About the ZFB Group

We are a leading business group in the management and development of competitive business environments.

MISSION

We are a group of companies oriented to identify the business opportunities that originate with the process of internationalization of the economies, and to propose solutions that increase the competitiveness of our clients through the supply of real estate, infrastructure and adequate endowments as well as the operation of agile Foreign trade mechanisms, under guidelines of transparency, security, innovation and sustainability with the greatest benefit for interest groups and the least environmental impact.

VIEW

In 2022, we will be a business group with a presence in Colombia and the region, recognized and appreciated by our clients and interest groups as a strategic ally in their growth, with innovative, sustainable products and services and with high quality standards, led by a Highly competitive and committed team that reaches an EBITDA of $ 66,310 million in 2022.

VALUES

Priority in our client

We put at your service our experience understanding your needs, generating appropriate solutions and always seeking your satisfaction.

Relations
Sustainable


We build strong relationships based on respect for our stakeholders, their rights and their differences.

Our
Commitment


Every day we strive to fulfill our promise, achieve our individual goals and contribute to organizational achievements.

Management
Innovative

Our experience and creativity allows us to improve processes, understand and adapt to market changes and generate new business opportunities.

Our
Integrity


All our actions are ethical and responsible; We think and act in a consistent manner to maintain the trust of our clients and interest groups.

Our Certifications

Certification operation and administration of Bogotá Free Zone. Operation at the El Dorado International Airport extension.
Operation of the Free Zone of the cauca.
Operation Special Free Zones.

Certification operation and administration of Bogotá Free Zone.

It certifies the operation and administration of the Bogotá Free Zone and the Extension of the El Dorado International Airport, CIAC.

4 areas of Data Center with TIER III certification in design granted by the Uptime Institute: ZF Towes DC16A Floor 2, ZF Towers DC 16A Floor 3, ZF Towers DC38 Floor 2, ZF Towers DC38 Floor 3, this corresponds to 57% of the certifications in this category in Colombia.

U.S. member GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL.

Design and construction: Design, construction of buildings through the application of the lossless construction system. Commercialization of buildings.

Design, construction of buildings through the application of the lossless construction system.
Commercialization of buildings.

Acknowledgments

Those who know business, know where they should be.

NATIONAL EXPORTERS PRIZE

Bogotá Free Zone receives the «National Exporters Award» Export cooperation modality that Analdex and Proexport // 2011 deliver each year.

LATIN AMERICAN CONGRESS OF FREE ZONES

Bogotá Free Zone receives the «Second place as the best Free Zone in Latin America» ​​AZFA Latin American Free Zones Congress held in Antigua, Guatemala // 2011.

BEST FREE ZONE OF THE AMERICAS

Recognition as the best Free Zone of the Americas in the «Global Free Zone of The Year 2017» awards.

Our clients

Those who know business, know where they should be.

Our history

1993

In February the Zona Franca de Bogotá S.A. is constituted. as an Operator User of free zones and 100 hectares of land are acquired, part of a farm dedicated to dairy production, so that it works in these areas.

1993

1993

The project initiative was led by several promoters of the private free zone regime in Colombia including Martín Gustavo Ibarra, Rodrigo Escobar Navia, Enrique Peñalosa Camargo, Oscar Pérez Gutiérrez, Diego Rivera Concha, Fernando Rivera Concha, Álvaro Rivera Concha, Ignacio de Guzmán, Alfredo Carvajal and Harold Zangen.

1993

1994

In January the presale process begins and economic balance is reached in March of the same year.

1994

1994

In August, the first stone of the Bogotá Free Zone is laid as a symbol of the opening and expansion of the Colombian economy. Jaime Castro, Mayor of Santa Fe of Bogotá, Juan Manuel Santos, Minister of Foreign Trade.

1994

1997

In August, the first stone of the Bogotá Free Zone is laid as a symbol of the opening and expansion of the Colombian economy. Jaime Castro, Mayor of Santa Fe of Bogotá, Juan Manuel Santos, Minister of Foreign Trade.

1997

1997

The construction of the Free Zone Administrative Building in Bogotá is completed.

1997

1997

The Bridge – Free Zone Crane of Bogotá is inaugurated, which makes it the First Dry Port of Containers in Bogotá.

