. (Antara/Aprillio Akbar)

The Jakarta administration will proceed with the construction of the long-awaited Jakarta International Stadium in Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta, following the completion of the tender process that saw three construction companies assigned for the city’s flagship mega project amid ongoing legal disputes pertaining to land ownership in the location. City-owned developer PT Jakarta Propertindo (Jakpro), which oversees the Rp 4 trillion (US$ 281 million) project, has declared state-owned contractor PT Wijaya Karya, property developer PT PP Properti and construction firm PT Jaya Konstruksi the winners of the bid to work on the project, known as the BMW stadium. Jakpro’s project director for the Jakarta International Stadium Iwan Takwin said the company had only followed instructions from Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan in regard to the continuation of the project a...