Subte Expansion Drives Buenos Aires Real Estate Development

Patrick Archer ba government, foreign investment, real estate

Of all the amenities Buenos Aires property buyers look for, one of the most valuable is actually state-owned and underground. The Buenos Aires Subte transports well over 1.5 million passengers a day along six lines, and Micaela Vacca of La Razon says future underground stations are shaping the residential and commercial landscape of the barrios above. “The opening of new …

After 20 Years, 200 Argentine Franchises to Choose From

Patrick Archer competitiveness, entrepreneurs, franchises

In Argentina, it can be difficult for a small business to get off the ground, given a variety of bureaucratic, financial and legal hurdles. As such, the franchise business model has become an attractive alternative for local entrepreneurs looking to launch their own business with the backing, resources and support of a well-established franchise brand. Today the Argentina Association of …

In Buenos Aires, Winter Goes Out with a Retail, Tourism Bang

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, foreign investment, tourism

When we look back on 2010 in Argentina from an economic standpoint, the year will be remembered for some key trends that helped lift the country out of the doldrums of 2008/09: consumer confidence, retail spending, housing demand and the record influx of tourists, both domestic (notably BA for the Bicentennial) and international. And while we’re still months away from …

Interior Motives: Argentina Real Estate Values Rise in Rosario, Cordoba

Patrick Archer aruba, average prices, foreign investment, real estate

When it comes to Argentina, most foreign real estate investors focus primarily on Buenos Aires and secondarily on more tourist-oriented destinations with great natural amenities like Bariloche, Carilo, Mendoza or Salta. Often overlooked in the property shuffle are the second and third-largest cities in Argentina: Cordoba and Rosario, with populations of 1.3 million and 1.2 million, respectively. In making the case …