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, …

Piriapolis Rising: Popular Beach Town Celebrates 120 Years

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate, tourism, uruguay

Punta del Este attracts all of the celebrities, headlines and big name investors to the Uruguayan coastal state of Maldonado, and that’s probably just fine with the natives and expats living in Piriapolis. This quiet town’s appeal lies in its lack of high-rises, laid-back feel and abundance of affordable parcels with water frontage or water views. And Piriapolistas have plenty …