Buenos Aires Wins 2014 Sustainable Transportation Award

The City of Buenos Aires has taken some giant steps forward in becoming a more sustainable city over the past five years. From the introduction of the first Metrobus line┬áto the launch of the EcoBici program, BA is definitely a a more commuter and pedestrian-friendly metro these days….not any easy task for one of the World’s Top 5 MegaCities. Now …

The Best Buenos Aires Neighborhoods For Real Estate Investment

A new government-sponsored study of Capital Federal using a wide range of metrics has generated a ranking of the best Buenos Aires neighborhoods for real estate investment. “Urban Development Report: Panorama & Investment Opportunities in Buenos Aires” is the title of the analysis carried out by the City’s Ministry of Urban Development and the Real Estate Research Center of the …

Subtrash: Buenos Aires Takes Garbage Problem Underground

The City of Buenos Aires is taking another important step toward alleviating the mess associated with the 5,000 tons of garbage thrown out daily in Capital Federal. While the trash generated is one problem, it’s the opening of and rummaging through curbside trash bags which creates even greater contamination and health hazards. In order to address the problem, the City …

New Metrobus Line Will Transform The World’s Widest Avenue

Buenos Aires rush hour traffic descended into total chaos Wednesday night when a transformer exploded in Palermo. Local news coverage immediately focused on the gridlock along BA’s widest and most famous avenue, 9 de Julio. Alleviating that daily commute chaos is one of the local government’s priorities and makes our list this week of transformative urban planning projects in Buenos …

Pent-up Demand Among Buenos Aires Home Buyers Crashes Website

The City of Buenos Aires took an innovative step toward making home ownership a reality for thousands of young portenos this week with the launch of Primera Casa BA. The program offers low-interest financing (“low” in Argentina being 7.5 to 14%) to first-time home buyers in the City of Buenos Aires. The program just launched Monday, and the response was …