Argentina, Uruguay Among Region’s Most Wanted For Immigration

Patrick Archer foreign investment, global rankings, tourism, uruguay

Argentina and Uruguay rank among the Top 4 most popular destinations for inbound immigration to Latin America, according to a new report from the International Organization for Migration (IOM). While the US and Canada continue to lead the Western Hemisphere in terms of inbound migration, the four Latin American countries receiving the most immigrants over the past decade are Argentina, …

Rising Tide: Piriapolis Begins to Attract More Foreign Investors

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

From Chicago to Cordoba, Medelli­n to Montreal and Rio to Quito; there is a long list of famous second cities in the Western Hemisphere. When it comes to Uruguay tourism destinations, Punta del Este may be the primera playa, but the second city of Piriapolis is beginning to attract more foreign investors thanks to a new strategic marketing campaign. APROTUR, …

The Most Livable Cities in Latin America: #3 Montevideo

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, aruba, competitiveness, culture, global rankings, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, tourism, uruguay

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is out with their annual ranking of the world’s most livable cities and InvestBA favorite Montevideo is the number three metro in Latin America in terms of quality living conditions. Montevideo’s score of 79.1 places it right behind the other two most livable cities in Latin America, Buenos Aires (83.6) and Santiago (80.7). According to EIU, metros …

Montevideo Real Estate In The Most Popular Neighborhoods

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate, uruguay

Last week’s story regarding Montevideo’s million-dollar listings came as no surprise to locals and InvestBA readers who have been following market trends in Uruguay. On the heels of the article, we decided to offer a residential overview of active listings priced from US$140,000 to 1,200,000 in some of Montevideo’s most popular neighborhoods for foreign buyers. Montevideo offers something unique for …

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 …