Logistics Center: $150 Million Investment Plan

In a 30-hectare lot located five kilometers from the Container Terminal in Moin, Costa Rica, construction will begin in the first half of 2021, a logistics complex that will focus on the management of local or imported cargo.

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The project, called "Plataforma Logística Caribe" (PLACA), will be placed near Route 32, the road section from Limón to San José.

Industrial warehouses, storage facilities, corporate center for offices and events, executive apartment hotel, heliport, food court and parking lots will be the amenities offered by the new logistics complex, which will be financed by Costa Rican partners and Grupo Estrada & Areas is the developing firm.

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Alejandro Chacon, commercial director of PLACA, told Nacion.com that the "... project was born out of the need to provide exporters and importers with a logistics center in the operation circle of the APM Terminals port."

Chacon specified that "... of the total land area of 30 hectares, the infrastructure works correspond to 70%, that is, 21 hectares, and the accesses are Multimodal, by route 32 at 700 meters and with connections to the port, airport and future train."

The total investment will be $150 million, the opening will be in phases, with the first infrastructure works at the end of 2021 and the construction of warehouses and free zones according to the time requested by each client.

Reports from CentralAmericaData state that during 2019 56 environmental impact studies were presented in Central American countries for the construction of industrial plants, and Costa Rica concentrated 58% of the estimated investment.

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