Buenos Aires Real Estate: Value Investing Outside “The Big 3” Neighborhoods

Patrick Archer average prices, foreign investment, real estate

When looking for residential real estate opportunities, many locals and foreign investors have historically focused on three of the wealthiest and most densely-populated neighborhoods in Buenos Aires: Belgrano, Palermo and Barrio Norte. And while outside interest and new project development in these three barrios continues unabated, local studies suggest some smaller, grittier neighborhoods are emerging as potentially more attractive investment alternatives. …

The Grapes of Wrath: Why Napa’s Loss Is Argentina’s Gain

Patrick Archer average prices, foreign investment, real estate, wine & vineyards

There’s nothing like a recession to test the limits of discretionary spending and consumer willingness to downshift to more affordable products and services. This has been especially true for U.S. wine lovers who, according to Bloomberg’s Dan Levy, are often passing up Super Premium and Ultra Premium wines in favor of “cheaper imports from countries such as Chile, Argentina and …