The City of Buenos Aires Receives 80 Demolition Requests Per Week

The City of Buenos Aires receives 80 demolition requests per week for old buildings, but that doesn’t mean historic properties are in jeopardy, according to information provided to Clarin by the GCBA Ministry of Urban Development. Clarin’s┬áPablo Novillo says the construction boom in Buenos Aires and steady stream of demo requests prompted the City to be more proactive in identifying …

Buquebus Opens Its First Franchise Outside of Buenos Aires in Tandil

The Uruguay tourism juggernaut that is Buquebus just keeps growing, diversifying and extending its travel and tourism offerings in Argentina and Uruguay. In a ceremony held at the Museo de Bellas Artes, Buquebus announced the grand opening of its first franchise in the beautiful city of Tandil. Buquebus Tandil will be the company’s first franchise in Argentina, an important step …

Average Buenos Aires Salary Would Buy A 5 Square Foot Apartment

A new report from the Economics Institute at the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE) suggests the average salary in Buenos Aires is enough to buy five square feet of a new construction apartment in the City of Buenos Aires. In other words, it would take 100 salaries for the average family to be able to buy their own 500-square-foot …

New York Times: Colonia Real Estate Attracting More Foreign Investors

Lionel Messi (“the little man in the orange shoes”) and the Argentine Seleccion were showered with compliments this morning by The New York Times for their performance last night in New Jersey, but Uruguay also received its fair share of praise this week. Cesar Barrios of La Republica tells Uruguay readers that Colonia was just featured in a Times article …

The Buenos Aires Metrobus Arrives; Connects Palermo With The South

Months after the launch of Mejor en Bici, Buenos Aires is two months away from taking a major step forward in public transportation. The Metrobus, a dedicated two-lane bus corridor intended to expedite cross-town bus trips, begins service in May. The first Metrobus line will extend the length of Juan B. Justo Avenue running from Palermo to Liniers with 25 …