La Lima Corporate Center is a state-of-the-art Corporate Business Complex located in 8 hectares with topmost telecommunication services and modern technological infrastructure complying with international quality standards, connecting companies 24/7 to the world.
LLCC includes five energy efficient buildings to provide innovative and versatile business environment for companies. Over 20,000 m2 dedicated to common areas including ample green areas for recreation, stunning mountain views, complementary services and area for expansion are features that make LLCC a leading choice amongst companies. It is strategically located in the city of Cartago within the Greater Metropolitan Area of the country, near the best universities, training centers, shopping centers, hotels and restaurants.
La Lima, Cartago, Costa Rica
More than 20,000 m2
8 Hectares (20 Acres)
More than 130,000 m2 (32 acres)
5 energy efficient
Class A buildings
3,000 m2 of usable
space (32,000 sqft)
4 floors each building - 3 floors for offices space and 1 underground floor for parking
La Lima Corporate center is located close to the Inter-American Highway (Main Highway which connects the north border with the south border of the country) Public transportation is available at the main entrance of the park. And additional bus lines are located 2 blocks from the main park entrance. The type of transportation available is:
Passenger train station located at 10 minutes from the park, coming from San José Downtown and connects Cartago with other cities such as Heredia and western San Jose.
Additionally, La Lima Corporate Center will establish a network of exclusive public transportation for employees with pickup and drop-off at the designed bus stop inside the complex.
Infrastructure and technology features
Fully Triple Redundant Electrical Grid
The park is connected to 2 independent electric power sub stations: Concavas and Coris, each with up to 30MW of capacity
Primary accesses are interconnected by a fiber optic Automatic Transfer Switchand a Back-up generator.
Redundant Potable Water System
The park has redundant potable water system provided by local water works utility system and privately-owned wells located within the property providing over 30 liters/second.
Pressure and volume are guaranteed.
Waste Water Treatment Plant
The park´s sanitary system connects all companies to the Waste Water Treatment Plant. The plant treats ordinary waters. Companies that have special processes must pre-treat their water before discharging to the system.
Storm Water Catch Basins
La Lima Free Zone has been designed to minimize environmental impact. 4 storm water catch basins have been built to capture rain water during storms, only discharging in a controlled manner after the storm has passed, ensuring that the rivers and creeks will have returned to their normal levels and avoiding possible flood risks downstream.
First Class Telecommunication System
The park currently provides redundant telecomm services including VoIP and dedicated service through the local providers such as ICE, American Data Networks, Claro, JASEC and others. Any vendor can connect to the park´s secured telecom room and provide services to established companies.
Several telephone service companies can provide land and mobile telephone service to the park. TV Cable services are available through: JASEC, Claro and other vendors.
There will be a telecom room on the first floor of each building so clients can connect (DMARC). This server room is shared with other tenants but access is restricted and controlled by the Landlord. Clients are allowed to build a telecom room inside their space. The telecom room/closet can be built to specs in the client’s rental space. There is no restriction on what the client could host in their telecom room (servers, switches, cooling, etc.)
The fire suppression equipment to be used in the client´s telecom room must meet industry standard and comply with local regulation.
La Lima Free Zone and Business Park is centrally located in Cartago very close to shopping centers, hotels and major academic institutions; just 60 minutes from Juan Santamaria international airport, about 10 minutes from Max Peralta Hospital and 30 minutes from Downtown San Jose.
60 min International Airport.
15 min Hotel.
15 min Academic Institutions.
30 min San José.
10 min Hospital.
10 min Municipality.
93 mil International Port.
5 min Mall.
Electronic access system.
On site Customs Office.
Internal road maintenance.
Other complementary services.
Internal street patrolling.
On site Doctor´s office.
Recreational common areas: parks, bicycle lane, running trails, gardens, soccer and basketball courts, rancho with barbeque and yoga deck.
Labor Force Advantages
Lower attrition rates in the country. Average turnover in Cartago is lower than 4% annual.
Highest literacy rate in the land 98.7%. Costa Rica overall 96.2%.
65,000 people commute out of Cartago everyday. 87% prefer to work in Cartago with similar conditions.
8 Universities & Colleges. Top 2 universities in Costa Rica nearby.
71 high schools - 11 Technical with many specialties oriented to services sector.
6 INA Training Centers (National Trainning Institute).
New training center, currently under construction, will be located 2km from La Lima Corporate Center.
33,000 University students enrolled in the area.
Over 39,000 high school students enrolled in the area.
2,900 technical graduates per year in the area.
La Lima Corporate Center
All Infrastructure is already developed: streets, cabling, security, sidewalks, water, electricity redundancy, medical facilities and recreational areas. There are significant savings in electricity costs. Garnier & Garnier has a vast experience developing free zone business parks for multinational companies.
Setting up Advantages
La Lima Corporate Center
Fast start-up process with the support of Cartago Economic Development Zone Committee.
Shorter time to obtain permits.
Shared cost services with other companies in the park.
Good Community relations already established in the complex.
Garnier & Garnier, the developer of La Lima Free Zone and Business Park understands its responsibility as a corporate citizen and engages with surrounding communities by developing strong bonds, aspiring to become a valuable neighbor in every town or city where it operates. Our approach starts with a social diagnose to understand the communities’ expectations toward us, their projects, problems and major capabilities. The results of this first approach become a strategic plan developed with the community.
La Lima Community Computer Center
Operated by the local association and Municipality, trains in basic computer knowledge to the nearest community members.
Robotics program for local schools
Vocational studies show that our career election starts in elementary school. The robotics program promotes children’s interest in Science and Technology through game and team interaction. The program is being developed in a near school that teaches students from socially vulnerable areas.
Pre – approval of LEED credits to facilitate our customers to obtain credits by installing their operation with us.
Use of exclusively native plants and trees in all of our gardens.
Recycling program for our customers in coordination with Cartago’s City Chamber of Commerce.