Juan Roig will make investments 15 million to increase his 'enterprise manufacturing facility' within the Port of Valencia | EUROtoday

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Juan Roig's 'enterprise manufacturing facility' continues to increase. Marina de Empresas, the entrepreneurship and innovation hub during which the president of Mercadona integrates his college Edemayour accelerator Shuttle and his funding firm Angels, make investments round 15 million euros in increasing its amenities within the outdated Alinghi base, within the Port of Valencia.

The Port Authority of Valencia has granted Marina de Empresas the floor proper over the plot of the previous base of the Swiss America's Cup crew for 40 years, with the potential of extension of an extra 25 years.

As reported by the corporate in an announcement, the longer term constructing, which will likely be newly constructed and whose undertaking is being carried out by the Valencian studio ERRE Arquitectura, will multiply the capability of Marina de Empresas: it should have three flooring and seven,600 sq. meters of buildable floor with the capability to accommodate almost 1,000 employees.

Located proper subsequent to the unique buildings of Marina de Empresas, the brand new area “will thus fulfill the entrepreneurial pole's objective of growing in La Marina de Valencia.” The constructing, which will likely be characterised by an modern building system and by having open areas for workstations, assembly rooms and a eating room with a meals preparation space, will enable it to increase its area “meeting the expansion needs of its three initiatives.” and with its willpower to be a metropolis undertaking with a world vocation”.

Since 2015, the president of Mercadona, Juan Roig, has invested more than one hundred million euros in Marina de Empresas, the “essential entrepreneurial and modern ecosystem within the Mediterranean”, which he continues to invest in with the aim of creating the “largest enterprise manufacturing facility in Spain.”

Marina de Empresas has thanked the “collaboration and velocity” of the efforts by both the Valencia City Council and the Port Authority of Valencia throughout the process. In turn, the awarding of the APV has motivated Marina de Empresas to begin to “redefine” the use of the site located next to the Atarazanas de Valencia (between Vicente Brull and San Pascual streets and Conde de Pestagua square), where initially projected its expansion.

The entrepreneurship hub, which promotes people's talent to enhance the business fabric that improves society, is made up of the business school and university center Edema, which last year trained 4,600 people; the accelerator Shuttlewhich has already promoted more than 1,400 startups and the investment company Angelswhich has invested more than 37 million euros in 55 companies.

Marina de Empresas has been growing over the years, which has forced it to expand to new spaces beyond its original 18,000 square meters spread over two buildings located on Muelle de la Aduana street in La Marina. For this reason, in August 2021 it added new offices, measuring 1,700 square meters in total, in the Marina Sur.

When the brand new constructing is constructed on the outdated Alinghi base, Marina de Empresas could have a complete space of ​​greater than 27,000 sq. meters.