VanityBA: Behold The “De-Argentinazation” Of Punta del Este

Patrick Archer foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay, vanityba

It’s the most colorful and accurate term to describe a major shift in local real estate markets since pesoficación, and this eight-syllable beauty is the hottest summer trend since political correctness rocked Mar del Plata’s backside. Desargentinización is how La Nacion’s Javier Navia describes the dwindling presence of Argentines on the Uruguay coast this summer, a trend first set in …

BuzzFeed Makes The Case For Moving To Uruguay

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, global rankings, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay, visionaries

BuzzFeed, the NYC-based media company and detector of what’s hip, hot and trending on the web, offers a compelling, hyperlinked list of 21 Reasons Why You Need To Move To Uruguay in 2014. The BuzzFeed list covers everything from banking laws to beautiful beaches to beef production before arriving at the best reason to move to Uruguay: the people, which …

New Construction Requests Rising In Punta del Diablo

Patrick Archer aruba, foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay

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 …

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, …

Why Punta del Diablo Is Now Uruguay’s Coolest Beach Destination

Patrick Archer aruba, creative class, lifestyle, real estate, uruguay

 Punta del Diablo is emerging as a popular destination for well-rounded international travelers. This beautiful Rocha beach has a vibe as laid-back and eclectic as the brightly painted homes and boutique hostels dotting her gently sloping landscape. Only a few kilometers from Brazil’s southern border, it seems fitting that Punta del Diablo lies at one end of Uruguay’s east coast while Punta …