Punta del Este Bracing For Another Slow Summer Season

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

With only three months to go before summer, Punta del Este hotels, restaurants and real estate brokerages are bracing for the third consecutive season of fewer visitors and declining tourism revenue. Punta del Este Threatened By The Perfect Storm is the headline of Marcelo Gallardo’s analysis in today’s El Pais which predicts the 2014/15 summer season will be worse than …

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 Takes Center Stage at SMI

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Alas, the waiting is over. The Salon del Mercado Inmobiliario, one of the largest real estate Expos in Latin America, kicks off today in Buenos Aires and runs through Thursday. In the adjacent video, Adriana Anzillotti, Properties editor for La Nacion gives an overview of the 3-day event and tells attendees what they can expect. “The important date has finally arrived …

Buenos Aires Real Estate Sales Surge 54%

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, foreign investment, real estate

Real estate developers, interested buyers and a Bariloche-sized avalanche of real estate agents all converge on Buenos Aires next week for SMI 2009, one of the largest real estate expos in South America. The third annual edition of SMI will showcase Buenos Aires condominiums, luxury homes, gated communities, chacras and coastal retreats in Argentina and Uruguay’s Tango Coast. And if this …