English translation: turn key building OR building ready for occupancy
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11:43 Oct 5, 2000
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase:edificio llave en mano
The text describes the activities of a real estate promoter. The meaning is "newly built building ready to use" but I can't find the phrase in English.
Explanation: The translation of your explanatory phrase is: "building ready for occupancy." If you really need to translate "llave en mano", rathr than your description of the meaning, then here is the right term, from Termium:
English:Contracts (Common Law)
turnkey contract s CORRECT
turn-key job s CORRECT
package contract s CORRECT
package deal contract s CORRECT
package deal s CORRECT
CONT - A phenomenon of recent years has been the use of the "turnkey" or "package" contract, in which the contractor undertakes to finance, design, specify, construct, and commission a project in its entirety. s
OBS - The contractor draws up all the engineering designs and specifications, and performs the construction and testing. He then turns over the plant in satisfactory operation to the owner. s