Engineer Rubén Rojkés talks with us about 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 am 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. Once I raise myself, Ruben, what’s what causes you to fill the most fulfilled concerning your work, I am not passionate regarding shopping for and selling solely, I would like to build, manufacture, develop a product, that’s what I love.
2. What was your initial successful project?
It absolutely was the primary building I built which I launched virtually twenty eight years ago; it was a very tiny building, in the street San Luis 77. It consisted of solely eleven units with one or two bedrooms, with a lobby and 2 higher floors, while not elevator. I sold it quickly. It absolutely was my initial work, and thank God, all the works I have done have been successful and completely sold.
3. How does one manage the balance between family life and your work?
I suppose family should be thought-about as the most vital COMPANY we have, that suggests that we tend to should take care of it, dedicate time to them, correct if one makes a slip, enjoy it. My family is my support, my motivation, I relish it very a lot of, and I invariably try to make time to share with them. I fancy spending time with my wife and children. While my kids are grown, we tend to still share a lot of excellent times. I continuously create time those moments, with visits, meals, or enjoying sports with them.
4. What advice would you give to future entrepreneurs?
I would tell them to be passionate and put a ton of dedication to what they do. That they seek advice from folks with additional experience. I consulted a ton of veterans after I wasn’t clear or I had doubts regarding a project. Work with a team of folks who are passionate about what they do. It’s an activity that you just can’t do while not a smart team.
5. What are the most 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’s innovating the most in the Region, with the type of amenities of our projects, and the expertise of the architects that we tend to have, we have a tendency to are working with a modern architecture and we have a tendency to are in continuous evolution.
We have a tendency to recently completed a residential building known as The Purpose, in which we left standing a beautiful recent facade of a house that’s over one hundred years recent, and combined it with beautiful fashionable buildings. It’s one thing that is seen a lot in Europe however it is the first time it is done in the area. It absolutely was a success.