Smart City Aquiraz, Planet’s fourth development in the country, will be home to 18,000 residents.
Planet Smart City, the global leader in smart affordable housing, has expanded its presence in Brazil with the launch of its fourth smart project in the country: Smart City Aquiraz. The 200-hectare site, which is located just 29km from Ceará’s capital Fortaleza and 6km from the popular tourist beach of Praia Bela, will be home to more than 18,000 residents and easily accessible by public transport.
Through its unique proptech approach, Planet applies its expertise in smart solutions integration, digital technologies, services, and social innovation to enhance the quality of life. Embracing digital transformation, the company places its residents at the heart of activities. Its smart, sustainable and socially inclusive communities are supported by the unrivalled services of the Planet App, Planet’s proprietary digital platform which enables residents to engage with each other and the neighbourhood around them.
Following the successful launch of Smart City Laguna, also in Ceará, Smart City Natal, in Rio Grande do Norte, and Viva!Smart, in São Paulo, Planet will invest a total of US $40 million to design and develop the new city. Smart City Aquiraz will incorporate Planet’s expertise in bringing together superior infrastructure, urban planning, sustainability, digital services and social innovation programmes to deliver affordable high quality, low-cost homes which is transforming the way affordable housing is delivered worldwide.
Smart City Aquiraz will feature a host of social and digital solutions including a free library, cinema, outdoor fitness areas, cycle lanes, urban gardens, a football pitch, shared kitchen facilities for residents as well as technological features such as free Wi-Fi across communal areas.