The Argentina Investment Report for April 20, 2016

Patrick Archer agribusiness, ba government, competitiveness, foreign investment, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, real estate, technology, tourism, us companies

The Argentina Investment Report for April 20, 2016 By Patrick Archer BUENOS AIRES – Argentina tested the international debt waters on Monday and received offers over four times greater than the US$15 billion needed to settle with the holdouts. The news is summarized in an excellent analysis in today’s iProfesional by Mariano Jaimovich titled “The Fever for Argentine Bonds Encourages Local Operators.” …

GCBA/V: The City Of Buenos Aires Is One Giant Movie Set

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, ba government, creative class, foreign investment, global rankings, us companies

From commercials to TV shows to feature films, the City of Buenos Aires is now the fourth most popular destination in the world for film crews according to a new ranking from Variety, writes Clarin’s Romina Smith. Only Prague, Paris and New York rank higher than Buenos Aires which has blossomed in recent years as a destination of choice for …

The Buenos Aires Audiovisual District In Palermo Hollywood

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, ba government, buenos aires events, creative class, entrepreneurs, foreign investment, technology

The City of Buenos Aires has a vision for attracting more audiovisual industry and production companies to Palermo Hollywood and surrounding neighborhoods. In an interview today with Ciudad1.com, Economic Development Minister Francisco Cabrera says, “We want to recreate the Tech District model in the Audiovisual District, a zone which encompasses Palermo Hollywood and extends to Chacarita and Paternal. We want …

Global Film and TV Crews Increasingly Choose Buenos Aires

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, ba government, creative class, global rankings

“The beautiful thing about living out of town…is that you get to drive for an hour and a half before getting to work.” Such is the conclusion of a recent BMW commercial, as a BMW X3 leaves the lush countryside and rolls into an urban jungle which could easily be L.A. or Manhattan. The spot, which was actually filmed in …

VanityBA: The BA Metropolitan Design Center Grand Opening

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, creative class, entrepreneurs, lifestyle, vanityba, visionaries

It’s one thing to read about BA being “the World’s Most Exciting City”…it’s another thing entirely to see the vanguard in action and tangible signs of the renaissance. The proof last week came in the form of a 150,000 square foot former fish market beautifully restored and transformed into the Centro Metropolitano de Diseno (CMD), an enormous design incubator for …