"WELCOME TO SOTOGRANDE"
The Málaga Valley e-27 club is an initiative of a group of companies belonging to the telecommunications and INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY sector that aims to design policies and lines of action necessary to transform the Costa del Sol into an important DIGITAL HUB of hightechnology industry , having as reference the Californian Silicon Valley.
This initiative was part of the project Malaga, Ecosystem of Innovation, developed in 2009 by Fundación Metrópoli, with additional support from Malaga´s local government and BBVA.
Important multinational companies are part of the club Malaga Valley such as Telefónica, France Telecom, Alcatel, Ono, Yahoo , HP, IBM, Nokia, Vodafone, PRISA, Vocento, and local institutions and companies such as the University of Malaga and Unicaja.
Located in the vicinity of the Natural Park of the mouth of Guadiaro river in Cadiz, twenty minutes drive from GIBRALTAR, and one hour drive from MALAGA international airport, the urbanization of Sotogrande has become one of the most important high-level tourist centers and sports resorts in Andalusia, thanks to its privileged geographical and weather conditions and the beauty of the environment in which it's situated.
It has 5 important golf courses, among which excells the VALDERRAMA golf Course. Having hosted the 1997 RYDER CUP, it is considered one of the best courses in Europe. Sotogrande also hosts renowned POLO and sailing competitions, and has a modern MARINA specializing in yachts and luxury boats.
The COSTA DEL SOL, one of the most important tourist areas in Spain, concentrated around 35% of Andalusia's tourism in one year, hosting more than 13 million hotel overnight stays, and € 14,200,000 in income, according to 2018 data.
The Costa de los Atunes is the jewel of the Cadiz coast, flanked by spectacular beaches, breath taking natural landscapes and beautiful white villages of great tourist attraction.
SOTOGRANDE, enjoys a privileged position at a maximum distance of 1hour and 30 minutes by car, equidistant from the extremes of both regions
“BRH Phygital Campus” focuses on the growth of two of the most important development poles of the Costa del Sol: on the one side, the Malaga Business Park, and its technological initiative, led by the MALAGA VALLEY Club, on the other side, the industrial park LOS BARRIOS, which concentrates a large part of the industry of CAMPO DE GIBRALTAR.
Our Campus is a meeting place where the physical and the virtual world concur. and is specially designed for companies and individuals whose client network and alumni work in digital. For this purpose a wide infrastructure of services and coworking spaces is provided.
The project, Malaga, Ecosystem of Innovation, developed by Fundación Metrópoli brings about a network of spatial and functional strategies throughout the city region which build on the existing characteristics and strengths of the city. The potentiation of these strengths, make the region a leading technological fabric in Europe.
The recent GOOGLE’s decision on the creation of an EXCELLENCE CENTER for CYBERSECURITY in Malaga means a huge backup and a next step to the spatial strategies’ incubation that were developed within the investigations by Fundación Metrópoli.
We are very excited to see that the initiatives indicated in the Malaga, ECOSYSTEM and INNOVATION project continue producing results for the phygital transformation of this area
BRH Phygital Campus /sotogrande - 2021