Considerations when choosing land to build a factory

Considerations when choosing land to build a factory

When choosing the land to build the factory, the investor should not only pay attention to the geographical location, investment incentives of the province, but also pay attention to the geological factors, shape, feng shui of the land…

Favorable geographical location

Investors should choose land that is located near the regional economic center, convenient for transportation. Convenient transportation not only saves the cost of transporting materials during construction, but also convenient for coordinating materials, recruiting workers, distributing goods… in the future factory operations.

Các khu công nghiệp là một trong những nơi có giao thông và hạ tầng tương đối tốt

Industrial parks are one of the places with relatively good traffic and infrastructure, convenient for investors when building production factories. By the end of September 2020, nationwide, there were 366 industrial parks established, including industrial zones located in coastal economic zones and border gate economic zones.

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Read more: Map of Vietnam’s key industrial zones 

When building a factory in an industrial park, investors also need to refer to the surrounding factories, consider the factors that the neighboring factories may affect our production activities. From there, will have a plan to choose the most reasonable land or the best solution to handle during construction, ensuring the operation of the factory in the long run.

Nhà máy Ắc quy GS Vĩnh Phúc do DELCO làm tổng thầu xây dựng
GS Vinh Phuc Battery Factory, built by DELCO as the general contractor, is located near the brick factory, so the air is very dusty. During the design and construction process, DELCO has come up with many solutions on construction materials to ensure the aesthetics of the factory as well as minimize dust accumulation when used for a long time.

In an effort to attract FDI investment from Vietnam in recent years, provinces and cities have implemented many preferential policies for manufacturing enterprises such as exempting land rental costs, reforming administrative procedures, and improving the investment environment,…  Investors can rest assured to choose the place to invest in building the factory and enjoy many incentives when conducting the project.

Read more: Efforts to improve the investment environment to help Bac Giang be in the top FDI attraction in Vietnam 

Read more: 3 competitve factors make Vinh Phuc province attractive to FDI investors

Geological factors when building factories

Geology is one of the issues that directly affect the factory construction. Choosing a solid foundation helps to reduce foundation construction costs and foundation reinforcement costs. The weaker the ground, the deeper the piles of the factory foundation, the more costly it is for the investor.

Thi công ép cọc tại nhà máy DORCO Living Vina Hà Nam do DELCO làm tổng thầu xây dựng
Construction of pile pressing at DORCO Living Vina Ha Nam factory by DELCO as the general contractor. Compared with many factory construction projects that DELCO has constructed such as DORCO Living Vina Ha Nam factory in Hoa Mac Industrial Park, NITTOKU Vietnam factory in Thi Son Industrial Park,… Ha Nam province is one of the places where the ground is weak, the good soil layer can be placed at a depth of nearly 40m, making the cost of foundation treatment increase quite a lot.
Thi công móng tại nhà máy Power Plus Technology
Construction of the foundation at Power Plus Technology factory – Que Vo 3 Industrial Park, Bac Ninh, by DELCO as the general contractor, the average length of pile pressing is from 16-22m.

Besides, investors should avoid building factories near ponds, lakes, rivers and streams. If it is necessary to level the pond area to build a factory, investors should carefully study the methods of leveling: select black sand, compact each layer, constructing after leveling from 3 – 6 months to make surethe ground is firm, to avoid future landslides.

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The leveling work will generate large costs for the investor, so the investor should consider carefully before choosing to build a factory on the land with ponds and lakes.

The experienced industrial construction contractors will be the unit with the most objective and relatively accurate assessment of the geological conditions of each region, the traffic and infrastructure conditions, etc. Investors should consider to choose the most suitable land for factory construction.

Feng shui factors & the shape of the land

Ensuring feng shui in factory construction not only brings luck, convenience and fortune in production and business activities, but also brings peace of mind to business owners. Ideally, investors should choose an area where the back of the factory can lean against the mountain, that is, the land position is gradually higher in the back, lower in the front.

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In addition, investors should choose rectangular or square plots of land, because from the practical perspective of construction, the distorted, redundant corners will be difficult to use for reasonable purposes, causing costly compared to square plots of land.

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