Buenos Aires Embraces A Different Brand of Polo

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, ba government, creative class, foreign investment, us companies

When most foreign travelers and investors think of Polo in Buenos Aires, it conjures up images of Cambiaso and Palermo, high-goals and Hurlingham or Ellerstina v. La Dolfina. But the new wave of “polo” being embraced by the City of Buenos Aires is slowly changing the landscape of Capital Federal and transforming the city into a net exporter of creative …

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 …

Buenos Aires Real Estate Survey: Line Up The Usual Suspects

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

A new survey of 465 players in the Buenos Aires real estate sector sheds new light on the market’s strengths, weaknesses and median price levels by neighborhood. LaNacion shares the results of the “Real Estate Scene 2010” survey led by Mercado and Reporte Inmobiliario. There was general consensus among the respondents that prices are relatively high in Buenos Aires, and …