Master Plan for the Development of the Phase 1 of the Alat Free Economic Zone


Budget : 2,600,000 EUR
Country : Azerbaijan
Sector : Transport and Mobility
Dates : 2019 -
Partner : Garland Ormond International Ltd (Ireland) and Baku Design Institute (Azerbaijan)
Funding : State Committee on Urban Planning and Architecture


  • Stimulate economic development and growth in Azerbaijan and attract international investment through the development of ALAT free economic zone (AFEZ)
  • Facilitate the construction of a state-of-the-art port in Baku on a greenfield site, including the provision of multi-modal rail and motorway access
  • Prepare a masterplan for the development of AFEZ in several phases and fully define the scope of the 1st phase
  • Prepare detailed schematic designs for the development of the 1st Phase of AFEZ, working closely with the Baku Design Institute
  • Support tendering and selection of construction companies to build the AFEZ and offer oversight during the construction phase
  • Liaise and coordinate with the senior members of the project sponsor and other stakeholders on decision making