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Setting up a business in Trinidad and Tobago is quite straight forward.
The Government of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago (GORTT) encourages foreign direct investment in almost all sectors, with specific focus on the non-energy targeted sectors.
Trinidad and Tobago's success in energy has fueled its rapid development into one of the most industrialized and cost-effective nations in the Caribbean and Central America.
Trinidad and Tobago is a twin island republic situated below the hurricane belt, at the southern-most end of the Caribbean archipelago.
Edan K. Properties manages many complex projects - from purchase to conceptualization, financing and site development. In its role as facilitator, InvesTT has worked alongside Edan K. and played a significant role over the years in the fast-tracking of processes required to implement multi-faceted development projects.
InvesTT facilitated company registration and access to import duty concessions for equipment, engaged the Ministry of Energy & Energy Industries on the placement and inspection of their LPG tanks as well as facilitated smooth entry at Immigration for foreign engineers needed to install equipment and train local staff.
Located in St. Augustine Trinidad, Virtana Inc. is an outsourcing company that delivers high quality robotics software solutions to international technology companies, utilizing engineering graduates based in Trinidad and Tobago.
A $60 million USD re-investment by Unicomer Group established their local and regional headquarters in Trinidad and Tobago. Today the company has 1000 employees in 7 brands nationwide.
The COURTS retail chain opened its first store in Trinidad and Tobago 26 years ago and since its establishment the country became one of the most important markets for the brand. The Unicomer Group is one of the largest employers and retailers in the region serving over a million customers. With the acquisition of the COURTS chain by the Group in 2006, Trinidad and Tobago continues to be a main contributor to its strong performance in the region.
Unicomer's growing success here made it imperative to seek more permanent storage space and processing capacity hence the decision to establish its million dollar regional headquarters in Trinidad and Tobago.
More than 40%
Over $150 Million
The Unicomer Group is a market leader in the 24 countries in which it operates and has established 7 retail brands in Trinidad and Tobago. Their main brands include COURTS, COURTS Optical, Ashley HomeStore, Lucky Dollar, RadioShack, ServiTech and shopcourts.com.
Trinidad and Tobago is well positioned to be the headquarter for Unicomer's regional operations.
Ease of doing business
One accessible location
A strong economy
One of InvesTT’s first strategic interventions for this investment was to engage the Ministry of Works and Transport on the construction of the frontage road which was critical to the success of the project. The agency also assisted with the fast tracking of the approval process for all relevant construction permits.
Our facilitation team acted as a liaison between Town and Country Planning, Environmental Management Agency, Trinidad & Tobago Electricity Commission, Trinidad and Tobago Fire Service, the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) and the Regional Corporation.
Existing foreign investors seeking to expand or re-invest in Trinidad and Tobago can benefit from our liaison services for easier navigation of the regulatory environment.
“Among the 24 countries in which the Group operates, the Unicomer Group considers InvesTT to be one of the best government investment agencies with which they have partnered. Without the agency's support and assistance, the Freeport project (regional headquarters) would not have been completed in record time and on budget. The level of support received from the VP, Investor Services and the entire investment team has been fantastic!”