Economic events of Santa Cruz

  • Port of santa cruz

    Port of santa cruz
    After the eruption of the Trevejo volcano, the port of Garachico was destroyed, and he decided to build another one, but this time in Santa Cruz.
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    Santa Cruz Pier

    Between 1750 and 1787, the first pier in Santa Cruz was built, which was located under the Plaza de España.
  • Hospital of Santa Cruz

    The Santa Cruz city council built the Hospital in 1849.
  • Law of Free Ports of the Canary Islands

    Law of Free Ports of the Canary Islands
    In 1852, the Law of Free Ports of the Canary Islands was founded, which allowed the subsequent development of the port and the town as an economic enclave. The port became one of the most important in the Atlantic, since it was a mandatory stop to go to America, and also a stop to put coal on the ships.
  • Heliodoro Rodríguez López Stadium

    Heliodoro Rodríguez López Stadium
    The Heliodoro Rodríguez López Stadium is a football stadium built on July 25, 1925 and has been the headquarters of Club Deportivo Tenerife since that same year. Since then, the Helidoro has hosted the club's home matches, although the stadium is owned by the Cabildo de Tenerife. The stadium has also hosted all the Heliodoro Rodríguez López Cup finals, some matches of the subsidiary, women's soccer, 3 matches of the Spanish soccer team and the traditional Three Kings Parade.
  • Expansion of the Port of Santa Cruz

    Expansion of the Port of Santa Cruz
    In the same year that the Canary Islands were divided into two provinces, the Port of Santa Cruz was expanded. It was extended to the Hondura pier, so it is 12 kilometers long and 14,864.30 hectares.
  • Naviera Armas

    Naviera Armas
    Naviera Armas is a Spanish passenger and freight maritime transport company, which operates between the Canary Islands. It is the oldest shipping company in the Canary Islands and the fastest growing in recent years. It currently owns 10 ships and maintains 12 lines.
  • Fred. Olsen Express

    Fred. Olsen Express
    Fred. Olsen Express is an inter-island ferry service based in the Canary Islands. It operates a fleet of six modern fast ferries on five routes.
  • Meridiano Shopping Center

    Meridiano Shopping Center
    The Meridiano Shopping Center was inaugurated on June 17, 2003 and offers a wide and complete offer of Fashion, Leisure and Restoration.
  • Tenerife Auditorium

    Tenerife Auditorium
    The Auditorio de Tenerife is the work of the architect Santiago Calatrava. Its construction began in 1997 and ended in 2003, being inaugurated by the then Prince of Asturias, Felipe de Borbón.
  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife Transport Interchange

    Santa Cruz de Tenerife Transport Interchange
    The Santa Cruz de Tenerife Transport Interchange, inaugurated on June 17, 2006, combines the usual services of a bus station with those of a car park for private vehicles and tram.
  • Tenerife Tram

    Tenerife Tram
    The Tenerife Tram is an urban railway network, which runs through the municipalities of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and San Cristóbal de La Laguna, it was inaugurated on June 2, 2007, with a first line that joins the Transport Interchange of Santa Cruz de Tenerife with Avenida de la Trinidad de La Laguna and later, a second line, whose route begins in La Cuesta with destination Tíncer, connecting with line 1 at the Hospital Universitario and El Cardonal stops.
  • Financial crisis of 2008

    The financial crisis of 2008 paralyzed the development of the city for a decade.
    In June 2018, the dismantling of the Santa Cruz de Tenerife Refinery was announced, as it hindered the development and expansion of the city to the south.
  • Great tourist influ

    The historic center of Santa Cruz de Tenerife was declared an area of ​​great tourist influx according to the Order of June 27, 2011 of the Ministry of Employment, Industry and Commerce of the Government of the Canary Islands.