- On Tuesday, June 6th, the symbolic groundbreaking event took place, marking the official start of the construction of Ciudad Mallorquín Park. This project is a collaboration between Grupo Argos’ Urban Development Business and the Mayor’s Office of Puerto Colombia, aiming to provide the community with a new recreational space spanning 4.5 hectares.
- The project, which will require an investment of over COP 11 billion, was jointly designed with DEB, a locally renowned and internationally recognized firm of young architects. They developed a collaborative design that aimed to highlight the natural and cultural attributes of the territory, emphasizing the richness of flora and fauna, the sea and the beach, as well as the native trees of the area.
- Ciudad Mallorquín Park will be equipped with tennis courts, beach volleyball, basketball, and soccer fields, children’s playgrounds, an open-air gym, a pet park, and work modules, among other facilities.
- During the event, the first resident families of Ciudad Mallorquín were also welcomed. This residential project, led by Grupo Argos and nine top-level construction companies, promotes inclusive and sustainable development in the region.
Grupo Argos’ Urban Development Business and the Mayor’s Office of Puerto Colombia officially commenced the construction of Ciudad Mallorquín Park through a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony, which marks a significant milestone for the development of this area in the Barranquilla metropolitan area.
During the event, the details of this project were announced, which involves the transformation of 4.5 hectares into a public space under a design concept that aims to highlight the natural and cultural attributes of the territory, emphasizing the richness of flora and fauna, the sea and the beach, and the native trees of the area. The consolidated investment for this project amounts to over COP 11 billion. Additionally, the delivery of the first homes in Ciudad Mallorquín was officially confirmed. This inclusive mega-housing project is led by Grupo Argos and nine top-level construction companies, aiming to promote inclusive and sustainable development in the region.
“With Ciudad Mallorquín Park, we continue to reaffirm that it is possible to develop housing projects in harmony with nature. This is an inclusive and sustainable project that consolidates a history of over 35 years in which Grupo Argos’ Urban Development Business has promoted the competitiveness of the region with projects that generate well-being and serve as a reference in Colombia and Latin America.”
María Clara Aristizábal – Manager of Grupo Argos’ Urban Development Business
“Thanks to the excellent work we have been doing with the transformation of Puerto Colombia, companies like Grupo Argos have placed their trust in this development that our intermediate city has experienced. Undoubtedly, Ciudad Mallorquín Park is an ambitious project spanning 4.5 hectares, offering recreation for the enjoyment and benefit of both locals and visitors.”
Wilman Vargas Altahona – Mayor of Puerto Colombia
Ciudad Mallorquín Park sets a milestone in the development of projects focused on generating well-being for the inhabitants of the region, providing them with access to an inclusive public space with high-quality standards and offerings that meet the needs and expectations of the community. This park will be equipped with pedestrian pathways, a jogging track, an open-air theater, tennis courts, beach volleyball, basketball and soccer fields, children’s playgrounds, an open-air gym, a pet park, work modules, extensive green areas, and other amenities.
About Ciudad Mallorquín
Ciudad Mallorquín is an inclusive and sustainable housing project developed by Grupo Argos’ Urban Development Business in collaboration with construction companies Bolívar, Marval, Conaco, Amarilo, Colpatria, Apiros, Conaltura, Prodesa, and Arquitectura y Concreto. It is located in a strategic area of the municipality of Puerto Colombia in the department of Atlántico.
This urban development project represents a joint investment of COP 2,4 trillion over a period of 10 years, making a significant contribution to the regional economy. It also generates over 2,000 jobs annually during the construction phase.