The Malaga Mayor & the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) and Executive Director of UNITAR, Nikhil Seth, recently inaugurated the CIFAL Malaga. This UN International Training and Research Center for Authorities and Leaders
will use videos and an interactive touch screens to educate diplomates and citizens on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and the role of the UN and other administrations to achieve these goals for a better planet.
The Malaga Port opens a public tender to build a marina for super-yachts.
Investors have 3 months from Oct. 2, 2018 to present their proposal. The 20-year concession is designed for 40 luxury ships with a water surface of 41,484 m2, 4,830 m2 of land and a pier length of 770 meters. The investment must be a minimum of 2.5 million euros and a maximum of 9.5 million.
The construction sector has created 10,000 new jobs
(a 24.6 % increase) this year as noted by the Active Population Survey (EPA). The total of 52,700 workers in the Malaga province is still below the pre-crisis boom. Ten years ago, 90,900 people were working in the sector.
The Malaga Metro celebrated its 4th anniversary
accumulating more than 21.5 million passengers to date. Once the current expansion is completed, the system will be 14.8 kilometers with 23 stations and an estimated annual demand of 20.7 million travelers.
The XXIII World Athletics Master Championship
gathered more than 8,200 athletes from 100 different countries to compete in various athletic events from September 4-16 in Malaga and had an estimated economic impact of 23 million euros to the local economy.
By the Numbers
6.5 % increase in the number of companies in the province with more than 10 employees to 4,503 in total.
1.6 million tons of movement in the Malaga Port from January to July 2018, which translates to a 4.1 % annual increase. The main activities are passengers, agri-food, vehicle importation and food supplying operations, as reported by the Malaga Port.
26,424 tourist establishments offer 308,288 places in the first semester of 2018, which represents a 25 % increase in the number of establishments & a 10 % increase in number of rooms.