Montevideo Real Estate Prices Rise After Two Years Of Declines

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A new survey of average real estate prices in Montevideo reveals prices rose 4.6% in the second half of 2014 marking a much anticipated reversal of two straight years of average price declines. According to the data, compiled by El Observador from a database of 20,000 condominiums throughout the capital city, the average price of a 700 square foot (65 …

Montevideo Bumps Buenos Aires For South America’s Best Quality Of Life

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Buenos Aires and Montevideo usually take top honors as the best cities in South America in Mercer’s annual Quality of Living Worldwide City Rankings, and 2014 was no different although Montevideo nudged BA for the top spot. The Mercer Index which is designed to help multinational companies compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments takes into account a wide …

The Economist Names Uruguay “Country Of The Year”

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It’s been a wonderful year of triumphs and international accolades for tiny Uruguay. From the most transparent to the least corrupt to the cultural capital and best quality of life in Latin America, it would be hard to top the superlatives bestowed upon the ROU in 2013. Now the editorial board of The Economist is naming Uruguay its “Country of the …

Uruguay Named The Most Peaceful Country in Latin America

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For the second straight year, Uruguay is garnering safety superlatives in Latin America. Last year, Uruguay was named the “least violent” country in Latin America by a Santiago-based non-profit analyzing citizen safety across the region. This year it’s the Institute of Economics and Peace bestowing the “most peaceful” medal on Uruguay in their 2013 Global Peace Index (GPI). The GPI …

Uruguay Real Estate Expo To Showcase Over 200 New Projects

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Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay and Culture Capital of Latin America, becomes the regional real estate magnet this week when it plays host to the First Annual Uruguay Real Estate Expo. Uruguay Real Estate 2013 begins this morning and runs through Saturday at the Laboratorio Tecnologico del Uruguay (LATU). The event is expected to draw thousands of real estate brokers, …