The company GAT Inversiones and the Pacha Group have celebrated this Friday the act of laying the first stone of the future Laguna Village 2.0 tourist and commercial complexlocated in Estepona and which suffered a fire in the summer of 2020, a space that the companies have acquired with the aim to position it as a benchmark for quality tourism.
The event was attended by local authorities and businessmen, which has been chaired by Elías Bendodo, the Councilor for the Presidency of the Junta de Andalucía; José María García Urbano, the mayor of Estepona; Rosauro Varo, the president of GAT Investments; Josep Antoni Escandell, general manager of the Pacha Group and Pablo Alberca, Director of Operations of GAT Inversiones.
GAT Inversiones and Grupo Pacha acquired the Laguna Village shopping center at the end of last year from the German-Swiss group Sauer, with the aim of reposition it as a reference in quality tourism and reconvert it into one of the largest tourist complexes in southern Spain. A surface 13,000 square meters and a beach concession of 1,200 square metersLaguna Village is located between Estepona and Marbella in one of the most privileged locations in southern Europe, with connections to the main towns on the Costa del Sol, which is scheduled to open in spring 2023.
With a remarkable strategic value, the new tourist and commercial complex He pretends to be lever for the promotion and economic development of its area of influencegenerating more than 1,000 direct and indirect jobs, with a quality employment where inclusion and diversity are promoted as the strategic pillars of the two investment groups. Similarly, Laguna will focus on the circular economy, adapting the value chain for this purpose, and on local commerce, mainly integrating suppliers from the area.
In its solid commitment to sustainability, GAT Inversiones and Grupo Pacha support the project in a innovative architectural proposal that respects the environment, that values energy efficiency and seeks to blend in with the environment through the use of natural wood and stone. It is a project with a clear focus on quality tourismwith a value proposal that includes a renewed gastronomic and social focus.
This first jump of the Pacha Group to the Costa del Sol will make Laguna Village 2.0 a first class tourist destination, as well as for investors Laguna Village 2.0 is also a firm commitment to Andalusia as a source of opportunities and, particularly, for Estepona which, beyond its strategic location, having a privileged climate or spectacular beaches, is a benchmark for good tourism management.