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The Port of Barcelona to Recover 100,000 m2 from the ZAL

The surface area of the ZAL could be increased again after a preliminary agreement was reached with Total Petrochemicals Ibérica which would see the Port of Barcelona acquire land in ZAL-Prat spanning a surface area of 99,183 square metres.

ZAL Port of Barcelona

The Logistics Activities Zone (ZAL) of the Port of Barcelona has been constantly attracting new companies to the point that all of the available land has now been used up, thanks to its location in a strategic enclave.

This fact means that new opportunities are continually being sought, to whereby respond to the demand for existing logistics space in Barcelona.

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