Brasilia gets a R$ 700 million complex

Ten years after winning the Brasilia airport auction bid back in February 2012, Inframérica has finally managed to pull out an ambitious real estate development plan around the terminal - the second busiest in the country.

The concessionaire owned by the Argentine multinational Corporación América is expected to announce this Monday an agreement with other private partners to build three large projects in the airport area: a shopping centre for the Partage group, a logistics centre for Log Commercial Properties and an entertainment complex with theme parks.

In total, these projects will receive investments of R$ 700 million and generate 3,500 direct or indirect jobs, according to Inframerica. The construction will start this semester and be ready by the end of 2023 and the beginning of 2024. All interventions have an environmental license from Ibram (Federal District agency) and approval for land use and occupation and agreement from the Ministry of Infrastructure and the National Civil Aviation Agency (Anac).

"Our project for the airport site is even broader, but these first three projects are anchors for what lies ahead", says Inframérica vice president Juan Horacio Djedjeian. According to him, a four-star hotel and a convention centre with a capacity for 7,000 people are also planned, and a cultural centre able to showcase 12,000 works of art. There are advanced understandings with the owners of private collections, and all that remains is to define how the new building will be.