InvestBA Presents The 10 Most Read Real Estate Stories Of 2012

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From barrios to beaches, luxury to livability and farmland to failed airlines, InvestBA presents the Top 10 Most Read Real Estate Stories in 2012. For more information about Argentina and Uruguay real estate, simply complete the form below. [gravityform id=25 name=Contact title=false description=false]

Abandoned Punta Condo Sells At Auction For US$1.98 Million

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Call it the last of a generation. Or the last of a bunch of abandoned high-rise projects that came out of the ground 35 years ago but never reached completion, because of the 1982 financial crisis. They are “The Skeletons of ’82,” says El Pais’ Marcelo Gallardo. For over three decades they’ve loomed over Punta del Este beaches and boulevards …

Revised Garzon Bridge Design Addresses Elevation Concerns

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The proposed bridge over the Laguna Garzon separating the Uruguay coastal departments of Maldonado and Rocha is a few steps closer to reality now that the latest iteration addresses government-raised elevation concerns. Six months ago the project architects proposed a flexible, floating bridge which could be reconfigured into different shapes, but local officials voiced concerns over extreme low tide scenarios …

KFC Opens First Argentina Location in Alto Palermo

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A Christmas miracle of sorts for Buenos Aires residents who have been waiting over two years for the arrival of Colonel Sanders, the “Receta Secreta” and Kentucky Fried Chicken. Rumors surfaced back in October 2010 about the possible Argentine return of Pizza Hut, one of Kentucky-based Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) global restaurant brands. If Pizza Hut enjoyed a successful relaunch …

Argentina’s Largest Convention Center Suddenly Nationalized

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It’s one of the largest convention centers in Latin America and has hosted millions of Buenos Aires visitors in recent years attending international expos like the International Tourism Fair and arteBA. It’s also some of the most valuable real estate in Palermo fronting the Plaza Italia and across Avenida Sarmiento from another controversial prize and political football, the Buenos Aires Zoo. …