Real Estate Appreciation in Buenos Aires Neighborhoods

Patrick Archer average prices, ba government, buenos aires events, real estate

A new analysis of real estate price variations for 2009-2010 shows the greatest year-over-year increases in Palermo and Liniers (20 to 25%) followed by 15 to 20% gains in Belgrano, Nunez, Paternal and four southern Capital Federal neighborhoods benefiting from increased business and infrastructure investment from the City of Buenos Aires: Barracas, Constitucion, Nueva Pompeya and Parque Patricios. Barracas is …

Predictions for the Real Estate Market in Buenos Aires & Argentina

Patrick Archer average prices, buenos aires events, foreign investment, real estate

With SMI, the country’s most important real estate Expo underway this week at La Rural, developers and investors are trying to make sense of the post-Nestor climate and predict the state of the market in 2011. iProfesional surveyed SMI attendees and discovered a general sense of optimism considering a weakening dollar, rising consumption and high inflation cocktail tilting the scales …

Subte Expansion Drives Buenos Aires Real Estate Development

Patrick Archer ba government, foreign investment, real estate

Of all the amenities Buenos Aires property buyers look for, one of the most valuable is actually state-owned and underground. The Buenos Aires Subte transports well over 1.5 million passengers a day along six lines, and Micaela Vacca of La Razon says future underground stations are shaping the residential and commercial landscape of the barrios above. “The opening of new …

Buenos Aires Real Estate: Value Investing Outside “The Big 3” Neighborhoods

Patrick Archer average prices, foreign investment, real estate

When looking for residential real estate opportunities, many locals and foreign investors have historically focused on three of the wealthiest and most densely-populated neighborhoods in Buenos Aires: Belgrano, Palermo and Barrio Norte. And while outside interest and new project development in these three barrios continues unabated, local studies suggest some smaller, grittier neighborhoods are emerging as potentially more attractive investment alternatives. …

City of Buenos Aires Technology District Ready for Liftoff in 2010

Patrick Archer ba government, creative class, entrepreneurs, foreign investment, technology, us companies

WiFi connectivity, generous tax breaks, grants to cover the cost of quality certification, preferred lines of credit at local banks, and a government-sponsored training program to groom future talent. It may sound like a Christmas wish list, but it’s an emerging high tech reality in the Parque Patricios neighborhood thanks to the City of Buenos Aires. And according to Cronista, …