Abu Dhabi, UAE – 17 June 2020: Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, today announced breaking ground for its new products for supporting the increasing demand for pre-built facilities in KIZAD.
The range of small-to-medium light-industrial warehousing units comprises the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh phases of the KIZAD Logistics Park and are set to be introduced to the market starting from the end of the year to cater to increasing customer demands for additional ready to move facilities.
Abdullah Al Hameli, Acting Head of Industrial Zones Cluster, Abu Dhabi Ports, said: “Industrial activity and warehousing demand has been quite resilient, and we are confident that launching these ultra-modern units will propel tremendous growth in Abu Dhabi’s manufacturing base. Customers are looking for flexible and asset-light options, and we are expanding our portfolio to address these needs through the launching of new modular, pre-built units in various sizes and configurations.
“With the availability of options to buy or lease warehouses based upon a business’s individual requirements, investors benefit from our flexible offers for low-cost operations at scale as well as our ability to offer the region’s lowest utility costs. This is complemented by the unique location at the industrial heart of the UAE, and its direct access to global markets via our flagship deep-water port, Khalifa Port.”
New developments in KLP 4 and KLP 5 span a total plot area of approx. 250,000 sqm and offer a range of mixed-use warehousing and light industrial units. These comprise of 26 showroom warehouse units (24 units of 795 sqm and two units of 1,920 sqm) and 88 small-to-medium light-industrial and warehousing units (76 units of 500 sqm; six units of 1,000 sqm; one unit of 1,666 sqm; and six light industrial units of 1,028 sqm).
Further, KLP 6 & KLP 7 offer dedicated plots spanning a total of 330,000 sqm, housing 20 large terraced units, each with an individual floor space of 2,500 sqm, while KLP 7 will feature 56 medium light-industrial and warehousing units.
Located in KIZAD Area A, all modules will be equipped with raised floors, open loading yard access for trucks and forklifts, ample on-site parking will include their own office area with toilets and kitchenettes.
KLP’s launch is the latest in a series of recent developments announced by the Middle East’s largest industrial zone. Earlier this month, KIZAD broke ground on a dedicated Truck Plaza, the largest in the region, to meet the needs of truck drivers and the zone’s growing industrial community.
The Plaza, roughly equal in size to 12 soccer fields, comprises shaded truck, bus and car parking spaces together with a community centre, a fuel station, and several retail outlets including a convenience store, restaurants, a car care service, and a mosque.