A plan for Ciutat Vella

A roadmap for the socio-economic transformation and revitalisation of the District over 2016-2021

Ciutat Vella

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We work towards a new plural, diverse and solid economic model, both in terms of business sectors and distribution of wealth, designed to satisfy the needs of residents in our neighbourhoods and our city.

The Economic Development Plan, promoted by Ciutat Vella district and Barcelona Activa, has been developed as part of a dialogue between commerce and the social and community fabric.


Thursday, 21 December, 2017 - 16:09h

What is it and how can the Bank of Resources from Ciutat Vella help you Subheading

A project to share resources among the entities of the District in order to organise events is born

Wednesday, 29 November, 2017 - 13:29h

Come to the new Labour Rights Defence Spot in Ciutat Vella

This new service wants to promote the labour rights in Ciutat Vella by publishing and distributing information material, giving personal and group advice and offering training sessions to the entities of the area.

Thursday, 27 July, 2017 - 09:28h

Raising the shutters!

Comerç. Fourteen empty premises in Ciutat Vella will fill with local commerce via a public competition to combat gentrification and the commercial monoculture of bars, restaurants and leisure.

Wednesday, 19 July, 2017 - 09:14h

Pakistani commerce in Raval

Commerce. The results of an analysis of Pakistani commerce carried out by Barcelona City Council and Barcelona Activa under the Ciutat Vella Economic Development Plan will be presented at 2 pm on Tuesday 25 July, the Casal de Barri...

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Learn more about the Plan and its measures and contact The Team

Ongoing measures

Follow the ongoing measures at Ciutat Vella District and its execution schedule.

  • Measure 01.3

    Promotion and distribution of the range of shops and other suppliers of goods and services by updating and improving the website of retailers and suppliers in Ciutat Vella, as well as through other promotions of advertising materials which highlight added

    Progreso 3

    2018Multiannual measure 2016-2021

  • Measure 01.5

    Promotion of cost savings and business cooperation for 200 establishments

    Progress 2

    2018Multiannual measure 2016 - 2018

  • Measure 01.8

    Improve knowledge about businesses run by people of foreign origin and promote their involvement in community life

    Progrés 5

    2018Annual measure 2017

  • Measure 02.1

    Call for grant applications to finance individual or collective entrepreneurial projects, companies that are already trading and cooperatives, community economies and social innovation and employment in the city

    Progress 5

    2018Annual measure 2017

  • Measure 02.3

    The Aixecament de Persianes programme is linked to the need for goods and services identified in neighbourhoods.

    Progrés 1

    2018Multiannual measure 2017-2021

  • Measure 08.2

    Information and personalized advice on workers’ rights in the tourism, hospitality and/or nightlife sectors

    Progreso 2

    2018Multiannual measure 2017-2021