Argentina Needs To Invest US$290 Billion In Infrastructure By 2024

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, real estate

Argentina will need to invest US$290 billion over the next ten years in order to finance the myriad large-scale infrastructure projects the country needs to either initiate or expand. The estimates from Argentina consulting firm, E&R, which cautions: “reaching an agreement (with the holdouts) would be critical in order to attract the foreign direct investment (FDI) and secure financing for …

US$2 Billion Highway Tunnel Below Puerto Madero Could Open In 2016

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, foreign investment, real estate, us companies

A proposed highway tunnel below Puerto Madero could bridge northern and southern auto corridors, alleviate downtown Buenos Aires traffic and spark a new wave of downtown real estate development. If approved, boring machines could begin carving the 2.5 kilometer underground tunnel this year which would connect three major downtown highways by mid-2016 if the project receives both municipal and federal …

Derailed: Hopes for Rebuilding Argentina’s Rail Infrastructure

Patrick Archer competitiveness

With Aeroparque Jorge Newberry closed for renovations until December 1, it is a chaotic weekend for those traveling in and out of Buenos Aires. Flight delays, cancellations, union protests and frayed nerves abound at Ezeiza International, and the Transportation Secretary today acknowledged Ezeiza is not equipped to handle the extra passenger/aircraft load shifted from Aeroparque. And while problems abound in …