1997

2001

User Operator Zona Franca Bogotá S.A, expands its business as a transitory operator user delegated by the MINCIT in the Free Zone of Cúcuta and the Free Zone of Santa Marta.

2001

2002

The Bogotá Free Zone receives the ISO 9001: 2000 certification for the operation, administration and promotion of its operations as a free zone operator user.

2002

2006

 

In May, the company Desarrolladora de Zonas Francas S.A. was established, with the aim of developing free zones through urbanization and infrastructure construction and construction of own and third-party assets.

2006

2006

 

The construction of the Andean Fogel plant begins in the Pacific Free Zone, the first Free Zone Developer project.
The construction of 3 warehouses of the MJ project in the Pacific Free Zone in Palmira (Valle) begins.

 

2006

2007

The company Teledatos (now Teleperformance), the first BPO user with a total of 1,600 workstations, is installed in the Free Zone of Bogotá.

2007

2008

Zona Franca Bogotá receives BASC V3: 2008 certification

2008

2008

Terremark is installed in the Free Zone of Bogotá, the first Data Center.

2008

2009

The construction of the Business Center Building in the Free Zone of Bogotá, the first building for the service sector located in a free zone of Colombia, with an area of ​​30,000 square meters is completed.

2009

2010

In July, the company Construcciones en Zonas Francas S.A. was established, with the aim of developing free zones, through urbanization and infrastructure construction and construction processes in own or third party property.

2010

2010

Free Zone Developer receives ISO 9001-2008 certification.

2010

2011

In July, the IFOU SAS Free Zone Operator User company was set up, with the main objective of operating the FEMSA Special Permanent Free Zone, the first beverage cluster in a free zone in Colombia.

2011

2011

The Bogotá Free Zone receives the “National Exporters Award” –Modality of Export Cooperation, which is delivered by Analdex and Proexport.
The Bogotá Free Zone receives the distinction as the “Second Best Free Zone in Latin America” within the framework of the Latin American Free Zones Congress held in Antigua (Guatemala) organized by AZFA.

2011

2012

In December, the Zona Franca de Bogotá Foundation was born, a non-profit organization whose objective was the development of sustainability projects for the benefit of the Bogotá Free Zone, the ZFB Group and the community in general.

Bogotá Free Zone renews BASC V4: 2012 certification

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2012

2013

With the Unifranca alliance, the Zona Franca de Bogotá and Fundación ZFB become pioneers in the development of great alliances with universities and training centers for workers and user companies.

2013

2014

In April, Proinversiones ZFB SAS was created, with the objective of developing projects for urbanization and construction of infrastructure and buildings in own or third-party assets in the TAN (National Customs Territory)

2014

2014

In October ZFB Technology Services SAS was established, with the purpose of managing and operating data center infrastructure (Data Centers) in Colombia and the Andean region.

2014

2014

The construction of the projects is completed during the year:

Plant of the Phoenix company, with an area of ​​13,568 square meters in the La Candelaria Free Zone in Cartagena.

2014

2014

BIG M1 Project, 8 wineries totaling more than 23,000 square meters in the La Candelaria Free Zone in Cartagena (Bolívar).

2014

2014

Data Center 16 A con un  área de 2.135 metros cuadrados y 680 metros de área blanca, el segundo data center con Certificación Tier III del Uptime Institute, en Zona Franca de Bogotá. 

2014

2015

In March the ZFB Group as responsible for management and control of the following companies: Operator User Zona Franca de Bogotá, IFOU Operator User, El dorado Operator User, Developer of Free Zones, Constructions in Free Zones, Proinversiones and Technology Services.

2015

2015

In July, Free Zone Developer completed the construction of ZF Towers 135 A, a world class project of 28,082 square meters for BPO and outsourcing services companies. The Spanish Digitex S.A was the first company to settle.

2015

2015

6 tendencias globales de inversión tecnológica en el sector industria

ZF Towers 135 A acquires LEED SILVER pre-certification, granted by the US Green Building Council, which certifies environmental performance in constructions. At the creation of this timeline March 2016, we were awarded the LEED GOLD certification.

2015

2015

In July, the Bogotá Free Zone Operator User officially constitutes ZFB Eldorado S.A.S – Free Zone Operator User, with the objective of operating the Sanilla Free Zone in Sesquilé (Cundinamarca).

2015
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