Engineer Rubén Rojkés talks with us regarding 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 may be a passion for me. I decided to maneuver forward in life, building, making, that’s what I’m passionate about. After I ask myself, Ruben, what is what makes you fill the foremost fulfilled regarding your work, I am not passionate about shopping for and selling only, I want to make, manufacture, develop a product, that’s what I love.
2. What was your first successful project?
It had been the primary building I engineered which I launched almost 28 years ago; it absolutely was a very small building, in the road San Luis 77. It consisted of solely eleven units with one or two bedrooms, with a lobby and two upper floors, while not elevator. I sold it quickly. It absolutely was my initial work, and thank God, all the works I’ve got done have been successful and utterly sold.
3. How do you manage the balance between family life and your work?
I suppose family should be thought of as the foremost necessary COMPANY we have, that means that we have a tendency to must make sure of it, dedicate time to them, correct if one makes miscalculation, relish it. My family is my support, my motivation, I get pleasure from it terribly abundant, and I always attempt to make time to share with them. I fancy spending time with my wife and children. Although my children are grown, we have a tendency to still share a heap of fine times. I always create time those moments, with visits, meals, or playing sports with them.
4. What advice would you give to future entrepreneurs?
I’d tell them to be passionate and place a lot of dedication to what they do. That they obtain recommendation from individuals with a lot of experience. I consulted a ton of veterans after I was not clear or I had doubts concerning a project. Work with a team of folks who are passionate concerning what they do. It’s an activity that you just will’t do without a good team.
5. What are the foremost innovative comes that have been developed within 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 type of amenities of our projects, and also the experience of the architects that we tend to have, we tend to are operating with a fashionable architecture and we have a tendency to are in continuous evolution.
We recently completed a residential building referred to as The Purpose, in which we tend to left standing a stunning previous facade of a house that’s over a hundred years old, and combined it with beautiful fashionable buildings. It’s one thing that is seen a ton in Europe however it is the first time it is done in the area. It was a success.