Average Buenos Aires Real Estate Prices Hold Steady in 2012

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A new survey of real estate prices in Buenos Aires shows single-digit appreciation for new and used residential properties in the majority of Capital Federal barrios in 2012. The UADE’s Economics Institute compiled the data for all BA neighborhoods over the first seven months of this year. The overall average price for new construction in Buenos Aires is now US$205 …

Sales Fall, Vacancies Rise in Buenos Aires Shopping Centers

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“The Brazilians are buying everything in Buenos Aires.”  That was a common retail refrain in the local media two years ago. And to a certain extent, it was true. While many Brazilians are often reluctant to splurge on accommodations, they were spending like crazy in Buenos Aires’ best shops and restaurants. A casual stroll through some of BA’s busiest shopping …

We Bought A Zoo: Buenos Aires Edition

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The Buenos Aires Zoo is arguably one of the most valuable pieces of real estate in the city. Over 44 acres, 16 city blocks and 2 million square feet of prime Palermo property where residential units across the street fetch over $300 per square foot. The BA Zoo, which originally opened in 1875, is said to be modeled after the …

The Most Exclusive Neighborhood in Buenos Aires Turns 100

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Buenos Aires is a city where wealth has migrated decidedly northward for over a century. The yellow fever epidemic of 1870 set the wheels in motion away from downtown 140 years ago. With the advent of cars, trains and gated communities, the migration just keeps pushing further north well beyond the boundaries of Capital Federal…with one notable exception. Barrio Parque …

Slideshow: How Much Does Real Estate Cost In Buenos Aires?

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We answer this question several times a year based purely on a buyer’s perspective in the new and existing residential markets. Now we take a look at the same question from a builder’s perspective with data released yesterday from Reporte Inmobiliario. The numbers offer a snapshot of the cost of new construction in ten Buenos Aires barrios using an average …