Tales From The Worst Residential Buildings In Buenos Aires

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, real estate

120 beats per minute shaking you out of bed at 4:00 on a Tuesday morning. Greasy kitchen exhaust and garbled karaoke pummeling your balcony non-stop. A neon Jumbotron lighting up your living room with Quilmes, Pepsi and Samsung commercials 24/7. These are just some of the tales that Buenos Aires condominium dwellers share with La Nacion’s Veronica Dema in a …

Retail Outlet Boom & Barrio Branding Bust In Villa Crespo

Patrick Archer aruba, buenos aires events, foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate, tourism

The retail outlet boom which started five years ago in Villa Crespo continues to gain support from retailers and bargain hunters, but a neighborhood rebranding initiative should probably be tossed in the damaged goods pile. A new report from Colliers International shows the number of retail outlets in Villa Crespo has grown to 172. Of those, 153 are currently occupied …

Buenos Aires Real Estate: Why Coghlan Is The New “Barrio de Moda”

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, lifestyle, real estate

If you blink you could miss it. Especially if you are riding the Li­nea Mitre from Retiro as it rocks and sways through BA’s northern barrios. Fortunately there’s a train station with large “Coghlan” signs that let you know you’ve arrived. But locals and long-time residents still debate where it begins and where it ends, writes La Nacion’s Franco Varise …