#17 Próspera: The Hong Kong of the Caribbean with Chief Development Officer Gabe Delgado
Philippe I.
Jackson Steger
Alison Burgess
August 29th, 2022

Próspera is a budding platform city on the Honduran Island of Roatán operating under the Zone for Employment and Economic Development (ZEDE) framework. The city aims to provide a place where entrepreneurs and businesses can work freely and efficiently. In this episode, Jackson sits down with co-Founder and Chief Development Officer of Próspera, Gabriel Delgado, about the project. They talk about the city’s goals, the ZEDE system, the considerations that come with being in Honduras, the stage Próspera is at right now, and the government rhetoric surrounding the project. 


Topics Covered: 

  • Introduction to Prospera and the Vision — (2:36)
  • Cities that Inspired Próspera — (7:10)
  • What Próspera wants to take from Hong Kong, Singapore, and Dubai — (8:55)
  • ZEDE Framework in Honduras — (12:10)
  • Regime Uncertainty in Honduras — (14:50)
  • Gabriel’s Role as Chief Development Officer — (16:30)
  • Sustainable Development and Building Progress — (18:35)
  • Próspera’s Location on the Honduran Mainland — (21:25)
  • Incentives and Regulatory Environments — (22:40)
  • Próspera Residency Systems — (26:45)
  • Rhetoric and Challenges for Próspera —  (29:00)
  • Considering the Islanders — (31:05)

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Episode Links: 

Learn more at Prospera's website at prospera.hn and check out on-site residence options at https://www.dunaresidences.com/why-choose-us

Gabriel on Twitter and LinkedIn


Episode Credit:

Hosted by @JacksonSteger

Sound Engineering by @Prodcolin

Videos and Clips by @McdonnellCallum 

Produced by @PhilippeIze

Distribution by @Alisonclaire and @PhilippeIze

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