Engineer Rubén Rojkés talks with us concerning Avanco and the growth 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 creating Avanco?
AVANCO is an acronym that comes from advancing by building. I’m a civil engineer and construction could be a passion for me. I decided to move forward in life, building, creating, that’s what I’m passionate about. When I raise myself, Ruben, what’s what makes you fill the most fulfilled about your work, I am not passionate regarding buying and selling only, I would like to create, manufacture, develop a product, that’s what I love.
2. What was your first successful project?
It had been the primary building I built which I launched almost 28 years ago; it had been a terribly little building, in the road San Luis 77. It consisted of only 11 units with one or 2 bedrooms, with a lobby and two higher floors, while not elevator. I sold it quickly. It had been my 1st work, and thank God, all the works I’ve got done have been successful and completely sold.
3. How do you manage the balance between family life and your work?
I think family must be considered as the most vital COMPANY we tend to have, that suggests that we tend to should make sure of it, dedicate time to them, correct if one makes an error, get pleasure from it. My family is my support, my motivation, I enjoy it very much, and I perpetually attempt to form time to share with them. I relish spending time with my wife and children. Even though my youngsters are grown, we tend to still share a lot of excellent times. I continually make time those moments, with visits, meals, or enjoying sports with them.
4. What recommendation would you provide to future entrepreneurs?
I might tell them to be passionate and put a ton of dedication to what they do. That they get recommendation from folks with more experience. I consulted a ton of veterans when I wasn’t clear or I had doubts regarding a project. Work with a team of individuals who are passionate concerning what they do. It’s an activity that you simply will’t do while not a sensible team.
5. What are the most innovative comes that have been developed within the region?
I think that at the Housing and Countries level, our company is the one that’s innovating the most in the Region, with the kind of amenities of our comes, and therefore the expertise of the architects that we have a tendency to have, we are operating with a fashionable architecture and we have a tendency to are in continuous evolution.
We have a tendency to recently completed a residential building known as The Point, in that we tend to left standing a stunning old facade of a house that is over a hundred years old, and combined it with beautiful trendy buildings. It is something that is seen a heap in Europe but it is the primary time it’s done in the area. It absolutely was a success.