KEY FACTORS FOR AGRIBUSINESS

The Sines Industrial and Logistics Zone has a strategic location due to the proximity of Alqueva Lake and Port of Sines.

LAND AVAILABILITY

2.375 ha of land for Industrial use, of which 268 ha are exclusively dedicated to logistics activities, and fully integrated with the Port of Sines.

PORT OFSINES

Deep-water port, with container and solid bulk terminals connected to the main international routes.

ZALSINES

268 ha dedicated exclusively to logistics activities. Possibility to install logistic warehouses, silos and refrigerated warehouses.

RAIL AND ROAD

Easy connection to European markets. Roads and railways integrated into the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T).

SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT

Including support to the local community, forest management plan, environmental monitoring and control plan and WWTP.

QUALIFIED HUMAN CAPITAL

Universities and Polytechnic Schools offering courses in Food Engineering, Agronomy and Quality.

Competitive Advantages of ZILS

EXCELLENT LOCATION FOR AGRIBUSINESS
  • At the heart of the major international sea lanes
  • Next to the Port of Sines, the largest deep-water port on the Atlantic Coast of the Iberian Peninsula and Western Europe.
  • Easy access to European markets. Road and rail are integrated in the Trans-European Transport Network Corridor (TEN-T).
  • Availability of the main utilities used by the industry.
  • Possibility to accommodate all kinds of industrial activities.
  • Simplified settlement licensing process.
  • Proximity to Alqueva Complex – Europe’s largest artificial lake
TAILOR-MADE SOLUTIONS
  • 2.375 hectares with plots of various sizes
  • Approved Urbanisation Plan – PUZILS: simplified licensing procedures, allows a swift installation of the companies.
  • Sites and infrastructures for all sorts of industries.
  • Business Centre, meeting and conference rooms
INFRASTRUCTURES AND UTILITIES
  • Quick access to main Highway network
  • Road and rail network connected directly with the Port of Sines
  • Access to 3 airports – Lisbon 160 km, Beja 100 km and Faro 182 km
  • Heliport
  • Industrial and domestic water supply
  • Electricity – Low, medium, high and very high voltage
  • Natural gas
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP)
  • Pipelines network
  • Voice and data communication
  • Business Centre: Offices, meeting and conference rooms
  • Green areas
  • Maintenance of shared areas and surveillance
  • Ongoing Environmental Monitoring Plan – constant control of water and air quality
QUALIFIED HUMAN CAPITAL
  • Pool of Qualified Human Resources
  • Educational establishments in line with the region’s business needs
  • Possibility of tailor-made training
BUSINESS-FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT
  • Cooperation with governmental and regional entities and synergies between companies in place
  • Socioeconomic organisation with an industrial profile
QUALITY OF LIFE
  • Mediterranean climate with 3,000 hours of sunshine per year
  • Next to Europe’s largest white sandy beach
  • Positive social attitude and overall safe environment
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