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The Horana Industrial Estate is a business park located in the Kalutara District of Sri Lanka. It is managed by the Industrial Development Board (IDB) of Sri Lanka, and provides infrastructure and facilities for manufacturing and other industrial activities.

IDB Industrial Estates

Ekala Industrial Estate

Distance from Colombo: 27 km
District: Gampaha
Province: Western
Year of Commencement: 1962
Extent of Land: 63A-00R-13P

Pallekele Industrial Estate

Distance from Colombo: 157 km
District: Kandy
Province: Central
Year of Commencement: 1969
Extent of Land: 53A-01R-04P

Panaluwa Industrial Estate

Distance from Colombo: 30.3 km
District: Colombo
Province: Western
Year of Commencement: 2006
Extent of Land: 13A-01R-23.8P

Horana Industrial Estate

Distance from Colombo: 49.5 km
District: Kalutara
Province: Western
Year of Commencement: 1978
Extent of Land: 21A-02R-10P

Infrastructure Facilities

One of the major constraints in setting up industries in the rural sector has been the difficulties experienced in finding suitable locations to set up industries and the needs to incur heavy capital expenditure initially on land and infrastructure facilities which are basic requirements for starting up industries. In order to facilitate them, Industrial Estates have been already set up throughout the country under the Industrial Estates Division with infrastructure facilities such as:

Developed plots & readymade building
Internal roads
Water storage and distribution system
Internal electricity distribution system
Sewage and Industrial waste water disposal system (drains, manholes, pumping stations etc)
24 hours security service
Selection of Entrepreneurs
Since the entrepreneurs are not necessarily motivated by profit but regard it as a standard for measuring achievement or success, the Industrial Estates Division allocates developed plots and readymade buildings to prospective entrepreneurs considering the points obtained at the interview along with the recommendations given by the Panel of Interview following a standard rule.


Focuses on recognizing a business opportunity, starting a business based on the recognized opportunity, and operating and maintaining that business.
Improving employability
Export-oriented industrialization following the trade, economic, exporting etc
Using technology to maximize business productivity
Increasing Profits and Enjoyment with Value-Added Products (Eco-friendly Products etc)

Allocation of readymade buildings and land plots

The IDB under its conditions of which plots of lands or buildings are allocated for the entrepreneurs for setting up of their industries by signing of Lease Agreements with the tenants as mentioned below,
Leasehold rights

Readymade Buildings – 20years


Plots of lands – 30 years

Monthly or yearly rental will be fixed on the basis of Government Chief Valuer’s valuation
Extent of the land depends on the particular industry
Obtaining environmental approvals for projects

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an industrial estate?
An industrial estate, also known as an industrial park or business park, is an area specifically designed and developed for industrial and commercial activities. It usually consists of multiple plots or units of land or buildings allocated for various industries.
What types of industries are typically found in industrial estates?
Industrial estates can accommodate a wide range of industries such as manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, technology, research and development, automotive, pharmaceuticals, and more.
What are the benefits of locating a business in an industrial estate?
Some advantages of operating in an industrial estate include access to necessary infrastructure, shared facilities, proximity to suppliers and customers, a supportive business environment, security measures, and potential networking and collaboration opportunities.
Can I view detailed information about the land blocks in the industrial estate?
The Land Bank’s web application might offer detailed information about each land block, including its size, zoning regulations, proximity to amenities, access to utilities, and any specific features or restrictions applicable to industrial activities.