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, …

Rising Tide: Piriapolis Begins to Attract More Foreign Investors

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

From Chicago to Cordoba, Medelli­n to Montreal and Rio to Quito; there is a long list of famous second cities in the Western Hemisphere. When it comes to Uruguay tourism destinations, Punta del Este may be the primera playa, but the second city of Piriapolis is beginning to attract more foreign investors thanks to a new strategic marketing campaign. APROTUR, …

New York Times: Colonia Real Estate Attracting More Foreign Investors

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

Lionel Messi (“the little man in the orange shoes”) and the Argentine Seleccion were showered with compliments this morning by The New York Times for their performance last night in New Jersey, but Uruguay also received its fair share of praise this week. Cesar Barrios of La Republica tells Uruguay readers that Colonia was just featured in a Times article …

Trends del Este: Who’s Buying Punta del Este Real Estate Now?

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate, uruguay

Argentines, of course, but Cronista says Uruguayans are actually the number one purchasers of real estate in Punta del Este these days. The country’s economic bonanza fueled in part by a stable government encouraging domestic and foreign real estate investment, booming agricultural exports and Uruguay’s new-found status as the regional beef producer. “The economic change that Uruguay is undergoing makes you …

The Harvard Club of Punta del Este

Patrick Archer foreign investment, lifestyle, uruguay

The beaches, boutiques and restaurants of Punta del Este are beginning to fill up for the year-end celebrations, as long-time property owners and first-time visitors arrive at the most famous of balnearios uruguayos. According to El Pais, one gathering tomorrow night will be an eclectic mix of international businessmen with a common crimson bond. Technically, Harvard does not have an Alumni …