Uruguay Luxury Residential Toys Soon to be Unwrapped

Patrick Archer foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate, uruguay

With only nine shopping days until Christmas, many Argentines and other international buyers are preparing for the mass exodus to the beaches of Uruguay. And waiting on the opposite side of the Rio de la Plata are a myriad of million-dollar homes and condominiums purchased and constructed over the past two years. Contexto gives readers a preview of what residential …

MoneyShow: Why Argentina Is Latin America’s Hidden Treasure

Patrick Archer foreign investment

A confluence of good news yesterday on several fronts: The market price for Argentina’s three major AgExports rose, the country risk fell another 3.5%, LCD prices have fallen 30% since the World Cup and debt repayment negotiations began in earnest with the Paris Club. Despite the onda positiva, it’s important to remember that each of these indicators is highly volatile and …

Financial Times: China’s New Investment Frontier Is Argentina

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment

A Wall Street strategist appeared on CNBC last week and when asked in which sectors and companies to invest he replied, “Buy what China wants. The world story hasn’t changed. The place where the growth is is Asia, and the things Asians want are the things that are going to grow in the West.” Argentina knows this first-hand, and the …

B+A+E=H: The New Buenos Aires Subte Line Moves Forward

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, foreign investment

The Buenos Aires Subte added a new station yesterday on the “H” Line, a highly-publicized, much-needed, oft-delayed North-South connector that will one day connect Retiro in the North, Nueva Pompeya in the South and intersect every major East-West line on the network. Up until now, the “Sub” in the H Line’s Subte has been more indicative of its degree of …

Punta del Este Preparing For A Tourism Tidal Wave

Patrick Archer foreign investment, tourism, uruguay

“It’s the law: From Christmas until January 15, Punta del Este explodes with people,” writes La Nacion’s Jose Totah in a sweeping preview of Summer 2011 on the beaches of Uruguay. And unlike previous years when the only storyline was, “It’s Summer 20xx and more Argentines are coming than last year,” today’s headlines are A.) The diversity of who’s coming, …