Engineer Rubén Rojkés talks with us regarding Avanco and the expansion opportunities arising in the Argentinian construction sector for 2019. Civil Engineer Ruben Rojkes has been a true estate developer for over 25 years, “building the dreams of the people”.
1. What was your motivation when making Avanco?
AVANCO is an acronym that comes from advancing by building. I am a civil engineer and construction may be a passion for me. I made a decision to maneuver forward in life, building, making, that’s what I’m passionate about. Once I raise myself, Ruben, what is what makes you fill the foremost fulfilled regarding your work, I’m not passionate about buying and selling only, I would like to make, manufacture, develop a product, that’s what I love.
2. What was your initial successful project?
It had been the primary building I built that I launched nearly twenty eight years ago; it was a terribly tiny building, in the street San Luis 77. It consisted of only eleven units with one or two bedrooms, with a lobby and two upper floors, without elevator. I sold it quickly. It was my 1st work, and thank God, all the works I have done are successful and completely sold.
3. How do you manage the balance between family life and your work?
I suppose family must be thought-about as the most necessary COMPANY we have a tendency to have, that suggests that we have a tendency to must be sure of it, dedicate time to them, correct if one makes a blunder, enjoy it. My family is my support, my motivation, I enjoy it very much, and I perpetually attempt to create time to share with them. I enjoy spending time with my wife and children. Although my kids are grown, we tend to still share a ton of fine times. I continually build time those moments, with journeys, meals, or taking part in sports with them.
4. What advice would you give to future entrepreneurs?
I’d tell them to be passionate and put a ton of dedication to what they do. That they obtain recommendation from individuals with additional experience. I consulted a ton of veterans once I was not clear or I had doubts regarding a project. Work with a team of people who are passionate concerning what they do. It is an activity that you simply can’t do without a sensible team.
5. What are the most innovative projects that have been developed in the region?
I feel that at the Housing and Countries level, our company is that the one that is innovating the most within the Region, with the sort of amenities of our projects, and also the expertise of the architects that we have, we tend to are working with a fashionable architecture and we have a tendency to are in continuous evolution.
We recently completed a residential building called The Point, in that we have a tendency to left standing a beautiful recent facade of a house that’s over 100 years old, and combined it with stunning modern buildings. It is something that’s seen a ton in Europe however it is the first time it is done within the area. It absolutely was a success.