The candidate for president of Argentina javier milei arrived this wednesday at Uruguay and held a meeting there with Eduardo Bastitta, one of the main promoters of the +Colonia urban project.
As reported by the local newspaper El País and confirmed by Agencia EFE with project sources, Milei arrived in the city of Colonia del Sacramento in the morning and went to that place to meet him.
+Colonia is a project to generate an industry hub for the knowledge economy, located on a 500-hectare property in the southwest of Uruguay and about 50 minutes from Buenos Aires.
So far, almost 300 of the 430 units offered to the public have been sold there and it is estimated that some 600 people will live in the first district, while it is expected that they will rise to 30,000 in the next 15 years.
Likewise, more than half of the properties that +Colonia commercialized were acquired by Argentines.
On the other hand, according to information provided to EFE, some 30 emerging companies signed an action commitment to co-create the city together with their intention to settle in the next innovation hub of the Río de la Plata.
“In total, more than 180 entities are co-creating the city, including developers, construction companies, technologytransportation companies, VC funds, banks, educational institutions and investors”holds the document.
The project will seek “promote the generation of disruptive ideas through meeting spaces” and will have places “to develop the knowledge economy sector, generating international attraction with the planning of common spaces and multifunctional centers”.
With almost 7 million votes, Milei, a libertarian economist and leader of the La Libertad Avanza formation, became the candidate with the most votes among the candidates for the Presidency for the elections on October 22.
After the PASO elections (primary, open, simultaneous and mandatory), with the 96.40% After the ballot completed, La Libertad Avanza achieved support from 30.10%ahead of the Juntos por el Cambio coalition (center-right), which won the 28.27% of votes, and the pro-government Unión por la Patria, which added a 27.21%.
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