Montevideo Named Best City For Retirement In Latin America

Patrick Archer aruba, competitiveness, culture, global rankings, lifestyle, tourism, uruguay

Montevideo is the most friendly city in Latin America for retirees and soon-to-be-retirees, according to a new report from America Economia. The annual ranking of the region’s most senior-friendly metros also includes Miami, considering South Florida is a popular retirement destination for many upper and upper middle class Latin Americans. Montevideo tied Miami for first place as the most friendly destination …

Montevideo’s Carrasco Named The Best Airport In The World

Patrick Archer aruba, competitiveness, creative class, global rankings, tourism, uruguay, visionaries

InvestBA has long touted Montevideo’s Carrasco International as the best airport in Latin America. It turns out we were wrong. It’s the best in the world. Carrasco International was named Best Airport in the World by Architizer, the world’s largest database of architecture online, and votes cast in Architizer’s 2013 A+ Awards. Montevideo’s world-class airport actually won both the 2013 …

South America’s Most Livable Cities: Buenos Aires & Montevideo

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, global rankings, lifestyle, us companies

While global mergers and acquisitions are based largely on perceived synergies and potential bottom line impact, a very human-oriented discussion typically emerges once the deal is done. Who do we send from the Home Office to manage the new foreign subsidiary? How is the quality of life there vis-a -vis the U.S.? And, of course, what is an appropriate compensation …

“There Are Better Places to Live”

Patrick Archer culture, foreign investment, global rankings, lifestyle, uruguay

With volcanic ash cascading earthward, half of all flights grounded in Europe and U.S. housing prices nursing an “epic hangover,” it’s a good morning to reflect on quality of life and other advantages of living here in Argentina and Uruguay. Granted, both countries rank consistently as the #1 and #2 destinations in Latin America for Quality of Life, but sometimes …

Carpe Pasaporte: Living the Dream in Buenos Aires

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, lifestyle, tourism, wine & vineyards

While some of our home countries are drowning in debt, others lack optimism regarding job prospects and the economic outlook. It’s times like this when many begin to re-prioritize and ponder quality of life, a common narrative thread here on InvestBA. Whether it’s the annual International Living ranking or a wine expert lauding the “wonderfulness” of BA, or a foreign investor branding …