New Buenos Aires Neighborhood A Magnet For Private Developers

Patrick Archer average prices, ba government, buenos aires events, creative class, foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate

A 13-block stretch of prime real estate in the City of Buenos Aires originally scheduled to sit in the shadow of an elevated highway is now a magnet for private developers in Capital Federal. Parque Donado Holmberg (PDH) is the name of the new neighborhood which is bordered by the more developed barrios of Belgrano, Saavedra, Coghlan and Villa Urquiza. iProfesional’s …

Buenos Aires Residential Rental Rates Jump 25% In One Year

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The average price of residential rental properties in Buenos Aires rose 25% over the past twelve months, as property owners attempt to keep pace with inflation through rent hikes and semi-annual adjustments. The new data from the City’s Statistics Department show the average rental rate for a 50 square meter (538 square foot) condominium in Capital Federal rose 25% from …

New Buenos Aires Expo & Convention Center “Rising” Below Recoleta

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The new Buenos Aires Convention & Expo Center (CEC) is under construction in Recoleta and promises to be another transformative project in terms of creating green space, enhancing quality of life and attracting large-scale expo tourism year-round. The City of Buenos Aires is spending $336 million pesos (US$41.3 million) on the 22,000 square meter (234,000 square foot) project which is currently …

Buenos Aires Launches Visionary Urban Greening Plan

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The City of Buenos Aires is planning a green urban revolution to add hundreds of acres of new parks and hundreds of thousands of new trees throughout the Argentine capital and global megacity over the next twenty years. The plan, unveiled yesterday at the Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve, envisions adding 78 new neighborhood plazas, 12 large municipal parks, 400,000 new …

VanityBA: 2014 World Cup Means All Play, No Work For Two Weeks

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With less than a month to go before the start of the 2014 World Cup, thousands of locals have booked travel packages to cheer for Argentina or Uruguay next month in Brazil. Millions more won’t be making the pilgrimage north, but they are planning to take the equivalent of two weeks of paid vacation during office hours. InfoNegocios does the …