How Much Does Real Estate Cost In Buenos Aires?

Patrick Archer aruba, average prices, buenos aires events, global rankings, real estate

There is an excellent analysis of the Buenos Aires real estate market in today’s iProfesional which takes a deep dive into historical data, barrio trends, exchange rates, interest rates, mortgage penetration and market pesofication. As sweeping as it is granular, it takes a very complex topic and makes it more opaque by offering a laundry list of reasons why average …

Where Is The Most Affordable Real Estate In Argentina?

Patrick Archer average prices, competitiveness, global rankings, real estate

New data out this week shed light on what are the most affordable real estate markets in Argentina beyond Buenos Aires (BBA). The nationwide survey from Reporte Inmobiliario focuses on the average price per square foot for an existing 2 or 3 room apartment in a dozen cities in the Argentine interior. The three most expensive Argentine real estate markets …

Argentina, Uruguay Among Region’s Most Wanted For Immigration

Patrick Archer foreign investment, global rankings, tourism, uruguay

Argentina and Uruguay rank among the Top 4 most popular destinations for inbound immigration to Latin America, according to a new report from the International Organization for Migration (IOM). While the US and Canada continue to lead the Western Hemisphere in terms of inbound migration, the four Latin American countries receiving the most immigrants over the past decade are Argentina, …

Sofitel Casino Carrasco Opens A New Chapter of Luxury In Montevideo

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, aruba, creative class, foreign investment, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay

The highly anticipated re-opening of one of Montevideo’s most beautiful landmarks finally took place last evening, a historic event symbolizing triumph over adversity and the undeniable appeal of Uruguay for foreign investors. On a beautiful Thursday evening in Carrasco, hundreds of invited guests, foreign dignitaries and proud Montevideanos gathered at the hotel’s entrance enjoying the sounds of the Philharmonic, champagne …

Surging Leather Exports Put Uruguay In The Driver’s Seat

Patrick Archer agribusiness, aruba, foreign investment, uruguay

Uruguay leather exports rose to US$263 million in 2012, and 40% of the increase was due to the surge in the sale of leather hides used in the production of seats for luxury automobiles and aircraft. According to El Pais, Uruguay exported 38,000 tons of leather hides last year, a 12% gain over the 34,000 tons shipped in 2011. Uruguay …