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The Market Puerto Rico is the new, fresh, concept commercial centre opening to the public on January 31 2019. This much anticipated new space in Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria aim to offer something very different by way of commercial spaces, they say, “led by gastronomy and food, with a varied range of organic produce.” This is to be the first full-time “Food Market” on the south of ​​Gran Canaria, to define itself through providing fresh produce daily. 26 businesses will operate from the new leisure and shopping centre “where quality, innovation and the most creative offerings prevail.” The Market aims itself at being a “place to find the unexpected.” Doing things differently, creatively, and uniquely is, they say, what will set them apart...

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The Cabildo has put out a call for tender to construct a new purpose built cinema and television studio production set, for a budget of €7 million to be completed within 14 months of execution. The future Gran Canaria Audiovisual Production Centre aims to place the island at the forefront of the industry regionally, attracting more film shoots and productions to come to and work on Gran Canaria for greater periods of time. The estimated direct economic benefit to the island over the next 15 years has been projected to exceed €50 million. The land plot to be used is situated between the island’s main conference fair ground INFECAR and the main RTVE, Radio Television Española, studios in Las Palmas...

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