Mar del Penthouse: Coastal Boom for Mar del Plata Real Estate

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate, tourism

Yesterday was a historic day here in Buenos Aires. Millions took to the streets to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Revolution for independence from Spain. Further down the coast in Mar del Plata, festivities were equally raucous; yet, it’s another “200” that’s generating headlines. That’s the number of new buildings currently under construction in this seaside metropolis of 550,000 …

HoJo con PoLo: Howard Johnson Goes Upscale in Argentina

Patrick Archer argentina polo, foreign investment, franchises, real estate, us companies

As the wave of new developments and gated communities grows in Buenos Aires, Clarin reports on the simultaneous growth in the number of local projects featuring luxury hotels and resort-style amenities. “The goal is to offer a value-added service to the property owner,” says Clarin, “giving them benefits within the development (assorted discounts) and enhancing the overall comfort level of …

Buenos Aires Real Estate Activity: A New Year With Something to Build Upon

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, foreign investment, real estate

Argentina’s Reporte Inmobiliario just released the 2009 summary for real estate transactions in the City of Buenos Aires and, despite the fact that activity is at the lowest level in a decade, the overall trend for 2009 is positive. According to RI, “Compared to 2008, the total number of real estate transactions in the City of Buenos Aires (75,950) fell …