Argentina Tax Authority Using Drones To Detect Fiscal Evasion

Patrick Archer real estate, technology

In Uruguay they’re used to maximize farm productivity. In the US, they may soon be used to expedite Amazon shipments. And in Argentina, they’re being used to patrol neighborhoods and detect real estate tax evaders. “First Satellite Images, Now The Drones Have Arrived” is the headline of Gonzalo Chicote’s article in iProfesional detailing how local tax authorities are using drones and NASA …

Mar del Penthouse: Coastal Boom for Mar del Plata Real Estate

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate, tourism

Yesterday was a historic day here in Buenos Aires. Millions took to the streets to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Revolution for independence from Spain. Further down the coast in Mar del Plata, festivities were equally raucous; yet, it’s another “200” that’s generating headlines. That’s the number of new buildings currently under construction in this seaside metropolis of 550,000 …

The Dubai Market May Be Sinking, But Buenos Aires Real Estate Is Rising

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate, tourism

World financial markets were rocked yesterday when news surfaced that Dubai World, the Dubai corporation responsible for some of the UAE’s most lavish developments, was unable to meet interest payments on the over $80 billion in debt it holds. According to The Times, “Dubai World began the panic on Wednesday by demanding a standstill on its interest payments (and) worsened …