JPMorgan Chase Announces Global Service Center In Buenos Aires

[soliloquy id=”21088″] JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) yesterday announced the opening of a new global service center in Buenos Aires pointing to several positive factors like cheap real estate, a convenient time zone and a highly skilled labor force which helped the Argentine megacity trump other South American metros like Bogota, Santiago and São Paulo. JPMorgan Opening A Regional Center With 1,000 Professionals is the headline …

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 to 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 …

Buenos Aires Named The Most Competitive City in Latin America

The City of Buenos Aires is the most competitive city in Latin America according to a new report from Citigroup and The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Hot Spots: Benchmarking Global Competitiveness ranks the competitiveness of 120 of the world’s major cities based on their demonstrated ability “to attract capital, business, talent and visitors.” The Citi For Cities report ranks metros based …

How Do Buenos Aires Real Estate Prices Compare to Brazil Metros?

A new report out this month from UADE’s Economics Institute gives us a good feel for average real estate prices for the 14 most popular neighborhoods in Buenos Aires. And while local media chose to cherry-pick the highest number published in the report (Recoleta’s US$262 per square foot for 2-room apartments) the reality is that the median price was US$186 …