Where Is The Best Place To Open A Business In Buenos Aires?

Patrick Archer average prices, competitiveness, franchises, real estate

The Mall or Main Street? Santa Fe or Shopping? Callao or Centro Comercial ? These are the questions posed in a detailed analysis of the many options available to investors looking to open a retail business in Buenos Aires. While malls trump Main Street 70/30 in countries like the US, having a storefront on a prominent avenue or pedestrian street is more …

Flight to Quality Boosting Buenos Aires Real Estate Values

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

The famous “refugio de valor” or flight to value had a positive impact on Buenos Aires real estate values in July, according to a new study from the Universiad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE). The study examined real estate classified ads published both online and in broker publications during the month of July and found price increases between 1 to …

City of Buenos Aires Construction Activity Rises 10%

Patrick Archer average prices, foreign investment, real estate

Recent headlines regarding Buenos Aires real estate sales activity have been improving steadily this year, and La Nacion says builders are starting to feel equally optimistic. During the first five months of 2010, the construction industry posted a 10% increase in new projects under development, while the sale of condominiums and single-family homes advanced 7.1%, according to the Universidad Argentina …

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 …

Buenos Aires Home is South America’s Most Expensive

Patrick Archer argentina polo, foreign investment, real estate

A property in Buenos Aires is now the most expensive listing in South America but, interestingly enough, the house may not be the biggest attraction for potential buyers. Spread out over 185 acres in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Pilar, the La Felicitas Polo Club features the 29,000 square foot main residence, a 6,400 square foot clubhouse, two stables, a …