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 SAIFZONE TO ADD 127 WAREHOUSES FROM FEBRUARY 2016

2016/02/01

​Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of SAIFZONE and Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) has announced the construction of 127 new warehouses to cater to the demands of the increased number of investors at the Free Zone.

The pre-leasing process of the new pre-fabricated warehouses within the Free Zone Industrial Park Area has already commenced, he stated. These warehouses adhere to the specifications of international standards and contain units measuring in sizes 250m2, 400 m2 and 600 m2.

"We are constructing 127 new warehouses. Out of this, 39 warehouses of 600 m2 area will be ready by

February 2016," announced Saud Al Mazrouei while pointing out that this project has translated a part of the Free Zone's strategic plans of expansion and continuous improvement into action.

"34 warehouses of 250 m2 area and 54 warehouses with 400 m2 of area will be ready by the middle of 2016," he added, affirming that it was increased demand from investors that led to the construction of the new warehouses.

The establishment of new sheds, paving of internal roads, establishment of new commercial offices for investors, housing for workers, a sewage desalination plant and other infrastructure projects has already been completed.

More than 7,000 companies from 149 countries are currently operating from SAIFZONE. Over the years,

the Free Zone has become a magnet for well-established major corporations operating in various activities and sectors including general trading, import and export, distribution, and storage and warehousing, industrial sector, service sector, information technology (IT), aircraft maintenance, consultancy, shipping and freight forwarding as well as aviation services.