Bonchon Industrial Complex

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Bonchon Industrial Complex

Objective

Designed to create a clean and convenient urban environment by restructuring regional industries and forming a cluster of downtown businesses and companies.

Location

Yangsan-dong and Ilgok-dong in Buk-gu, Gwangju Metropolitan City

History
  • February 18, 1975: changed the use of the land for industrial purposes
  • June 6, 1979: ground-breaking work
  • July 4, 1979: designated as provincial industrial complex
  • October 24, 1979: selected as a promoting district for development of local industry by the ministry of Construction & Transportation (the 134th)
  • December 31, 1983: completion
Land Use and Infrastructure
Land Use (1000㎡) Infrastructure
Total Factories Support Facilities Public Place Greens Water
(1000tons/day)
Electricity
(1000kw)
Communications
(cable)
Road
(km)
Sewer
(km)
Management Complexes
937
(100%)
763
(81.4%)
-
(0%)
137
(14.6%)
37
(4.0%)
14 14 3,600 8.2 23.1 Area:3,073.2㎡
Area:726.4㎡

※ Sales price (sales completed) : KRW 13,000 ~ 15,000 /㎡

Costs

9,722 million won (638 million to be funded by the government, 9,084 million from sales profits)

Construction Period

June 3, 1979 ~ December 31, 1983

Companies expected to move into the complex
Classification Total Food Textile
Apparel
Lumber
Paper
Petro-chemical Non-metal Primary Metal Machinery Electronics and Electricity Distribution Transport Other
Companies Total 134 42 8 7 8 4 6 34 12 - 5 12
In Operation 118 36 6 6 5 4 5 31 10 - 5 10
Closed 16 5 2 1 - - 1 3 2 - - 2
Number of Employees 2,125 1,171 163 39 32 44 41 171 329 - 84 51
Production Scale

Total production capacity = 955.6 billion won in value, $179 million U.S. dollars exported

Location Conditions
Transportation
Highway : West Gwangju IC on Honam Expressway [308.5km to Seoul (280.8 km. between Cheonan and Nonsan), 340.6 km. to Busan]
Railroad : from Gwangju Station on Honam Line [356.1 km. to Seoul, 329.8 km. to Busan, 80.8 km. to Mokpo]
Airway : Gwangju Airport (charter flights to Seoul, Jeju, international flights), within a 50-minute drive to Muan International Airport
Port : a 70-minute drive to Gwangyang port, 90 minutes to Mokpo port, 100 minutes to Yeosu and Gunsan ports
Industrial Wastes : All handled by commissioned service providers
Facility Maintenance
  • Road Management Director of Construction Management Headquarters: Roads wider than 20 m.
  • Facility Maintenance Director of Waterworks Management Headquarters and the Head of Northern Office: Waterworks
  • Head of Buk-gu Borough Office: Roads with a width less than 20 m. and auxiliary components of entire roads in the complex (tree-lined streets, lamp posts, parking pace, sidewalks and sewer system), greens, parks and other facilities
Related Parties (Organizations)
  • Authority Holders: Mayor of Gwangju Metropolitan City (Investment Attraction Division in Employment Investment Policy Department)
    - Address : (Zip Code (502-702) Naebang-ro 111 (Chipyeong-dong), Seo-gu, Gwangju Metropolitan City
    - Tel : +82-62-613-3892 / FAX : +82-62-613-4069
  • Managed by the Head of Buk-gu Borough Office (Division of Company Support for Economy and Culture)
    - Address : (500-701) Uchi-ro 183 (Yongbong-dong), Buk-gu, Gwangju Metropolitan City
    - Tel: +82-62-510-1352 / FAX : +82-62-510-1517
  • Consulted by the Bonchon Industrial Complex Operation Council
    - Address : (500-888) Yangil-ro 190, Buk-gu, Gwangju Metropolitan City (Yangsan-dong)
    - Tel: +82-62-571-6344 / FAX : +82-62-572-1959

Division in Charge : Investment and Attraction Division

Contact : +82-62-613-3892