- In 2022 alone, the Urban Development Business of Grupo Argos allocated more than COP 65 billion in urban planning works, contributing to the development of the department and the generation of formal employment in the region.
- Among the works being carried out are projects focused on the recovery and improvement of public space such as the new Parque del Realismo Mágico inaugurated in October, as well as housing and urban development works such as Ciudad Mallorquín in Puerto Colombia.
- The process of planning, designing and executing these investments by the organization in the department of Atlántico has been carried out with the highest sustainability standards and aligned with the needs of the communities in order to directly contribute to improving their quality of life.
Grupo Argos, through its Urban Development Business, allocated resources in 2022 that exceeded COP 65 billion for the execution of urban planning and infrastructure works in the department of Atlántico that are marking the creation of more than 550 jobs and mobilizing the economy of the department with the help of more than 46 companies that are part of its value chain.
Among the most relevant projects are the construction and delivery of the new Parque del Realismo Mágico in Barranquilla, a development of more than 10,000 m2 of public space that includes a cultural plaza for multiple activities, a children’s area, a picnic area, 120 linear meters of bike path and an art trail that functions as an open-air gallery.
Among the investments, the contracting of urban planning for the development of the Ciudad Mallorquín project in Puerto Colombia also stands out, which includes more than COP 55 billion in the execution of strategic works for public service networks, road infrastructure and public space necessary to improve mobility. and increase recreational areas for the enjoyment of citizens.
“At Grupo Argos we are pleased to continue being an ally in the positive transformation of the department of Atlántico and to continue joining efforts to promote inclusive urban planning projects with a clear sustainable orientation that result in the generation of value for all our stakeholders” .
Urban Planning and Infrastructure Manager of Grupo Argos
To carry out this type of strategic projects, the company advances, in an articulated manner, inclusive and responsible planning, design and structuring processes framed in dialogues and permanent work with communities, authorities, academia and other interest groups. Likewise, the works have a component of social and environmental investment focused on building the community and improving the quality of life of the inhabitants.