Build Up

How do you overcome the obstacles to make this vision into a reality? A little harder than shooting it down, don’t you think?

Paul Romer, an economist at Stanford University, proposes the creation of charter cities as an economic development tool.  He believes that a new city requires at least 1,000 square kilometeres of available space.    See his TED talk at

Roosevelt Roads has about 20.6 square kilometers.   However, Puerto Rico City has a tighter focus on being strictly a business enterprise zone, and not a residential area.