Montevideo Bumps Buenos Aires For South America’s Best Quality Of Life

Patrick Archer competitiveness, creative class, culture, global rankings, lifestyle, uruguay

Buenos Aires and Montevideo usually take top honors as the best cities in South America in Mercer’s annual Quality of Living Worldwide City Rankings, and 2014 was no different although Montevideo nudged BA for the top spot. The Mercer Index which is designed to help multinational companies compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments takes into account a wide …

Campos & Caviar: Uruguay The Perfect Mix of Wyoming and Saint-Tropez

Patrick Archer aruba, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay

Summer vacation may be over here in the Southern Hemisphere, but Terra readers in Brazil are getting a healthy dose of saudade uruguaio this morning. They came in droves from Rio and Sao Paulo this summer and filled the finest hotels and restaurants in Jose Ignacio, La Barra and Punta del Este. The combination of refined luxury and rural tranquility …

InvestBA Presents Discover Uruguay

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate, uruguay

InvestBA presents Discover Uruguay With today’s news regarding more Argentines moving to Uruguay and growing interest in the country among North Americans and Europeans in search of luxury living and affordable retirement, we present Discover Uruguay, a closer look at five unique destinations in the Switzerland of South America. When you discover the natural beauty and open spaces that exist …

Otro Mundo: 2 Million Argentines Say They Would Like to Retire in Uruguay

Patrick Archer foreign investment, lifestyle, tourism, uruguay

Uruguay’s beaches and playgrounds are overflowing with Argentines this month and, according to a new survey released today, many of them, like more Americans and Brazilians, are contemplating a permanent vacation upon reaching retirement age. Appropriately-named Busqueda magazine shares the results of a new survey, “Exploring Uruguay’s Image in Argentina.” According to the study, roughly 2 million Argentines with middle …

Real Estate Showdown: Buenos Aires vs. Uruguay Beaches

Patrick Archer average prices, foreign investment, tourism, uruguay

More Argentines are crossing the river to invest in Uruguay real estate. While this headline from Mirador Nacional (MN) highlights the obvious, it also digs deeper with a cost per square foot comparison of Uruguay destinations with some of Buenos Aires’ most expensive neighborhoods. But first, MN points to the oft-cited $1.5 billion in Uruguay closings over the past 18 …