Buenos Aires Home is South America’s Most Expensive

Patrick Archer argentina polo, foreign investment, real estate

A property in Buenos Aires is now the most expensive listing in South America but, interestingly enough, the house may not be the biggest attraction for potential buyers. Spread out over 185 acres in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Pilar, the La Felicitas Polo Club features the 29,000 square foot main residence, a 6,400 square foot clubhouse, two stables, a …

Holy Tourism!: The Buquebus Takes Flight

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, competitiveness, foreign investment, tourism, uruguay, us companies

With Holy Week underway, many Argentines are preparing for one last family vacation on the beaches of Uruguay. On the receiving end of the tourist influx and revenue from Argentina and Brazil, Uruguay designates this week as Tourism Week. Seizing the moment and simultaneously injecting some needed competition in the short-haul arena, Buquebus is launching direct air service from Buenos …

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 …

HoJo con PoLo: Howard Johnson Goes Upscale in Argentina

Patrick Archer argentina polo, foreign investment, franchises, real estate, us companies

As the wave of new developments and gated communities grows in Buenos Aires, Clarin reports on the simultaneous growth in the number of local projects featuring luxury hotels and resort-style amenities. “The goal is to offer a value-added service to the property owner,” says Clarin, “giving them benefits within the development (assorted discounts) and enhancing the overall comfort level of …

Contrarian’s Delight: Why Argentina Is The Best Place in the World

Patrick Archer aruba, entrepreneurs, foreign investment, global rankings, lifestyle, real estate, visionaries

Whiskey & Gunpowder, one of the best online resources for freedom-loving individual investors, starts the morning off with this quality of life superlative from author Doug Casey of Casey Research: Argentina is the Best Place in the World. Back in November, Casey talked about Argentina’s bargains; now he’s expanding on the country’s value proposition. The advantages for globetrotters and real …