AAA Eco Office Sets Buenos Aires Standard For Sustainability

Like most cities in Latin America, Buenos Aires architects and developers have been slow to embrace green building principles when designing new buildings. But a new AAA office tower is breaking from the pack and setting a new standard for sustainability in Buenos Aires. Rising above the world-famous Avenida 9 de Julio, The Altman Eco Office (Lima 1111) is the first …

Bariloche Begins 2013 Ski Season With Record Tourism Numbers

Argentina Ski Season 2013 is officially underway, and the country’s leading downhill destination is welcoming record numbers of charter flights, hotel guests and foreign visitors. “Record Number of Foreign Visitors in Bariloche” is the title of Soledad Maradona’s article in today’s La Nacion which links the sudden surge in South American skiers and snowboarders with the season’s first snowfall, falling …

New Construction Requests Rising In Punta del Diablo

New residential construction may be grinding to a halt in Punta del Este, but it’s reaching record levels up the coast in Rocha. “Punta del Diablo: 90 New Construction Permit Requests” is the headline of Eduardo Gonzalez’ article in today’s El Pais which focuses on the new wave of real estate investors in Uruguay’s coolest beach and other coastal towns …

Boom Of Argentine Exporters Opening Offices In Montevideo

In the latest chapter of crisis argentino creating oportunidad uruguaya, Argentine service export companies are rushing to open offices in Montevideo in order to circumvent currency controls and ultimately boost their bottom lines by over 50%. Companies Exporting From Uruguay To Avoid Exchanging At the Official Rate is the headline of Mariano Gorodisch’s expert analysis in Cronista which summarizes several …

Will The CEDIN Dollar Reignite Argentina’s Real Estate Market?

That’s the billion dollar question Argentina real estate market participants are asking on the eve of the CEDIN dollar’s arrival next month. The CEDIN (Certificado de Deposito Para Inversion) is a Certificate of Deposit for (Real Estate) Investment which begins circulating July 1 as part of a government-sponsored initiative to boost Central Bank reserves by issuing Cedines to those who choose to …