Cali has become a strategic point for investment in Colombia’s services sector, earning the moniker “hometown of Corporations”, with more than 150 domiciled in the Valle de Cauca region, servicing national and international markets. The region has 4.7 million inhabitants and it has a GDP of USD $28 billion, as of 2017, being the third most important city in Colombia, economically.
The Cali location and proximity to the both the Ecuador border and the Pacific port city of Buenaventura makes it a distribution point for international markets. Due to the dynamism that has persisted in the “sultana del Valle”, in previous years there has been an increase the search for facilities that are more efficient, comfortable and accessible.
According to a study by Colliers International in the report titled “Office markets in Cali Colombia”, enterprises dedicated to co-working, BPO, technology and public sector are the ones that are responsible for the increase in demand for offices and square footage.
Under these circumstances, the ZFB group has developed ZF Towers Versalles, designed specifically to attract BPO tenants. Built in 2017, Versalles is a viable option for many service-oriented enterprises due to its operational efficiency. The building claims savings of up to to 17% in energy due to its evaporated air HVAC system, LED lighting, regulated energy and power supply plans over total of 350 kilowatts, and 0% Capex to initiate operation in it. The operating costs are already included in the monthly rent fee. The building offers has noise cancelling, UV filtered windows, and 350kW of filtered electrical supply.
The building comes with zoning permission for commerce and services with 5275 sqm built and an available area of 4422 square meters, 4 floors and one basement, with maximum capacity for 700 workstations..
In addition to BPO and contact center tenants, the building is also suitable for providers of basic medical services, travel agencies, marketing agencies, law firms, software development, IT services integrators, academic centers, corporate offices, administrative headquarters, among others.