Trump Tower Punta del Este Scheduled Completion Date Is 2017

Patrick Archer aruba, foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate, uruguay

725 Fifth Avenue, 401 North Wabash, 15800 Collins and now the Rambla Lorenzo Batlle Pacheco. Punta del Este will soon join an elite club of global destinations like NYC, Chicago and Miami with a Trump Tower. Trump Tower Punta del Este was announced yesterday and, as one might expect from a project associated with the legendary Donald J. Trump, the …

Brazilians Bought 55% More Punta del Este Real Estate Last Year

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

It’s no secret that Brazil’s upper middle class saved the Florida real estate market. When the US housing bubble burst in 2007 and real estate prices tanked, Brazilians snatched up tens of thousands of condo bargains in downtown Miami and Orlando, their two favorite places to vacation outside of Brazil. Now with Argentines beginning to pull back on their purchase …

First Hotel Fasano Opens in Punta del Este

Patrick Archer foreign investment, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay

Among the many new luxury developments unveiled this summer season in Punta del Este, the debut of Brazilian developer JHSF’s first property in Uruguay was one of the most anticipated. The Hotel Fasano Las Piedras officially opened in December and the grand opening buzz carried over into January during the height of the Summer Season. Las Piedras is emblematic of …

Punta del Este Preparing For A Tourism Tidal Wave

Patrick Archer foreign investment, tourism, uruguay

“It’s the law: From Christmas until January 15, Punta del Este explodes with people,” writes La Nacion’s Jose Totah in a sweeping preview of Summer 2011 on the beaches of Uruguay. And unlike previous years when the only storyline was, “It’s Summer 20xx and more Argentines are coming than last year,” today’s headlines are A.) The diversity of who’s coming, …