FranchiseBA: Palermo Cafe Brings 3D Printing To The Masses

A new Buenos Aires business is bringing 3D printing to the masses and a new franchise model which puts a more collaborative twist on the old cybercafe concept. The 3D Lab Fab & Cafe opened this week in Palermo Soho (Costa Rica 5198) with the goal of offering a space where, according to the website, patrons can “have a coffee, spend …

Buenos Aires Real Estate Closings Down 45% In June

Real estate closings in the City of Buenos Aires were down 45% in June compared to one year ago, as currency controls and election year uncertainty continue to put a damper on local sales activity. While the total number of residential closings dropped 44.7%, the total peso-denominated value of those deals was down 37.2%, according to the Buenos Aires Notary …

“Revenge Of The Tow Trucks” Now Playing In Puerto Madero

Revenge Of The Tow Trucks…It sounds like a summer blockbuster, but it’s actually a winter preview of life when tow trucks and progressive parking meters will blanket 10,000 blocks of Buenos Aires. The sneak preview is playing out on the sterile streets of Puerto Madero where tow trucks are hauling off illegally parked cars left and right. According to La …

Buenos Aires Temporary Rental Prices Down 15% This Year

A new survey of apartment rental prices in seven Buenos Aires neighborhoods sheds some light on overall supply and demand in the temporary rental market popular with many expats and tourists. The Reporte Inmobiliario analysis of 1,636 temporary apartment rentals in Barrio Norte, Belgrano, Centro, Palermo, Puerto Madero, Recoleta and San Telmo found that the overallaverage price in dollars for …

VanityBA: Paper Pumps Up The Volume At BAFWEEK 2013/14

The Spring/Summer edition of Buenos Aires Fashion Week (BAFWEEK) begins today in Palermo, and it should be interesting to see how much creative juice local designers can wring from this year’s source of inspiration…paper. Like an episode of Iron Chef where culinary artists are asked to wrap their minds and knives around a seemingly bland ingredient like eggplant or milk, …