On 9th March the new Public Service Contract Law came into force which transposes European Directive 24/2014. The law allows Public Administrations to demand the use of the BIM methodology and the submission of a BIM model in contracts for construction projects and works.
Additionally, 31st December is the date set by the Ministry of Public Works to begin the so-called BIM Mandate for building projects, which is when the use of BIM will become mandatory for the Ministry’s building projects and those of its associate companies (ADIF, AENA, RENFE, etc.) whenever they exceed a certain Real Execution Budget value which is yet to be established. This minimum Real Execution Budget value will decrease over the next few years until 2025, when all the work of the Ministry of Public Works will be done via BIM methodologies.