Who Wants To Be A Buenos Aires Parking Lot Millionaire?

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, foreign investment, real estate

You just won the lottery in Argentina. Congratulations! Now what? Well, assuming you don’t have a blowout asado in Jose Ignacio with 1,000 of your closest friends, a fountain of Atamisque Assemblage 2007 and Armin Van Buuren guest DJ’ing, you’re going to have some coins to invest. That was the scenario posed in an interesting segment this morning on C5N’s Mananas …

China to Finance Construction of Buenos Aires Subte’s New G Line

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, foreign investment

We’ve often remarked that China wants to rebuild Argentina’s entire rail infrastructure to speed up the delivery of Argentine commodities to dinner tables in Beijing and Guangzhou. Now it seems the Chinese will also be expediting the commute times of white collar portenos to their offices downtown. Buenos Aires Minister of Finance Nestor Grindetti traveled to China last week with …

Buenos Aires Real Estate: Why Coghlan Is The New “Barrio de Moda”

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, lifestyle, real estate

If you blink you could miss it. Especially if you are riding the Li­nea Mitre from Retiro as it rocks and sways through BA’s northern barrios. Fortunately there’s a train station with large “Coghlan” signs that let you know you’ve arrived. But locals and long-time residents still debate where it begins and where it ends, writes La Nacion’s Franco Varise …

Lifestyle Trends Reflected in Buenos Aires Real Estate

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, lifestyle, real estate

What happens when your residential square footage practically doubles while your population stays roughly unchanged over a decade? Well, in the case of Buenos Aires, the real estate market thrives, new inventory is absorbed, and new product offerings reflect the shifting demographics of the porteno population: living longer, waiting longer to get married, looking for rental income or getting separated …

Real Estate Sales Rise 20% in Buenos Aires, Rosario

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, real estate

New data from the BA Notary College confirm real estate transactions rose 20.5% in Capital Federal last year. In 2010, a grand total of 62,278 real estate deals took place in Buenos Aires, according to La Nacion. The total value of all real estate deals was 23.11 billion pesos or US$5.75 billion, a 47% increase over 2009. The same report …