Print

Operating Environment in Bogota

Find the next information about the sector:

Quality Operating Environment

Bogota has a high-quality, worry-free operating environment. There is a plentiful supply of quality, cost-competitive office, warehousing and manufacturing space. The city has redundant telecom connectivity and excellent utilities. The city is a major land and air cargo transportation center and a natural logistics hub for Colombia. Finally, Bogota has all the corporate services needed by investors.


Plentiful, High-Quality Space

At present, Bogota has a supply of approximately 1’800,000 square meters (19.3 million square feet) of office space, including top quality high-end offices. There are more than 50 industrial parks, including several new free trade zones with excellent warehousing and manufacturing spaces. Contact us for information on properties available for rent or sale.

Telecommunications

According to the World Competitiveness Yearbook, Colombia is one of the top ten countries in the world with the highest levels of investment in telecommunications, as a percentage of GDP, and the top country in Latin America. As a result of market liberalization and significant private sector investment, Bogota boasts a redundant, high-quality telecommunications infrastructure. Currently, more than half-a-dozen private providers offer complete corporate telecommunication solutions.

Bogota is connected by redundant overland connections to five international underwater cables.

 

Utilities

Electric utility coverage is nearly 100% in Bogota. CODENSA, Bogota’s electric utility, is part of the ENEL Group of Italy, and is recognized for high-quality and cost-competitive service. Gas Natural, a privately-owned utility, provides natural gas. The city-owned Acueducto de Bogota manages water and sewerage, which has 99% coverage forwater and 98% for sewerage.

 

Transportation

Bogota is a natural hub for land-based freight in Colombia. Many companies have located logistics and distribution facilities in Bogota to serve Colombia. The government is currently developing four-lane highways from Bogota to both Atlantic and Pacific sea ports.

 

The Bogota El Dorado International Airport is one of Latin America’s largest passenger and air cargo hub. It is currently undergoing a US$ 900 million upgrade.

El Dorado is #1 in terms of air freight volume in Latin America.

 

Bogota is the first airport of cargo movement compare with other cities in Latin America

 

El Dorado is the third busiest airport in Latin America in terms of passengers.

 

Bogota counts with the thirst airport of passengers movement in comparison with Latin American airports

 

Wide Range of Corporate Services

Bogota offers a wide range of corporate service providers, from international, legal, accounting, tax and consulting services, to sophisticated financial intermediaries and specialized suppliers. Please contact us for further details on Bogota’s service providers.

 

Learn why Bogota is a city with Quality of life

 

Updated (mm/dd/yyyy): 09.28.2017