The Argentina Investment Report for April 5, 2016

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The Argentina Investment Report for April 5, 2016 By Patrick Archer MADRID – Only four years removed from Argentina’s expropriation of YPF under the Kirchner administration, Spanish companies are looking at Argentina with renewed optimism. This week executives from Abertis, BBVA, Gas Natural, Gestamp, Iberia, Mapfre, NH, and Santander traveled to Buenos Aires to participate in yesterday’s Argentina-Spain Business Forum at the Alvear Palace Hotel. …

$220 Million Expansion Announced for Conrad Punta del Este

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The most high-profile hotel and casino complex in Punta del Este is about to double-down on that profile…actually quadruple-down when you count the number of new hotel rooms. This week Chile’s Enjoy investment group announced plans to build three additional towers around the existing Y-shaped tower which first opened to the public in 1997 with a total of 294 guest rooms and …

Uruguay Gold Mine Resource Estimate Revised Sharply Higher

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The northern Uruguay Department of Rivera attracted British miners a full century ago and Spanish mineros 250 years ago. Now a South American producer and explorer is writing the next chapter in Uruguay mining history, and the outlook is brillante based on revised resource estimates. This month Orosur Mining (OMI.TO) announced an upward revision for the San Gregorio deposit thanks to exploration activities under and …

Montevideo Residential Real Estate Prices Post Modest Gains

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Two months after housing data confirmed the first significant increase in Montevideo average real estate prices in over two years, another study suggests MVD prices are maybe firming up, albeit slightly, across the Uruguay capital. Montevideo Real Estate Prices Rise 6% In 10 Months is the headline of this week’s El Observador analysis of average residential prices in eighteen of the …

Montevideo Real Estate Prices Rise After Two Years Of Declines

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A new survey of average real estate prices in Montevideo reveals prices rose 4.6% in the second half of 2014 marking a much anticipated reversal of two straight years of average price declines. According to the data, compiled by El Observador from a database of 20,000 condominiums throughout the capital city, the average price of a 700 square foot (65 …