Parks & Free Zones

Z GROUP is the pioneer in private Industrial Parks and Free Zones in Central America; it is the most experienced operator, and the owner and manager of the only network of parks in the region. Our business is to provide multinational and local customers with warehousing space for manufacturing, assembly and subcontracting processes, logistics purposes, and support services as well.

Z GROUP's recent awards

  • "Free Zone of the Year 2016" of Central America, granted by fDi Magazine of The Financial Times.
  • "Main Award to the Exporter Effort 2015", granted by the Chamber of Exporters of Costa Rica.
  • "The Blue Ecological Flag", granted by the Government of Costa Rica, which awards effort and volunteer work in the pursuit of conservation and development, in accordance with the protection of natural resources, the implementation of actions to face Climate change, the search for better hygienic sanitary conditions and the improvement of the public health of the inhabitants of the Country.

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Z GROUP is a member of the World Free Zone Organization, the largest association of Free Zones in the World, based in Dubai.

Types of buildings

  • Built-to-suit facilities
  • Multi-tenants
  • Reconditioned existing buildings

Infrastructure

  • Redundant electrical networks
  • Optical fiber
  • Communication nodes
  • Availability of telephone lines for immediate use
  • Cable Modem Service with different operators
  • Abundant drinking water and reservoir tanks

Services

  • Perimeter security service for the park premises 24 hours a day
  • Landscaping and maintenance of green and common areas
  • Maintenance of park infrastructure
  • Waste water and sewage treatment plant
  • Customs Administration office on site
  • Administrative assistance for personnel recruitment and training process

General Data

3 COUNTRIES

(Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua)

5 PARKS

322,000 M2

Built and under management

147

Customers

$700 MILLION

Total Exports (2014)

EPFZ Special Benefits

Free management of foreign currency

100% DUTIES
exemption on investments
on capital goods
100% DUTIES
exemption on
import of raw materials
100% DUTIES
exemption
on income tax
100% DUTIES
exemption on
dividends/withholding tax

The Main Industry
Cluster by Park

Park Industry Cluster
Cartago Medical devices
Medicines
Electronic components
Vehicle parts
Alajuela Electronic components
Medical devices
Plastic
Logistics
Heredia Electrical devices
Medical devices
Guatemala Plastic
Vehicle assembly
Fertilizer / chemical
Nicaragua Various logistics
Cluster Park