Uruguay: The Land Of 3 Million That Plans To Feed 50 Million Worldwide

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, uruguay

Some of the most informative and objective articles about Uruguay’s farming progress and  competitive advantages come from the outside looking in. Such is the case of this week’s analysis from Bolivia’s leading newspaper, La Razon. “Uruguay Applies Smart Agro To Feed 50 Million” is the title of the article which charts the exponential growth of Uruguay’s productive farmland thanks to …

Argentine Companies Cost Up To 50% Less Than Comparable Regional Firms

Patrick Archer agribusiness, average prices, competitiveness, foreign investment, franchises, real estate

Companies in Argentina across industries cost up to 50% less than comparable firms in Latin America, according to a new survey of market valuations and M&A activity. A summary of First consulting group’s findings is featured in today’s La Nacion along with graphs showing negative factors like the lack of available bank financing available to private sector companies in Argentina. …

Buenos Aires Residential Rental Rates Climb 30% In One Year

Patrick Archer average prices, foreign investment, real estate

Residential rental rates in the City of Buenos Aires rose 30% on average during the one-year period ending November 2014, according to new data from the city’s Department of Statistics and Census. The report compares average prices for existing 2 and 3-room apartments with approximately 50 square meters (538 square feet) of living space in thirteen Buenos Aires neighborhoods. In …

Las Cañitas Neighborhood Grows Up As The Nightlife Moves Out

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, creative class, foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate

The popular Buenos Aires neighborhood of Las Cañitas is taking on more of a family feel as bars, boliches and restaurants leave the barrio once known for its culinary offerings and upscale nightlife. “Las Cañitas in Palermo used to be a required destination when choosing a complete outing including cocktails, dinner and a fashionable nightclub. Everything is so close, often …

Punta del Este Real Estate Prices Fall For Third Consecutive Year

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

Average real estate prices in Punta del Este have fallen for the third consecutive year, and local real estate offices are closing as more owners turn to non-traditional channels for renting their coastal properties. The tenth annual survey of new construction prices in Punta del Este shows average prices are down 7.6% compared to last year for residential towers and …