Family comes first, that’s why we have a tendency to build family-oriented projects.
1. What obstacles did you face in the first years of your business?
The shortage of owned capital, I had to encourage investors and banks to join my projects, but in order to tempt them I had to offer them an important participation in the Real Estate business. It had been laborious however it undoubtedly helped me in the beginning.
2. What is one way in that operating a business today is the same as fifteen years ago, and one approach in that it is completely different?
When the activity began it had been within the year ninety two (My son Diego Rojkés was born, today he’s an architect!). At that stage, Argentina was rising from a hyperinflation and it had ten years of exchange stability, where one could finance a project in US dollars without any risk for the customer or the seller. It was easier than now, more predictable.
It had been a period in Argentina when mortgage loans existed and it had been easier and less risky to finance, obtain materials and pay wages.
These days it is terribly difficult for individuals to just accept financing in dollars, there are continuous changes in prices, salaries, services, and one is looking for an index of activity that allows us to finance clients and continue working. In my case is that the CAC, which is an index of price variation of the Argentine Chamber of Construction
As of today mortgage credit will not exist in Argentina.
3. What are Ruben Rojkés’s future goals for the business?
We are about to start the development of 2 Countries in Tucuman, and we tend to are launching and newly started 4 new buildings. We have a tendency to are evaluating some projects in Buenos Aires. Currently that I have the assistance of my youngsters, we tend to can in all probability tackle the challenge. We tend to also are operating on new projects on the agricultural livestock field.
4. How has the real estate sector developed in Tucumán within the last 10 years?
It’s had its highs and lows, that’s the method Argentina is. You’ve got to be told to play in these conditions so you are doing not create mistakes area. It was a success.
5. What are the areas of Argentina that have grown the foremost in recent times?
I suppose Buenos Aires is during the lead. However areas like Cordoba, Santa Fe, Tucumán, Mendoza are not so much behind.