The Argentina Investment Report for December 08, 2015

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment

The Argentina Investment Report for December 08, 2015 By Patrick Archer – @InvestBA The Argentina Investment Report is a weekly snapshot of headlines regarding the country’s changing economic landscape; as well as the challenges, risks and opportunities awaiting foreign investors in Argentina.  Fiat Chrysler will invest US$650 million in its Córdoba plant to produce a new model that will be exported to Europe. The …

The Argentina Investment Report for December 01, 2015

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, real estate, us companies

The Argentina Investment Report for December 01, 2015 The Argentina Investment Report is a weekly snapshot of headlines regarding the country’s changing economic outlook; as well as the challenges, risks and opportunities awaiting foreign investors in Argentina.  “The First Signs of Confidence” – Clarín op-ed by Dante Sica, former national secretary of industry and mining, who says “generating confidence, that will be the first challenge …

$220 Million Expansion Announced for Conrad Punta del Este

Patrick Archer competitiveness, creative class, foreign investment, hotels & casinos, real estate, tourism, uruguay

The most high-profile hotel and casino complex in Punta del Este is about to double-down on that profile…actually quadruple-down when you count the number of new hotel rooms. This week Chile’s Enjoy investment group announced plans to build three additional towers around the existing Y-shaped tower which first opened to the public in 1997 with a total of 294 guest rooms and …

Argentina Farmland Prices Fall For Third Consecutive Year

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, real estate

Recent Declines Follow Decade of Gains After a decade of rising land prices from 2002 to 2012, Argentina farmland prices have fallen for the third consecutive year, according to a new report from the Argentine Chamber of Rural Real Estate (CAIR). The new average rural land price data was presented by CAIR President Cristian Belaustegui at an industry event meant to summarize trends across …

JPMorgan Chase Announces Global Service Center In Buenos Aires

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, competitiveness, creative class, foreign investment, global rankings, real estate, technology, us companies, visionaries

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) yesterday announced the opening of a new global service center in Buenos Aires pointing to several positive factors like cheap real estate, a convenient time zone and a highly skilled labor force which helped the Argentine megacity trump other South American metros like Bogota, Santiago and São Paulo. JPMorgan Opening A Regional Center With 1,000 Professionals is the headline of Javier …