Green Gold Bringing Investors & Tourists To Uruguay Olive Trail

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay, wine & vineyards

The Uruguay olive trail gained some Extra Virgin credibility in 2013 when it became only the second country in the Southern Hemisphere to join the prestigious International Olive Council. Now foreign investors and tourists are beginning to take note. Oro Verde (Green Gold) is the title of an El Pais feature article showcasing the growing number of plantations along Uruguay’s …

Carmelo, Uruguay Property Values Have Doubled Since 2008

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

Carmelo is emerging as the coastal Uruguay destination of choice for high-net-worth Argentines, and the trend is reflected in a near doubling of land prices since 2008, according to the Uruguay Real Estate Chamber. “Carmelo, A New Center of Attraction For Argentine Investors” is the front page story in today’s BAE Negocios which points to a wave of new construction …

New York Times: Colonia Real Estate Attracting More Foreign Investors

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

Lionel Messi (“the little man in the orange shoes”) and the Argentine Seleccion were showered with compliments this morning by The New York Times for their performance last night in New Jersey, but Uruguay also received its fair share of praise this week. Cesar Barrios of La Republica tells Uruguay readers that Colonia was just featured in a Times article …

Uruguay Estancias Around Colonia Attracting More Foreign Buyers

Patrick Archer creative class, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay

“Summertime…and the living is easy.” That’s what The Guardian’s Lucy Gilmore discovered during her recent trip to Uruguay. Gilmore visited some of the hidden gems of the Tango Coast including the port town of Colonia del Sacramento and some beautiful renovated estancias just a few kilometers inland. The estancias, which date back to the 1880’s, are finding new life as …