VanityBA: Buenos Aires Fashion Week 2012 Showcases Fall/Winter Collections

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, ba government, buenos aires events, creative class, lifestyle, vanityba

Buenos Aires Fashion Week, the city’s most important fashion event kicks off today through Friday at La Rural in Palermo. A preview event was held last night with the Vitamina collection at Paseo Alcorta, but the main event begins today with 8 collections including Varanasi, Evangelina Bomparola, Vicki Otero and Wanama. BAFWeek official Kika Tarelli says this year’s edition features …

Buenos Aires Tech District Welcomes 100th Company, Property Values Rising

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, creative class, entrepreneurs, foreign investment, technology

The Buenos Aires neighborhood of Parque Patricios is quickly becoming a hip haven for tech companies, young professionals and small service-oriented businesses hoping to cater to the new incoming wave of tech talent. At the core of the barrio, the City of Buenos Aires Technology District is the magnet which is attracting the talent and simultaneously revitalizing the neighborhood. Clarin’s …

In Recoleta, BA Goes Underground to Solve the Parking Shortage

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, real estate

Parking in Buenos Aires is a problem, especially in areas of Capital Federal like Puerto Madero and Recoleta with high construction density and no Subte stations. With dwindling available lot options for above-ground parking, the City of Buenos Aires decided to go underground with a new parking garage at Pueyrredon and Las Heras. The Estacionamiento Mitre, which opens today, is …

Megaproject Between La Boca and Puerto Madero Close To Approval

Patrick Archer aruba, ba government, real estate

A $900 million mega-project envisioned for the southeastern part of Buenos Aires is on the fast track to approval in the Buenos Aires Legislature. The Solares de Santa Maria project would be built on a 172-acre piece of property between Puerto Madero and La Boca, the largest remaining parcel owned by the City of Buenos Aires. The land in question …

From Jobs to Revenue, Tourism Booming In Buenos Aires

Patrick Archer ba government, hotels & casinos, real estate, tourism

The Buenos Aires tourism engine just keeps chugging faster and generating more jobs and revenue in the process, according to a new report from the City of Buenos Aires. The Tourism Board and Ministry of Culture shared the new data at the conclusion of this week’s Expoeventos 2011 at the Centro Costa Salguero. Tourism in Buenos Aires is a multi-billion …