5 Signs The Argentina Real Estate Market Is Finally Rebounding

[soliloquy id=”21125″] The winds of change and optimism are finally blowing again in the streets and offices of Argentine real estate brokers and developers. One week after the Buenos Aires Notary College reported two consecutive months of sales increases, iProfesional’s Patricio Eleisegui offers five signs of a real estate rebound nationwide after three years of decline. 1. Stability of the Blue Dollar: The fact that …

Argentina Construction Costs Fall To Lowest Level In Six Years

[soliloquy id=”20742″] Construction costs in Argentina have fallen sharply since 2008 prompting developers and consumers to take advantage of the lower cost environment and move forward with residential and commercial projects. The Cost To Build In Dollars Is The Lowest In Six Years is the headline of Patricio Eleisegui’s analysis in iProfesional which describes new construction as an attractive niche …

Express Boom Rapidly Changing Buenos Aires Supermarket Landscape

Hundreds of Asian-owned Buenos Aires supermarkets are closing now that multinational giants like Carrefour and Walmart are blanketing BA barrios with their own “express” markets. “Around 400 super chinos closed last year alone and 1,100 jobs disappeared. The expansion of the large chains under the express model siphoned off a lot of our customers which hurt the profitability of our business,” …

Argentines Invest, Profit From Spain’s Real Estate Collapse

With rumors of an international bailout swirling, union protests over proposed pension reform and unemployment now officially over 20%, 20.33% to be exact, Spain’s misery is poised to worsen this year. And that’s great news for Argentines looking to purchase real estate in Barcelona, Madrid and Majorca. Spain’s housing collapse began in 2008 and prices have fallen sharply in the major …