The governor of Querétaro announced a new 1.6-billion-peso (US $88-million) industrial park during a business trip to France.
Covering a surface area of almost 104 hectares, the High Technology Industrial Park will be located within the broader area of the Querétaro Intercontinental Airport.
Francisco Domínguez Servién described the new park as “strategic” and “far-reaching,” and “an ambitious project that consolidates our state as a model of competitiveness in Mexico and the world.”
The project will be built in two stages, the first of which is slated to begin in August and finish 10 months later.
After the yet-to-be-scheduled second stage is finished, the industrial park will create 10,000 jobs and offer 41 hectares of industrial plots, 43.3 hectares of leasable space and four hectares of green areas.
Equipped with its own electrical substation, the park will also have a fire protection system and waste management and water treatment plants.
Domínguez said the park would be a source of new opportunities. It is also expected to attract infrastructure and research projects, strengthening the state’s exchanges with other economies and countries.
“This is a clear example of the conditions Querétaro can offer high-technology projects,” responding to the future needs of industry.
Domínguez also announced the installation of a cockpit manufacturing plant by the Canadian aerospace company Delastek Inc, representing an investment of US $5 million that will create 100 jobs.
Source: El Universal (sp)