Approval of 156 projects worth 6.5 billion in the Marrakech-Safi region – Today 24

The regional investment committee in the Marrakech-Safi region approved 156 projects, with a total budget of AED 6,543 million, during the first half of 2022, an increase of 23 percent compared to the same period last year.

The Marrakech-Safi Regional Investment Center said, in a statement, that these projects created 6,624 jobs during the first six months of the current year, an increase of 55 percent compared to the same period last year, noting that these figures “confirm the dynamism of the recovery registered since the beginning of the year.” year”.

The statement indicated that regardless of the tourism projects that enhance the entity’s leadership in this sector (38%), the industry represented 34% of the approved projects, with a value of 1,640 million dirhams, with the creation of 2,681 opportunities. of work.

The Unified Regional Investment Committee of the Marrakech-Safi region said that “this result is the result of a voluntary policy aimed at giving new dynamism to industrial real estate, by restoring disused patches in the industrial parks of the region and the establishment of more compulsory accounting”. books.”

This dynamic can also be observed, according to the same source, at the level of large structured projects, highlighting that in terms of private investment, the Unified Regional Investment Committee has pronounced positively, since the beginning of the year, on two investment agreements for a total value of 477 million dirhams, which contributed to creating 320 jobs.

Regarding public sector investments, with the support of the regional council, two pilot projects were launched, whose technical studies have begun, namely, the Tamansourt technology park, and the Sidi Bouathman agricultural pole and wholesale market. , which are large projects of two leading poles in the field of industrial and logistics competitiveness in Greater Marrakech.

The Marrakech-Safi Regional Investment Center revealed that this involvement of the elected officials and regional authorities in establishing a coherent and competitive industrial and logistics offer is observed at the level of all regions, especially at the level of the Khat Azkan commune. in Saphi. region and Douar Al Arab in Essaouira, where the regional council ensured the real estate container Oriented to receive the new generation of industrial and logistics platforms, in accordance with the regional design directions for soil preparation.