Moruga Agro-Processing and Light Industrial Park

Moruga Agro-Processing and Light Industrial Park

COMING SOON

The country’s first Agro-processing and Light Industrial Park is currently under construction. Located in South Trinidad, the Park is situated on 7.6187 hectares (18.83 acres) of State land situated in Saunders Trace Moruga.

The Park consists of 11 developed land lots of which 5 lots comprise 5 purpose-built factory shells available for leasing, while 6 lots remain available as developed sites for leasing.


 

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Available Factory Shells and Land Lots

  • Pepper
  • Fish
  • Cocoa
  • Root Crop
  • Fruits

The park offers leasable space for the growth and expansion of operations in the processing of primarily agro products, and light manufacturing. Local and international entrepreneurs will find lucrative investment opportunities for the processing of innovative products from an abundance of exotic natural resources within the heart of Moruga and surrounding areas.


Business facilitation services will be available to prospective tenants.

Lease Rates

  • Lease Terms

    Land 30 years. Factory Shells 25 years. Rent reviews will be conducted every 5 years.
  • Factory Shells per sq.ft monthly

    TT$ 1.75
  • LLand Lots per annum/per acre

    TT$16,000
  • Premium for each land lot per acre

    TT$17,300
  • Common Area charges apply

    Maintenance

Park Features

Land Lots and  Factory Shells

Park infrastructure upon completion will include all major utilities; electricity, cabling, telephone, internet, water, wastewater treatment and access roads for each lot.

All land lots will be offered with ready connections to all utilities while factory shells will be built out to accommodate ‘Plug and Play’ business set-up– outfitted with all utilities including washrooms facilities. Additional build out of office spaces will be done by tenants.

Parking allocations will be included on each lot.

Reserve

The Park includes one designated protected area. This area contains a manmade pond and buffer zone that has been declared a natural feature by the Environmental Management Authority of Trinidad and Tobago.

Infrastructure

  • Roads

    All lots are accessible via an established road network
  • Factory Shells

    Outfitted with all major utilities, offices and washroom facilities. Each lot with completed factory shell will include 18,000 US Gallon water storage tanks. The land lots without factory shells will not have water tank storage.
  • Major Utilities

    Electricity, cable, telephone, internet, water, wastewater treatment.
  • Land Lots

    Pre-cleared of heavy vegetation, leveled and offered with ready connections to all utilities.
  • Parking

    Each lot has allocated parking for 8 cars
  • Environment

    Woodland Area
  • Proximity to International Port

    Port of Point Lisas – 62km
  • Containerized Transport

    Max. Container Access – 20 ft.
  • Park Manager

    e TecK

Supporting Agencies

The National Agricultural Marketing and Development Corporation (NAMDEVCO)
NAMDEVCO’s role is to foster the development of a sustainable, competitive agricultural sector by the provision of programmes that will (1) provide safe, healthy foods to the local and international markets, (2) build the capacity of local farmers, (3) provide market information for timely decision-making, and (4) marketing services.Phone.: (868) 647-3218/3467/3866 / E-mail: contact@namdevco.com

Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Trinidad and Tobago Delegation
IICA is the specialized agency for agriculture in the Inter-American system. The IICA has both in-house capacity and external access to technical expertise, best practices, practical experiences, knowledge platforms and expert networks. Phone: 1 (868) 645-4555 / 645-5020 / Email: iica.tt@iica.int

Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI)
CARIRI provides a comprehensive range of support services for food processors. These include product and process development, product consultancy, training, food safety systems and audits, contract processing, facility layout, product testing and business support services. Phone: (868) 299-0210 / E-mail: mail@cariri.com

Agricultural Development Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (ADB)
ADB specializes in develop pment financing for the agricultural sector. Financial packages support technologies that can increase food production and profitability. Clients can benefit from supervised credit, amortised lending, unbeatable interest rates, a moratorium, flexible repayment terms and conditions, a combination of expert technical and marketing support, and a special window for micro-enterprise financing. Phone: (868) 612-0163 / Email: adbpos@adbtt.com

Tenants’ Responsibilities

  • Each tenant is responsible for obtaining regulatory approvals, for e.g. Town and Country Planning, Water and Sewerage Authority particularly where specific processes will be applied
  • Tenants are responsible for overall security and maintenance of the Park
  • Factory shells may be shared by more than one tenant

About Moruga

The district of Moruga lies on the central south coast of Trinidad. Oil and fishing are the area’s main economies for some residents.

Moruga is said to be the place where Christopher Columbus landed when he "discovered" Trinidad. It is also home to the Moruga Hill Rice - a strain of American Hill Rice rediscovered in Trinidad in 2016. Originally grown by African slaves, this strain of rice was thought extinct before this occurrence.

The Moruga Scorpion Pepper, one of the hottest pepper varieties in the world takes its name from this region.

Park Status

InvesTT Ltd as the agency responsible for marketing of the Park is currently accepting tenancy inquiries.

Please send tenancy inquiries to: info@investt.co.tt